Poetry | September 01, 1982
From the Illinois Shore
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6.1 (Fall 1982)
Featuring work by Lee K. Abbot, Jr., Agha Shaid Ali, Anthony Caputi, Edison Dupree, Stephen Dunn, James Galvin, Jorie Graham, Joyce James, Yusef Komunyakaa, William Matthews, Stephen Minot, Julia Mishkin, Carole Muske, David Ohle, Sharon Olds, Stanley Plumly, Judith Root, L.M. Rosenberg, Michael Sheridan, Arthur Smith, Bruce Weigl, Dara Wier, Z. Vance Wilson, David Wojahn… and an interview with Robert Stone and the letters of Ezra Pound.
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