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The June 2018 edition of Allegro is now online. The theme is 'cats' with work by John Mole, Seth Crook, Samuel W. James, Judith Skillman, Penny Tuttey, Joan McNerney, Tim O’Leary, Ezra Miles, Roger Bloor, Yvonne Baker, Rushika Wick, Leland James, Jo Angela Edwins, Jane Simpson, Claire Sexton, Dan MacIsaac, Alarie Tennille, Anne Graue, Goran Gatalica, Karen Shepherd, Colleen Lynch, and Michael Caines.

Issue 76 of the Bellingham Review includes two international sections of particular relevance. One, titled “Who Are These Assembled Nations?,” features new poems from Palestinian writers, such as Najwan Darwish, while the other, “Unbidden Stories,” contains fiction and poems from Israeli writers Etgar Keret, Shimon Adaf, and more. It also includes the winners of our 2017 annual literary contests, John Blair, Susan M. Stabile, and Janis Hubschman, as well as a remarkable collection of stories, poems, essays, and hybrid work from other US writers. The cover art for the issue features the painting “Fort Mason” by artist Susan Bennerstrom.

Featuring an art portfolio by Dewey Blocksma; fiction by Steve Almond, Jameelah Lang, and George Singleton; literary nonfiction by Daisy Hernández, Shena McAuliffe, and Kathryn Nuernberger; poetry by Jennifer Atkinson, Mark Wagenaar, and Daneen Wardrop; our Schiff contest award winners (Samantha Grenrock and Sean Gill), and more, including our first play-in-progress, Association of Controlled Dreamers, by MJ Kaufman, and Emilia Phillips reviewing Frank Bidart’s collected poems.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 93, Spring 2018

This issue features nonfiction by Katheleen Blackburn, poetry by Swati Rana, Raza Ali Hasan, Ruth Madievsky, Willy Palomo, and Linda Abdel Baki translated by Saleh Razzouk and Phillip Terman; and fiction by Mesha Maren and Michael Noll, plus more. Cover art by Barry Moser.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 25, Spring/Summer 2018

Rafia Zakaria. Ben Stroud. Anna Maria Hong. Viet Thanh Nguyen. Edward P. Jones. Katie Hartsock. Sandra McPherson. Gretchen Steele Pratt.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 8, June 2018 online

Foundry’s eighth issue features poems by Ana Božičević, Matt Broaddus, dezireé a. brown, Jenny Drai, Chera Hammons, Ricardo Hernandez, Lisa Olstein, Curtis Perdue, Karen Rigby, Montreux Rotholtz, Keenan Teddy Smith, Andy Stallings, Lynne Thompson, and Seema Yasmin.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date June 2018 online

The June issue of The Lake is now online featuring Faiza Anum, Carl Boon, Mark Blayney, Lorraine Carey, Louis Gallo, M. J. Iuppa, Karen Poppy, Jane Salmons, Claudia Serea, Bruce Taylor, Terry Tierney. Reviews of Grant Tarbard’s Rosary of Ghosts and Rodney Wood’s Dante Called You Beatrice.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 83, June 2018 online

This month’s Featured Selection features work by Gerry LaFemina with a video interview with the poet by Nancy Mitchell. Tyrone Williams reviews While Standing in Line for Death by CAConrad. Essays and Comment by Alexander Dickow with “Poetry, Sentimentality, and the Laugh Track Compulsion.” Poetry selections by Tiberiu Neacșu, Ron Smith, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Nin Andrews, Lydia Davis, Laure-Anne Bosselaar, Helen Bournas-Ney, Heather Altfeld, Gregory Orr, Donald Revell, Carolyn Guinzio, and Bruce Cohen.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 212 Number 3, June 2018

Issue featuring poetry and prose by Native Poets. Guest edited by Heid E. Erdrich.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 60, Summer 2018

The stereotypes about athletes and poets might make it seem like an odd combination, but poetry lives everywhere, and stereotypes need to be broken. The summer issue of Rattle features 22 poets who break the mold—professional athletes from the NFL and NBA, tennis pros, soccer players, weightlifters, marathon runners, and more—capped off with a wide-ranging conversation with semi-pro basketball player and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn. As these poets explain in a particularly interesting contributor notes section, poetry and athletics fit together like a hand in a ball-glove. The open section will make you laugh and cry as always, with a little more formal verse than usual, and an epic “Choose Your Own Adventure” poem by Caroline N. Simpson, which also adds a splash of color art for the first time in years.

This issue features work by Laurie Borggreve, Douglas Cole, AR Dugan, Chloe Hedden, Richard Hoffman, A.C. Koch, Anastasia Komarova, Kacper Kowalski, Maria Martinez-Cañas, Julia Randall, Mary Reilly, Keiji Shinohara, Sharon Stepman, and Lynne Viti.

