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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 29 Number 2, Summer 2017

THEMA's Summer 2017 issue is themed "Second Thoughts" and features photography by Eleanore Leonne Bennett, Eric Rawson, and Kathleen Gunton. Also in this issue is writing by Cherie Bowers, Norbert Petsch. Rodney Torreson. Ted Duke, Susannah M. Wilson, Sky Andrews Gerspacher, Denise Dalfino, Dick Slater, Helmi Ben Meriem, Robert Wooten, Marshall Riggan, Susie Berg, Linda Tyler, Margo Peterson, Judith Overmier, Mariyln E. Johnston, Kitty-Lydia Dye; Matthew J. Spireng, Jim Hart, and a cartoon by Devyani Borade. 

In the June 2017 issue, find flash by Linda Ferguson, C.D. White, Cath Barton, Doug Hoekstra, John B. Mahaffie, Geraldine McCarthy, Teddy Kimathi, Sam Smith, A. Rooney, Lynne M. Hinkey, Paul Beckman, Pamela Scott, Regina Cash-Clark, Adam Kluger, Richard Baldasty, and Catulle Mendes translated by Patricia Worth.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date July 2017 online

The July issue of The Lake is now online featuring Siegfried Baber, Nels Hanson, William Ogden Haynes, Alison Jones, Julia knobloch, Gary Leising, Beth McDonough, Maren O. Mitchell, Ronald Moran, John L. Stanizzi, Grant Tarbard, Judith Taylor, Laynie Tzena. Reviews of Rosemary Badcoe’s Drawing a Diagram and Gram Joel Davies’ Bolt Down This Earth.

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In the latest issue of The Meadow you'll find poetry by Robert Wrigley, Lisa Lewis, David Kirby, Susan Deer Cloud, Adrian C. Louis, Bob Hicok, Amy Marengo, Sean Prentiss, Ciara Shuttleworth, SJ Dunning as well as prose by Megan Padilla, Rebecca Eckland, John Robinson, and Laurie Stone. Plus, a beautiful cover by Richard Moore.

While we don’t select themes for our issues, occasionally a theme will emerge anyway, the work we have this month continually directs attention to the natural world or universe. Find art by Monica Stewart, fiction by Emily Alice Katz, nonfiction by Abi Newhouse, and poetry by Rebecca Durham. Additional imagery by William C. Crawford, David Sapp, and Jeanie Tomanek.

NER 38.2 considers revolutionaries and spring breakers, adopted languages and genders, and hypnotizes us with lilacs and the mysteries of fiction. Nonfiction sees Clarence Orsi attempting to step outside of gender; Hannah Arendt investigating revolutions; Barrett Swanson reporting from Florida; Ben Miller burying his nose in the lilacs of poetry; and a long poem by Gjertrud Schnackenberg looking back at Sharbat Gula. Plus, fiction by Steve Almond, Yoon Choi, Ismet Prcic, Laura Spence-Ash; poetry by Gabrielle Bates, Bruce Beasley, Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Marianne Boruch, Leila Chatti, Geri Doran, James McCorkle, Cheswayo Mphanza, Hai-Dang Phan, Catherine Pierce, Gjertrud Schnackenberg, Chase Twichell; Jerzy Ficowski translated by Jennifer Grotz and Piotr Sommer; and cover art by Jane Davies.

This issue, themed “The African Literary Hustle,” features work by Adefolami Ademola, D.M. Aderibigbe, Akin Adesokan, Unoma Azuah, Adil Babikir, TJ Dema, Dilman Dila, Novisi Dzitrie, Saddiq Dzukogi, Safia Elhillo, Lind Grant-Oyeye, Stacy Hardy, Tsitsi Jaji, Yejide Kilanko, N.S. Koenings, Rasaq Malik, Sada Malumfashi, Bernard Farai Matambo, Bwesigya Bwa Mwesigire, Mukoma Wa Ngugi, Tee Ngugi, Ngwah-Mbo Nana Nkweti, Iheoma Nwachukwu, Diana Nyakyi, Olufunke Ogundimu, Salawu Oladjide, Stephen Derwent Partington, Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin, A. Samwel, Unathi Slasha, Makambo Tshionyi, Obi Calvin Umeozor, Lynnda Wardle, and Athol Williams.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 72, July 2017 online

In this month’s Featured Selection, read poetry by Klaus Merz, translated and introduced by Marc Vincenz. Adam Tavel reviews Patricia Smith’s Incendiary Art and Mark Scroggins comments on Poetry as Wallpaper. In poetry, read work by Zhu Zhu translated by Dong Li, Terese Svoboda, Lloyd Schwartz, Kristina Bicher, Jonathan Weinert, Jennifer L. Knox, Jane Springer, Gerald Stern, Floyd Skloot, Don Bogen, Anatoly Kudryavitsky, and Amit Majmudar. 

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 9, 2017

“Resurrection” by Rebeca Dunn-Krahn. After a family member, a friend, and string of pets die within the span of a few months, Rebeca Dunn-Krahn and her family are finding grief exhausting. When one of their chickens starts exhibiting strange symptoms, they do everything they can to keep from having to suffer through yet another death. Can they defy the adage, "a sick chicken is a dead chicken"?

