| December 01, 1999
Roger Sheffer was a finalist in the Missouri Review Editors’ Prize Contest. 
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27.2 (Fall 2004): "Experiment"
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26.3 (Winter 2003): "Fusion"
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Featuring work by Reginald Gibbons, Kerry Hardie, Ann Hood, Ann Lauinger, Linda Lawson, James McKinley, Ron Nyren, Lewis Robinson, S. E. Sciortino, Gabriel Spera, Silas Dent Zobal, an interview with
25.2 (Fall 2002): "Uncovered"
Featuring work by Steve Almond, Elizabeth Tova Bailey, Rebecca Black, Brendan Galvin, William Harrison, Ryan Harty, Jesse Kercheval, Robert King, David Zanne Mairowitz, Erin McGraw, Speer Morgan, Peter Musolf, Steve
25.1 (Spring 2002): "Conduct Unbecoming"
Featuring Editor’s Prize and Larry Levis Poetry Prize Winners and work by Ellen Bass, David Booth, Linda Fitzgerald, Molly Giles, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Jeffrey Hammond, Jean Harfenist, Nicholas Allen Harp,
24.3 (Winter 2001): "Hardship"
Featuring work by George Bilgere, Mary Bush, Stephen Raleigh Byler, Richard Chiappone, Stacia J. N. Decker, Camille Dungy, Randall Fuller, Wayne Holmes, Jesse Kercheval, Kris Lackey, Anna Meek, Alex Mindt,
24.2 (Fall 2001): "Selznick and the Stars"
Featuring work by…Ryan Van Cleave, Dan DeWeese, Bob Hicok, Daphne Kalotay, Timothy Liu, Barbara Klein Moss, Catherine Rankovic, R.T. Smith, Robert Solomon, Steve Yates
24.1 (Spring 2001): "Haunted"
Featuring work by Jennifer Anna Gosetti, Kerry Hardie, Paul LaFarge, Kris Lackey, E.J. Levy, Willa Rabinovitch, Austin Ratner, Martin Scott, Judy Troy, David Tucker, Ann Joslin Williams
23.3 (Winter 2000): "The Knopf Files"
Featuring work by Ellen Hinsey, Dana Johnson, Daphne Kalotay, Jessica Francis Kane, Amy Kolen, William McCauley, Spencer Nadler, Mark Turcotte, and Mary Wood
23.2 (Fall 2000)
Featuring work by Steve Almond, Amy Quan Berry, Ed Falco, Joanna Fried, Robert Gibb, Launa Lorenz Hall, Patricia Henley, Michele Morano, Danielle Ofri, Susan Vreeland, Jane Wampler, Katharine Whitcomb, Leslie Wooten… and an interview with John Updike.
23.1 (Spring 2000): "Passion’s Fool"
Featuring the winners of the 1999 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize and work by Jennifer Anderson, Marshall Boswell, Jamie Callan, Donald Hays, Jennifer Michael Hecht, Jack Heflin, Davis McCombs, Susan Neville,
22.3 (Winter 1999): "Exiles"
Featuring work from Eric Pankey, Phillip Gould, Julie Rold, Lucy Ferriss, Anton Chekhov, Todd Pierce, Sharon Balentine, Beth Goldner, Jeff Worley, Charles Simic, Eric Pankey, Laura Kasischke, as well as essays from Bill
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Featuring work by Steve Yates, Peter Baida, Anton Chekhov, Peter Sekirin, Cliff Hudder, Willoughby Johnson, Romulus Linney, and Ernest Finney. Also featuring poetry entries from Nicole Cooley, Henry Taylor, Pamela Moore, Adrian C.
22.1 (Spring 1999): "Altered States"
Featuring Editors’ Prize winner Emily Pease, along with ficiton from Michael Byers, Roger Sheffer, Stephanie Rosenfeld, Steve Adams, and William Richardson. With additional poetry from Jeffrey Levine, Mori Creech, Susan Terris, and Adrie Kusserow and an interview with
21.3 (Winter 1998): "Misfits"
Featuring work by Oliver Broudy, Frederick Busch, Bob Hicok, Sue Hubbell, Wendy Katten, J. Robert Lennon, Romulus Linney, Nicola Mason, Pamela Ward, Robert Wrigley, and Laura Yeager.
