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Contents: Volume 8(2)

Obituary E. A. Markham
John Whale Editorial
Meg Franklin 2 poems
Donna Pucciani Fireflies
Carole Satyamurti 3 poems
Kelly Grovier 3 poems
Will Eaves 3 poems
Peter Bromley Stonewall
Jesse Lee Kercheval 3 poems
Penelope Shuttle 4 poems
Daniel Tobin 2 poems
Theresa Muñoz 3 poems
Basilio Fernández 4 poems
(Trans. Richard Eustis)
Richard Robbins 3 poems
Nimisha Ladva Good Girls Don't Stare
John Saul Seine
Augustus Young The Welsh Chronicle
Mike Freeman Recording Skara Brae
John Haynes 2 poems
John Gladwell 2 poems
Brian Swann 6 poems
Pat Maddock 2 poems
Lyn Moir 2 poems
Chris Preddle Variations on Sappho 95
Jeanette Karhi Dead Poems
Nick Holdstock The fun of the fair
John Wakeman The Sands of Time
Fiona Becket Review
Richard Brown Review
Evan Jones Review
  Notes on Contributors

Selected Contributors:

Will Eaves has written two novels, The Oversight (2001) and Nothing to be Afraid Of, both published by Picador, and a chapbook of poems, Small Hours (2006, Brockwell Press. He works at the TLS and teaches at the University of Warwick.

Richmond Eustis is a native of New Orleans. He is a wilderness guide and an occasional graduate student of comparative literature at Louisiana State University .

Basilio Fernández was born in Valverdin, in the mountains north of León, in 1909. Before the Spanish Civil War, he befriended the vanguardist poet Gerado Diego and published poems in the literary supplement to the Italian newspaper Il Mare (at which Ezra Pound was a contributing editor). After the civil war, Fernández ceased to publish poetry. Fernández died in 1987. His unpublished works were collected and published in 1991. The collection won Spain's Nation Poetry Prize that year .

Jesse Lee Kercheval is the author of nine books, including the poetry collection Dog Angel (University of Pittsburg Press). Her collection, , won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize and was published fall 2007 by the University of Nebraska Press.

Penelope Shuttle lives in Cornwall and is the widow of Peter Redgrove. Her most recent collection, Redgrove's Wife (Bloodaxe Books), was shortlisted for the 2007 Foreward Prize for Best Collection, and the T. S. Eliot Prize. She was a judge for the 2007 National Poetry Competition.

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