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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Fall 2018

Featuring five new stories selected by Guest Judge Susan Perabo for the 2018 Raymond Carver Contest: “Home As Found” by Frank M. Meola; “Explain It To Me” by Jenessa Abrams; “Conflagration” by Suzanne Barefoot; “How Would You Like To Be Dead?” by Noah Bogdonoff; and “Terschelling” by Jaap van der Schaaf. Plus, an interview with each short story author, new poetry and nonfiction, story-inspired illustrations, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Fall 35 Number 1, Fall 2018

In this issue, Agnes Kneitz in conversation with Donald Worster. Essays by Paula Ungar, Sophia Kalantzakos, Mike Hulme, Jane Carruthers, John Barry, Michelle Mart, Alan MacEachern, Amanda Boetzkes, Daniel J. Philippon, Vimbai Kwashirai, Saskia Beudel, Chihyung Jeon, and María Valeria Berros. Plus, art by Patrick J. Reed.

New poems Maggie Hess, Erin Carlyle, Clare Chu, Mark Conway, Caitlin Ferguson, Sandra Kolankiewizc, Josie Levin, Mark Prudowsky, Jill Roberts, Jonathan Scruggs, and Rebecca A. Spears.

BLR's latest theme issue explores the idea of displacement, drawing from stories that range from the personal to the political, and from the familiar to the foreign. It also debuts a fresh new look for the journal. The issue features an opening essay by Ha Jin, as well as new writing from Barron H. Lerner, Myra Shapiro, Sue Ellen Thompson, Prartho Sereno, Eric Pankey, Dan Pope, Rachel Hadas, Diane Raptosh, Hilary Sideris, Mehdi M. Kashani, Yanyi, Jennifer Solheim, David Ryan, Hal Sirowitz, and many other talented writers. The issue features striking cover art by Jonathan Allen.

Creative Nonfiction #68: “Risk” explores how we balance the threat of loss against the promise of gain. Writers recall the thrill and terror of going off the high-dive and skiing alone in avalanche country (which one really shouldn’t do). They impulsively invite famous chefs over for dinner, set off on poorly planned road trips, and weigh the advantages of medicating their children. Plus, the role of litmags in the Trump era; how to “get naked” on the page; lessons from John McPhee; tiny truths; and more.

In this issue, nonfiction by Andrew Bertaina, Stephanie Schaem, and Robert Steward; fiction by Alex Clermont, Philip Gallos, C.M. Manning, William Wilcox, and more; flash fiction by David Cook, DS Levy, Lorena Swift, and others; and poetry by Linda M. Crate, Gerry Fabian, Gary Glauber, Ryan Havely, Nate Maxson, Caroline Misner, Catheryn Shea, Uma Venkatraman, and more. Plus art by Allen Forrest and Helen Geld.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 16, 2018

The 2018 issue of From the Depths features fiction and poetry by Cindy Knoebel, Elizabeth P. Buttimer, Sherry Morris, Zack Martin, Elaine Nadal, Timothy Tarkelly, Kindra McDonald, Gail Peck, Claire Scott, Rachel Lauth, Richard Alan Hadley, Jacqueline Rosenbaum, Stephanie Dickinson, Caitlin Plante, and others. With Penny Fiction by Jason Stanaland, Cheryl A. Montgomery, James Duncan, Alistair Herbert, Chelsea McGlynn, Hannah Whiteoak, Tiffany Leong, Salvatore J. Lo Monaco, Ace Moore, Sylvia Santiago, Shermie Rayne, Shelly Ironside, Jenny Wong, Riaz Jahangir, and more. Cover art inspired by the 2018 Haunted Waters Press Poetry Open winning entry "Ars Poetic How to Wear a Scarf" by Elizabeth P. Buttimer.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date November 2018 online

The November issue of The Lake is now online featuring Edilson Ferreira, Deirdre Hines, Mary Ann Honaker, Charles Rammelkamp, Angela Readman, J. R. Solonche, Tim Taylor, Sarah White, Noel Williams, Laura Winkelspecht, Katie Zychowski. Reviews of S.A. Leavesley’s How to Grow Matches and Bradley Paul’s Plasma.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date 2018

Lalitamba 2018 features Jody Azzouni, Tim Bascom, Guy R. Beining, Joseph Bottone, Richard Alan Bunch, Clifford Browder, Edward Bruce Bynum, Frank Cavano, Noel Conneely, Jamie Donohoe, Craig Evenson, Cheryl J. Fish, Hayley Guariglia, Gregory Gilbert Gumbs, George Held, Robert Hirschfield, Matthew T. Hummer, Steve Jordan, Rebecca Lilly, Florica Elena Lorint, Bray McDonald, Tara Menon, Greg Moglia, Rich Murphy, Ayaz Daryl Nielsen, Kirby Olson, Jared Pearce, Simon Perchik, Jennifer Raha, Marilyn Ringer, Timothy Robbins, Cory Russo, Daniel Patrick Scott, J.T. Townley, John J. Trause, Eve Van Dyke, Kelley Jean White, Kimberly White, and Kristin Camitta Zimet.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 40, October 2018 online

In this issue: nonfiction by Melissa Goodnight, fiction by Joe Baumann, poetry by Naomie Jean-Pierre, and art by Justin Hamm.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 62 Number 1, Fall/Winter 2018

