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In Walter B. Thompson’s “Love Song,” a country singer hits on the inspiration for his break-out song - but the tune is always one swig of whiskey away. Mariko Nagai’s “Imports, Japan: Women, 1887-1908” investigates the diaries and archival records of Japanese women sold as sex workers in the Pacific Northwest. Austen Leah Rosenfeld gives us a dramatic monologue by Meriweather Lewis. And Myriam Dion’s art explores the line between medium and message, disposable and displayable, by transforming newsprint into fragile embroidery. All this, plus: Peter Balakian, Kathleen Hellen, Philip Holden, A. Nicole Kelly, Brandon Kreig, Doug Ramspeck, and more.
Volume 16, Issue 2, Summer 2014: Featuring Amanda, the daughter of a man with schizophrenia, who found control over an uncontrollable situation through the camera’s lens; John’s story on how his persistence and skills enabled him to make a difference in the school system’s teaching of mental health; Q&A with Olympian Clara Hughes about why she wants to cycle across Canada for mental health; the second installment of a two-part PhotoVoice project series; and poetry from Jerry Hauser, Mark Katrinak, Greg Evason, Terry Trowbridge, Ray Scott, S.A. Konola, Frank Rowe, Sandy Jeffs, Amasa Guy Larkins, and Kimberly Russo.
The Autumn edition includes, as usual, an assortment of wonderful writing, such as Mary Alice Hostetter’s essay “Zeit und Raum.” Fiction wise, we have a couple of standouts including Judith Edelman’s “The Parchment Is Burning, but the Letters Soar Freely” and Monica McFawn’s “Line of Questioning” You will also find the usual assortment of poetic delights by veterans Richard Lyons, Michael Waters, and Christopher Howell, as well as poems by newcomer (to our pages at least) Tina Barr and many others.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 19 Number 3, Summer 2014
The Summer 2014 issue features an interview with Malaika King Albrecht; fiction by Chris Abate, David Jordan, and Cassie Trest; and poetry by Albrecht, Glen Armstrong, Peggy Aylsworth, James Babbs, Scott Blackwell, Dwight I. Brinkley, Elinor Cramer, James Deahl, Darren C. Demaree, George Drew, Sally Elesby, Mackenzie Farrell, Rochelle Germond, Erica Goss, Sonia Greenfield, Carol Hamilton, Jacqueline Jules, Mike Jurkovic, Erren Kelly, Dorian Kotsiopoulos, Scott Laudati, Vicki Mandell-King, Harry Moore, Stanley Morris Noah, J. Alan Nelson, Walter Peterson, Jeff Saperstein, Cecil Sayre, Philip St. Clair, Richard Allen Taylor, Meghan Tutolo, Elizabeth Tornes, Alice Toporoff Wallace, and Libby Swope Wiersema.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 72 Number 3, Summer 2014
The Summer 2014 all fiction issue of the Antioch Review leads off with a short short story by Gordon Lish from his recently published collection Goings: In Thirteen Sittings. Following it is “Leopard” by Sheila Kohler, a one-time student of Lish’s. More stories by some of the Review’s favorite authors include the masterful Rick DeMarinis, the Drue Heinz Prize award winner for 2014 Kent Nelson, and a young writer Karin Lin-Greenberg whose collection of stories won the 2013 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. Our poetry section follows and then more stories by a talented group who have appeared in our pages before.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 260, Summer 2014
The Fiddlehead celebrates summer with an all poetry issue. Contributors to this edition are Rae Armantrout, Marvin Bell, Stephanie Bolster, Bruce Bond, Mary Cameron, Anne Compton, Jan Conn, Kayla Czaga, Jenny Haysom, Richard Kemick, M. Travis Lane, Cassidy McFadzean, Nyla Matuk, A.F. Moritz, Shane Neilson, Michael Pacey, Miranda Pearson, Sina Queyras, Matt Robinson, Robyn Sarah, Bren Simmers, Steve Tomasko, Patrick Warner, Shoshanna Wingate, Patricia Young, and Jan Zwicky. Reviews round out the issue.