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 4, June 2017 online

The fourth issue of Foundry features cover art by Yolanda del Amo. In writing, find poetry by Maureen Alsop, Elisa Gonzalez, Emma Bolden, Bo Schwabacher, Michelle Lin, and more. Poetry by Brionne Janae, John Allen Taylor, and Cynthia Manick are also found in the issue, the three poets later answering five questions in conversation.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 99, Summer 2017

In Brick 99, you’ll find the latest from Don DeLillo, Pura López Colomé, Shailja Patel, and Johanna Skibsrud. Our Summer 2017 issue also features a conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen, poetry by Natalie Shapero and Yusuf Saadi, a portfolio of Kent Monkman’s decolonizing artwork, and fiction in translation by Antonio Di Benedetto. Erica Johnson Debeljak goes on her first journeys as a widow; Mustapha Safadieh remembers a firefight in Abra; Mark Anthony Jarman rescues a Croatian Madonna; Valerie Miles charts Bolaño’s America; Joni Murphy seeks a new language for memorials; and Janet Hong dives with the haenyeo.

Continuing to celebrate our 40th anniversary, the spring issue features poetry, fiction, nonfiction, drama, and writing for children chosen by editors under the age of 40. Contributions by writers such as Chelsea Dingman, Alan Chazaro, Jerelle Kraus, Hannah Rego, Ricardo Soltero-Brown, Jonathan Weinert, and many others.

The latest issue of the Paterson Literary Review is #45 (2017) and its 356 pages includes work by Jan Beatty, Martin Espada, Jim Haba, Joe Weil, Laura Boss, Marge Piercy and many others. As always, the issue includes the winning and honorable mention poems for that year's Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 43, Summer 2017

Life is full of open and closed doors—those moments when we did or didn't extend kindness to ourselves, to friends, to family, or to strangers. In this issue, we explore these opened and closed doors, learning through honest storytelling and art about crossing the threshold and how opening the door is a small but profound step toward kindness and hospitality. Featuring the 2017 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize recipient Sonja Livingston, awarded by judge Josh MacIvor-Andersen.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 44, Summer 2017

Issue #44 includes poetry by Moira Linehan, Frank Ormsby, Jessica Greenbaum, Matthew Dulany, George Franklin, Ovidio Reyes, David Ishaya Osu, Jeffrey Harrison, Betsy Sholl, Jacqueline Lyons, Yves Bonnefoy, and many others; fiction by Mary Crawford, James Winter, Steve Trumpeter, and Becky Hagenston; nonfiction by Marsha Pomerantz; and four reviews.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 108, 2017

Issue 108 features an art portfolio by Anna Mikolowski and exciting new work from Indran Amirthanayagam, Jack Anderson, Bill Christophersen, Kurt Cole Eidsvig, Christien Gholson, David Lehman, Charles North, D. Nurkse, Simon Perchik, John Oliver Simon, Keri Smith, Terence Winch, Avra Wing, Yolanda Wisher, and many more, including our regular section of wonderful high school writing.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 17 Number 1, 2017

In this issue, find the winner of the Mighty River Short Story Contest, Jeremy Griffin with “In the Jungle” and the winner of the Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest, Shannon Sweetnam with “Frayed Cords and Pink Underwear.” In fiction: Jessica Fokken, Jeff Ewing, Phil Estes, and more; poetry by Jeanne Emmons, Terry Savoie, Bill Brown, Nancy Mitchell, Charlotte Covey, Kathryn Merwin, and more; and essays by Jera Brown, Anahi Molina, Juliana Kruis, and Mickey Heath Boji. Plus, six book reviews and cover art by Matthew Austin.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 45 Number 1, 2017

In the latest issue of The Cape Rock, find poetry by Sara Yetto, Kimo Armitage, Gina Marie Bernard, John Dorsey, Samir F. Atassi, Jim Zola, Jeff Gundy, Robert Lee Kendrick, Charlene Langfur, Robert Parham, Ana Prundaru, Nikol Roubidoux, Rebecca Schumejda, Elizabeth Underwood, Tushar Jain, Sara Wallace, David Starkey, and many more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 14, June 2017 online

In this issue, find poetry and prose by Stephanie Berger, Lydia Davis, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Joanna Fuhrman, Kevin McLellan, Joe Milazzo, Rajiv Mohabir, Debasis Mukhopadhyay, Sarah Riggs, Lynn Schmeidler, Maureen Seaton, and Stu Watson. Visual art by Malala Andrialavidrazana, Lorrie Fredette, Brenda Goodman, Ruben Natal-San Miguel, and Jill Parisi.

The 10th anniversary issue of TSR features poems by Billy Collins, Linda Pastan, Shelley Wong, Carl Phillips, and others; fiction by authors including Meg Wolitzer, Tiphanie Yanique, Julia Alvarez, and Olabajo Dada; nonfiction by the Frank McCourt Memoir Prize Winners Suzy Vitello and Sarah Cadorette; and art by Clio Newton, Jacob Cooley, and Will Wilson. Go to our website to preview the issue. 

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