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WINTER 2016: "Auguries of Peace"

The Winter 2016 issue, "Auguries of Peace," is available now.

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With poems by Lynn Hoffman, Lois Marie Harrod, Ruth Holzer, Latoya Kidd, Jenna Le, Darla Himeles, Michael McDonough, Saddiq Dzukogi, Susan Johnson, Arthur McMaster, Tahir Hamut translated by Darren Byler, James Valvis, and others.

Cover image: Third Bed by Meredith Abenaim.

Artwork and Photos by Michael Burgholzer, Sandy Olson, Jes Fritze, Karen Greenbaum-Maya, Douglas Haig, Peter Ingrasselino, Tendai Rinos Mwanaka, William Crawford, and Kathy Weinberg.

Books reviewed:

Mary Siobhan Brier: The Lost Child: Ozark Poems by Wesley McNair

Michael Brown: A Wolf Stands Alone in Water by Joseph Zaccardi

Valerie Lawson: This Summer and That Summer by Sanjeev Sethi

Michael Brown: The Ruined Elegance by Fiona Sze-Lorrain


Cover artist/photographer Meredith Abenaim has a traveler's soul, fantasies of living in a Woody Allen film, and a habit of lip-synching to herself while food shopping.

Jane Attanucci's chapbook is First Mud (Finishing Line, 2015).

Chaun Ballard has been teaching in the Middle East and West Africa for six years. He is currently an MFA student in the University of Alaska.

Ruth Bavetta has published two books, Embers on the Stairs (Moon Tide, 2014) and Fugitive Pigments (FutureCycle, 2013).

Brad Bennett has published haiku in Off the Coast and a handful of haiku journals and magazines. He teaches elementary school in the Boston area.

Roy Bentley has won fellowships from the NEA, the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Ohio Arts Council. His most recent book is Starlight Taxi (Lynx House, 2013).


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