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Contents: Volume 10(2)

Jon Glover Editorial
Jane McKie Poem
Tania Maliarchuk A Woman and Her Fish
(trans. Michael M. Naydan)
Vahni Capildeo Five Poems
Jonathan Hadwen Two Poems
Mark T. Mustian Alice Potts
Karen Hildebrand Two Poems
Bethany Layne Three Poems
Pam Zinnemann-Hope Four Poems
Ann Dinan Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadows
F.J. Williams Three Poems
Genny Rahtz Poem
Steve Spence Three Poems
Sam Gardiner Poem
Peter Sansom Four Poems
Robert Sheppard Two Poems
Alistair Daniel The Jimmy Choos
Ian Parks Poem
Anthony Lynch Two Poems
Fred Johnston At The Reichstag Hotel
Norah Hill Poem
Astrid Alben Three Poems
Jason Rotstein Three Poems
Nicholas Liu Three Poems
Toon Tellegen Four Poems
(trans. Judith Wilkinson)
Adreyo Sen Two Poems
Graham Fulton Two Poems
Jon Glover Review
  Friends of Stand
  Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Vahni Capildeo was born in Trinidad in 1973 and is a Contributing Editor to the Caribbean Review of Books and a Contributing Advisor to Black Box Manifold. His poetry publications include No Traveller Returns, Person Animal Figure, The Undraining, The Oxford Book of Caribbean Verse, In the Telling, and Identity Parade.

Sam Gardiner was born in Ireland. His poem Protestant Windows won the National Poetry Competition. Reviewing his 2007 collection The Night Ships, The Guardian concluded "Everyone should read these marvelous poems."

Jonathan Hadwen is a poet from Brisbane, Australia. He has been published in Australia and overseas, and in 2010 his micro-collection Night Swim was released as part of the "Brisbane New Voices" series.

Fred Johnston was born in Belfast in 1951. Writer and critic, he founded the Cúirt literature festival in Galway in 1986. A collection of stories is due later this year from Parthian (UK) and a collection of stories in French translation by Kristian le Braz, "Orangeman," appeared last year in France from Terre de Brume.

Jane McKie's first collection, Morocco Rococo (Cinnamon Press), was awarded the Sundial / Scottish Arts Council prize for best first book of 2007. She runs a small press, Knucker Press. Her latest collection is When the Sun Turns Green (Polygon, 2009).

Tania Maliarchuk, born in 1983 in the Ukranian city of Ivano-Frankivsk, now lives and works as a journalist in the capital city of of Kyiv. She published her first novel in 2004, Aldolpho's Endspiel, or a Rose for Liza, as well as five more collections of shorter prose works, including A Divine Comedy (2009), which is a collected edition of her previous four books.

Jason Ranon Uri Rotstein is Poetry Editor of the Jewish Quarterly and Associate Editor of Kilimanjaro: Creative Art & Design. His poetry has appeared in PN Review, Literary Review of Canada and Poetry International among many others and has been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry in English.

Toon Tellegen is one of Holland's most celebrated poets, with many awards to his name. He is also a prolific children's book writer and novelist, and his poetic animal stories are extremely popular among both children and adults.

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