21.2 (Fall 1998): "Men"
Featuring work by Bill Embly, Gary Fincke, William Gay, Otis Haschemeyer, Tom Ireland, Davis McCombs, Ron Nyren, Henry Shukman, Peter Walpole, an interview with Harvey Shapiro, and a found text by Katherine Anne Porter and Robert Penn
21.1 (Spring 1998): "Daughters"
Featuring work by Alice Fulton, Susan Vreeland, Willa Rabinovitch, Martin Krasney, Cintia Santana, Ashley Clifton, Michael Pettit, David Clewell, Robert Gibb, Tina Chang, George Looney, Jocelyn Bartkevicius, Carol Cloos, Henry
20.3 (Winter 1997): "The Search After Happiness"
Featuring work by Charlotte Bront, Edward Falco, Lucy Ferriss, Franklin Fisher, H. E. Francis, Debora Freund, Pamela Greenberg, Ha Jin, Wally Lamb, Walt McDonald, Sandra McPherson, Steve Yarbrough… and an
20.2 (Fall 1997): "Rituals"
Featuring work by Aimee Bender, Michael Byers, Colin Hamilton, William Herman, Nick Hershenow, Bob Kaven, Jesse Kercheval, David Kirby, Elizabeth Kirschner, Molly McNett, Barbara Sutton, an interview with Susan Fromberg
20.1 (Spring 1997)
Featuring winners of the 1997 Editor’s Prize and work by Samuel Atlee, Walter Bargen, Jamie Callan, William Greenway, William Harrison, Laura Henrikson, William Holtz, Ron Johnson, Willoughby Johnson, Anthony Burke
19.3 (Winter 1996): "Secret Lives"
Featuring work by Talvikki Ansel, Amy Knox Brown, Antonia Clark, E. A. Hubacker Coleman, Robert Gibb, Ruth Hamel, Jeffrey Hammond, Marshall N. Klimasewiski, Eric Lupfer, and Jerome Mandel… an interview
19.2 (Fall 1996): "Comic Fiction"
Featuring work by Daniel Akst, Dwight Allen, David Baker, Robert Olen Butler, Daniel Halpern, Jesse Kercheval, Gerald Shapiro, Ned Stuckey-French, David Wojahn, and Nancy Zafris… an interview with William Maxwell…
19.1 (Spring 1996): "To the Edge"
Featuring the winners of the 1995 Editor’s Prize and work by Jon Billman, Scott Boylston, Kathy Fagan, Paula Huston, Nanci Kincaid, Liz Rosenberg, Lauren Slater, Kevin Stein, Julia Wendell, and
18.3 (Winter 1995): "Generations"
Featuring work by David Borofka, Norman Lavers, Frederick Turner, Adam Marshall Johnson, Tim Tomlinson, Leslie Daniels, Mary Bush, Marilyn Hacker, Jennifer Gage, E.C. Hinsey
18.2 (Fall 1995): "The Zane Grey Letters"
Featuring work by May-lee Chai, Harry Albert Haines, James Harms, Scott Lasser, Kathleen McGookey, J. Morris, Connie Oehring, Sharman Apt Russell, Brian Taylor, and Jonathan Veit, an interview with Paulette
18.1 (Spring 1995): "The Beginnings… The Ends of Love
Featuring the winners of the 1995 Editors’ Prize and work by Michael Byers, Tom Ireland, Rick Lyon, Wendell Mayo, Winifred Moranville, Bin Ramke, Maximilian Schlaks, Steve Yarbrough, and Irene Ziegler,
17.3 (Winter 1994): "Living on the Fringe"
Featuring work by S. Ben-Tov, David Borofka, Gary Fincke, E.S. Goldman, Ruth Ellen Kocher, Joan Mark, Robert Garner McBrearty, Bill Roorback, Ranbir Sidhu, an interview with Robert Olen Butler… and
17.2 (Fall 1994)
Featuring work by Rick Campbell, Robert Einaudi, H.E. Francis, Robert Gibb, David Jauss, Willoughby Johnson, Jonathan Kranz, Norman Lavers, Joyce Carol Oates, Diza Sauers, Steve Yates, an interview with Linda
17.1 (Spring 1994): "Unlearning the Past"
Featuring the winners of the 1993 Editors’ Prize and work by Julene Bair, Andrea Barrett, Michael Byers, Robb Forman Dew, Kathy Fagan, Perri Klass, Walt McDonald, John A. Miller, Victoria
