Five Points, Vol. 17, No. 1

Winter 2015–2016

From Andre Dubus III: "It really felt like rediscovering the fragments. So, that’s my advice. Just write the fragment. Make that fragment as whole as you can, because, guess what? It’s going to open the door to another one, and another one, and another one."

Table of Contents

Poetry

  • Sharon Olds
    • Dawn Song
    • Eveready
  • Billy Collins
    • Bravura
    • Helium
    • Marquetry
  • Dave Smith
    • Uncle Melvin
    • Memorial
    • Dead Fish
    • Dressing
  • Barbara Ras
    • Watching My Husband Sleep
  • Andrea Hollander
    • Funeral in Vermont
  • Nick Norwood
    • Ronnie’s
    • Clean Sweep
  • Heather Sellers
  • Travis Wayne Denton
    • Teulada
    • Bombs over Water
  • Emily Fragos
    • Goya’s Mirth
    • The Laundry Room
  • Peter Everwine
    • A Small Story
    • At the Hermitage

Fiction

  • Andre Dubus III
    • Silver
  • Barbara Hamby
    • The Queens of Christmas
  • Bobbie Ann Mason
  • Karen Palmer
    • Over the Roof is Out

Essays

  • John Skoyles
  • Sharon Dolin
    • The Man Who Knew Too Much and the Girl Who Knew Too Little

Interview

  • Kelly Beard
    • An Interview with Andre Dubus III

Portfolio

  • Willard Pate
    • With Animals

Special Feature: Hot Rocks #5

  • Mike Mattison & Ernest Suarez
    • Introduction
  • Gordon Van Ness
    • “The whole perspective of possibility”: The Poet as Painter, The Painter as God in James Dickey’s “Eden”
  • James Dickey
    • Eden