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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 27 Number 1, Spring 2015
“The Printer’s out of Ink” edition of THEMA features an argiope Arancia, also known as a “writing spider,” on its cover. No writing spider was hired to weave our authors’ tales, but they dealt with the vexing inkless problem in creative ways. Beware! Some printers have minds of their own! Leslie Lewinter-Suskind, in “Death of a Canon,” viewed some surprising twists of fate from the failing printer’s perspective. In H. B. Salzer’s “Out of Ink,” a life is saved because of it. “Remi,” by Patricia Hefler, shows the danger of abandoning a reliable manual typewriter for modern technology.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 47, Spring 2015
Rattle #47 features 25 poets writing in Japanese styles, and an extremely insightful conversation with haiku scholar Richard Gilbert about the often misunderstood form, and how it relates to Japanese culture. Spanning haiku, senryū, tanka, haibun, haiga, renku, and rengay, the issue demonstrates the wide range of possibilities that these forms allow, from Billy Collin’s witty seventeen-syllable haiku, to Michael Mejia’s photopoetic exploration of salaryman culture. It’s an issue full of deep insight and deft humor. As if that weren’t enough, we’ve resumed splitting issues, so #47 provides a dozen open poems to rattle you in the usual fashion.
Don Lago focuses on messages from outer space, Barbara Mann focuses on the films of Amos Gitai, Alesia Fay Montgomery focuses on Detroit. Fiction, recent and early, from Nicholas Delbanco (with introductions from Peter Ho Davies and Jonathan Freedman); also from Karen Heuler, Angie Pelekidis, Shubha Sunder, and Hannah Thurman. Poetry from Martha Collins, Laura Kasischke, Circe Maia, Aaron McCollough, and Matthew Moser Miller.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 15, Spring 2015 online
Feast your eyes on the new issue of The Boiler, featuring new poetry from Eloisa Amezcua, Dalton Day, Lane Falcon, Jennifer Givhan, Angie Macri, Jenny Molberg, Caitlin Thomson, Jonathan Travelstead, Jeanann Verlee and others. Plus, new prose from Alyssa Nicole Aninaig, Tamas Dobozy, Tal Abbady and more!
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 9, March 2015 online
Issue 9 features a graphic narrative by Miriam Libicki; short stories by Gemini Wahhaj, Donald Collins, Patrick Ball, Kim Steele, Rachel Hochhauser, and more; poetry by Jennifer Moore, Kallie Falandays, Jessica Hudgins, Sally J. Johnson, Deborah Burnham, and others; creative nonfiction by Danielle Harms, Rebecca Lambright, Suzanne Cope, Cheryl Smart, and K.C. Wolfe; art by Tara Stella, and David Novack and Dylan Hansen-Fliedner. Also in this issue is flash fiction and the editors’ blog entry  “ A Cleaver Emerging Artist.”

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 37 Number 2, March/April 2015
The Mar/Apr 2015 issue features stories by L.S. Bassen, Dominic Russ-Combs, Katherine Robinson, and Rolf Yngve; poems by David Barber, Bruce Beasley, Amanda Calderon, Patricia Clark, Nick Flynn, Jane Hirshfield, Julio Machado, Sarah Mangold, Erika Meitner, Carol Muske-Dukes, and Chuya Nakahara; and essays by Matt Donovan, Randy Fertel, and Matthew Gavin Frank.
This issue features writing from: Malcolm Friend, Laura Glenn, E. A. M. Harris, Monique Kluczykowski, Ann Matthews, Jane Molinary, Sue Spiers, Brendan Todt, Melissa Tombro & Sally Vogl with cover art by David Hall.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 3 Number 1, Spring 2015 online
Our relationships with people and places are often foggy, with edges appearing and disappearing as we meet and love, visit and move. Scratchboard art by Nance O'Banion and stories from two different Americans living in China are featured alongside poems and stories about courtship, memory, family, and childhood.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 9, Spring 2015
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 20, Spring 2015
Featuring, among other things, poems by Billy Collins, Sally Van Doren, Kathryn Simmonds and Lisa Bickmore, stories by Hilary Fannin and Nigel Jarrett, the Ballymaloe Poetry Prize shortlist and interviews with Colin Barrett and Roddy Doyle. 
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