Issue 8.1 / January 2022
Photographs by Aaron Burden
We Want Your Writing.
The Maine Review’s Author Interview Series
Discover the breakthrough moments of award-winning writer Fred D’Aguiar, author of YEAR OF PLAGUES: A MEMOIR OF 2020, published by HarperCollins in 2021. With Interviewer Shanta Lee Gander, D’Aguiar discusses reckoning with history as a prerequisite for embracing future optimism.
Following the interview, read and listen to new work from D’Aguiar: a poem dedicated to his late friend and fellow poet, Jean ‘Binta’ Breeze.
James La Bella
Adrian S. Potter
Rowan S. Olmstead
Winner of the 2021 Maine Postmark Poetry Contest