Issue IX, Volume IV : May 2013
In 1992, “Can poetry Matter?” set off a firestorm of discussion about poetry and its value to the larger society.
Kathy Fagan’s newest collection is Lip (Eastern Washington UP, 2009).
Peter Makuck grew up in Connecticut and graduated from St. Francis College in Maine where he studied French and English.
Rita Mae Reese has received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, a Stegner fellowship, and a “Discovery”/The Nation award.
Alexis Levitin’s 25th book of translations, Astrid Cabral’s Cage, was published by Host Publications last summer.
John Gallaher is the author of the books of poetry, Gentlemen in Turbans, Ladies in Cauls (Spuyten Duyvil, 2001),
Gerald McCarthy’s newest book of poems is Trouble Light (West End Press/University of New Mexico Press, 2008).