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Chase Twichell’s poem “Sad Song” was featured in Salmagundi and appeared in Best American Poetry (2018) along with winning a Pushcart Prize. Her recent book, Things As It Is, was published by Copper Canyon Press. You can listen to Chase read and discuss her poem in the audio note below. Photograph by Emma Dodge Hanson
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Ricky Gordon’s opera, Ellen West, based on Frank Bidart’s poem, in rehearsal at Opera Saratoga

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet Frank Bidart’s ‘Ellen West’ Becomes an Opera

Autistic Enchantment: Why Chess?

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Arguing Belief and Unbelief: A Symposium – Session One

Faith, Doubt, Atheism, Obedience

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Watching House of Cards in the Age of Donald Trump

In Lieu Of A Preface

Salmagundi No. 58/59, Fall 1982 – Winter 1983

Layering Lives

Fiction by Tolstaya and Muñoz Molina

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Shabby Gentility

Salmagundi No. 185/186, Winter – Spring 2015

“I’ve Cooked the Pudding”

On Djibril Diop Mambety

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Still Learning

A Review of Edward St. Aubyn, Dunbar

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Exoticism Redeemed:

Patrick Leigh Fermor in the Caribbean

Pieces

Salmagundi No. 14, 1970

Tutelage

Salmagundi #144-145 (2004-2005)

Toxicology

Salmagundi No. 148/149, Fall 2005 - Winter 2006

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Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline …
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April 16, 2019Chase Twichell’s poem “Sad Song” is featured in Salmagundi #190-191. Here’s an audio piece about the poem—including an original interview with Twichell—created by Skidmore student Olivia Fidler in a course that’s a colloboration between the college’s Documentary Studies (MDOCs) program and the magazine.

In the Pages of the Tehran Times

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

On Boredom and Bad Smells

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

The Shipwrecked Mind:

On Political Reaction

Tragic Destinies

Hemingway And Plath Letters

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

The Land of Utopian Denial

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

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Conducting the Light and The Dark

A Note on Jason Molina

True Believer: My Friendship with Cynthia Ozick

A Possum Entering the Argument

Salmagundi No. 162-163, (2009)

London. High Summer.

Salmagundi No. 176 (2012)

Water Damage

Salmagundi 158/159, 2009

Porch Steps

Salmagundi No. 124-125, 1999-2000