16.3 (Winter 1993): Love & Danger
Featuring work by Kevin Canty, Laura Hendrie, and Laura Kasischke; a translation of Jorge Luis Borges by Robert Mezey, an interview with Mario Vargas Llosa, and history as literature by
16.2 (Fall 1993): "Crime"
Featuring work by Michael Beres, Richard Dokey, Gary Fincke, Lola Haskins, Linda Hogan, Lisa Knopp David Romtvedt, Carl Schiffman, Carolyn A. Wexler, an interview with James Crumley, selections from the
16.1 (Spring 1993): "Comedy"
Featuring the winners of the 1993 Editors’ Prize and work by Mary Brave Bird, David Clewell, Glenn W. Erickson, Kurt Hochenauer, Tim Johnston, Robert Garner McBrearty, Kent Nelson, Abigail Thomas, Michael Waters, Tom
15.3 (Fall 1992): "Greed, Longing, Desire"
Featuring the Tom McAfee Discovery Feature poet Loretta Collins and work by Moira Crone, Sarah Gorham, Philip Graham, Diane Johnson, Keith Kachtick, Leonard Kriegel, Kit McIlroy, Robert Morris, Brent Spencer, Tim Stark, and an interview
15.2 (Summer 1992): "Exotic Places"
Featuring work by Talvikki Ansel, Philip F. Deaver, William DeCosta, Carol de Saint Victor, Joseph M. Ditta, Gary Fincke, Henry Green, G.W. Hawkes, Norman Lavers, Emily Newland, Ann Packer, Sam
15.1 (Spring 1992)
Featuring the winners of the 1992 Editors Prize and Michael Ashley, Kay Bonetti, Mathew Chacko, Gillian Conoley, C.W. Gusewelle, Kevin Stein, Abigail Thomas, John Verlenden, Resa Willis, an interview with Margaret Walker, and
14.3 (Winter 1991)
Featuring work by Will Baker, Bruce Bond, Paul S. Brownfield, Anthony Caputi, Kim Edwards, Steve Kaplan, Norman Lavers, Walter McDonald, Greg Michaelson, Mary Lee Settle, C.W. Smith, Tricia Tunstall, Liz
14.2 (Fall 1991): "Travel"
Featuring work by Walter Bargen, Kathryn Burak, Jean L. Clemens, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Peter Ford, Nancy Kincaid, Ursula K. Le Guin, Kevin McDermott, Lynne Butler Oaks, Judy Ruis, James Solheim, Roger Weingarten,
14.1 (Summer 1991)
Featuring work by Alan Levin, Janey Kauffman, Susan M. Gaines, Phyllis Barber, Andrew Alt, G.W. Hawkes, Bruce Bond, Penelope Austin, Carol Murphy, Glenn Mott, James Tate, David Farrah, G.S. Sharat
13.3 (Spring 1991): "The Moment of Liberation"
Featuring the work of E.S. Creamer, E.S. Goldman, C.W. Gusewelle, Michael Glenn and Norman Stone, Jonathan Holden, Margret Kerbaugh, Larry Levis, Ian MacMillan, David Ohle, Pattiann Rogers, Abigail Thomas, and Yevgeny Yevtushenko, an
13.2 (Summer 1990)
Featuring the work of Marck Beggs-Uema, Stephen Berg, Robin Behn, Christopher Buckley, Kathryn Chetkovich, Gillian Conoley, Carl Dennis, Wayne Dodd, Ken Fifer, Norman Finkelstein, Diana Hume George, James Harms, Jane Hirshfield, Brooke Horvath, Edward Kleinschmidt, Scott Lasser, Lucile Lichtblau, Bill Meissner, Josip Novakovich, Max Phillips, Tracy Philpot, Bin Ramke, David Ray, Eugene
13.1 (Spring 1990)
Featuring work by Karl Bermann, Bruce Bond, Pat Bridges, Robert Olen Butler, Kenneth Zamora Damacion, Juan Delgado, Jeanne Dixon, Mark Doty, George Garratt, Anthony Giardina, E.S. Goldman, Colette Inez, Larry
12.3 (Fall 1989): History as Literature
Featuring works by E.P. Howell, John D. Howell, George Sargent, Elisha Steel… and an interview with Esther Jane Rohrer by Ginger Jones and Christian Michener.
