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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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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 76 Number 1, Winter 2018

This issue includes Wilhemina Condon’s “New Math.” Whether you loved mathematics or desperately appealed to the divine for merciful intervention as you faced a formidable foe, this essay is must read. Caitlin Kindervatter-Clark’s story “Well Behaved” is a snapshot of the staggering number of scrimmages recovering substance-abusers suffer as they traverse the road to recovery. Powerful. Additional pieces by esteemed and emerging authors—Margaret Benbow, Kent Nelson, Eugénie de Rosier, Kent H. Dixon, and R. Clifton Spargo—about “Selfies,” “The Misfortunes of Others,” “The Saint Necessity. . . ” and more, once again, deliver the best words in the best order.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 58, May 2018 online

Our 58th Issue features flash nonfiction from Lance Larsen, Pam Durban, Jill Talbot, Amy Wright, Scott Loring Sanders, Joe Oestreich, Kathryn Nuernberger, Bridget Apfeld, Jennifer Sinor, Nicole Cyrus, Allison Gruber, Marcia Aldrich, Phyllis Reilly, Jamila Osman, and Amy Butcher, alongside brilliant artwork by John Gallaher. Read and enjoy. Plus, in our Craft section Wendy Staley Colbert looks at how memoirists can manage the ethical problem of writing about others, Gwendolyn Edwards discusses how writers experiment with speculation and imagination while still upholding the reader-writer contract, and Jennifer Gravely reminds us that all essays will ultimately end in white space.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 275, Spring 2018

Found inside are the winners of The Fiddlehead’s 27th annual literary contest! Matthew Hollett-won the Ralph Gustafson Prize for Best Poem and Kate Osana Simonian received the Short Fiction Prize. The honourable mentions went to Conyer Clayton and Conor Mc Donnell (poetry) and Samantha Jade Macpherson and Kate Timmers (short fiction). You’ll also find book reviews, along with new short fiction and poetry from Brian Bartlett, Marvin Bell, Kara du Plessis, Evelyn Lau, Steve Lautermilch, Cathy Stonehouse, Kate Sutherland, Thomas Wharton, and Laura Zacharin and others. The cover artwork is from Sarah Jones’s “Evening Windows on Germain #2.”

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