Issue 16

2006 — Vol. 13, No. 1. This is a Special Jazz Issue, compiled in collaboration with guest editor Sebastian Matthews, and containing work by 61 poets and musicians, including Bob Arnold, Dick Barnes, Marvin Bell, Hayden Carruth, Billy Collins, Stephen Cramer, B. H. Fairchild, Richard Garcia, Michael Harper, Langston Hughes, T. R. Hummer, Linda Susan Jackson, Major Jackson, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Lyn Lifshin, Al Maginnes, Caroline Mercurio, Linda Pastan, Betsy Scholl, Gerald Stern, Kevin Young, and many others. Special features include interviews with Sascha Feinstein and Charles Lloyd, essays by Fred Chappell, Jim Gardner, Jonathan Williams, Sebastian Matthews, Keith Flynn and Heather Wilson. Plus there are reviews of new books by Jay Griswold, Charlotte Matthews, Henry Taylor, Dana Wildsmith, James Applewhite, Jaki Shelton Green, Andrea Selch, Pamela Uschuk, Robert West, Paul Allen, Tim Early, and The Baby Beat Generation.

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