Thanks to all those who sent many hundreds & hundreds of poems. We are receiving manuscripts daily and in the process of selecting the poems for Issue Eight and should have this completed by the end of January. We expect Issue Eight to be published in May-June 2013. The Reading Period for the magazine is September 1 to December 1.
The Seventh Issue is dedicated to the memory of Irene McKinney who was a brilliant woman but had no idea what a genius she was when she wrote poems. It contains poems by Jonathan Barrett, Kaye Bartholomew, Joe Benevento, Jane Blanchard, Juanita Brunk, Robert Cooperman, Mary Crow, Laura Michele Diener, Tom Donlon, Morgan Eklund, Alan Gann, Amanda Hempel, J. M. Henson, Ruth Holzer, Karla Huston, Judy Ireland, William Jolliff, Kimalisa Kaczinski, Stephen Kopel, Amy Lerman, George Longenecker, R. S. Mengert, Greg Moglia, Aaron Morris, Simon Perchik, Kenneth Pobo, L. M. Sheldon, Heidi Sheridan, David Thornbrugh, James Valvis, Susanne von Rennenkampff, Laura Madeline Wiseman, and David Wyatt
The Sixth Issue is dedicated to the memory of Barry Hannah who liked to throw wild poems into his stories and novels. It contains poems by Kaye Bartholomew, Grace Bauer, Ace Boggess, Oceana Callum, Christina Cook, Wayne Dodd, Richard Hague, Paulett Hansel, Ruth Holzer, Jaimee Kuperman, Linda Parsons Marion, Renee K. Nicholson, Valerie Nieman, Mary Lou Pratt, Keith Ratzlaff, Tomaz Salamun, John Sandoval, Terese Svoboda, Fiona Sze-Lorrain, Robert J. Tillett, Bruce Whiteman, Nathan Whiting, and David Wyatt.
The Fifth Issue is dedicated to the memory of James Whitehead. It contains poems by Donald Askins, Jan Ball, Laura Treacy Bentley, Charles Cantrell, Beverly Delidow, Laura Eklund, John Estes, Andrea Fekete, Marita Garin, Carrie Green, Leonore Hildrebrant, Ron Houchin, Dory Hudspeth, Kenneth Frost, Paul Lojeski, John Marvin, Mark McKain, Melva Sue Priddy, Eddy Pendarvis, Andy Roberts, Steve Scafidi, Carrie Shipers, A. E. Stringer, Fiona Sze-Lorrain, L. W. van Keuren, Randi Ward, Arne Weingart and Nancy Willard.
The Fourth Issue is dedicated to the memory of Frank Stanford. It contains poems by Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán, Mark Brazaitis, Fred Chappell, Michael Chitwood, George Eklund, Lee Erickson, Eamon Grennan, Maurice Harmon, Marc Harshman, Richard Jones, Louise McNeill, Eugenio Montejo, David Salner, Frank Stanford, Doug Van Gundy, William Kelley Woolfitt, Theodore Worozbyt, David Wyatt, and JohnYohe.
The Third Issue appeared in 2008 was dedicated to the memory of Breece Pancake. It contains poems by Marianne Boruch, Michael Burns, Ashley Capps, Michael Catherwood, Jessica Farquhar, Diane Furtney, Cliff Fyman, Ronald Goodman, Alena Hairston, Mark Halliday, John Hoppenthaler, Fanny Howe, Dory L. Hudspeth, Sonja James, Judith Krause, Eric Pankey, James Reiss, Susanna Rich, Christine Stewart-Nuñez, Robert M. Wallace, Darryl Lorenzo Wellington, Matthew Wolfe, David Wyatt, and Fredrick Zydek.
The Second Issue appeared in May 2007 and was dedicated to the memory of Ronald Goodman. It contains poems by Laura Treacy Bentley, Don Boes, Ace Boggess, Grace Cavalieri, Suo-Ju Chen, Kerry Doyle, Victor Fet, Kelle Groom, Martha Deborah Hall, Elizabeth Howard, Greg Kosmicki, Janet MacFadyen, Marilyn Mascaro, Irene McKinney, Rob Merritt, P.F. Potvin, Charles Rafferty, John Richard Reed, David Reveal, Steve Scafidi, Jeffrey Skinner, Phillip Sterling, Andrea L. Watson, James Whitehead, Marianne Worthington, and David Young.
The First Issue appeared in May 2006 and was dedicated to the memory of our hero and a continual source of inspiration, Tom Andrews, il miglior fabbro. It contains poems by Angela Ball, Anthony Butts, Geraldine Connolly, Mark Defoe, Diane Gilliam Fisher, Brendan Galvin, Ronald Goodman, John Haines, James Harms, Ron Houchin, David Huddle, Gerry Lafemina, Jeff Mann, Llewellyn McKernan, Jeredith Merrin, Matt Morris, Breece D’J Pancake, Patrick Rosal, Mary Ann Samyn, Phillip Sterling, A.E. Stringer, W.G. Webster, Arne Weignart, Miller Williams, Terri Witek, Ed Zahnhiser, and Martha Zweig.
We want to read your best poems. We prefer interesting and exciting language. Our next reading period is from September 1 to December 1. Please send 1-6 poems typed with name and address and e-mail address on each page. If you want the poems returned, send a stamped self-addressed envelope with the correct US Postage. Except for poems from poets living outside the USA, we do not consider e-mail submissions. Poems -- if sent at other times -- can expect a quick return or a long wait time. Send your poems during the reading period and a SASE with correct postage to