Catamaran Literary Reader remains one of the most gorgeous (and weighty), large-format, full-color literary-art magazines on the market. Editors welcome readers to this new issue featuring a variety of work from both established authors, poets and artists and those on the rise. It includes five creative nonfiction pieces, five literary short stories, fifteen poems, a short story by renowned author João Melo, the first time this story has been translated into English from Portuguese, and an interview with author Jonathan Franzen discussing life in Santa Cruz and his latest novel, Crossroads. This issue also features poetry from Andrew Schwartz, a short story by Debra M. Fox, and a piece of nonfiction by Teresa H. Jansen. Visit the Catamaran website to read more.