The summer 2014 issue features the winner of the 2014 Novella Prize Dora Dueck, along with poetry by Sarah Bernstein, Richard Capling, Anne Compton, Michael Meagher, Cassidy McFadzean, Miranda Pearson, Peter Richardson, Doug Burnet Smith, and Jan Zwicky; fiction by Christopher Gudgeon; and nonfiction by Madeline Sonik. Book reviews round out the issue.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 122 Number 3, Summer 2014
The summer 2014 issue, "The Infinite Variety of Tales Told," features a long story by Nancy Huddleston Packer; short stories by John J. Clayton, Ernest J. Finney, Kent Nelson, and Susan McCallum-Smith; essays by Gavin Cologne-Brookes, H. Gaston Hall, David Heddendorf, Robert Lacy, Donald Pizer, and Edwin M. Yoder, Jr.; reviews by Brendan Galvin, Joan Givner, Jeffrey Meyers, Michael Mott, Sanford Pinsker, and James L. W. West III; and poetry by T. Alan Broughton, Fred Chappell, Len Krisak, and Gladys Swan.
Volume 52 Number 1 of Southern Poetry Review features William Virgil Davis, Linda Pastan, Stefanie Wortman, Jeff Worley, Elton Glaser, Susan Blackwell Ramsey, Eric Nelson, Julie Suk, Jeffrey Bean, Benjamin Nash, James Scruton, Danielle Jones-Pruett, Melissa Jones Brewer, Britton Shurley, Anya Silver, Jeff Hardin, Mary-Sherman Willis, David Moolten, Martha Zweig, William Greenway, Karen Holmberg, Jocko Benoit, Kelly Cherry, Robert Morgan, Steven Winn, Richard Cecil, Wendy Barker, Al Maginnes, Charles Harper Webb, R.T. Smith, Laurel Blossom, and Starkey Flythe, Jr.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 14 Number 1, 2014
Featuring Mighty River and Wilda Hearne Fiction Contest Winners Robert Garner McBrearty and Catherine Browder. Plus more from C.D. Albin, Katherine A. Baskin, Becky Browder, Lesley Brower, Richard Cecil, Mark Christhilf, Tricia Currans-Sheehan, Jim Daniels, Paul Felsch, James O. Ferrugia, David Gross, Katherine Kipp, John P. Kristofco, Robert Parham, Paul Pekin, Elyse Schuler-Cruz, Matthew Sissom, Geo. Staley, Paul Stroble, John Samuel Tieman, James Ulmer, James Valvis, Marlene VanderWiel, and Lesa Williams.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 42 Number 1, Spring 2014
The Spring 2014 issue features poems by M. Shahid Alam, Carl Auerbach, Michael Biehl, Robert Brickhouse, Linda Jackson Collins, James Crews, Richard Dinges Jr., Keith Dunlap, Emily Eddins, Myron Ernst, David Gross, Lynn Hoggard, Jean Hollander, Kevin Honold, William Jolliff, Cindy King, Robert Lunday, Mary Makofske, Bray McDonald, John McKernan, Jesse Minkert, Greg Moglia, Steve Myers, Stanley M. Noah, Korkut Onaran, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Robert L. Penick, Stephen Reilly, Joan Roberta Ryan, Hal Sirowitz, William Snyder Jr., Judith Sornberger, Kelly Talbot, Carisa Valle, Patrice Warrender, and Susan Wheatley.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 9 Number 2, Summer 2014
The Summer 2014 issue features fiction, nonfiction, and poetry by Michael Gills, Maryelizabeth Christine-Pope, Andrew Johnson, Karina Borowicz, Ha Kiet Chau, Ron McFarland, Caleb Powell, Sally Houtman, Stephen Cloud, Tim L. Williams, Priscilla Atkins, Christopher Linforth, Sandra Simonds, Jason Nemec, April L. Ford, Karen An-hwei Lee, Catherine Taylor with Riley Hanick, Karl Plank, Michael Hettich, and Jayne Moore Waldrop. Plus book reviews by Karissa Knox Sorrell, Charles Booth, Evelyn Conley, Melissa Tyndall, Patricia Kurtz, Mica Garrett, Troy Taylor, Scott Lee Woodham, and Jacque E. Day with cover art by Diana Behl.
Latest issue marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, “the highest stage of catastrophe.” Also: 450 years of Galileo’s revolution in science; remembering Gabriel Garcia Marquez; historian Michael Honey on “Sharecropper’s Troubador John Handcox; fighting the foreclosure blight in Detroit; much more!
