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Issue 20/21

Featuring: African, Chinese, Scottish, and Swedish Poetry

This special double issue includes over 400 pages of poetry, poetic prose, translations, and portfolios by Tomaž Šalamun, Kjell Espmark, Carmelia Leonte, Jaqueline Osherow, Carolyn Forché, and several others. It also includes artwork by Michael Agustin, as well as poetry and translations by Jericho Brown, Fady Joudah, Duo Duo, Anna Akhmatova, Juan Felipe Herrera, Najwan Darwish, Kwame Dawes, Katie Ford, Lyn Hejinian, Mihaela Moscaliuc, and many more talented poets. Order your copy of this wonderful anthology now!

Issue 18/19


Over 700 pages of international poems, new translations, book reviews, and an operetta! Including work by Jericho Brown, Matthew Zapruder, Osip Mandestam, Jane Hirshfield, Valzhyna Mort, Gregory Orr and many more wonderful poets. Order now!



Issue 17

Featuring: Caribbean Poetry

Includes: over 600 pages of poems from around the world. Read portfolios by Anna Swir and Amy Gerstler, new translations of Paul Celan, Bertolt Brecht, and more, and a Caribbean poetry feature, edited by Ishion Hutchinson.

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Issue 15/16

Featuring: Swedish Poetry

Includes: portfolios by Carolyn Forché and Christian Wiman, new translations of Nazim Hikmet, Paul Celan and more, and a Swedish poetry feature, edited by Malena Mörling and Jonas Ellerström.

Issue 13/14

Featuring: Chilean Poetry Today

Includes: new translations of work by Pablo Neruda, Gabriela Mistral, Nicanor Parra, Roberto Bolano and numerous other contemporary Chilean authors, guest-edited by Mariela Griffor. This double issue also includes major work by Paul Celan, Eugenio Montale, Mahmoud Darwish, Carolyn Forche, Eleanor Wilner, Jean Valentine, Gerald Stern, Anne Waldman, Jane Mead, D.A. Powell and Katie Ford.

Issue 12

Featuring: African Women's Poetry and Chapbook by Li-Young Lee

Includes: new poems by Margo Berdeshesvsky, Glover Davis, Afaa M. Weaver, Gregory Orr, Tom Chandler alongside translations of Sreako Kosovel, Vasile Garnet, Rolf Dieter Brinkman, H.E. Sayeh, Cirilo F. Bautista and the art of Ndidi Dike.

Issue 11

Featuring: Mexican Poetry Today

Includes: new poems by Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Rich, Diane Wakoski, translation of Gabriella Leto, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Dag T. Straumsvag, and the art of Daniela Gallois.

Issue 10

Featuring: Iraqi Poetry Today

Includes: new poems by Billy Collins, Eugene Gloria, Cynthia Hogue, Sarah Maclay, Charles H. Webb, translations of F. Coppee, Georges Godeau, Xue Di, Eugenio Montejo, Andrzej Bursa, Ewa Lipska, Julian Kornhauser, and the art of Mohammed Al Shammarey.

Issue 9 

Featuring: The legacy of William Matthews

Includes: new U.S. poems by Linda Pastan, Charles Harper Webb, and many others, international poems in translation, from Mexico, Italy, Spain, China, Columbia, France, Germany, Costa Rica, Italy, and Japan, and the art of Millicent Tompkins.

Issue 7/8

Double Issue Featuring: Postcolonial English language poetry from Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the Caribbean, Great Britain, Ireland, and the USA.
It's an unprecedented collection of poems by such poets as Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney and many others, edited by Harry Garuba, Edwin Thumboo, Martin Harrison, Gary Geddes, Helen Goethals, John Kinsella, Maurice Harmon, Fred Moramarco and Bruce Boston.

Issue 6

Feature: The New Poetry of Cuba.

Includes: new poems by Clayton Eshelman, Marylin Hacker, Cynthia Hogue, Barbara Ras, David St. John, translations of works by Rosario Castellanos, Osip Mandelstam, and Octavio Paz, art by Marcos Pavon Estrada, and an essay by Robert Hahn, and much more!

Issue 5  

Featuring: Ten Vietnamese Poets.

Includes: new poems by Aliki Barnstone, Philip Levine, Larry Levis, David Mura, Adrienne Rich, translations of works by Attillo Bertolucci, Dunya Mikhail, and Saadi Youseff, prose: "Towards an American Collective- The Essays of Alice Walker, June Jordan, and Adrienne Rich," by Jacque Vaught Brogan, and more.

Issue 4 

Featuring: Ten Israeli Poets.

Includes: new poems by W.S. Piero, Albert Goldbarth, David Mura, James Tate, Susan Wheeler, and others, translations of work by Alberto Blanco, Jorge Luis Borges, Miguel Angel Bustos, Hsai Yu, art by Pamela Levy and other Israeli artists.

Issue 3  

Featuring: The Mystique of the Difficult Poem by Steve Kowit.

Includes: new poems by Kim Addonizio, Thomas Lux, Linda Pastan, Yusef Komunyakaa, Philip St. Clair, Leslie Ullman, Gary Young, and others, translations of works by Ghalib, Miguel Angel Zapata, Machi Tawara, Richard Exner, Dante Aligheri, Katarzyna Borun-Jagodzinska, and more.

Issue 2 

Featuring: Poetry of the New Russia.

Includes: new poems by Ai, Antler, Wanda Coleman, Stephen Dunn, Ray Gonzalez, Ron Koertge, Phyllis Levin, Thylias Moss, translations of work by Jurgen Becker, Heinz Czechowski, Yannis Ritsos, prose: "Prufrock at Century's End," by Russ Mackechnie, and more.

Issue 1 

Featuring: A Tribute to Larry Levis.

Includes: new poems by Diane Ackerman, Kim Addonizio, Stephen Berg, Joseph Bruchac, Billy Collins, Jim Daniels, William Dickey, W.D. Ehrhard, Elaine Equi, Ed Hirsch, Jane Hirschfield, Louis Jenkins, Robin Morgan, Stanley Moss, Linda Pastan, Marge Piercy, Charles Simic, Gary Soto, translations of works by Henrich Boll, Claire Malroux, Nguyan Quang Thieu, and more.