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Calvin Celebuski's "A Legend Is Born" packs lots into a short space, and Devin Taylor befriends a summer squash in his poem "These Things—They Just Happen." T. S. McAdams explores "Creaturehood in Contra Costa County." Gary Moshimer returns with his flash story "Lar-a-bowl," and Alex Pickens appears with his sonnet "Stardumb." Terry Tierney explains "That Buzzing in Your Ear" in flash.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 92 Number 2, Summer 2018
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 45, Spring/Summer 2018

Everything here (including work by Diane Mehta, Martin Ott, Regan Good) is lyric, melodious, and mired in a codependent relationship with language. Its authors have splendid perceptions and comprehensive understanding of beauty. With the inclusion of three essays on the art of poetry, it abounds with "meaningful exchanges of energy via language."

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 144, Summer 2018
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 10, Spring/Summer 2018 online
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 48, Summer 2018

100 Pages of Poetry and Fiction. 37 poems, 10 stories, plus an interview with Mike McCormack. Cover image by Marie-Jeanne Jacob

The inaugural issue of Ethos Literary Journal (ELJ) saw a richness in terms of variety and diversity. The multitude of colors in the form of different quality voices, belonging to diverse ethnic groups from around the globe, add to the flavor and essence of the issue. The micro to macro approach: from regional and local voices to national, and eventually international ones present myriad shades, lending a one-of-its-kind texture to the current issue.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 30, July 2018 online
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 28 Number 2, Spring/Summer 2018

Featuring the 2017 Prose and Poetry Contest Winners

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 6 Number 1, July 2018 online

This issue features famous and infamous, noteworthy and notorious inspirations to writers that put “North Carolina on the Map and in the News.” Highlights of the issue include essays by Margaret Maron and Bland Simpson and interviews with Allan Gurganus, Vivian Howard, and Therese Anne Fowler.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 242, June 14 2018

"That's How You Dance the Mambo" by Michael Hawley

In this issue: Anna Butcher, Kevin Casey, Aidan Chafe, German Dario, Anna Dunn, Alle C. Hall, Ashley Herzig, H. Edgar Hix, Lori Lamothe, Daniel Nester, Ben Sloan, K. Srilata, Brett Stout, John L. Stanizzi, Lesley Synge, and Larry D. Thomas.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 11 Issue 2, Summer/Fall 2018

Features essays by William Kittredge and Annick Smith; Rick Bass cooks a bad dinner in London for David Sedaris; Montana Prize for Fiction winner MK Rainy ‘s “Sunny Homo." Founding editor Brian Schott interviews author and CNN anchor Jake Tapper on his new novel, “The Hellfire Club.” 16 color art and photo pages.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 199, Summer 2018

Thinking about Belief & Unbelief

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 25, Spring/Summer 2018
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 8, June 2018 online

Our “Love” issue is now live, featuring writing from Nina Boutsikaris, Kayleb Rae Candrilli, Claire Donato, Anaïs Duplan, Meg Freitag, Benjamin Krusling, Colter Ruland, Robin Beth Schaer, Erica Trabold, and Elise Winn.

Guest Edited by Janet Marie Rogers

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 49 Number 2, Summer 2018
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