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OUT NOW

#216-217, our fall-winter issue, is out now and includes a long interview with art writer JED PERL, a new essay by Nobel laureate OLGA TOKARCZUK, WILLIAM DERESIEWICZ’s political column “On Not Drinking the Kool-Aid,” ELIZABETH BENEDICT’s account of our current and largely dispiriting sexual landscape, KEVIN BROWN on Robert Johnson and the blues, as well as JEFFREY MEYERS on Anne Frank and Audrey Hepburn. Plus new fiction, poems, personal essays and columns. Follow the CURRENT ISSUE link above to purchase the issue or subscribe to SALMAGUNDI. We’ll be featuring work from the new issue on this site along with our Instagram and Facebook accounts.

Looking for Bucharest

Salmagundi No. 208-209, Fall 2020-Winter 2021

Thomas Mann and Sigmund Freud:

The Friendship of Genius

Salmagundi No. 208-209, Fall 2020-Winter 2021

Poetry, Prose, and Longing:

The Memoirs of Honor Moore*

Salmagundi No. 208-209, Fall 2020-Winter 2021

After the Beheading

Salmagundi No. 208-209, Fall 2020-Winter 2021

Before The Earth Cooled:

The Pre-Jazz Life and Music of Buddy Bolden

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Tim Foljahn (Photo by Caryn Palmier)

The Home Key #4:

A Conversation with Tim Foljahn

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Robert and Peg Boyers in the Salmagundi office, 1976

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“Salmagundi Annual Cocktail Party”

A Drawing c. 1969

Trading Places

Salmagundi No. 208-209, Fall 2020-Winter 2021

Alternative Facts, Post Truth & The Great American Eclipse

Salmagundi No. 208-209, Fall 2020-Winter 2021

Something That Would Have Been Somebody:

Abortion, Reproductive Justice, and Political Imagination

Salmagundi No. 208-209, Fall 2020-Winter 2021

After George Steiner:

A Personal Recollection

Salmagundi No. 208-209, Fall 2020-Winter 2021

Russell potter

The Home Key, #5:

An Interview with Russell Potter

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Conducting the Light and The Dark

A Note on Jason Molina

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Constantinople

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