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Volume 21.1, 2015

Cover Art Camilo Restrepo Interview Ella Leffland Poetry + Fiction Will Alexander, William L. Alton, Chris Ames, Atom Ariola, Ronda Broatch, Alex Cigale, Matthew Clark Davison, Darren C. Demaree, Lawrence Eby, Michael Estes, Jeff Fearnside, Henry Finch, John Gallaher, Bernadette Geyer, Jan-Henry Gray, Kristen Gunther, Lauren Haldeman, Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo, Jeff Haynes, Arthur Isaac Hofmayer, Andy Jackson, J.G. McClure, Erika Meitner, Britt Melewski, Ivan de Monbrison, Ashley K. Nelson, Kevin...

Where We Write

I spent a good portion of my allotted writing time today performing a neat bit of procrastination called ‘reading about writing,’ a trick that, done properly, can trigger virtuous feelings of productivity with little to no actual production required...



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