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Issue VIII

Spring 2016

Featuring poetry by Janine Joseph, Chloe Honum, Nathan McClain, Maya Pindyck, Laura Da', Kaveh Akbar, Martha Zweig, Vanessa Angelica Villarreal, Paul Otremba, Khaty Xiong, Adam Clay, and Gary Jackson; a special tribute to Jim Simmerman featuring an essay by James Jay, the poetry of Jim Simmerman, and a poem by 2015 Jim Simmerman prize winner Brenna Vanderhayden; short stories by Tracy Winn, Rachel Kincaid, Sam Martone, and Zino Asalor; essays by Katie Cortese and Allison Green; translations of Xenia Emelyanova from the Russian by Katherine E. Young, Anise Koltz and Andrée Chedid from the French by Marci Vogel, Ivonne Gordon Carrera from the Spanish by Cindy Rinne, Maxim Amelin from the Russian by Derek Mong and Anne O. Fisher, Mesándel Virtusio Arguelles from the Filipino by Kristine Ong Muslim, and Yudit Shahar from the Hebrew by Aviya Kushner; an interview with Gary Jackson by Dexter Booth; reviews of Santiago Vaquero-Vásquez by Toni Jensen, Vidhu Aggarwal by Rajiv Mohabir, and Sanderia Faye by Corey Campbell; and music by Father Murphy. Cover art: “Deer Season” by Melanie Webb.

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Issue I

Fall 2013

Waxwing’s premiere issue, featuring poetry by Joan Naviyuk Kane, Kate Greenstreet, Kara Candito, R.J. Gibson, Ada Limón, Anonymous, Joan Aleshire, and Vievee Francis; short stories by Kevin McIlvoy, and Tiphanie Yanique; translations of Jorge Gimeno from the Spanish by Curtis Bauer, Osip Mandelstam from the Russian by Joan Aleshire, and Omar Pimienta from the Spanish by John Pluecker; an interview with Vievee Francis by Justin Bigos; reviews of Rigoberto Gonzalez by Bojan Louis and Elena Ferrante by Anna Clark; music by Sacco and Vanzetti. Cover art: “Zenzile” by Stanley Rayfield.