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Issue 1 - (Winter, 2001)

POETRY
Sarah RiggsMedbh McGuckianJim DanielsPeter SirrAidan Rooney-Céspedes Eric NelsonAnne FitzgeraldRon McFarlandJudith FersterDavid WheatleyGautam VermaÁlvaro Cunqueiro (translated by Ger Killeen & Gabriele Hayden)

INTERVIEWS
John Balaban by Jon Thompson

REVIEWS
Kathleen Washburn on Dana LevinJames Morrison on Bill KnottKevin Wall on Simon OritzJonathan Minton on Cole Swensen


Issue 2 - (Summer, 2002)

POETRY
Timothy LiuTony LopezJoshua McKinneySarah Riggs
Thomas Lisk
Else Lasker-Schüler (translated by Janine Canan)
Geraldine Monk
Sandra MeekJanine CananMaurice Scully
Jackie Kay
Christopher MulrooneyJean-Mark SensJonathan Minton
   

INTERVIEWS 
Jackie Kay by Laura Severin

REVIEWS

Chad Beck on Simon Ortiz Michael Dowdy on Michael Palmer
Jon Thompson on George Oppen


Issue 3 - (Winter, 2002)

POETRY
Peter Riley Bryan M JohnsonJohn Latta Amy England Jane Joritz-NakagawaNoah Eli GordonSteven B. KatzStephen Cushman P.F. Potvin Susan Stewart

Special Feature - Exilix Voices: Four Iraqi Poets in Translation
Mahmud al-BuraykanAdb al-Wahhab al Bayati

Salam al-Asadi
Sa `di Yusuf


REVIEWS
Jonathan Minton Dax WestTimothy Yu


Issue 4 - (Summer, 2003)

POETRY
W.B. KecklerPascale PetitJames WagnerSheila MurphyLeslie ScalapinoWilliam Jay Kate Ingold Yermiyahu Ahron Taub Cole Swensen

TRANSLATIONS
Julian Semilian on Carmen Firan
Taylor Mignon on Torii Shozo


Issue 5 - (Winter, 2003)

POETRY
Rachel Blau DuPlessis Jane Miller Dan Beachy-Quick Elisabeth Hamilton Pattie McCarthy Catherine Daly Brian Henry Thorpe Moeckel Richard Harris Iain Britton Barbara Maloutas

Special Feature: French Poetry in Translation
Andrew Boobier on Ponge Dwight Stephens on Supervielle
Mark Sptizer on Lautreamont Marilyn Hacker on Kaddour


Issue 6 - (Summer, 2004)

POETRY
Matthew Cooperman
Garth GreenwellAlan HalseyKevin PruferSara Veglahn
Nancy KuhlDaneen WardropAdrienne SuKate MichaelsonIris Alkalay

Special Feature: New Poetry in German, Andrew Duncan, Translator
Gregor LaschenSabine TechelUte Eisinger

REVIEWS
Aaron McCollough on Tony Tost Scot Barnett on Henri Cole
Jon Thompson on Susan Stewart


Issue 7 - (Winter, 2004)

POETRY
Tony Tost Stan Mir David Miller Adam ClayLaura CarterW.B. Keckler Beth Bretl Japhet Weeks Nicole Ruth Cooley Peter Minter Zoë Skoulding Trevor Joyce

REVIEWS
Nick Halpern on Angus Fletcher Evelyn Audi on Marjorie Perloff
Stan Mir on Aaron McCollough Jon Thompson on Peter Riley


RECENT & NOTABLE
Winter, 2004



Issue 8 - (Summer, 2005)

POETRY
Peter Larkin Rupert Loydell and Robert SheppardChris SalernoNicholas Manning Aaron McCollough Evelyn Posamentier Liam Guilar Jennifer Burch Stephen Burt Peter Jay Shippy Louis E. Bourgeois Pascale Petit Mark DeCarteret Edward Byrne Chris Vitiello Ken Rumble John Wilkinson

RECENT & NOTABLE  
Spring, 2005



Issue 9 - (Winter, 2005)

POETRY
Heidi Lynn Staples Thorpe Moeckel Amie Keddy Rupert Loydell and Robert Garlitz Jason Stumpf Grace Lee Graham Foust Max Winter Emily Waples Jerry Mason Maurice Oliver Ian Seed Sandy Longhorn Joseph Donahue

Special Feature: Experimental Irish Poetry
Medbh McGuckian Trevor Joyce Geoffrey Squires Mairead Byrne Catherine Walsh Billy Mills Ger Killeen Maurice Scully David Lloyd Simon CuttsHugh Maxton Fergal Gaynor Matthew Geden Marcus Slease Michael Smith

REVIEWS/ESSAYS 
Marthine Satris on Silence in Irish Poetry



Issue 10 - (Summer, 2006)


