August 1923

I shall name him Egbert

by William Gamaliel Shepard


by Jean Toomer

Ralph Kabnis, propped in his bed, tries to read. To read himself to sleep.

On board the morning star

by Pierre MacOrlan · illustrations: Daragnès

A note on Juan Gris and cubism

by H. A. L.

The poet assassinated

by Guillaume Apollinaire · trans: Matthew Josephson

Notations on the captain’s doll

by Jean Toomer

Toward a professional prose

by Matthew Josephson

American literature within recent years has been sufficiently experimental and enterprising to justify terming the present period one of transition toward resolved forms.