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Cover by Dawn Latané

Volume 14(3) -- #211

Jon Glover Editorial: Geoffrey Hill 18th June 1932 - 30th June 2016
John Gallas Four Poems
Eric Paul Shaffer Four Poems
N. Josephs Broom
Frances Galleymore Poem
Bogusia Wardein Three Poems
Susan H. Maurer Five Poems
Eugene Dubnov Poem
trans. with Anne Stevenson
András Mezei Poem
trans. T. Ország-Land
Sean Howard Two Poems
Maggie Freeman Sisters
Sonia Jarema Poem
Richard Aronowitz Two Poems
Nicholas Jagger Poem
Lynn Thornton Two Poems
Amy Sawyer Two Poems
Joe Doerr Six Poems
Howard Wright Four Poems
Peter Rawlings Three Poems
Stephen Sharp Cosham
Twixt Two Poems
Sarah James Three Poems
Sarah Corbett Two Poems
Tina Tocco Three Poems
Dustin Junkert Three Poems
Mark Belair Two Poems
Marvin Thompson Two Poems
Lorna Tracy The Story So Far
Ricardo Pau-Llosa Two Poems
Henrich Heine Two Poems
trans. W. D. Jackson
Hafsah Aneela Bashir Six Poems
John Cassidy Six Poems
Ryan Whatley Poem
Helen Mort Review
Rachel Bower Review
N. S. Thompson Review
Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Hafsah Aneela Bashir is a published poet, writer and spoken word artist based in Manchester. Her work with NGOs informs her creativity, producing a form of lyrical activism. She has a keen interest in writing as a form of resistance.

John Cassidy has published several collections with Hutchinson and Bloodaxe. His work has appoeared in numerous anthologies and and on radio and television. He was the first tutor in creative writing at theUniversity of Bolton, where he was awared an honorary doctorate.

Joe Doerr author of Order of the Ordinary and editor of The Salt Companion to John Matthias, teaches in Austin, Texas, where he lives with his wife. A music scene fixture, Doerr's discography spans thirty years, nineteen records, and a Grammy nomination. His book Tocayo (Shearsman) is forthcoming.

John Gallas is a New Zealand poet. He has sixteen books published by Carcanet, Cold Hub (NZ) and A graphia Press. His new collection, The Little Sublime Comedy, is due out from Carcanet next year.

N. Josephs (1928-2016) is the pen name of Rena Minkoff, who passed away earlier this year, surrounded by the things she loved most -- her books, her art collevction, her antiques, her garden and her children. A permanent resident of Israel and a mother of five, she always dreamt of coexistence. A translator-editor-librarian by profession, her work has appeared in The Guardian, Arc, on BBC World Service and in anthologies including Le Miroir, celebrating prize winners of the Forum Femmes Méditerranée. She is greatly missed by her family and friends.

Amy Sawyer is a poet residing in Washington, DC. She studied at Clemson University and earned her MFA at Converse College. Amy's work has been published in numerous journals, including South Carolina Review, Louisiana Literature and Conclave Journal

Born in London, Marvin Thompson has maintained his parents' tradition of migration (they were born in Jamaica) by settling amongst the mountains of South Wales. He has an MA in Creative Writing and enjoys teaching English to secondary school students.

Lorna Tracy is still passing undetected through her life.

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