POETRY
Lisa Russ SpaardotNathan HaukedotSheila Murphy and Michelle Greenblatt dotGarin Cycholl dotSarah BartlettdotScott Glassman dotKate Greenstreet dotDaniel Rzicznek dotCindy Savett dotRichard Deming

REVIEWS
Jack Christian on Kevin Prufer dot Steven Byrd on Laynie Brown dot Rodger LeGrand on Kenneth Fields

RECENT & NOTABLE
Spring, 2006



Issue 11 - (Winter, 2006)


POETRY
Chris McCabe*Elizabeth Winder * Brian Strang * Gregory O’Brien * Norman Finkelstein * Noah Eli Gordon * Carrie Etter * Della Watson * Barbara Moulatas * Susan Tichy * Jane Joritz Nakagawa * Sommer Browning * Matina Stamatakis * Tim Botta * Jenna Cardinale * Morgan Lucas Schuldt

Special Supplements
*
Special Supplement: New Poetry by Michael S. Harper *
Free Verse is pleased to feature a new book of poems by Michael S. Harper, The Fret Cycle

REVIEWS
Milton L. Welch on Rosemarie Waldrop

RECENT & NOTABLE
Winter, 2006



Issue 12 - (Summer, 2007)

POETRY
Eric Pankey*Adam Chiles*Brandon Shimoda*Peter Larkin*Sarah Ruth Jacobs*Glenn Bach*Steven Byrd*Karen Neuberg*Michael S. Begnal*Daniel Coudriet*Tim Keane*Lillah Hegnauer*David Berridge*Shannon Tharp*Rachel Moritz* Joyelle McSweeney

Special Supplements
*An Anthology of New Poems from Spain and Latin America. Edited by Michael
Smith. Translated by Michael Smith, Valentino Gianuzzi, Luis Ingelmo and
Beatriz White.

*Véarsa Saor: New Poetry in Irish with Translations, Edited by Michael S. Begnal

*Brenda Hillman translates Libyan poet Ashur Etwebi


REVIEWS
Jon Thompson on Peter Gizzi*Milton L. Welch on Dan Beachy-Quick*
Steven Byrd on Aaron McCollough

 



Issue 13 - (Winter, 2007)

POETRY
Andrew Grace*Brenda Hillman*Maxine Chernoff*Peter Manson*Giles Goodland
*Boyer Rickel*Donald Revell*Jennie Neighbors*Yermiyahu Ahron Taub*Laura Mullen

Special Supplements

New Translations of Hölderlin by Paul Hoover and Maxine Chernoff
*Poetry from the West Coast of Scotland by Gerry Loose


REVIEWS
Jon Thompson on Susan Howe * Milton L. Welch on Paul Kane

RECENT & NOTABLE
Winter, 2007

PHOTO
John Wall



Issue 14 - (Summer, 2008)

POETRY
Brent House*Carolyn Guinzio*Gautam Verma*Endi Bogue Hartigan*Hugh Behm-Steinberg
*John Robinson*Matthew Cooperman*Anne Fitzgerald*John Pursley*Kirsten Kashock
* Jack Alun *J.J. Blickstein *Sasha Steensen *Derek Henderson *Reagan Barna *Eleni Sikelianos

Special Supplements
Contemporary Palestinian Poetry, Edited by Michael Smith
*Place in Contemporary Italian Poetry, Edited and Translated by Anamaría Crowe Serrano


REVIEWS
Michael S. Begnal on Trevor Joyce * Jon Thompson on Ilhan Berk

RECENT & NOTABLE
Spring, 2008

PHOTO
David M. Rieder

 

 


Issue 15 - (Winter, 2008)

POETRY
Peter Riley*Mark Irwin*Maurice Manning*G.C. Waldrep*Julia Hansen*F. Daniel Rzicznek*Vona Groarke*Molly Bendall

Special Supplements
A Fascicle of Poems by Franz Wright
*Blind Date: An Anthology of Argentinian Poets Prologue and Selection by Liliana Heer and Ana Arzoumanian * “Cita a ciegas” [Spanish Prologue to Blind Date: An Anthology of Argentinian Poets]

REVIEWS
Rebecca Porte on Susan Stewart

RECENT & NOTABLE
Winter, 2008

PHOTO
Chris Berg

 


Issue 16 - (Summer, 2009)

POETRY
Clayton Eshleman*Adam Clay*Janet Sutherland*Arun Sagar*Elizabeth Winder*Rachel Zucker*Marcus Slease*Joe Bonomo*Aldo Palazzeschi/Nicholas Benson*Deborah Bernhardt*Sandro Penna/Alexander Booth*Geoffrey Babbitt*Jawdat Fakhreddine*Sandy Longhorn*Julie Carr

