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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 17 Number 3, Fall 2015
The Fall 2015 issue of The First Line features stories by CB Droege, M. S. Kahn, Adam Kotlarczyk, Renee LaBonte-Jones, Joyce Becker Lee, Ada Redmond, Keven Sharp, and Pat Tompkins. The pieces all start with "The old neighborhood was nearly unrecognizable," but see how each author winds their tale.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 45 Number 2, Fall 2015
In the Fall 2015 issue: yellow with nothing to fix it to, a taxidermied cyclorama, a cosmonaut going somewhere far, Marcel Marceau on perfection, muscular lilies, a disease called “someday” or “somewhere," when a ketchup mogul accidentally kills your sister, and a portfolio on children's literature featuring Philip Nel, Jeanne Birdsall, Shaun Tan, and Kevin Brockmeier.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 51, September 2015 online
September: and our 51st issue! New poetry in this issue includes “A Few Years After a Death” by Peter Cooley, “As It Happens” by Phillis Levin, “The Good Hand” by Julie Bruck, “Gusto” by Molly Peacock, “The Last Orgasm” by Nin Andrews, “Let Me Hear You” by Alan Shapiro, “The Mystery” by Alicia Ostriker, “Uncle” by Peter Campion, “The Wayfarer” by Cynthia Hogue, and two poems by Scott Withiam, two poems by Timothy Liu, and three poems by Krzysztof Jaworski. This month’s featured selection is an interview with Adam Tavel by Nancy Mitchell.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 207 Number 1, October 2015
In our October 2015 issue: new poetry by Matthew Sweeney, Guillaume Apollinaire, Rae Armantrout, Katie Peterson, Claudia Emerson, Jennifer Chang, Jessica Greenbaum, and others. Ange Mlinko reviews hoyoot: Collected Poems and Songs by Tom Pickard, and Jim Johnstone reviews The Road In Is Not the Same Road Out by Karen Solie.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 89 Number 3, Fall 2015
The season is changing, and the fall issue is taking flight with cover art by Miranda Brandon. New fiction this issue by Niala Maharaj, Sujata Shekar, Peter LaSalle, HK Coit, and others; new poetry by Aracelis Girmay, Robert Gibb, Bruce Bond, Floyd Skloot, and more; and nonfiction by Gregory Pardlo and Greg Wrenn. Eric Severn, Ryler Dustin, Tom Griffen, Joseph Holt, and Susan Cohen provide book reviews.
“Why YA?” is the theme in the Fall 2015 issue of Talking Writing. John Michael Bell discusses “How Hollywood Screws up YA Books” and Stephen Roxburgh calls this “A Golden Age for Young Adult Books.” In flash nonfiction, read works by Mel Andres and Lisa Cox, advice from Lynne Gessner in “The Silent Voice of Your Story,” and an interview with Gene Yang by William Gray. In columns, David Biddle becomes a born-again reader with YA fiction, and Kaori Fujimoto explains why she writes in “The Landscape Portal.” Artwork in this issue is by Von Allan and Gene Luen Yang.
Kent Bruyneel – The Funeral Boys; Michael Oliver reviews Don Domanski on To Disremember; gillian harding-russell – Jolly Good – What Photo; Plus:  Angels, Faces of Pain, Smoke Proofs, Doing Things Better, Psychic Housecleaning and more.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 31 Number 1, Fall 2015
Work by Albert Goldbarth, Alice Hoffman, Joyce Carol Oates, and many more, both award-winning and emerging. Also: a symposium on spirituality and religion in writing, Courtney Sender’s 2014 Short Fiction Contest winning story “The Disappearance of J. Frank Donaldson,” debut fiction by Meron Hadero, and cover art by Julie Speed.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 42 Number 4, Summer 2015
Passed Signs / New Fields
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 103, Autumn 2015
25th Anniversary Year
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