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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 8 Number 2, Summer 2014
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 8, 2014
You remember “the first time?” Issue 8’s esteemed contest winners Sarah-Jean Krahn and Emily Rose Cole do. Plus, we’ve got work by Matt Dennison, Michelle Watters, Art Heifetz, J. Edward Kruft, and Jay Duret, who are also great.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 48 Number 4, 2014
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 2 Number 2, August 2014 online
The issue features a host of excellent contributors, including: James Fowler, Heather Rounds, Douglas Luman, Carol Shillibeer, Benjamin Schmitt, John N. Miller, Tamer Mostafa, Howie Good, Jeffrey Zable, J.D. Mitchell-Lumsden, Eleanor Leonne Bennett, Kristin LaFollette, Mark Mitchell, John Lowther, Hugh Tribbey, Felino A. Soriano, Jon Shifrin, Tennae Maki, and Tim Keane.
Our August special issue has it all: a monster named Tamara, a feathered octopus, the Tricks Man, a mermaid, a dragon, a pterodactyl, gargoyles, a Myakka skunk ape, a knight, a gorgon, a modern Green Man, Greek mythology, an Alien, a sasquatch, a velocipede bird attack, and more.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 18, Summer 2014 online
We’ve got a great interview with the creators of Drunk History and another with writer and activist Sarah Schulman. New poetry by Eric Baus and new fiction by Kyle Coma-Thompson. A rant about Tinder. With disturbing sculptures of body parts made out of food by featured artist Dimitri Tsykalov.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 34 Number 2, Summer 2014
Introducing Sara Eliza Johnson, Maegan Poland, & Wang Xiaoni; featuring a folio of Post-Troubles Belfast poets; including essays by Mark Halliday & Drew Calvert, fiction by Patrick Dacey & Mary Troy, poetry by Joel Brouwer, Katie Ford, Carmen Gimenez-Smith, Shane McCrae, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, &c.; plus 35 book reviews.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date June 2014 online
Music Editor, Duane Spencer’s soundtracks for your tasty reading (sprinkled throughout the issue). Natahsa Saje’s “Capon,” a young cook’s perspective of her palate-less employers. In “Le Foque,” Elisa Albo spins romance, Paris, peppercorns & cocoa dust. Keith Leidner elicits the tastes & aromas of smoked chicken from 1957 Nashville in on a friday evening. And more.
Our fourth quarterly issue has arrived, featuring vomit-inducing amusement rides, goat-people, urban penguins, Army wives, very old men with enormous wings, butterflies in repose, elderly farmers in overalls, elderly feuding gay men and kittens covered in donut sprinkles.
Special Issue: Slavic Poetry
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 7, Summer 2014
The theme for this issue is “Memory.”
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date June 2014 online
Featuring Michelle Atkins, Judy Brackett, Randolph Bridgeman, Janet Butler, Claire Carroll, Karen Craigo, Marilyn Hammick, William Ogden Haynes, Richard Hughes, , Jennifer A, McGowan, Bruce McRae, Juan Parra, Fiona Sinclair, Jayne Stanton, Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, Owen Vince. Reviews of Maxine Kumin’s And Short the Season and Penny Boxall’s Ship of the Line.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 36, Spring 2014
In this issue, we try to offer two points of view regarding the current situation in Venezuela: that of the critics and that of the sympathizers. To this end, we have prepared 10 fundamental questions regarding the crisis, its causes, and its possible outcomes: all this, with the objective of providing a panorama the reader can use to arrive at his or her own conclusions.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 45 Number 2, Summer 2014
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 2 Number 2, June 2014 online online
Like rivers, rocks, and beaches, the pieces in 2.2 are about surviving, but also show how we take care of one another, how we often judge too quickly, how we discover compassion and hope; they are an eclectic, colorful mix of writing and art, from poems assembled from gravestones to portraits on toast.
Alice Baldys, Bill Buege, Laura Glenn, Jen Marshall Lagedrost, Susi Lovell, Myron Michael, Maria Pianelli, Arturo Rubio, Kathleen Saville & Amy Schreibman Walter. Cover art by Philip Barlow.
Issue Seven has arrived in full force, collecting some of the strangest, funniest, and most beautifully written stories we’ve published to date. This issue’s Inadvertent Theme is “The Lonesome Void.”
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 8 Issue 1, Summer 2014
“Fire: What smolders within,” literary collection featuring an original essay by Gary Ferguson, fiction by Ernest Hebert, nonfiction by Tom Harpole, and a conversation with author Bill McKibben. Also featuring two first-time writers, 15-year old Rachel Litchman, and 58-year old Betty Kijewski, plus 40 contributors from across this great land.

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