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In this issue, the writers and artists use the elements “Bus Stop,” “Stained Glass,” and “Canopy” in their pieces. Fiction by Enya Mayne, Hugh Andreson, and Richard Weems; nonfiction by Misty Urban and Marissa McNamara; and poetry by Laura Mayron, L Greenway, Hannah Blaser, Anna Sandy-Elrod, Kirsten Morgan, Suzy Harris, Rebecca Ellis, Yuri Han, Carol Barrett, and more. Art by Bhavna Misra, Terry Steele Kalet, Nancy Hathaway, Larry Cwik, and others. Photography by Julie Thi Underhill, Martha Nance, Shara Johnson, Kristina Harrison, Maraya Loza Koxahn, Tara Cronin, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 5 Issue 2, October 2018

For this issue of About Place Journal, we were interested in works that get at the root of our current political disaster. We also wanted work that explored and reveled in our sources of support, interconnection, solace, and strength. We wanted work that could be useful to those of us engaged in this challenge who, on many days, feel exhausted, overwhelmed and disheartened. We wanted work that would challenge us to learn from perspectives outside of our own, that would help us understand history and how we arrived at this moment.

The latest issue features work by Lila Rabinovich, A. Poythress, Stephanie Cotsirilos, Andrew Hughes, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Donald Zagardo, Susan Margaret Scott, Fernando Meisenhalter, Claire Faugeroux, Paul Beckman, Robert Wexelblatt, B.L. Makiefsky, Thomas Genevieve, and Hillary Jo Foreman.

The “Passage Issue” is now on sale and features the poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction of ten writers, with cover art by Naji Chalhoub.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 86, October 2018 online

We’re back with our newly designed website, bringing you an issue with featured poet Mark Wunderlich. Joshua Corey reviews From the Files of the Immanent Foundation by Norman Finkelstein. Aldon Mielsen with “White Mischief Redux.” Poems by Karen Skolfield, Stephanie Burt, Troy Jollimore, G.C. Waldrep, Carol Moldaw, Bradford Tie, Angie Estes, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 8 Number 2, Fall 2018

In this issue, find fiction by Sheila Thorne, Gerhard Schneibel, Andrea Lewis, Dinah Cox, Gregg Williard, and A. Muia. Poetry by Lukas Hall, Aaron Coleman, Brionne Janae, Emily Mohn-Slate, Chelsea Dingman, Julia Dasbach, John Sibley Williams, Cameron McGill, Betsy Johnson-Miller, and more. Art by our featured artist Chris Kappmeier.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 21, 2018

True Story #21: "On Running," by Megan Baxter, is simultaneously a meditation on the pursuit of running, a reflection on Lewis and Clark’s endeavor to map the continent, and an exploration of the body’s limitations, which asks: Is it possible to outrun yourself?

In this issue of The Woven Tale Press: Laura Arciniega, Monica Coyne, Alan Elyshevitz, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, Sky Kim, Bob Meszaros, David Mitchell, Andrea Rae, Joseph Reyes, Naomi Schlinke, Stacy Slaten, Heidi Stauff, David Wheldon, and Terri Witek.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 27, Fall 2018

Issue 27 includes a feature of 14 Irish and UK poets, with work by Zoë Brigley, James Byrne, Vahni Capildeo, Martin Dyar, Elaine Feeney, Victoria Kennefick, Manuela Moser, Conor O’Callaghan, Paul Perry, Sam Riviere, Stephen Sexton, Lorna Shaughnessy, Jessica Traynor, and Chrissy Williams; fiction by Farah Ali, Jyotsna Sreenivasan, Amy Stuber, and Jacinda Townsend; nonfiction by Stuart Friebert, Kathryn Nuernberger, & Ira Sukrungruang; poetry by Jenny Boychuk, Erika Jo Brown, Emily J. Cousins, Benjamin S. Grossberg, Michael Homolka, L. S. Klatt, Becka Mara McKay, Juan Morales, Hera Naguib, Paul Otremba, Paige Quiñones, Emily Skaja, Molly Spencer, Vanessa Stauffer, Jessica Lynn Suchon, Corey Van Landingham, and more; plus three poets in translation folios.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 72 Number 2, Summer 2018

Essays by Ed Pavlić; David Oates, Marvin Bell & Christopher Merrill, Sebastian Matthews, and James Reston Jr.; fiction by Julia Elliott, A. Joachim Glage, Kent Nelson, Sina Kian, Lee Martin, and James Warner; poetry by Stephen Dunn, Emily Tuszynska, Julie Marie Wade, Moira Linehan, Ralph Burns, Alice Friman, Heather Altfeld, Brian Swann, Maurya Simon, Keith Ratzlaff; and art by Dustin Yellin. Also in this issue, find a selection of book reviews, and three interviews.

