The new issue of the LARB Quarterly Journal is dedicated to fiction and the contemporary state of the fiction world.

FICTION: Mona Awad, Caren Beilin, Melissa Febos, Sarah Majka, Nafissa Thomson-Spires, and Helena María Viramontes

POETRY: Kim Hyesoon, Margaret Ross, Mary Ruefle, Devon Walker-Figueroa

SHORTS: Hosannah Asuncion, Negar Azimi, Jo Ann Beard, Zinzi Clemmons, Erica Ehrenberg, Rivka Galchen, Yiyun Li, Molly Prentiss

ALSO FEATURING: Sarah Sillin, Kim Fay, Paris Amanda Spies-Gans, Namrata Poddar and Nikole Potulsky

FEATURED ARTWORK: Sadie Barnette, Marichen Danz, Meejin Hong, Lakshmi Luthra & Brica Wilcox, Allison Miller, Wangechi Mutu, Rosa Yaghmai