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Our “Summer Haunts / Summer Hauntings” issue features poetry by Darren Demaree, Lana Bella, Brian Fanelli, E.D. Harper, Nancy Jentsch, Pete Miller, William Nesbitt, Maria Teutsch, Laura Madeline Wiseman, and more; fiction by Madison Asbill, Darrah Cloud, Jane Deon, Pat Hanahoe-Dosch, William Jensen, Lydia Paar, and Carol Samson; and nonfiction by Carmen Baca, Lisa McCallum, and Toti O’Brien. Find an interview with Jennifer Maritiza McCauley and images by Norma Alonzo, Kari Bell, William Crawford, Heather Lewis, Catherine Skinner, and Jim Zola.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 41 Number 1, Spring 2018

Featuring the 2017 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize winners, plus debut prose by Sara Read, Andrew De Silva, and Rose Smith. Also featuring the work of F.J. Bergmann, Jonny Diamond, Sharon F. Doorasamy, Rick Hilles, Meghann Plunkett, Tamara Titus, Denis Wong, and Stefanie Wortman.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Spring/Summer 2018

The Spring/Summer 2018 issue is here with work by Daniel Menaker, Jane Ebihara, Lisa Romeo, Leslea Newman, Larraine Herring, and many more!

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 17, 2018

"Unmolested" by Michael Lowenthal. In the wake of a sex-abuse scandal at an all-boys’ summer camp, an openly gay alum returns as a “guest-star counselor.” But then, he finds himself not only a role model but also the object of an adolescent camper’s crush.

Our April 2018 issue features work by Nicholas Dighiera, Kristie Robin Johnson, Jacqueline Alnes, Emily Howell, Susannah Q. Pratt, Magin Lasov Gregg, and Lareign Ward. Plus art by Holly Roberts and Richard Hull.

Featured in this issue: Diane Seuss with “I Climbed Out of the Painting Called Paradise” and other poems; Joshua Beckman on “Friendship, Porousness, and the Intimate Experience of Poetry”; Rigoberto Gonzalez with “The Incredible Story of Las Poquianchis of Guanajuato”; and Traci Brimhall with “Dearest Thanatos” and other poems. Plus new work by Cortney Lamar Charleston, Carrie Fountain, Kien Lam, and Iain Haley Pollock.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Spring/Summer 2018

As always, the Aurorean celebrates the seasons and New England with meditational and regional poems, and haiku. This issue’s featured poets are Gary Metras and Paula Weld-Cary. Other selected contributors include Carlene M. Gadapee, Alice Kociemba, Monica McAlpine, Laura McCullough, James B. Nicola, George Perreault, Eugene Pool, Neil Silberblatt, Matthew J. Spireng, Karin Spitfire, Martin Willitts, Jr., and Mark Zelman.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Spring 2018

Our Spring 2018 features include new short stories by Katie Young Foster, Kylie Westerlind, Brandon Williams, and Serena Johe; new poetry by Jared Harél, Emily Linstrom, Hannah Craig, George Perreault, and Emily Rose Cole; and new nonfiction by Paulette Fire and Arman Haveric. Plus prose & poetry contest winners: Thomas Gresham, Robbie Gamble, and M.K. Narváez. Additional features include the Decline/Accept section with “Things We Should’ve Said” by Angie Walls, Melissa Stephenson as our “One to Watch,” and interviews with the short story authors. Illustrations by Justin Burks.

Our Spring 2018 features our Lamar York Prize winners: Deborah Thompson with “Concaves” in nonfiction and Michael McGuire with “A Day in Which Something Might Be Done” by Michael McGuire. This issue includes some of the finest poetry we’ve published by Abby Caplin, Artur Nowaczewski translated by Daniel Bourne, Stephen Gibson, and more. Fiction by Ed Fischer and Chaya Bhuvaneswar. Nonfiction by Caro Claire and Terry Ann Thaxton. Art by Maja Wrońska.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 15, April 2018

Issue 15 features a portfolio of Arabic short stories from Jordan in translation. Other short fiction from Emma Copley Eisenberg, Kate Berson, Philip Brunst, Marilyn Sides, and celebrated Japanese writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa (translated by Nathaniel Gallant). Noor Naga writes about the complicated identities of Arabs in Egypt. Liz Arnold writes about clearing out a shed near the spot of her father’s suicide. Laura Maher writes about fertility in the desert. Artwork by Martha Rosler, and poems by Erica Dawson, Rosebud Ben-Oni, John Allen Taylor, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Diane Mehta, Moriel Rothman-Zecher, Jane Satterfield, Teow Lim Goh, Linda Ashok, and many more.