Special Supplements
Supplement I: New Voices from New England, edited by Chris Tonelli
*Supplement II: Poems from Camillo Sbarbaro's Pianissimo (1914) edited by Paola Morgavi and Natalia Nebel

REVIEWS
Jon Thompson on Alex Lemon
*Rebecca Porte on Amy Catanzano

Interviews
Laura Severin with Valerie Gillies

PHOTO
John Wall


Issue 17 - (Winter, 2010)

POETRY
Bruce BeasleyAidan Semmens*Joshua Ware/Crystal S. Gibbins*Jack Boettcher*Lara Candland*Ian Seed*Michael Smith*Simon Brittan*Susan Tichy*Devin Johnston

Special Supplements
New Voices from New York, edited by Chris Tonelli

RECENT & NOTABLE
Winter, 2010

PHOTO
Scott Helmes


Issue 18 - (Spring, 2010)

POETRY
Boyer Rickel*Jennifer Clarvoe*Gail Mazur*Gabrielle Jesiolowski*Jason Labbe*Lisa Fishman*James McLaughlin*Claudia Keelan

Special Supplements
On the State of Poetry Publishing in the New Millenium: A Roundtable by Free Verse

From Instances: Selected Poems [forthcoming] by Jeongrye Choi

Essays
John Felstiner on Paul Celan

Stacy Cartledge on Michael Smith's Universe

PHOTO
Scott Helmes


Issue 19 - (Winter, 2011)

POETRY
Emily CarrJames Galvin*Luke Sykora*James Capozzi*Kate Thorpe*Gerry Loose*Christopher Kondrich*Bruce Smith*Chris Sindt*Derek Henderson*Stephen Middleton*Jeff Alessandrelli*Carrie Etter*Matthew Henriksen*Wayne Miller

Special Supplements
Supplement I: Push Open the Window: Contemporary Poetry from China

Supplement II: Poems from George Godeau's We'll See

Essays
Jon Thompson on Atsuro Riley

Interviews
On the State of Poetry Publishing in the New Millenium: A Roundtable by Free Verse

PHOTO
Jamie Starling

 


Issue 20 - (Spring, 2011)

POETRY
Sherman AlexieMaryam Chahine*Andrew Feld*Mark Irwin*Peter Larkin*Thomas David Lisk*James Mc Laughlin*John Peck*John Shoptaw*George Szirtes*Brad Vogler*Shu-Ching Wu

Special Supplements
Supplement I: Selected Poems of Haizi, Translated by Gerald Maa

PHOTO
Jamie Starling

 


Issue 21 - (Winter, 2011)

POETRY
Jennifer Atkinson Alexander Booth* Eryn Green* Carolyn Guinzio* Alex Houen* Robert S. King* Lisa Holstein* Martha Ronk* John Taggart* Nicholas Wong*

Special Supplements
Eireann Lorsung, from Scale Model

REVIEWS
Jon Thompson on Harriet Tarlo and Peter Riley
Marcus Slease on Michael Zand

PHOTO
Steven Bundy

 


Issue 22 - (Spring, 2012)

POETRY
Francesca Abbate Peter Campion* Anna Catone* Thomas A. Clark* Janet Foxman* Joseph Massey* Caryl Pagel* Andrea Raos* Elizabeth Robinson* Matthew Sweeney*

Special Supplements
Contemporary Greek Poetry by David Connolly*Anglophone Cameroonian Poetry by Juliana Nfah-Abbenyi

REVIEWS
J. Peter Moore on Tony Lopez's Only More So
Adra Raine on Bruce Smith's Devotions

RECENT & NOTABLE
Spring 2012

PHOTO
Steven Bundy

 


Issue 23 - (Winter, 2013)

POETRY
Kathryn Cowles John D. Fry* Giles Goodland* Katie Peterson* Atsuro Riley* F. Daniel Rzicznek* Morgan Lucas Schuldt* Ian Seed*

FEATURED ESSAY
Bethany Bradshaw on Anne Carson's Nox*

REVIEWS
Damien-Adia Marassa on Matthew Cooperman's Still: Of the Earth as the Ark Which Does Not Move
Molly Bendall on Larissa Szporluk's Traffic with Macbeth

RECENT & NOTABLE
Winter 2013

PHOTO
Roman Alokhin

 


Issue 24 - (Spring, 2013)

POETRY
Daniil Kharms by Farris & Kaminsky Nate Klug* James Meetze* Eric Pankey* J.R. Solonche* Tracy Zeman*

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTS
Archaic Greek Poets, translated by Jill A. Coyle * Contemporary Italian Poetry, edited by Andrea Raos * Lev Rubinstein by Philip Metres & Tatiana Tulchinsky*

RECENT & NOTABLE
Spring 2013

PHOTO
Roman Alokhin