This issue of Catamaran homes in on the human experience, from the personal to the ontological. Our cover art is by Bay Area based painter Rolland Petersen, whose 60 year painting career is legendary, and whose wife Caryl is his model and muse. Alison Harris's story "The Knot" and Varda Fiszbein's "The Transparent Scarf" illustrate the beauty of chance encounters. Thomas Christensen gives us an informative survey of the prevailing theories of what constitutes life in his essay "La Vie en Rose." Poet Farnaz Fatemi stuns us with her viscerality, depening the artistic narrative. The paintings of Jason E. Carter illustrate the shades of suburban life in his "Domestic" series.

Chagrin River Review is back from a short hiatus with all new poetry and prose in its Spring 2018 issue. This 11th issue features poetry by Paul Hostovsky, Mercedes Lawry, Chris Lilley, Johnnie Clemens May, T. J. McGuire, Jeremy Schnotala, Wendy Scott, and Karen Weyant; and fiction by Christopher Acker, Grace Campbell, and Jennifer Porter.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 32 Number 1, Spring/Summer 2018

The latest issue of Concho River Review features fiction by Deborah Nedelman, E.K. Ota, Jeff Pearson, and Sally Wagner; nonfiction by Laura Bernstein-Machlay, Melissa Knox, and Debbie Williams; poetry by twenty-three poets, including Jonathan Bracker, Robert Cooperman, Lyman Grant, Laura Quinn Guidry, Joan Payne Kincaid, Richard Krohn, Matthew Spireng, Larry D. Thomas, Terri Tucker, David Vancil, T.D. Walker, and Jerry Whitus ; and six book reviews.

Our 50th issue features poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction from Scott Nadelson, David Starkey, Terri Brown-Davidson, Anne Champion, Eric G. Wilson, Stephanie Bane, Charlene Logan Burnett, Richard Spilman, Bryce Berkowitz, and many more. Plus, the editor interviews Shelby Stephenson, North Carolina Poet Laureate and former Pembroke Magazine editor. The issue's stunning cover art comes from Indian artist Mahirwan Mamtani's Mandala Conscious Beings series.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date 2018

There is wonder and delight in RHINO 2018, to be sure. Just as there is goofy, slack-jawed, and subversive humor. And, of course, the issue is flush with imagination and linguistic artistry. But with titles like “Naked Bootleg and the American Distance” and “Being Caught in a Failing State,” this year’s poems also reveal the distinctly anxious tenor of our time. In this issue, find the Founders' Prize Winner: Asking for a Friend by Abby E. Murray; the Editor's Prize Winner: Worms by Erika Brummett; and the Translation Prize Winner: Hat by Dejan Aleksic trans. Charles Simic.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 4 Issue 2, April 2018 online

In the April 2018 issue, check out all new words from the likes of Willa Carroll, Chaun Ballard, Megan Baxter, Richard Buxton, Desmond White, Julia Wendell, and many more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 33 Number 1, Spring 2018

The spring issue of Zone 3 offers poems from authors like Maureen Alsop, Brandon Amico, John Andrews, Bruce Bond, Caroline Chavatel, Lauren Claus, Jo Angela Edwins, Bryce Emley, Shawn Fawson, Mo Fowler, Kristin George Bagdanov, Lisa Higgs, Jenna Le, Alicia Mountain, Dayna Patterson, T.J. Sandella, Kirk Schlueter, Adam Tavel, and Danielle Weeks, among others. Read stories from Lucas Church, Jason Primm, Timothy Reilly, Geoff Schmidt, and K.C. Vance or essays written by Caroline Chang, Jacqueline Doyle, Massoud Hayoun, Susan McCarty and Nancy Penrose. You can also catch an insightful interview featuring David Haskell and his experiences with trees and nature.

Welcome to our 30th year. In the fall we sponsored our 22nd contest and had hundreds of entries, including our poetry winner, “Christopher Childers’s “Frames for My Father”; our winning story, “Scheherazade” by William Schwartz; and our winning essay “Peeling Back Skin,” by Rachel Furey. It is fitting that, as we look back on 30 years of publication, we should find that remembering the past has emerged as a major theme of this issue: cover art by Johntimothy Pizzuto; former Poet Laureate Ted Kooser; Ann Struthers, who was in our very first issue as well as this one; Kim Lozano; Melanie Krieps Mergen; Emily Arnason Casey; Louise Marburg, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 87, Spring 2018

What we leave behind us, and how we face the new. Art and cover by Paul Katz vividly embody the impulse to recast materials and signs. Stories by Stephen Dixon, Victoria Lancelotta, and Shahriar Mandanipour look at how we preserve and renew, while reflective essays by Emilia Phillips, Laura Gill, and Michael Stein resonate with poems of loss and remembrance by Gail Mazur, Cate Lycurgus, Rick Bursky and many others.

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