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Contents: Volume 10(1)

Jon Glover Editorial
Ingeborg Bachmann Two poems
(trans. Michael Lyons and Patrick Drysdale)
Lotte Kramer Four Poems
Will Eaves Four poems
M. A. Schaffner Three Poems
Grevel Lindop One Poem (five parts)
Jeff Encke Four Poems
Kate Potts Three Poems
Stan Marcus Two poems
Alan Morrison Two Poems
John Daniel Two Poems
Robert James Berry One Poem
Stephen Wilson Three Poems
C. K. Stead Five Poems
Dawn Wood Three Poems
Brian Swann One Poem
Lucy Burnett Two Poems
Yu Yan Chen Two Poems
David Cooke Four Poems
Kate Miller Two Poems
Julian Turner Two Poems
Angela Leighton Three Poems
Judy Brown Four Poems
Steven Matthews Two Poems
Omar Sabbagh Four Poems
Meg Ettien-Kelly Two Poems
Matt Brydon Two Poems
J. T. Welsch One Poem
Ashok Berry Two Poems
Erica McAlpine Three Poems
John Cassidy Eleven Poems
Anthony James Two Poems
Retta Brown One Poem
Chris Beckett One Poem
Robert Stuart Three Poems
Ericka T. Wurth Crazy Horse's Girlfriend
Paul Goodman Concerning the River
Julie Mayhew 16 Days Since
John Michael Cummings The Promise
Martin Malone The woman who wanted to do nothing for ever and ever
N. S. Thompson Review
Jeffrey Wainwright Review
  Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Robert James Berry lives and writes in Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand. His seventh collection, Moontide, appeared in 2009 (Ginninderra Press: South Adelaide, Australia). He is married with three young sons.

Yu Yan Chen was born in a fishing village in China but grew up in New York City. Enchanted by the traveller's tales her grandfather told, she set sail to seek her own adventures. She has interned for the UN radio, made a short film and interpreted for Chinese writers in the World Voice Festival organized by Pen America

John Michael Cummings' short stories have appeared in such journals as The Kenyon Review. His novella The House of My Father was a finalist in the 2006 Miami University Novella Contest, and his novel The Night I Freed John Brown (Penguin 2008) was the winner of The Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, and one of ten books recommended by USA Today for Black History month. He lives in Orlando with his cat, Sentry.

Angela Leighton is research fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge. Her criticism includes On Form (2007), and she has published two books of poems, A Cold Spell (2000) and Sea Level (2007), both with Shoestring.

Julie Mayhew is a playwright and actress. She recently made her BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play debut with Stopgap, a play described as "especially good on the exquisite awfulness of office life" by The Guardian.More details at www.juliemayhew.co.uk.

Omar Sabbagh is a Lebanese / British poet, aged 29. He has just finished a PhD in English Literature at King's College, London. Hios poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Poetry Review, PN Review, Agenda, Kenyon Review Online and elsewhere. His first collection, My Only Ever Oedipal Complaint was published by Cinnamon Press in 2010.

C. K. Stead (b. 1932) is a New Zealander. His Collected Poems 1951-2006 was published last year by Carcanet, and his most recent novel, My Name was Judas appeared in 2006. He is also known as a critic, Professor Emeritus of the University of Auckland and an FRSL

Dawn Wood is originally from County Tyrone and she works as a science lecturer at the University of Abertay, Dundee. Her poetry collection, Quarry, was shortlisted the Aldeburgh First Collection Prize in 2009.

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