We at Cincinnati Review are pleased to present our Summer 2014 issue, which contains a great mix of work from new and established writers: Francesca Abbate, Angela Ball, Hadara Bar-Nadav, Dan Beachy-Quick, Sarah Burke, Marjorie Celona, Charlie Clark, Andrea Cohen, July Cole, Joseph Di Prisco, K. E. Duffin, Denise Duhamel, Keith Ekiss, Steve Elder, Elton Glaser, Vincent Guerra, Mark Halliday, Julie Hanson, Karrie Higgins, John Fenlon Hogan, Sarah Holland-Batt, Michael Homolka, Holly Goddard Jones, Jesse Lee Kercheval, Joan Leegant, Hailey Leithauser, Willie Lin, Circe Maia, Joy Manesiotis, Michael Marberry, Orlando Ricardo Menes, Christopher Lee Miles, Matthew Minicucci, and more.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 68 Number 2, Summer 2014
In a special feature called “Strange and Wondrous Pairings,” five essays—by Marianne Boruch, Brian Doyle, Albert Goldbarth, Brandon R. Schrand, and Martha G. Wiseman—raise questions about the people or characters they bring together in quite unexpected ways. Stories are by George Singleton and Gary Gildner; poems are by Coleman Barks, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Alice Friman, Gerald Stern, and others; reviews are by Edward Butscher, Floyd Collins, Judith Kitchen, Dan Rosenberg, and Adam Tavel. The art feature is Nadine Boughton’s “True Adventures in Modern Living.”
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 57 Number 2, Spring/Summer 2014
“Reimagined: Bridging this World and Others” contains poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction that reimagines fairy tales, myths, historical events, and family legends, as well as work that reimagines voice, poetic form, art, and even language via translation. From Liz Kay, Michael Boccardo, and Tayler Klein come spooky and provocative retellings of Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, and Snow White. Celisa Steele, Amy Vaniotis, and Nancy Takacs explore new sides of Eve, Penelope, and Echo, while Gail Peck, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, and Scott Elder give us ekphrastic poems that make us think again about familiar paintings. Leo Haber and Myrna Stone take on the voices of J. Robert Oppenheimer and Martin Luther.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 37, July 2014 online
After this issue’s Featured Selection from James Richardson look for extended work Linda Pastan; Glenn Mott; Chris Kennedy; and newly aboard, Jim Daniels in collaboration with Charlee Brodsky; Tess Gallagher and Lawrence Matsuda; and Nin Andrews, with others just appearing on the horizon. New Work Received this month includes pieces from Amy Gerstler, Brad Richard, Charlie Smith, Jean-Paul Malpoix (translated by Jeanne Gilleland), Devin Johnston, Elaine Sexton, Erez Bitton (translated by Tsipi Keller), Jim Daniels/Carlee Brodsky, Garret Hongo, Friedrich Hölderlin (translated by David Young), Jane Hirshfield, Jason Schneiderman, Larissa Shmailo, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, T. R. Hummer, and Thomas Lux.
The Summer 2014 issue is the Translation Anthology Issue, with new translations of Victor Hugo, Arthur Rimbaud, C.P. Cavafy, Catullus, Charles Baudelaire, Francesco Petrarch, Rainer Maria Rilke, Asadullah Khan Ghalib, Horace, Martial, Heinrich Heine, Gaspara Stampa, Dante Alighieri, François Villon, Euripides, Georg Trakl, Paul Valéry, and others.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 4, July 2014
This issue contains an exercise in title-body symmetry from Michael Martone, the second half of a correspondence by Jenny Boychuk, and two prose poems each from Rob MacDonald and Dillon J. Welch. Nick Ravo’s short-short combines joke and word play, and Erin J. Mullikin’s detective story is as genre-bending as it is mystical. We also feature two segments in translation from the Heian-era Japanese text The Sarashina Diary.
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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 35, 2014
New Fiction, nonfiction and poetry by Monica Berlin, Steven Church, Katie Cortese, Caleb Curtiss, Kwame Dawes, Norman Dubie ,Carol Guess & Kelly Magee, Ming Holden, Brandon Davis Jennings, Vandana Khanna, Kyle Minor, Donald Platt, Bob Hicok, Kerry James Evans, Meredith Davies Hadaway, Jim Daniels, and more. Plus the winners of the Thomas J. Hruska Memorial Nonfiction Prize and the Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize.
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