Lawrence Raab is the author of seven collections of poems, including What We Don't Know About Each Other (winner of the National Poetry Series and a Finalist for the National Book Award, 1993), The Probable World (2000), and Visible Signs: New and Selected Poems (2003), all published by Penguin. His latest collection is The History of Forgetting (Penguin, 2009). He teaches literature and writing at Williams College.
River Styx began in the early 1970's when a group of poets and musicians began reading and jamming together in various St. Louis apartments. The first issue of River Styx Magazine, printed on a lithographic press and hand-collated, hit the streets a few years later in 1975. Both the magazine and the readings were characterized by energy, accessibility, humor, wit and a spirit of inclusiveness. That playful yet dedicated spirit survives today....River Styx
Number 88 / 2012