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SUMMER 2015: "Outliers with Boundaries"

The Summer 2015 issue, "Outliers with Boundaries," is available now.

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With translations by Frederick Lowe and J. Kates, poems by Erin Batykefer, Ray Skjelbred, Paul Hostovsky, Kathleen McCann, Sonja Johanson, Noel Sloboda, , Susan Eisenberg, K.S. Hardy, Noel Sloboda, Jenny Qi, Joannie Stangeland, Sanjeev Sethi, and others.

In this issue, we are pleased to publish Rachel Contreni Flynn's poem, Blue Canoe, which won the Poetry Short Works Competition at the 2015 Maine Literary Awards sponsored by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance. Congratulations, Rachel!

Front Cover image: Nautilus by Peter Ingrasselino. Back Cover image: no plastic ties need apply by Bonnie Thompson Enes.

Photos by Michael Burgholzer,Carol Deprez, Kathleen Gunton, Tendai Rinos Mwanaka , Steve Patterson, Sammy Saladino Jr., Deborah Singer, and Kathy Weinberg .

Books reviewed:

Michael Brown: Dawnland Voices: An Anthology of Indigenous Writing from New England edited by Siobhan Senier

Carl Little: In Praise of Usefulness by Angela Patten

Valerie Lawson: A Ladder of Cranes by Tom Sexton


Erinn Batykefer has an MFA from the University of Wisconsin and is a Programming Librarian at New Canaan Library, and Co-founder & Managing Editor, The Library as Incubator Project.

Lana Bella lives bi-continental in the US and the coastal town of Nha Trang, Vietnam.

Brad Bennett's haiku are regularly published in Off the Coast.

Michael Burgholzer, a programmer, has published poems and photographs.


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