12.2 (Summer 1989)
Featuring work by Will Baker, Bruce Beasley, Tibor Dery, Don Kreck DuPree, Stuart Friebert, Michael Gurian, Joseph Harrison, Lola Haskins, G.W. Hawkes, Ben A. Heller, David Keller, Thomas E. Kennedy,
12.1 (Spring 1989)
Featuring the works of Chinua Achebe, David Baker, Walter Bargen, Jim Barnes, Kay Bonetti, Sharon Bryan, Michael Burns, Michael Collier, Glover Davis, Deborah Digges, Sascha Feinstein, H. E. Francis, Reginald
11.3 (Fall 1988)
Featuring the work of R.E.W. Adams, Susan Allport, Robert Crease, James Gleick, Patrick Huyghe, Morton Hunt, Roger Lewin, James Patterson, Jack Sanders, Herman Schneider, Leo Schneider, Lois Wingerson, Terra Ziporyn,
11.2 (Spring 1988)
Featuring the work of Martha Bennett Stiles, Stephanie Bobo, Richard Chess, Lawrence Coates, Bettina Drew, William Faulkner, James Frazee, James Harms, Robert Hedin, Michael Heffernan, Mark Jarman, Greg Johnson, Rodney
11.1 (Winter 1988)
Featuring work by Molly Bendall, Christopher Buckley, Peter Cooley, Catherine Dai, Gerald Duff, Robert Farnsworth, Bruce Guernsey, Brooks Haxton, Brenda Hillman, Linda Hogan, Andrew Hudgins, Rodney Jones, Margaret Kaufman, Jane
10.3 (Fall 1987)
Featuring the work of Nicholas Christopher, Killarney Clary, Theodore Dreiser, Donald Finkel, Maria Flook, Eamon Grennan, Fred Haefele, G. W. Hawkes, John Meredith Hill, Lewis Horne, Lynda Hull, Richard Jackson, Kerry Johanssen, Ken Kalfus, Nina Kennedy, Daryl Lane, Syndey Lea, David Zane Mairowitz, Kevin McIlvoy, Howard Nemerov, Alicia Ostriker, Molly Peacock, Shannon Ravenel, James Ulmer, Bruce Weigl…and an interview with William Gass.
10.2 (Summer 1987)
Featuring the work of Will Baker, Steve Bauer, Don Bogen, Richard Cecil, Alice Denham, Richard Dokey, Robert Farnsworth, Anne Fleming, Sandra Gilbert, Brenda Hillman, Andrew Hudgins, T. R. Hummer, Robert Juarroz, Jackson Lears, Philip Levine, Gardner McFall, Pablo Neruda, Lowrey Pei, Joanna Scott, Arthur Smith, Dave Smith, Maura Stanton, D. E. Steward, Henry David Thoreau, Barton Wilcox, Alan Williamson, Anne Winters…and an interview with Richard Ford.
10.1 (Winter 1987)
Featuring the work of Don Bogen, Michelle Boisseau, Louis Budd, Jack Driscoll, Michel Englebert, Carol Frost, C.W. Gusewelle, Ehud Havazelet, Stephen Haven, Larry Kramer, Ellen Lesser, Lisa Lewis, Kathy Miller, Michael Pettit, James Ragan, Louis Simpson, Gerold Spath, Jack Stephens, Mark Twain, Michael Ullman, Jon Veinberg, Roger Weingarten, Gary Young, Barry Yourgrau…and interview with Charles Wright…and a feature by R.D. King.
