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6 / Our Reader’s Favorites
7 / That’s it, an editor’s note, Robert Stewart
9 / Writer-in-Residence
106 / Our Literary Awards Judges
154 / Our Publication Award Judge
11 / Three Poems, Trish Reeves
14 / Three Poems, Gerald Stern
18 / Okra, Peter Balakian
46 / Three Poems, Albert Goldbarth
55 / Contagion, William Trowbridge
73 / Two Poems, George Kalamaras
76 / Two Poems, Karen Kovacik
80 / Too Bad, Carl Dennis
89 / Imuta, translated by Marilyn Hacker, Marie Etienne
100 / Two Poems, Richard Ones
103 / Indianity, Diane Glancy
104 / Two Poems, Emily Ransdell
130 / Two Poems, winner, the Patricia Cleary
Miller Award for poetry, Brianna Flavin
152 / Thresholds, Caryn Mirrian-Goldberg
153 / Ode on an Urn, John Moessner
21 / Two excerpts from a novel
Lady Lazarus, Cambridge England, 1956
Transit: District of Columbia–Columbia, Mo., 1964,
57 / Captain Elvis, Michael Henson
133 / Jessica touches my guts, winner, the Robert
Day Award for Fiction, Angie Sijun Lou
155 / Primates, winner, the New Letters
Publication Award, Donna Gordon
107 / Break Down Easy, winner, the Conger
Beasley Jr., Award for the Essay,
Terrance Manning Jr.
REVIEWS & COMMENTARIES
177 / H.C. Palmer, “Poetry in Peace & Action,”
on the poetry of John Balaban.
182 / Deborah Bacharach, “Women in Dangerous Waters,”
on poems by Sandra Yannone.
185 / Denise Low, “A Low-Water Bridge in High Water,”
on two books of poems by Al Ortolani.
189 / Marilyn McCabe, “Ruthless Empathy,”
on the poems of Daniel Lawless.
191 / Allison Field Bell, “To Own the World,”
on the fiction of K.L. Cook.
193 / AnnaLee Barclay, “Voices from the Triangle
Shirtwaist Fire,” on poems by Deborah Woodward.
Rebecca Ofiesh (10, 83, 86, 132),
Eli Reichman (45, 72, 84, 87), Gloria Baker Feinstein
(56, 99, 151), Cynthia Beard (81), Carol Zastoupil (20, 82, 85, 88).
176 / Call for Writing: Guidelines for the Awards
196 / $4,500 Award for Writers
197 / The Robert Day Award for Fiction Fund Donors
198 / New Audio Programs & Writers: New Letters on the Air
199 / Visitors to Our Office: The New Letters Guestbook
200 / Honor Roll, The 2019 Award Finalists
201 / Celebrations: News from Our Authors & Artists
202 / NOTES ON WRITERS & ARTISTS IN THIS ISSUE.