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  • 3 Women, 4 Towns, 5 Bodies & Other Stories, Townsend Walker, Deeds Publishing

  • Berlingeles, Stefan Kiesbye, Revelore Press

  • The Cake You Can’t Bake, Helen Hsi, Amazon

  • The Egret, Russell Hill, Pleasure Boat Studios

  • My MacArthur, Cindy Fazzi, Sand Hill Review Press

  • The Rites of Passage, Jonathan A. Taylor, Arnoland Press

  • The Second Goodbye, Patricia Smiley, Midnight Ink

  • Silverhorn, Marri Champie, Kasva Press

  • The Werewolf on Lowre Few Lane, Bryce Bentley-Tales, NineStar Press


  • Kick Ass Kinda Girl, Kathi Koll, Ward Publishing

  • Silent Spring – Deadly Autumn of the Vietnam War, Patrick Hogan, Whatnot Enterprises


  • Opportunity Begins with Unity, Ed. Woodson Pyle Burnet, Quiet Mouse Publishing

  • The Evolution of Woman: Poems by a Healer and a Preacher’s Daughter, Amanda Joy Glover, self-published

  • Fantasies: Love-Making Poems, Fabian Adekunle Badejo, House of Nehesi Publishers

Children's/YA Lit

  • Zosma, Jason Michael Primrose, Mascot Books

  • A Pixie’s Promise, Dianna Sanchez, Dreaming Robot Press

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Tolsun Books fiction, poetry, cross-genre online

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John Yewell interviews outgoing NC Poet Laureate Shelby Dean Stephenson, Ioanna Carlsen discusses Phillip Levine and his work, plus poetry, short fiction, reviews and publisher/editor M. Scott Douglass discusses shrinking empires. What’s not to love?

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The Summer issue features oil paintings by William Fisk, fiction by Ben Hoffman, Cassandra Powers, J. M. Holmes, and Claire Davis, essays by David Meischen, Jonathan Starke, Anne Kenner, and Maggie Cheatham, and poetry by Eleanor Stanford, Vi Khi Nao, Jill Osier, Jeffrey Harrison, Mary B. Moore, Chris Forhan, Daneen Wardrop, Saha Mariel Prevost, Margaret Ray, Albert Goldbarth, Jennifer Franklin, Matt Morton, Brian Swann, Alexandra Teague, Maya Phillips, Elvira Basevich, Graham Barnhart, Hugh Martin, Chard deNiord, Katherine Riegel, and Bruce Bond.

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In the latest issue of South Dakota Review, find fiction by Hannah Kroonblawd, John Colburn, Salvatore Difalco, and Midge Raymond; nonfiction by Dana Salvador and an editor’s essay byLee Ann Roripaugh; and poetry by Kristina Marie Darling, Luiza Flynn-Goodlett, Brian Komei Dempster, Karen An-Hwei Lee, Kathryn Merwin, Amy Mattox, Shawn Fawson, Kristene Brown, Laton Cater, and more.

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The Summer/Fall 2018 issue features nonfiction by Rebecca van Laer, Bryan Hurt, B. Pietras, and LaTanya McQueen; fiction by Jen Julian and Alexandra Fields; poetry by Chelsea B. DesAutels, Jericho Brown, and Maureen Seaton; and “An Introduction to Video Essays” by Sarah Minor. Plus more.

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