In “ICELANDx207: Green Line,” artist and photographer Justin Levesque documents Iceland’s entry into the Maine waterfront and economy. Levesque speaks with assistant managing editor, Margaret Cipriano, about his nine-day self-created artist residency, the “liminal space” of the sea, and the invisible thread that connects Portland, ME to Iceland.
Marcus and I have been together two years, and when people ask me when Marcus got so quiet, I never know what to say. A meteor didn’t fall and strike him mute in a day. It happened slowly, but it’s easier to bullshit, to say, “He’s always been quiet,” and wave my hands around like I’m a magician trying to make whole the woman who’s been cut apart.
In this issue: fiction by Maggie Su and Kristen N. Arnett; nonfiction by Sabriel Parker and Matt Jones; a review of Annie McGreevy’s novella; and poetry by David Tomas Martinez, Taisia Kitaiskaia, Brittany Perham, and Kaveh Akbar.