Awards 40 includes work by the winners, finalists, and semi-finalists of the 2018 Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction (judged by American Book Award-winning Oklahoma writer Rilla Askew) and Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry (judged by Pulitzer-nominated poet Patricia Smith), including stories by Sharon Solwitz and Ellen Rhudy and poetry by Emma DePanise and Megan Merchant. The issue also contains poetry and prose accepted in our general submissions category. This fall’s cover art is by Elizabeth Seewald Hill of Joseph Gierek Fine Art gallery in Tulsa.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 87, November 2018 online

In the November 2018 issue, find work by featured poet Frannie Lindsay, with an interview by Nancy Mitchell. Matt Salyer pens “That Which is Difficult: Poetry at West Point” in the essay section, and Johannes Göransson reviews “I Remember Nightfall” by Marosa Di Giorgio translated by Jeannine Marie Pitas. Find poetry selections by Nicole Callihan, G.C.Waldrep, Linda Gregerson, Marjan Strojan, Patricia Clark, Jules Jacob, Susan Rich, Cynthia Cruz, Brian Swann, Timothy Donnelly, Amelia Martens, Diane K. Martin, and visit the “Poets Speak” section to hear thoughts from the poets.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 14 Number 6, November/December 2018 online

We’ve got a great issue for you this time around, a fantastic way to close out our 14th year publishing Ragazine.  Not only have we gone back to our roots of poetry, photography, fiction and art, but also we’ve compounded with travel, politics, humor, satire, music and book reviews, and things you may not have thought about yet. Work by Garciela Kartofel, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Mariana Yampolsky, Spencer Throckmorton, Carl Oprey, Bruce Nauman, and more.

Issue 51.3 features the 2017 winners of the Auburn Witness Poetry Prize honoring Jake Adam York and judged by acclaimed poet Naomi Shihab Nye. The issue features short stories about grief and loss from Scott Gloden and Janis Hubschman, an essay about moving onward after environmental disaster by Bayard Godsave, and poetry by Laura Sobbott Ross, Chivas Sandage, and Franke Varca.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 92 Number 6, November/December 2018

An interview with poet and spiritual teacher Alice Walker headlines the November 2018 issue of World Literature Today. The issue also devotes a special section of fiction and poetry to the theme of illness and literature. Other features include an essay on lostness by Anna Badkhen; interviews with Sergio Chejfec and Vu Tran; verse from India, Iran, Korea, and Libya; additional essays on the opera of Philip Glass, violence toward women in crime fiction, and literary Vienna; a Dostoevsky reading challenge, and much more. As always, a wealth of book reviews and online exclusives round out the issue.

In this issue, our 2018 WTP competition winners are featured, judged by Lauren Shaw and Joyce Peseroff: Alexander Klang in fine art and Cynthia Manick in literary. Plus, Jeremy Ackman, Laura J. Bennett, Danielle Dunagan, Jean Sbarra Jones, Dean Kostos, Morten Lassen, Julio Alan Lepez, Rachel Michaud, Mark Pawlak, Christina Saj, Nikoleta, Pamela L. Sumners, and Sykora Bob.

In the latest issue, find work by Kara Kahnke, Jennifer Lang, Briana Loveall, Kelly Fig Smith, Kate McCahill, Cathy Shuman, Nicole Walker, Joanna Bettelheim, Ellen Holtzman, Haley Swanson, Matthew Fogelson, Kelly Shire, Shamae Budd, and Susan Rogers. Cover and insider art by Jessica Labatte.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 24 Number 2, Autumn 2018

Our Autumn issue features the work of Andrea Moorhead, a generous selection of her work plus an interview with our editor. Included also are translations from the work of Carsten René Nielsen (Denmark), Franca Mancinelli (Italy), Isolda Dosamantes (Mexico) and Andrés Sánchez Robayna (Spain/Canary Islands) plus new short fiction by Emma Bilbrey, Megan Coxe, Nahal Suzanne Jamir, Kate LaDew and Mike Moran. Original poetry in English by the Nigerian Poet Hauwa Shafii Nuhu, the Swedish poet Heiki Anan, the Greek poet Stathis Antoniou, Alan Britt, Ella Flores, Serena Fusek, Duane Locke, Anthony Seidman and Devon Tomasulo.

Issue 10 features fiction, flash, poetry, CNF, visual art, reviews, and columns by these excellent contributors: Hanna Ilczyszyn, Gretchen Rockwell, Frank Diamond, Brian Kielt Visual Artist, Robin Anna Smith, Emer Lyons, Jeri Theriault, Jalen Eutsey, Judy Xie, Chih-Lin Yeh, Kat Saunders, Kurt Rasmussen, Tanisha Tekriwal, Scott Aaron Stine, Bola Opaleke, Sean Trolinder, Aleksandar Pavlović, Kendra Clark, Bailey Merlin, Rebecca Haas, Barbara Nati, Dawn Thompson, Megan Neville, Timothy O'Leary, Daniel Moore, John Dorsey, Cristina Buboi, Jim Trainer, Jason Mims, Emma Gleeson.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 213 Number 2, November 2018

Lucia Perillo, torrin a. greathouse, Shane McCrae, Martín Espada, Natalie Shapero, Yanyi, Emily Berry, Heather Christle, Jane Wong, Laura Kasischke, Gerald Stern, James Longenbach, Tiana Clark, Justice Ameer, Tom Sleigh, Don Share, Marianne Boruch, Ange Mlinko, and many others.

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