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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 17, Spring 2018

This issue features the 2018 Dogwood Award Winners: Misha Rai in nonfiction, Kim Garcia in poetry, and Landon Houle in fiction. Also included: nonfiction by Calvin Hennick and Mariflo Stephens; poetry by David Tucker, Veronica Patterson, Kosrof Chantikian, K. T. Landon, Jaclyn Weber, and more; and fiction by John Blair, David DeGusta, and Rick Krizman.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 42 Number 1, 2018

Includes 2017 Editors’ Award winners Renée Branum (creative nonfiction), Allison Adair (poetry), and Eliza Robertson (fiction) and finalists Rebecca Morgan Frank (poetry), Dana Roeser (poetry), Mike Alberti (fiction), and Lenore Hart (fiction), as well as Leiby Chapbook finalist Bill Glose. Additional work by Jessica Guzman Alderman, Bruce Bond, Mar Colón-Margolies, Melissa Crowe, Natalie Disney, Hannah Farley, Patricia Foster, Lukas Ray Hall, Tony Hoagland, Mark Jarman, Alyssa Jewell, Cameron Alexander Lawrence, Kathleen Lee, David Moody, Kathryn Nuernberger, Kristin Robertson, J. Allyn Rosser, Anum Sattar, Casey Thayer, Dean Marshall Tuck, John Sibley Williams, and Robert Wrigley. Cover art by Dengke Chen.

In this issue of The Louisville Review: poetry by Edison Dupree, Burnside Soleil, Doug Ramspeck, Lisa Coffman, Marcus Benjamin Ray Bradley, Wenli Dickinson, Roy Bentley, Jane Zwart, Bill Brown, Jack Ridl, and more; fiction by Colby Vargas, Elizabeth Burton, Michael Lowenthal, and Clara Sawson; drama by Bridgette Dutta Portman, Taj Whitesell, and Jane B. Jones; and nonfiction by Matthew Fadel, Katie Walsh, Mary Anna Evans, and Richard Goodman. Plus, in the Children’s Corner: Rachel Litchman, Amika Sethia, and Ryan Wu.

Art by Leah Oates, fiction by Sarah Freligh, nonfiction by Shaun Anderson, poetry by E. Kristin Anderson, and additional imagery by Seyo Cizmic, Beth Starger, and Susan Solomon

NER continues its 40th anniversary year. A feature on Terrence Malick offers takes on films with contributions from Maud Casey, Jennifer Chang, Skip Horack, A. Van Jordan, and more. Nonfiction includes scenes from the early life of François Scarborough Clemmons; Maureen Stanton's essay on the history and culture of public baths; and a meditation on surrealism and travel by India Hixon Radfar. New work from fifteen poets, including Dilruba Ahmed, Heather Christle, and Garrett Hongo, and fiction from Castle Freeman Jr., debut author Chandra Graham Garcia, and more. Three translated short fictions by contemporary Russian author Alla Gorbunova, a poem from the French by Sylvie Durbec, and a little-known essay by Thomas Mann.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 61 Number 2, Spring/Summer 2018

In this issue, "Let Us Gather: Diversity and the Arts," we present work from over 50 poets and fiction writers exploring the ways the arts encourage and embrace diversity in all its forms. Fiction by C. C. Lewis, Elmaz Abinader, Aimee Pogson, and more; poetry by Laura Glenn, Louisa Howerow, Sophia Stid, Scott Chalupa, Leslie Miller, Reilly Cundiff, Karina Borowicz, Tanzila Ahmed, Julia Lisella, Kaveh Bassiri, Claudia M. Reder, Susan Rich, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 47, Summer 2018

Issue No. 47 is inspired by the winning creative nonfiction from our VanderMey Nonfiction Prize, and it features stories and poems and art on the pain, suffering, and violence that haunts us all as well as the ways we unwind and hold and heal what haunts us. Plus, you all, our lovely readers, sent us so many great notes and stories on what haunts and heals you. As Richard Rohr writes, "If we do not transform pain, we will most assuredly transmit it."

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 46, Spring/Summer 2018

Poetry by Angie Estes, Faiz Ahmad, Brionne Janae, Danielle Legros Georges, Natalie Shapero, Gerry LaFemina, Emily Tuszynska, Shavahn Dorris-Jefferson, Mike Good, Leah Umansky, Brandon Krieg, Pam Bernard, and many more. Fiction by Frances Badgett, Ramiro Hinojosa, Barbara Leckie, Evan Grillon, and Melanie Ritzenthaler. Paintings by Colette Brésilla, and six book reviews.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Spring/Summer 2018 online

Featuring fiction by Lawrence Cady, Matthew Fairchild, Sara Grace Salley, and John Vanderslice. Creative non-fiction by Brandon Daily, Mariam S. Pal, Christine Taylor, and Mary Jane White. Poetry by Nina Bennett, Micki Blenkush, Katarina Boudreaux, MéShelle Fae, Erin Jamieson, Sean McQuinney, Jessica (Tyner) Mehta, John Nizalowski, and Charles Rafferty. Artwork by Roger Camp, Richard Corso, William C. Crawford, Ann Schlotzhauer, Louis Staeble, Mauricio Paz Viola, and Bill Wolak. Plus, three book reviews.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 18, 2018

"Search Party" by Stewart Lawrence Sinclair. One sunny July morning, a grandmother steps off her front stoop and vanishes into Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. A young transplant to the neighborhood joins the search for the disoriented octogenarian—past pizzerias and halal butchers, Chinese pastry shops and churches—and considers the meaning of community.


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