Able Muse, Winter 2018 (No. 26 - print edition): a review of poetry, prose & art

Able Muse, Winter 2018 (No. 26 - print edition): a review of poetry, prose & art

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Overview

This is the seminannual Able Muse Review (Print Edition) - Winter 2018 issue, Number 26. This issue continues the tradition of masterfully crafted poetry, fiction, essays, art & photography, and book reviews that have become synonymous with the Able Muse-online and in print. After more than a decade of online publishing excellence, Able Muse print edition maintains the superlative standard of the work presented all these years in the online edition, and, the Able Muse Anthology (Able Muse Press, 2010).

". . . [ ABLE MUSE ] fills an important gap in understanding what is really happening in early twenty-first century American poetry."—Dana Gioia.

"Able Muse is refreshing to read for its selection of poetry that adheres to form . . . a quality magazine offering the reader informed and unexpected views on life."—NewPages.

CONTENTS:

WITH THE 2018 ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE FOR POETRY & FICTION -

Includes the winning story and poems from the contest winners and finalists.

EDITORIAL - Alexander Pepple.

FEATURED ART - A Couples theme.

FEATURED POET - Matthew Buckley Smith;

(Interviewed by Joanna Pearson).

FICTION - Anthony J. Otten, Claudette E. Sutton.

ESSAYS - Stella Pye, Michael Cohen, Sam Aaron Morgan.

BOOK REVIEWS - Brooke Clark.

POETRY - Amit Majmudar, Gabriel Spera, Lynn Marie Houston, Maryann Corbett, D. R. Goodman, Heinrich Heine, Terese Coe, Andrew Firsardi, Alexis Sears, Ann M. Thompson, Melissa Cannon, David Allen Sullivan, Rob Wright.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781773490274
Publisher: Able Muse Press
Publication date: 12/31/2018
Series: Able Muse, Print Edition , #26
Edition description: Winter 2018 Issue
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.37(d)

Table of Contents

Alexander Pepple

 Editorial / v



ESSAYS

 Stella Pye

  Responding Formally: A British Poet Replies to American Women Formalists / 5

 Michael Cohen

  The Maltese Falcon and the Great American Novel / 25

 Sam Aaron Morgan

  Awestruck / 108



FEATURED POET

 Matthew Buckley Smith

  An Interview by Joanna Parson / 77

 POEMS

  Elizabethan / 99

  Orpheus Posthumous / 100

  Egg-and-Dart / 101

  To Erato / 105

  Anacreon’s Grave / 106

  Political Ode / 107



BOOK REVIEWS

 Brooke Clark

  Two Books: / 120

   Charles Martin, Future Perfect

   Adam Tavel, Catafalque

FEATURED ARTIST

 A Couples Theme

 A Photographic Exhibit

  From Artists Worldwide / 44

 ARTWORK

  Love Bugs / 45

  Lion Share / 46

  Finger Links / 47

  Holidays Links / 48

  Moon and Butterflies / 49

  Roseate Spoonbills Flyby / 50

  Parroting Love / 51

  Tango Tangle / 52

  A Couple of Drinks / 53

  In the Dark / 54

  Hammer Nailed It / 55

  Bend the Knee / 56

  Two Bells at Sunset / 57

  Footsies / 58

  Rabbit Friending / 59

  Aping Care / 60

  Aping Care Too / 61

  In the Neighborhood / 62

  Craning Together / 63

  Still Together / 64

  Race against Sunset / 65



FICTION

 2018 Write Prize for Fiction ▪ Winner

  Anthony J. Otten

   The Vigil / 41

 2018 Write Prize for Fiction ▪ Runner-Up

  Claudette E. Sutton

   A Man of Fewer Words / 21



POETRY

 Alexis Sears

  Objet d’Art / 1

 Heinrich Heine

 (translated by Terese Coe)

  In the Dream / 19

  New Spring / 20

 Andrew Firsardi

  Solitude / 23

 Maryann Corbett

  Polling Place / 39

 Amit Majmudar

  The Red Oak / 115

  The Metamorphosis / 116

  The Musical Aphasia of

 Maurice Ravel / 118



2018 Write Prize for Poetry ▪ Winner

 Lynn Marie Houston

  Wildfire / 66



2018 Write Prize for Poetry ▪ Finalists

 Gabriel Spera

  A Cormorant in Yangshuo / 38



 2018 Write Prize for Poetry ▪ Runner-Up

  D. R. Goodman

   Moorings / 24



2018 Write Prize for Poetry ▪ Shortlist

 Ann M. Thompson

  Connecticut, After Dark / 17

 Melissa Cannon

  Memento Mori / 33

 David Allen Sullivan

  Zheduo Pass, Sichuan Province / 36

 Rob Wright

 Somerset, 1972 / 114

T R A N S L A T I O N N O T E S / 129

C O N T R I B U T O R N O T E S / 137

I N D E X / 147

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