Powerful memoir takes the stage in this issue featuring a Vietnam-era dispatch by Kent Berg and a meditation on coming-out/coming of age by William Dameron. Poetry by Mark DeFoe, T. Alan Broughton, Robert Cooperman and Anne Whitehouse, among others.
Stories by Lorraine Lopez, Anne Hosansky and Sophonia Scott. Saranac Review featured a Writing Contest in 2013; judge and novelist Jo-Ann Mapson chose a fiction piece by Jacqueline Kolosov while poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil chose a poem Jeanne Wagner.
Issue 9’s cover and interior feature the starkly political, quixotic art of Massachusetts artist Adrienne Nunez.
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A medley / retrospective of work by poets featured over the years in SUNY-Plattsburgh’s Black Poetry Day series; Charles Fort, E. Ethelbert Miller, Tony Medina, Gretna Wilkinson and Marilyn Nelson. Fiction includes pieces by David Kidd, David Hicks, Rex Sexton and Kim Fehr. Nonfiction by Joe Weil and Julie Marie Wade.
Cover and interior art features the whimsical collage work of Montreal artist Carl David Ruttan.
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An all-star compilation, issue seven features non-fiction by Eric Liu, Madeleine Stein and Rudolf Ogoo Okonkwo; works by, among others, poets Collete Inez, Faith Shearin, Sheryl St. Germain and Jeanne Marie Beaumont, along with five poets in translation including Romanian poet Mircea Cartarescu. Fiction includes work by Dennis McFadden, Katherine Heiny and Canadian joel fishbane.
If a digital world is replacing print culture, than Massachusetts artist Stephen Daiber’s colorful cover art featuring books may be the homage to a dying era. The image of disintegrating, crushed books wraps this issue, as Daiber’s imagery featured within, makes a whimsical, visual commentary on the topic of technology shift.
Work includes poetry by Francine Witte, T. Alan Broughton, W.E. Butts and translations by Alexis Levitin; fiction by Jacob Appel, Vanessa Blakeslee and Renato Escudero and a non-fiction piece by Tyrone Shaw.
Features print art by Romania-cum-Canadian artist Florin Hategan on the cover and inside.
Poetry from: Nancy Aldrich, Jeffrey Alfier, Alice Anderson, Stacey Balkun, Ruy Belo, Jennifer Campbell, Joanne Clarkson, Tobi Cogswell, Christopher Cokinos, Keith Dunlap, Jean Esteve, Gerald George, Irma Giannetti, Colette Inez, Alexis Levitin, Lyn Lifshin, Richard Lyon, Sheryl Luna, Urayoan Noel, Kate O'Shea, Bethany Pope, Irena Praitis, Bertha Rogers; Natania Rosenfeld, David Salner, Adam J. Sorkin, Amber Flora Thomas, Niki Tulk, Floarea Tutuianu, Chase Twichell, Cecilia Woloch, Paula Yup
Fiction from: Rob Davidson, Ernest Finney, Katherine Heiny, David Hicks, Sheila Thorne, Kyle York
Nonfiction from: Brian Castner, David Holub, Katherine Koch, David Powell, Mark Sundeen
Featured artist: Marcus Ratliff