January / February 2013

If you’ve never stared off into the distance then your life is a shame… –Adam Duritz We hope you had a great holiday season and are set to live another fine year. Please enjoy our first issue of 2013. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity January/February 2013 Table of Contents Fiction Jon HeathJon Heath is a… More

March / April 2013

Greetings from all of us here at Fogged Clarity. Our new issue features a fine assemblage of original poetry and fiction we hope you’ll take some time to enjoy. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity March/April 2013 Table of Contents Fiction Sam NeisSam Neis is a Michigan native and occasional expatriate. Sometimes he is an author… More

May / June 2013

We hope you have a fine start to summer and find time to enjoy our 50th offering. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity May / June 2013 Table of Contents Fiction Benjamin RoeschBenjamin Roesch is an author living and teaching in Burlington, Vermont. His short fiction has appeared in Word Riot, Brilliant Corners, Monkey Bicycle and… More

November 2012

This month we are pleased to feature an exclusive audio interview with poet B.H. Fairchild; new poetry and readings by Kathy Fagan, Ely Shipley, and Jim Tolan; the music of Bryan Laurier, and much more. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity November 2012 Table of Contents Fiction Sutton StrotherSutton Strother is a Kentucky native and a… More

September 2012

Greetings, I hope you’re well and that you’ve had a fine summer. We at Fogged Clarity are very excited to resume publishing monthly issues, and have a fine one lined up for this September featuring an audio interview with author Sam Lipsyte, new poems from Denise Duhamel, a full stream of Chicago songwriter Darrick Thompson’s… More

May 2012

Our May Issue features an interview with songwriter Guy Capecelatro III conducted by Fogged Clarity contributor Jim Rioux. In addition, Capecelatro III shares an exclusive four-song Fogged Clarity Session. Also in this issue: new short fiction by M. David Hornbuckle, new poems by Patty Seyburn, Julie Sheehan, John W. Evans and Mercedes Lawry, along with… More

April 2012

This month we are pleased to offer an exclusive audio interview with renowned poet Carl Phillips, new poetry and readings by Michael Tyrell, the music of Rocky Votolato, art by Roberto Mollá, and a “moving sculpture” by Daniel Franke and Cedric Kiefer along with much more. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity April 2012 Table… More

March 2012

In lieu of an interview this month, we are pleased to debut new poems and readings by four truly exceptional poets: Bruce Smith, Robert Wrigley, Adrianne Kalfopoulou, and Bruce Snider. Additionally, we feature acclaimed songwriter Adam Arcuragi’s latest album, “Like a Fire That Consumes All Before It…;” a stunning visual gallery by artist Adam Martinakis;… More

February 2012

In a fine February issue poet Andrew Hudgins joins me to discuss his process, his influences, and his approach to teaching; Grammy-winning violinist Justin Robinson and his band the Mary Annettes share an exclusive Fogged Clarity session; Jonathan Wells, Scott Hightower and Jean Kane debut new poems; and Greg Dunn paints the mind, along with… More

January 2012

We ring in the new year with our 37th issue. All of us at Fogged Clarity hope you enjoy our January edition and the coming year. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity January 2012 Table of Contents Fiction Colin FlemingColin Fleming is a contributing writer for The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe and… More

December 2011

This month we are pleased to offer an interview with the man behind one of contemporary writing’s most unique and dynamic voices, poet Bob Hicok. Our December edition also features an exclusive studio session from Chicago pianist and songwriter Daniel Knox, in addition to a stream of Knox’s second album, Evryman For Himself; new poems… More

November 2011

Please enjoy our November issue, featuring an exclusive interview with author Ehud Havazelet, the music of The Storylines, new fiction from Jascha Kessler, and much more. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity November 2011 Table of Contents Fiction Jascha KesslerJascha Kessler has published seven books of poetry and fiction, as well as six volumes of… More

October 2011

This month we are pleased to bring you an exclusive audio interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides. Mr. Eugenides’ third novel, “The Marriage Plot,” will be released this month, and our discussion provides listeners an opportunity to learn more about a great writer’s approach to construction. Also featured in our October issue is the… More

September 2011

The centerpiece of our September issue is an hour-long discussion with musician Will Oldham. I believe this interview offers a rare and unique insight into the mind of one of contemporary music’s finest. Our September edition also features a stream of the moving compilation album “Burning Heart: Songs for the Gulf,” and we’re pleased to… More

August 2011

Amidst a spell of stifling heat along the shores of Lake Michigan, Ryan and I are pleased to swab our sweating brows and share our 31st issue with you. Our August offering features new work by Los Angeles poet Brendan Constantine, a new manifesto by Elaine Sexton, and the final installment of Alan Drew’s novella,… More

July 2011

This month we welcome renowned banjoist Bela Fleck into the fog to discuss his life and craft; showcase the music of a very talented young San Diego songwriter; debut new poems from Stephen Cramer and Rachael Lyon; feature original fiction by Dylan James Brock and Alan Drew; take a long look at the paintings of… More

June 2011

I have chosen to defer to the table of contents this month, as we continue preparations for Saturday, June 25th, a date which marks our largest concert ever. If you live within three hours of West Michigan, be certain you make it to this performance. Tickets are available here. Benjamin Evans Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity… More

May 2011

This month, author A. Manette Ansay joins me to discuss her life and writing, we stream Chris Bathgate’s beautiful and harrowing new album, Salt Year, Papercuts’ Jason Quever strips it bare to record two rare acoustic tracks, Laura Powers and Simon Perchik debut stirring new poems, Scott Hightower reviews Cynthia Hogue, and much more. Our… More

April 2011

While the past month has been quite a busy one for the Clarity, I’m extremely pleased with the scope and depth of the issue we’ve put together for April. Included in our latest offering: One of Ryan’s and my most beloved television actors, John Dunsworth of Trailer Park Boys, stops by to decry (extensively) the… More

March 2011

For a long time, we have tried to find a way to maintain Fogged Clarity‘s monthly issue format while also increasing our journal’s daily content. Thus, this month, we are proud to announce the launch of our re-imagined, redesigned blog. This new blog (which I am affectionately calling “Blogged Clarity”) will be far more active… More