In this issue: Eric Wilson’s summer with the Eckart family; Samantha Libby beats back the specter of her childhood bullies; Francis-Noël Thomas takes a look behind Patrick Modiano’s Dora Bruder; Jane Breakell follows the trail of Anne Hutchinson; Phoebe Stone returns to the defining moments of her childhood; Laurence de Looze reports back from the land of wild boar and vin de noix; and  W. C. Morrow takes a seat at the table in a Paris café, 1900. Poetry by Tara Bray, Anders Carlson-Wee, Joanne Diaz, Alison C. Rollins, Karen Solie, Amber Flora Thomas, and more; fiction by Christine Sneed, Geeta Tewari, Naheed Patel, and others; nonfiction by W.C. Morrow, Phoebe Stone, Eric Wilson, and more.

Baltimore Review 2018 is the (300+ page) print compilation of the poems, short stories, and creative nonfiction by the sixty-eight writers published in our Summer and Fall 2017 and Winter and Spring 2018 online issues. Among these works are the winners of the contests judged by Jane Satterfield (Monster theme) and Richard Peabody (Food theme), as well as a story by Elinam Agbo, which was awarded a PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. Cover art by Baltimore artist Minás Konsolas.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 27 & 28, Spring/Summer 2018

This double-issue features artwork by Olivia Edvalson; new poems by Dana Alsamsam, Steve Bellin-Oka, Jennifer Jackson Berry,  Todd Dillard, Erika Goodrich, Krysten Hill, Amanda Huynh, Kyle J. Lopez, Brandon Melendez, Jessica Morey-Collins, Maya Phillips, Karisma Price, Jess Smith, Suzannah Russ Spaar; fiction by Alyse Bensel, Jen Corrigan, Will Hearn, Tennessee Hill, Brandon Thurman; nonfiction by Shir Kehila, Robert James Russell, Melissa Wiley, Angela Youngblood; and more.

In this issue: “Life/Story,” a novella by Emily Mitchell; fiction by Jeff Martin, Marilyn Manolakas, David Goguen, Barbara Klin Moss, Joanna Pearson, and more; nonfiction by Kristi Coulter, Josie Milliken, and Lisa Selin Davis; and poetry by Olena Kalytiak Davis, Virginia Konchan, Stuart Dybek, Heather Christle, Nancy Eimers, Amorak Huey, Alice Duggan, Stuart Dischell, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 100, Fall 2018

100th Issue Special! Featuring our Poetry Contest & Fiction Contest Winners: Mandy Gutmann-Gonzalez in poetry and Caitlin Campbell in fiction; a craft interview with Jane Smiley; and cover art by Tran Nguyen. Fiction by Stephen Dixon, Dan Stolar, Weike Wang, Colin Fleming, George Williams, Sanjena Sathian; essays by Brandon Schrand, Chana Kim, Ariel Saramandi, and BJ Hollars; poetry by Hanif Abdurraqib, Carl Phillips, Albert Goldbarth, Karthik Purushothaman, Jessica Yuan, Elizabeth Tornes, Joannie Strangeland, Sean Shearer, Karla Morton, Joshua Aiken, and Cynthia X. Hua.

The results of the “Wow Us” Writing Contest are in! At our website, find first prize “Light the Damn Fire” by Eileen Malone, second prize “Calculus” by Suzanne Freeman, and third prize “Gustav Mahler’s Nipples” by Laton Carter. Also included is shortlisted work by Alex Pickens, Robert Wexelblatt, Olga Zilberbourg, Jessica Tsuzuki, Tricia Lowther, Geraldine McCarthy, Nealla Spano Gordon, Matthew C. McLean, and AC Hunter.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 276, Summer 2018

The all-poetry summer 2018 issue contains new poems from over 30 poets including Gwen Benaway, Jan Conn, Liz Howard, A. F. Moritz, Shane Neilson, Robin Richardson, and Joshua Whitehead. There are also three special featues: poetry from Acadian writer and visual media artist Herménégilde Chiasson, wonderfully translated by Jo-Anne Elder; full-colour images of work from The Erasing Frankenstein Collective; and the illustrated poem, “Chowder Day at the Grey Seal Café,” by Anita Lahey (poetry) and Pauline Conley (artwork). Also found inside are book reviews. The cover artwork is from “Waning Summer Light 2017” by Sonya Mahnic.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Fall 2018

Our largest issue yet, the Fall 2018 edition is filled with work by accomplished contributors, including Doreen Schweizer, H. Ní Aódagaín, Paul Hostovsky, and more in nonfiction; David Krebs and Suss Müsik in music; Marilyn McCabe and Randy Cox in video/photography; Catherine Eaton Skinner, Erin Schalk, Gerow Reece, and more in visual arts; Cassandra Passarelli, Robert Steven Goldstein, and Ted Snyder in fiction; and Ed Davis, Kyle Laws, Lillo Way, Skip Renker, William Pruitt, and more in poetry.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 48, Fall 2018

Issue Number 48 is inspired by the winning short stories from our 2018 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize, and it features stories and poems and art exploring vulnerability, safety, the body, and home. Exposure is a state that makes one vulnerable to harm, however this vulnerability is necessary for being in community.

Deborah Landau: Five Poems from SOFT TARGETS. Edward Hirsch "In the Valley" & other poems; Natalie Shapero "Hey Stranger" & other poems; Jos Charles in conversation with Kaveh Akbar; new poems by Cameron Awkward-Rich, Monica Sok, and Donald Revell.

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