In this issue of Cutleaf, the inimitable Rolli tells us of the time he wrote lewd fruit puns for pay in “Dirty Work.” Cynthia Young celebrates her powers as a young, Black girl in two poems beginning with “But My Sister Said All Poets Are Liars…” And Lucy Zhang takes us on a comic and cosmic ride with the Grim Reaper in “Bonchon Chats.” The images in this issue show Jupiter in three different types of light—infrared, visible, and ultraviolet.
In 2022 The Capilano Review is celebrating its 50th anniversary. To celebrate, they asked over a hundred past contributors to a submit a term, resonant with their practice, to their experimental glossary.
They are kicking this special event off with the release of the Spring 2022 issue (3.46: A-H), the first in their three-part glossary series where you can see the contributors’ creative practice in their literary and arts community.
These feature new work alongside notable selections from their archive, from many long-time contributors: Sonny Assu, Marian Penner Bancroft, Robin Blaser, Rebecca Brewer, Clint Burnham, listen chen, Wayde Compton, CAConrad, Jen Currin, Christos Dikeakos, Maxine Gadd, David Geary, Liz Howard, Carole Itter & Al Neil, Aisha Sasha John, Bhanu Kapil, Robert Keziere, Jónína Kirton, Sonnet L’Abbé, Danielle LaFrance, Laiwan, Nicole Markotić, Daphne Marlatt, Gailan Ngan, bpNichol, Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Lisa Robertson, Rhoda Rosenfeld, annie ross & Catriona Strang, Jordan Scott, Michelle Sylliboy, Fred Wah, Rita Wong, and Jin-me Yoon.
Issue Number 60 of online literary magazine Mud Season Review features poetry by Tara Mesalik MacMahon, fiction by Amy Cipolla Barnes, nonfiction by Kayann Short, art by Paul Rabinowitz, with additional imagery by Deborah Ajilore, Kristin Fouquet, and Karen Boissonnealut-Gauthier.
Head on over to Mud Season Review‘s website to read the issue.
Poet Lore Volume 16 is guest edited by Tarfia Faizullah and features her Folio: Surrealism and Strangeness. “In what I am calling a ‘surreal’ or ‘strange’ poem, it’s not that the moon might be the eye of God, or could be, for example—it is that it is.”
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Harvard Review No. 58 includes new fiction from Laura van den Berg and Mark Chiusano, plus new poetry from Andrea Cohen, Kelli Russell Agodon, Kwame Dawes, and more.
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Pulp Literature No. 32 features new work from David Perlmutter, Leslie Wibberley, Zandra Renwick, Mel Anastasiou, Kelsey Hutton, Sarina Bosco, and more.
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Southern Indiana Review’s Fall 2021 issue features artwork by Ann R. Fischer. Poetry from Dan Albergotti, Michael Bazzett, Carina Finn, Idris Goodwin, and more. Fiction from Tyler Barton, Tom Franklin, Tessa Yang, and more. Also, Nonfiction from Philip Metres, Kathryn Nuernberger, and more.
Find more info on this issue at the Southern Indiana Review website.
With “Puppy Bin” cover artwork by Emma Gerigscott, the new issue of Poetry Northwest includes poetry by Eric Wang, Michael Waters, and Nita Jade, and many more; essays by Erika Meitner and Nkosi Nkululeko; and features by Rajiv Mohabir, Karla Maravilla, Jane Wong, and Jaidyanna Podsobinski. You can find the new issue on the Poetry Northwest website.
The Main Street Rag Winter 2022 issue features editor M. Scott Douglas’s interview with Craig Johnson, author and creator of Longmire. New poetry from Margaret Benbow, Paul Colby, Pablo Patiño, and Rachel Mauro. New fiction from Burt Beckman, Valerie Gilbraeth, George Looney, Shoshauna Shy, and more. Includes a new batch of book reviews.
Find and buy the Winter 2002 issue at The Main Street Rag website.
Poetry magazine’s February 2022 issue includes new work from Suzi F. Garcia, Muna Abdulahi, Ada Limon, Keith Donnell Jr., Jeremy Michael Clark and more. “Grief in Three Bodies: A Conversation” is Khaty Xiong’s “intimate discussion that formed in the early months of COVID-19 lockdown, when I talked with poets and writers Victoria Chang and Prageeta Sharma about our personal experiences living with profound grief.“
Read more about the current issue at the Poetry website.