The April issue of Gemini Magazine is now online featuring the winners of our eighth annual Poetry Open. Anne Bower took the top prize for "The Internet of Everything." Second prize goes to Rafaella Del Bourgo for "Winter, Lower Longley, Tasmania." Honorable mentions: Glena Trachta, Michael Miller, Donna Ginn and Michael Harty. Also in this issue: flash fiction from Eileen Malone, a parable by Paul Negri, a memoir from the archives by Diana Woods (published in 2012 shortly before her death) and a vibrant mural of Salvador Dali by Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra.

The new issue of Into the Void includes poetry by Audra Coleman, Susan L. Leary, Mariah Swartz, David Romanda, John Casey, Anne Graue, Arjun Parikh, Beth Gordon, and more; fiction by Nadia Ahmed, Marrie Stone, Jacob Butlett, Sami Jean, Mark Brazaitis, and Mark Joseph Kevlock; and nonfiction by Stephanie Dickinson and Zach Wallis, and visual art by Sidallah, Jason Dunne, Danielle Klebes, Pedro Aires, and Oneslutriot.

Poetry Editor David Baker, who assembled the fourth annual special section on “Nature’s Nature,” refers to this installment as “Nature’s (Human) Nature,” explaining that the poems and essays here focus in particular on “the place of the human in nature.” Poems by Bruce Smith, Charley Mull, Dilruba Ahmed, Jorie Graham, Terrance Hayes, Dana Levin, Sylvia Legris, Joanne Dominique Dwyer, Alice Notley, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Monica Sok, Kathleen Ossip, Marsha De La O, Tess Taylor, Liz Countryman, Jill Bialosky, and Paul Lindholdt. Plus new fiction by Patricia Engel and Erin O. White, and new nonfiction by Debra Nystrom.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 23 Number 2, Spring 2018

Featuring an interview of Sebastian Matthews by Beth Browne along with his poetry and art. Other contributors include fiction by Cody Peace Adams and Christy Alexander Hallberg; poetry by Terry Allen, Joan Colby, Tony Gloeggler, and Thomas R. Smith (among others); reviews and social commentary by the editor.

The Open Season contest winners are featured in the new, Spring 2018 issue: Jann Everard for “Blue Runaways” (fiction), B. A. Markus for “How Can a Dog Help a Goose” (creative nonfiction), and Barbara Pelman for “Nevertheless” (poetry). This issue also includes work by Jann Everard, S. C. Bayat, Tom Wayman, Jason Emde, Barbara Pelman, B. A. Markus, Corinne Stikeman, Carolyn Nakagawa, and more, with cover art by Jessica Eaton.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date May 2018 online

Poetry by Barbara Brauer, Lisa Folkmire, Paul Ilechko, Xiaoly Li, Jessica Simmons, and more; flash fiction by Megan Benton, Hillary Fink, Kaely Horton, Robert Penick, Josh Rank, Francine Witte, and more; and flash creative nonfiction by Paul Boardman, Grace Campbell, Stephanie Hutton, Roy Isen, Clovis Jaillet, and Elizabeth Klaesges. Fiction by D. A. Hosek, Karen Laws, Charles Lee, Mike Sullivan, and others; multimedia by Mark Blickley, Michelle Brooks, Alex Duensing, Shelley Sarna, and more; and creative nonfiction by Katherine Sinback and Max Talley.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 48 Issue 1, Spring 2018

In this issue: punctuation, LeBron James, post-Katrina paintings, an affair in Park Slope, motherhood, the son of Batman, a Leo like Jackie O, and the winner of the inaugural David Hamilton Prize.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date May 2018 online

The May issue of The Lake is now online featuring Joe Balaz, Brent Cantwell, Mona Dash, Edilson Afonso Ferreira, Jane Frank, Deirdre Hines, Norton Hodges, Oksana Maksymchuk, Todd Mercer, Maren O. Mitchell, Kenneth Pobo, Mark Young. Review of Francine Witte’s Café Crazy.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 82, May 2018 online

This moth’s featured selection includes “Fiddle Tune Poems” by Robin Behn, who is also interviewed by Chard deNiord. Julie Philips Brown reviews two titles by Martha Collins, and in Essays and Comment, Robert Archambeau writes on “The Poem in White Space.” Our poetry selections this month include work by Susan Eisenberg, Steve Castro, Serhiy Zhadan translated by Alan Zhukovski, Nicole Callihan, Max Jacob translated by Alexander Dickow, Matthew James Babcock, Jane Hirshfield, Elizabeth Holmes, Christopher Buckley, Chris Forhan, Arthur Vogelsang, and Alan Shapiro.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 18 Number 1, Spring 2018

Issue 18.1 Spring 2018 gathers poetry by thirty-five women poets, with a special feature on poetry by Angela Ball, Professor of English and Director of the Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi, whose poetry, said by David Lehman, “is as intimate as a dream.” The poets are from Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, and from four countries (China, India, Mexico, and The Bahamas).  This issue also collects four scholarly essays and three book reviews on women poets. 

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