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Contents: Volume 12(4)

Jon Glover Editorial
Sean O'Brien Poem
Adam Elgar Three Poems
Dore Kiesselbach Three Poems
Siobhan Harvey Two Poems
John White Poem
Adam Flint Two Poems
Mick Foster Hyram Gelb
Edmund Prestwich Two Poems
David Grubb Seven Poems
Elizabeth Smither Four Poems
Caroline Ashley Poem
Alys Conran Pennies
Francesc M. Franch Two Poems
George McWhirter Two Poems
Gail Hanlon Four Poems
Andrew Graham Thirst
Gary Allen Two Poems
Henry King Three Poems
Howard Wright Three Poems
Dermot J. Archer Poem
Stuart Pickford Four Poems
Marc Berman Poem
Brian Swann The Usual; Tequila Sunrise
Tim Liardet Four Poems
Susanna Roxman Two Poems
Peter Bakowski Poem
John Gingerich House Full of Smoke
Jack Debney Five Poems
Jérôme Luc Martin Four Poems
Mark Haworth-Booth Poem
Mary Gilliland Four Poems
Maggie Freeman Car Baby
Naomi Ruth Lowinsky Two Poems
Martin Monahan Five Poems
Susan Wheatley Three Poems
Tori Sharpe Poem
Steven Heighton Nearing the Sea, Superior
William Oxley Poem
D. M. Black Two Poems
David Sergeant Two Poems
Daisy Behagg Poem
Rita Ray Poem
Kevin Graham Poem
Susan Mauer Two Poems
Duncan Chambers Poem
Ian Fairley Two Reviews
Karl O'Hanlon Review
Tony Roberts Review
Stella Pye Review
N. S. Thompson Review
Michael Breiner Review
Susanna Roxman Review
  Notes on Contributors
  Friends of Stand

Selected Contributors:

Peter Bakowski when writing poems keeps in mind the following quotes: 'Use ordinary words to say extraordinary things' (Schopenhauer); 'Writing is painting' (Bukowski); 'Make your next poem different from your last' (Frost). Here is his blog.

Michael Breiner lives and writes in South Burlington, Vermont. A collection of short prose works, The Way None of This Happened, is forthcoming from Fomite Press.

Maggie Freeman was born in Trinidad and has lived in Essex for thirty years. Her historical novel, Cymberie, set in 1580s Essex, was published in 2012.

Siobhan Harvey is the author of the 2013 Kathleen Graham Award winning poetry collection, Cloudboy (Otago University Press, 2014) and, as co-editor, Essential New Zealand Poems (Random House, 2014). Her work is featured in the Poetry Archive.

Stanley Horowitz is currently teaching photography at Farmingdale State College on Long Island. His recent covers have included Rattle, Buddhist Poetry Review, and Cimarron Review.

Tim Liardet has produced seven collections of poetry. A pamphlet, Madame Sasoo Goes Bathing, was published in 2013; his most recent full collection was published by Carcanet in 2014, and the same publisher will bring out New and Selected Poems in 2015. He his Professor of Poetry at Bath Spa University.

Naomi Ruth Lowinsky 's poems run up and down ladders between the worlds. Ghosts speak to her, as do gods and animals. Her poems are widely published; her fourth collection is The Faust Woman Poems.

George McWhirter lives in Vancouver. He writes poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, which have been published in Stand, Poetry Ireland Review, The Fiddlehead, and Cuadrivio among others. He was inaugurated as Vancouver's first Poet Laureate in 2007.

Sean O'Brien is Professor of Creative Writing at Newcastle University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. His recent publications include Collected Poems (2012), The River Road, new and selected poems (Beijing, 2014), and The Beautiful Librarians (2015).

Susanna Roxman, born in Stockholm, writes in English. She has three poetry collections published by Dionysia Press, Edinburgh; the latest is .

N.S. Thompson's latest work is Letter to Auden (Smokestack, 2010). Currently he is translating fiction for a major London publisher. He is co-editor with Andy Croft of A Modern Don Juan: Cantos for These Times by Divers Hands (Five Leaves). He reviews regularly for Stand.

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