9.3 (Fall 1986)
Featuring work by Kent Nelson, William Blythe, John Deming, Kevin Desinger, Steve Yarbrough, Edward Falco, George Collazo, James McMichael, Susan Wood, Marnie Prange, Maura High, Edward Bryne, Ira Sadoff, Sandra
9.2 (Summer 1986)
Featuring work by Jeffrey Harrison, Todd Lieber, David Ohle, Janet Kauffman, Christopher McIlroy, James Harkness, William S. Burroughs, James Tate, Martha Bennett Stiles, James McKinley, Deborah Digges, Maggie Anderson, Greg
9.1 (Winter 1986)
Featuring work by Catherine Brady, Joyce Carol Oates, Andrew Hudgins, Kevin McIlvoy, Margaret Edwards, Mary Bush, Christopher Buckley, Carol Muske, James Galvin, Larry Kramer, Michael White, David Wojahn, Arthur Smith,
8.3 (Summer 1985)
Featuring work by Sandra Scofield, Bharati Mukherjee, Susan Land, Bret Lott, Charles Kuschinski, Margaret Hermes, Ron Carlson, Ninotchka Rosca, Wing Tek Lum, Vern Rutsala, James Camp, Gary Brozio, Greg Pape,
8.2 (Spring 1985)
Featuring work by Naomi Jacobs, Marcelle Martin, Amy Hempel, Joy Williams, John Dufresne, Robert Taylor Jr., Mark Schoofs, Naquib Mahfouz, John Mort, Elizabeth Spires, John Veinberg, Mark Jarman, Lex Runciman,
8.1 (Fall 1984)
Featuring work by Robert William Antoni, Mary Bringle, Curt Leviant, Michael O’Hanlon, Robert Reeves, Thalia Selz, Janet Beeler Shaw…and interviews with Michael Curtis, Donald Klopfer, Lucy Rosenthal, Tom Jenks, Chip
7.3 (Spring 1984)
Featuring work by Russell Banks, Bruce Beasley, George Bogin, Christopher Buckley, Dino Campana, Rene Char, Fred Chappell, Reed Way Dasenbrock, Glover Davis, Robb Forman Dew, Katherine Estill, Kathy Fagan, Carol Frost, Margo Glantz, Daniel Halpern, Laura Hendrie, Katherine Kane, Hank Lazer, Michael Milburn, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Omar Pound, Pattiann Rogers, Philippe Soupault… as well as an interview with Charles Simic and a special feature on Tennessee Williams.
7.2 (Winter 1984)
Our look at science fiction, featuring work by Brian Aldiss, Michael Bishop, Algis Budrys, Louis Gallo, Bev Jafek, David Ketterer, Douglas A. Mackey, Timothy F. Mitchell, David Ohle, Fred Pfeil, Kit Reed, Carter Scholz, Frederick Turner, Connie Willis… and interviews with Ursula LeGuin, Stanislaw Lem, and Philip K. Dick.
7.1 (Fall 1983)
Featuring work by Michael Alley, Christine Balk, Walter Bargen, Robin Behn, Ricardo Castillo, Peter Cooley, Jon Davis, Christine Deavel, Jeff Friedman, Matthew Graham, Stephen Haven, Art Homer, Mark Jarman, Robert L. Jones, Kendra Kopelke, Thomas McAfee, Walter McDonald, James McKean, Michael Mott, Johnathan Penner, Michael Pfeifer, Paula Rankin, David Ray, Nickell Romjuee, Sennis Saleh, Sharon Sheehe Start, Dan Stryk, James Tate, Byll Travis, Damian Whalen, Daniel Woodrell, Carolyne Wright… as well as interviews with Stephen Dunn and Jack Conroy and a special feature on the American literary magazine.
6.3 (Summer 1983)
Featuring work by Deb Allerby, Jack Barrack, Ginger Bingham, Jonathan Cohen, Karen Fish, David Groff, Nancy Shields Hardin, John Helton, Jr., Andrew Hudgins, Jerome Kinkowitz, Philip Levine, Robert McNamera, Michael Milburn, R.K. Narayan, Eric Pankey, Ira Sadoff, Gary Soto, Stephen Tapscott, Barry Targan, Jeanie Thompson, and Dan Thrapp.
