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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 207 Number 5, February 2016
In the February 2016 issue, find postcards from “Governors Island” by Todd Colby, “New York to San Fran” by Allen Ginsberg, two poems by Bernadette Mayer and two poems by Sharon Olds, an excerpt from “The Obscure Lives of Poets” by C. D. Wright, and prose by James Longenbach in “Lyric Knowledge” examining ideas of order in poetry.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 11 Number 1, Winter 2016
“Evolving Islands” is the theme for the Winter 2016 issue of New Madrid with work featuring islands by Donna J. Gelagotis Lee, Lynn Hoffman, Mantz Yorke, Martin H. Levinson, Kevin King, Patty Houston, and lots more. Lawrence Welsh, Christine Cutler, Mary Lucille Hays, Jackie Page, and others review books by Eamonn Wall, Mark Pawlak, Deborah Fleming, Sean Prentiss, and more.
A theme issue guest-edited by Lynne Van Luven, “Elusive Boundaries: Mapping Creative Nonfiction in Canada” features seventeen writers whose contributions embrace the lyric essay, travel writing, political exposé, life writing, and personal journalism. Their interests are equally diverse: Tibet, rape, Canada/Quebec, the Little Big Horn, the legacy of being Chinese in the Canadian nation state, a tram ride across Rome, children, brain chemistry while reading, and the statistics of love. It also features the winning entry in the 2015 Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize by Maria Tessa Liem and is capped off by engaging reviews of seven recent CNF titles.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 32 Number 1, Fall 2015
The staff of The MacGuffin has decided to change things up and introduce the winners of our Poet Hunt contest in this end-of-the-year Fall issue (32.1). Beginning on p. 102, guest judge Laura Kasischke reflects on the judging experience before introducing last year’s winning poem, Susan Richardson’s “Farewell the Beagle!” Of course, this issue also comes with our usual recommended serving of prose as well. Take a ride through the mountains with Jennifer Sinor’s “Saddled in the Himalayas” and, afterward, warm up with Robert L. Penick’s tales of a Johnny Cash impersonator’s journey through the dive bar scene.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date February 2016 online
The February issue of The Lake is now online featuring LeeAnn Bjerken, Tim J. Brennan, Lucia Cherciu, Kitty Coles, Richard Fein, George Freek, Michael Lee Johnson, Michael Lauchland, Todd Mercer, Tom Montag, Kenneth Pobo, Marjorie Saiser. Review of Kiriti Sengupta’s The Earthen Flute.
In fiction:  Sharon White, Nat Schmookler, Brooks Sterritt, Anna Maria Hong, and Maurice Carlos Ruffin; poetry by Kristi Maxwell, Bob Hicock, Carol Potter, Barbara Murphy, Lori Davis, Mark Conway, Jennifer Jean, Jane Satterfield, Carl Phillips, Charles Harper Webb, and more; and nonfiction by Harry Leeds, Chelsey Clammer, J. Chester Johnson, Mark Halliday, Maxine Rosaler, Tony Magistrale, and Caroline Sutton. Featured artists: Solidarity of Unbridled Labour featuring: Eric Olsen, Jackson Tupper, Byron O’Neill, and Iska Print Collective.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 266, Winter 2016
The Fiddlehead’s 2016 Winter issue is now out! There are new stories from Sara Taylor, Mona’a Malik, Mark Jacquemain, Moez Surani, Rolaine Hochstein, and Shirley Sullivan and new poetry from Matt Rader, Tammy Armstrong, Claire Kelly, John Reibetanz, Shane Rhodes, Jane Awde Goodwin, Jan Conn, Jennifer Houle, Diane Tucker, Jim Johnstone, and Marvin Bell. Also found inside are book reviews and the cover is from Cliff Turner’s painting “Flying.”

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 8 Number 72
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 38 Number 1, Fall 2015
The Santa Fe Literary Review, published annually by the Santa Fe Community College, celebrates water-themed poetry, prose, and visual art in its tenth issue. Featuring poems by Kate Braverman and Miriam Sagan, memoir by Robin MacArthur, installation art by Holly Simonsen, and photography by Anne Staveley.
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