Off the Coast, Maine's International Poetry Journal

SUMMER 2011: "Taming the Tides"

Cover image, Summer 2011 issue, Taming the Tides

Featuring poems by Ruth Arnison, Jean Howard, Laura Sobbott Ross, David Wagoner, and translations of Rainer Maria Rilke by Len Krisak.

Artwork and photos by Eleonore Leonne Bennet, Betsy Headley, Chuck Marecic, Sarah Katharina Kayß, Sherman Poultney, and Yaseen Anwer with cover images by Meghan Agresto and Steve Lautermilch.

Books reviewed:
Vanitas by Jane McKinley
The Immaculate Conception Mothers' Club by David R. Surrette
Night Flight by Kenneth Frost
Under the Legislation of Stars: 62 New Hampshire Poets edited by Rick Agran, Hildred Crill, and Mark DeCarteret
Young of the Year by Sydney Lea
When Performers Swim, the Dice Are Cast by Judith Katz-Levine

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The Bangor Daily News reviewed the Summer Issue, Taming the Tides.

The small magazine tradition sails along Down East

By Dana Wilde, BDN Staff
Posted Oct. 16, 2011, at 2:59 p.m.

For the uninitiated, Off the Coast is one of Maine's many independently edited and produced small literary magazines, a publishing tradition that reaches several decades back into the 20th century. "Independent" means without affiliation to a college or university... more