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Feature articles include Kim Moody on 21st century labor; Gilbert Achcar on the disaster in Syria and Lebanon; Emily Pope-Obeda on the U.S. deportation machinery from the 1920s to today; Peter Drucker on “homonationalism” and Queer resistance; an illustrated life of Irish revolutionary and martyr James Connolly; Zakia Salime on the pioneering Arab feminist Fatema Mernissi; Timothy Dayton on American literature and World War I; Dianne Feeley and David Finkel on Detroit’s schools; and more!

In the Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Alaska Quarterly Review, find essays by Eliese Colette Goldbach, Andrew D. Payton, and more; a novella by Debbie Urbanski; stories by Jason Manganaro, Teresa Burns Gunther, George Coundas, and more; and poetry by John Bargowski, Nicky Beer, Todd Davis, Jeanne Emmons, Kate Partridge, and more. This issue’s special feature is “Sparks: A Conversation in Poems and Paintings” by Peggy Shumaker and Kes Woodward.

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Our Spring 2016 issue includes powerful new work from Jaquira Díaz, Gretchen E. Henderson, DeWitt Henry, Annalise Mabe, Christine Byl, Darius Atefat-Peckham, Alyssa Quinn, Tiffany Hitesman, Keema Waterfield, Jason Arment, M. Sausun, Joanne Lozar Glenn, Kristina Moriconi, Rachel Tolliver, and Ellene Glenn Moore. Also, three new Craft Essays by Joe Oestreich, Amye Archer, and Amy A. Whitcomb.

This year, we witness our contest winners, and many other writers dealing with reminiscing and regretting: S.J. MacLean’s fiction “Thirty and Out,” Laura Apol’s poem “Midwinter, My Mother,” and Laura Distelheim recalling George Saunders with “On Kindness.”

Chagrin River Review is proud to release Issue 8, including new fiction by Ed Miller and Joseph Cummins. Check out poetry by Ann Howells, Rodney Nelson, Negar Emrani, Steve Abbott, and John Repp. Hear Ed Miller read his story "North Narraganset Road," and Negar Emrani and John Repp read original poetry on the site. Cover art by Michael Kinkopf wraps the issue. Thanks for your readership and support!

Volume 36.1 features 2016 Lamar York Prize Winners, Audrey Spensley in Fiction & Beth Ann Fennelly in Nonfiction; stories by John Brandon, Michael Chaney, Richard Dokey, James Gallant, Rebecca Makkai, Yael Neeman, translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen, Siamak Vossoughi, & Alexander Weinstein; essays by Ronald Jackson, Rony Kampalath, & Deborah Thompson; poems by Noah Blaustein, Ace Boggess, Nandini Dhar, Dante Di Stefano, Lane Falcon, Rupert Fike, Lisa Hartz, Jenna Le, L. S. McKee, Doug Ramspeck, Marjorie Saiser, Mark Smith-Soto, & Cait Weiss; an interview with Rebecca Makkai, by Jacqueline Kolosov; and art by Su Blackwell.

The current issue contains an eclectic mix from the established and distinguished to the emerging and exciting:  Anselm Berrigan, Jennifer S. Cheng, CA Conrad, Sandra Kohler, Fred Moten, Danez Smith, among others.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date May 2016 online

Welcome to the May 2016 issue of decomP! Our latest issue features new work by Jan Bottiglieri, Jeremy Packert Burke, Roger Camp, Jessica Cogar, Mark Cunningham, L. Haiman, Chris Leib, Alda Merini, Christopher Santantasio, Bo Schwabacher, Woody Skinner, Brad Trumpfheller, and Michael Welch. Also, our resident critic, Spencer Dew, reviews Daniel Borzutzky's The Performance of Becoming Human, Juliet Escoria's Witch Hunt, and Ben Tanzer's Sex and Death. In addition, visit our blog for the fifth and most recent installment of Kawika Guillermo's "Stamped: Notes from an Itinerant Artist."

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 69 Number 1, Spring 2016

In this issue: Alia Ahmed’s short story “The Comfort Weaver,” set in Karachi; Robert Archambeau on John Crowe Ransom’s relationship with God; Francis Murphy on devotional poet Edward Taylor; William H. Pritchard on literary criticism/ memoir hybrids; poems by Sydney Lea, A. M. Juster, Dana Gioia, James Applewhite, Jeffrey Harrison, Kevin Hart, Phyllis Hoge, Jack B. Bedell, Marianne Boruch and Len Krisak; reviews of recent gallery shows, films, and plays; reviews of Moody’s Pound bio (Vol. III), Eliot’s annotated poems (Vols. I & II), Mariani’s Wallace Steven bio, The Maisky Diaries, Nabokov’s Letters to Véra, and recent fiction and poetry.

In this issue of Literary Juice, find fiction by Erika Murdey, pulp by Dan Burns, and poetry by Jean Berrett, Rachel Joy Watson, Sandy W., and Rachel Crawford.

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