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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 42 Number 2, Summer 2019

The “Americana” issue features new fiction by Joan Silber and a career-spanning interview with Janet Burroway. Other contributors include Jocelyn Cullity, Kermit Frazier, Chris Hayes, Kim Henderson, Allison Hutchcraft, Ember Johnson, Angela Kelly, David Kirby, Kristine Somerville, and Carolyn Vega.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 31, 2019

"Pig, An Essay" by Sonia Hamer. The author and her father enjoy talking about the potbellied pig he bought after the death of his mother. It’s easier to discuss a pig—his appetite, his size, how loudly he squeals—than it is to confront the family's other dark secrets.

Sky Island Journal’s stunning 10th issue features poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction from contributors all around the globe. Accomplished, well-established authors are published—side by side—with fresh, emerging voices. Readers are provided with a powerful, focused literary experience that transports them: one that challenges them intellectually and moves them emotionally. Always free to access, and always free from advertising, discover what over 50,000 readers in 145 countries already know; the finest new writing is here, at your fingertips.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 14 Number 2, Fall 2019

Featuring short fiction by Tim Fitts, Richard Ward, Mary Grimm, and Casey Forest, and poetry by Richard Brostoff, Amy Schmitz, Barbara Daniels, Katherine Fallon, Lisa Zimmerman, Renee Emerson, Alfonsina Storni (translated from the Spanish by Thomas Feeny), Gary Duehr, Richard Spilman, and Joseph Chaney. Cover artwork by Cornelis Vreedenburgh.

The Fall/Winter 2019 issue asks the question: what makes a good life? Writers explore this in fiction: Ian Baaske, Chris Bentley, Steve Danziger, Suzanne Dottino, Andrea Eberly, Tim Griffith, Jeff Hoffmann, Fred Melton, Kristen Swan Morrison, Frances Park, Rachel Rose, Jennifer Solheim. In nonfiction: Wendy Breuer, Jane Mushabac, Anastasia Selby, Sunny Teich, Trish Travieso. In poetry: Beth Aviv, Abba Belgrave, Lauren Claus, Patty Crane, Deborah Golub, Saba Husain, Andrea Jurjević, Diane LeBlanc, Jayne Marek, Claudia Monpere, Michael Montlack, Matthew Rohrer, Sofia M. Starnes, Ethan Stebbins, Michael Tyrell, Betsy Unger, Hilma Wolitzer.

The Awards issue is here, featuring work by winners and runners-up of The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry and The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction: Robert Thomas, Jonathan Wei, Matt W. Miller, John Tait, Hannah Dow, Tori Sharpe, Kathryn Haemmerle, Amanda Gomez, Anne Haven McDonnell, Michele Parker Randall, George Looney, Pam Bernard, Mary Kay Rummel, Lisa Compo, Roy Bentley, W. J. Herbert, Kathleen McNamara, Lauren Coggins, Janine Certo,Adam Penna, Andrew Mangan, Jeremy Voigt, and more.

In this issue: nonfiction by Elizabeth Dodd and D. Gilson; fiction by Casey McConahay, Abby Rosenthal, Sandhya Thakrar, and William Walker; and poetry by Allison Adair, Jubi Arriola-Headley, Joshua Butts, Susan Cohen, Dante Di Stefano, Lizzy Petersen, Francisco Layna Ranz translated by JP Allen, Alina Stefanescu, Michael Torres, and Hannah Vanderhart.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 35 Number 1, Fall 2019

Boulevard No. 103 contains a fantastic and diverse slate of great writing, opening with a darkly comic story from Greg November. There’s a Boulevard Craft Interview featuring Sarah Kendzior. Also, poetry by E. Kristin Anderson, Rainie Oet, and Laura Passin. Plus, essays by Clinton Crockett Peters and Andrew D. Cohen. Also, the winning story from the 2018 Short Fiction Contest for Emerging Writers by Claire Boyles! And much more! Fiction and essays by Michael Czyzniejewski, Hannah Williams, Michelle Richmond, J.T. Barbarese, Renée Branum, and more. Poetry by Anne Barngrover, Susan Hutton, Jane McGuffin, Alejandro Pérez, and others. Cover art by Alex Stoddard.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 31 Number 3, Autumn 2019

In this issue, writers and artists explore the theme of “The Critter in the Attic.” Contributors include: Ellen Marks, Derek Devereaux Smith, Marjorie Carlson Davis, Max Gutmann, Carolyn Kraus, Jared Pearce, Peter Venable, S. Gepp, MD Kerr, Lynda Fox, Alan Walowitz, Lisa Timpf, Kathleen Gunton, John Kaprielian, Ilene Herman, James B. Nicola, and J. Jackson.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 5 Issue 4, October 2019 online

The work in “Infinite Country: Deepening Our Connection to Place, Culture and One Another” pushes back against the prevailing narrative of political and cultural divisiveness. This issue of About Place attempts to carry forward the vision of creating a more perfect union, whether this union be of citizens of differing cultural and political beliefs, or of humanmade and natural worlds. To say that significant schisms don’t exist in our polity would be denial. But these poets, writers, essayists, painters and photographers draw our attention to the deeper, more complex map that lies beneath the surface, and makes our country infinite.