6.2 (Winter 1983)
Featuring work by Jorge Amado, Marvin Bell, Jeanne Bernhard, Michael Blumenthal, Don Bogen, Sidney Burris, Francois Camoin, Deborah Digges, Jack Hand, Jack Heflin, Lois Lindblad, Patrick Madden, Thomas McAfee, James McCorkle, Colleen J. McElroy, Martha McFerren, Kent Nelson, David St. John, Gregory Orr, Michael Pettit, David Ray, Peggy Shumaker, Ben Siegel, Jim Simmerman, Volodia Teitelboim, William Trowbridge, James Ulmer, Michael Waters, Gloria Whelan, Wendy Wieber… and an interview with Harry Crews.
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.
5.3 (Summer 1982)
Featuring work by George Garratt, Mark Costello, William Goyen, Michael Pettit, Albert Goldbarth, Barbara Moore, Mark Jarman, Richard Katrovas, Cathryn Hankla, Miller Williams, Harry Hume, Stephen Sandy, Jim Simmerman, Robert
5.2 (Winter 1981-82)
Featuring work by Margaret Atwood, Marvin Bell, S. Ben-Tov, Robert Bly, Paul Bowles, David Bottoms, Stephen Dobyns, Robert Gibb, Donald Hall, David Hamilton, Jonathan Holden, Leon Howard, Aaron Kramer, Leslie Norris, Ian MacMillan, Daniel Melnick, David Perkins, Len
5.1 (Fall 1981)
Featuring work by Catherine Brady, Richard Branton, Francois Camoin, Peter Collier, Margaret Edwards, H. E. Fancis, Catherine Gammon, Perry Glasser, Jaimy Gordon, Dev Hathaway, Cary C. Holladay, Hilary Masters Mary Peterson, Tema Siegel, and Robert Thompson. This issue is sold out!
4.3 (Summer 1981)
Featuring work by Tess Gallagher, W.S. Penn, Jean Ross, Judith Moffett, Stephen Tapscott, John Engman, Jane Shore, Michael Blumenthal, Ira Sadoff, Julia Mishkin, Keith Althaus, Christopher Buckley, Boyer Rickel, Jorie
4.2 (Winter 1980)
Featuring work by Gordon Lish, Josephine Jacobsen, Anthony Caputi, Tobias Wolff, Jim Hall, Philip Levine, Garrett Hongo, Michael Pettit, Ellen Bryant Voigt, William Stafford, Laurie Sheck, Debora Greger, Gerald Stern,
4.1 (Fall 1980)
Featuring work by Raymond Carver, David Wagoner, David Ignatow, Susan Wood, Robley Wilson, Jr., David Ray, Linda Pastan, Donald Justice, Larry Levis, Gerald L. Bruns… and an essay by Frederick
3.2 (Winter 1980)
Featuring fiction from Joyce Carol Oates and Norman Lavers along with work from Galway Kinnell, Lisel Mueller, Stephen Dobyns, Richard Tillinghast, Raymond Carver, Roberta Spear, Jonathan Holden, Henry Carlile, Diane
3.1 (Fall 1979)
Featuring fiction from Carlos Fuentes, poetry from Philip Levine, Gloria Fuertes, Antonio Machado, Diane Wakoski, Colette Inez, Michael Mott, Marilyn Hacker, Madeline DeFrees, Conrad Hilberry, David Ray, Helen Chasin, Constance
2.2 (Spring 1979)
Featuring work by Jim Barnes, Christopher Buckley, Michael Burkard, Rita Dove, Douglas Delaney, Stephen Dunn, Lynn Emanuel, Jorie Graham, Albert Guerard, Denis Johnson, Lawrence Kearney, Shimaki Kensaku, Jascha Kessler, Peter
2.1 (Fall 1978)
Featuring work by Philip Booth, Paul Bowles, Peter Cooley, Wayne Dodd, Norman Dubie, Russel Edson, Stuart Friebert, Carol Frost, Albert Goldbarth, Karl Krolow, William Matthews, Judith Minty, Lisel Mueller, Kathleen Norris, Joyce
1.1 (Spring 1978)
Featuring work by Robert Bly, R. V. Cassill, Patricia Goedicke, James B. Hall, David Halpern, Philip Levine, Lesil Mueller, Joyce Carol Oates, Naomi Replansky, William Stafford, Gerald Stern, David St.
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