In this issue, explore new flash fiction by Charles Rafferty, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Adam Kluger, Peter Loftus, Laurette Folk, Geraldine McCarthy, Steviee Geagan, Charles Rammelkamp, Arya F. Jenkins, Bruce Levine, Blake Johnson, Ingrid Anders, Pamela J. Picard, William Cass, and Paul Gray.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 47 Number 2, Spring/Summer 2019

This issue pays attention to the world—the physical, the political, the spiritual—with remarkable clarity, compassion, and understanding. Find poetry by Wendy Barker, Steve Brittain, Rebecca A. Durham, Samuel J. Fox, Jeannine Hall Gailey, Jim Goar, Casey Knott, Brandon Krieg, Xiaoly Li, Derek Otsuji, Kelly R. Samuels, Jason Tandon, Mary Turck, Vivian Wagner, and more; fiction by Kris Brunelli, Mike Fisher, Brian Hart, and Sommer Schafer; nonfiction by Mary Clai Jones, Priscilla Long, Eric Stone, and Chila Woychik; and an interview with Caleb Johnson by Zackary Vernon. Plus, art by Justen Ahren, Aimee Bungard, Karen Elias, and more.

This issue features a special feature, photographic essay “The Lonely Islands: Attu and Kiska” with text by Nancy Lord and photos by Irene Owsley. Also in this issue: poetry by Sophie Klahr, Siaara Freeman, Doug Rampseck, W. Todd Kaneko, Gabrielle Claffey, Rebecca Foust, Kirstin Allio, Tony Trigilio, Susan Hutton, Madelyn Garner, and more; nonfiction by Richard Adams Carey, Kelly Sundberg, and Deborah A. Lott; and fiction by Lee Conell, Victoria Waddle, Nancy Reisman, Michelle Ross, Jeremy Griffin, Aurelie Sheehan, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 25 Number 2, Autumn 2019

Our Autumn 2020 issue features the contemporary Italian poet Franca Mancinelli, interviewed and translated by John Taylor featured alongside a selection of her work, also translated by Taylor, that has never before appeared in English. Also included in this issue are translations from the poetry of Otilio Vigil Diaz and Erick Blandon Guevera, as well as the short fiction of Elaine Vilar and Elias Papadimitrakopoulos. New short fiction by Johnathan Clark, Jieyan Wang, and David Whitaker, and new poetry by Rob Cook, David Chorlton, Stephanie Dickinson, Ray Gonzalez, Lara Gularte, Patrick Lawler, Priyanka Yap, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 98, October 2019 online

In this issue, John Tipton reviews Carsten René Nielsen’s Forty-one Objects. Daisy Fried, interviewed by Amanda Newell, speaks “On Jesus, Uncertainty, Risk, and Imagination,” and also writes “On Ross Gay’s Likely Dispassion. Poets in this issue include Daniele Pantano, Stephanie Burt, David Wojahn, Patricia Spears Jones, Peter Campion, Jeffrey Skinner, Tanya Grae, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date October 2019 online

The October issue of The Lake is now online featuring John Grey, Daniel Gusftsaffson, Pippa Little, Arjunan Manuelpillai, Todd Mercer, Abigail Elizabeth Ottley, Belinda Rimmer, Finlola Scott, Hilary Sideris, Young Smith, Tanner. Reviews of Hannah Stone’s Sŵn y Morloi and Reuben Jackson’s Scattered Clouds: New and Selected Poems.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 215 Number 1, October 2019

This issue features poetry by Joyce Carol Oates, Sy Hoahwah, Torrin A. Greathouse, S.J. Fowler and Max Porter, Ruth Awad, Antonia Pozzi, Joshua Sassoon Orol, Paul Tran, Susannah Bielak and Fred Schmalz, William Archila, Richie Hofmann, Rae Armantrout, and more. Plus, Tom Pickard and John Lee Clark in the “Comment” section.

Our contest issue is live! Stop by to see winners and runners-up for the 2019 Prime Number Magazine Award, winners of our quarterly Flash Fiction Contest, winners of our FREE monthly 53-Word Story Contest, winners of our FREE “Prime 53 Poem” Summer Challenge, poetry selected by guest editor Marilyn Annucci, short fiction selected by guest editor Josh Woods, publisher’s selection from the winner of the 2019 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction, and more.

This issue brings you "Diverse Stories of Women on Stage" with work by Janet Barkhouse, Emily Allan, Shalan Joudrey, Chantal Bilodeau, Marcia Johnson, Keara Barnes, JD Derbyshire, Jenn Forgie, Chantelle Han, Rozina Jessa, Dale Lee Kwong, Lauren Martin, Florence MacDonald, Karen Morash, Nicolle Nattrass, Sally Stubbs, Abitha Suthakaran, Sara Tilley, and Monica Lacey.

World Literature Today’s autumn issue celebrates U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo with poems and an interview inside, and the cover feature devoted to Literary Activism commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Alcatraz occupation that began in November 1969. Guest-edited by Allison Hedge Coke, the section showcases the work of 22 writers, including the literary sensation Tommy Orange. Other highlights in the issue include essays by Igiaba Scego and Edward Hirsch, an interview with Laila Lalami, and a valedictory top 10 list by columnist J. Madison Davis. As always, a generous selection of book reviews and other features round out the issue.

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