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THE TALL WOMAN
short story by Pedro Antonio de Alarcón
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[public domain reprint, 2005 || Iberian Edition]

JUMBIE FROM BORDEAUX
short story by Celeste Rita Baker
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

THE STORY
short story by Rajeev Balasubramanyam
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[2006 || International Edition]

THE DEADLY KISS
short story by Anjana Basu
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[2001]

THE MAPMAKER
short story by Brandy Bauer
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[2000]

HER FEELINGS FOR HIM
flash fiction by Ellen Behrens
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[2006 || Romantic Edition]

THE LINGERING DEATH OF EAMON PATTERSON
short story by Peter Damian Bellis
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[reprint, 2000]

THE REMEMBERER
short story by Aimee Bender
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[reprint, 2004]

THE WORKS OF ALFONSO REAL
short story by Joe Benevento
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[reprint, 2001]

MY FATHER'S MINOTAUR
short story by Stephen Benz
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

DEERCAT
short story by James Bertolino
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[2000]

THE STORM JAR
flash fiction by Jodi Bingaman
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[2004]

BEAUTIFUL THINGS
short story by Jacqueline Bishop
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

WE MISSED YOU
short story by Wyatt Bonikowski
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[2002]

MOTHER'S MILK: A DAIRY TALE
flash fiction by Gayle Brandeis
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[reprint, 2002]

TREES
flash fiction by John Branseum
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[2005]

CURIOSITY
flash fiction by John Briggs
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[2004]

TWO MEN DO NOT DREAM THE SAME DREAM
short story by Ewing Campbell
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[reprint, 2004 || Caribbean Edition]

SALAMAT SO LONG
short story by Cantara Christopher
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[reprint, 2002]

THE HOMELY CHILD
short story by Richard Cody
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[2001]

THE VIRTUES OF CLEANLINESS
short story by A.D. Conrad
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

BIRTHING STONES
short story by Paolo da Costa
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[reprint, 2003]

THE FOOL • SILENCE OF THE GRAVE
[Double Feature]
flash fictions by Paolo da Costa
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[reprints, 2005 || Iberian Edition]

BIG BROWN BAG
short story by Mark D'Anna
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

MARRYING THE VEIL
short story by Kathleen DeGrave
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[2005]

THE LANGUAGE OF SNAILS
flash fiction by Marcia Douglas
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

THE SAD ORANGES OF POLAND
flash fiction by Tony Dowler
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[2006 || EarthWords]

THE MISSING SCROLL
short story by Christopher Kritwise Doyle
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

ABILENE
flash fiction by Dorothea Duenow
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[reprint, 2004]

ECLIPSE
short story by Lawrence Dunning
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[2000]

THE MERMAID OF ORCHARD BEACH
short story by Janice Eidus
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[reprint, 2002]

BOILED HIM
flash fiction by Normandi Ellis
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[2002]

HOSPITALITY
flash fiction by Margarita Engle
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[2005]

LUPE VARGA, DECEASED
short story by Brian Evenson
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[reprint, 2003]

DREAMER FOR HIRE
flash fiction by Erin Fristad
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[2005]

DIALOGUE WITH VULTURES
short story by Eduardo García Aguilar
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[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]

CHRISTMAS TREE STORY
short story by William Gibson
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[2005 || Spirituality Edition]

EVA ON EARTH
short story by Shelley Gillespie
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[2005]

TAKING SHELTER
short story by Richard Jay Goldstein
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[2005 || Spirituality Edition]

WONDERFUL SPARES
short story by G.L. Grey
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[2005]

LATE
short story by Atar Hadari
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[2000]

THE 5:22
short story by George Harrar
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[reprint, 2001]

THE BICYCLE FABLE
short story by Anna Harrington
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[2005]

THE ARCHITECTURAL GENIUS
flash fiction by Barbara Jacksha
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[reprint, 2006 || Domesticities Edition]

WAY TO A MAN'S HEART
flash fiction by Barbara Jacksha
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[reprint, 2006 || Romantic Edition]

FULL FATHOM FIVE
short story by Gaye Jee
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[reprint, 2002]

CONSTANCA'S WAR WITH THE ELEMENTS
short story by Darrell Kastinovich
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[2006 || EarthWords Edition]

BURNING MARY
short story by Sondra Kelly-Green
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[2005 || Spirituality Edition]

CRASHING
short story by Sondra Kelly-Green
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[2002]

NOW SHOWING
short story by Sondra Kelly-Green
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

BLACK-WINGED ANGELS
short story by Monica Kilian
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[2005]

THE BOY WHO STAYED OUTSIDE
short story by Kathryn Kulpa
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[2005]

THE VIRGIN OF LAST RESORT
short story by Kathryn Kulpa
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[2001]

IVAN EVANOCHICK'S LAST CONFESSION
short story by Kathryn Kusiak
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[2001]

MOURNING RAIN
short story by Laura Lambros
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[2006 || EarthWords Edition]

SMOKES
short story by A.J. LeFlahec
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

FRAGMENTS OF A HISTORY
prose selection by Maria De Los Angeles Lemus
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[reprint, 2004 || Caribbean Edition]

THE LUCITE HANDBAG
short story by J. Robert Lennon
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[reprint, 2001]

FRUITBOOKS
flash fiction by Ellen Lindquist
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[reprint, 2005]

CECILIA
short story by Laura Loomis
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[2004]

CEREMONY
flash fiction by Sandra Maddux-Creech
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[2004]

FOR SALE
flash fiction by Lianne Mercer
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[reprint, 2001]

THE EGG
short story by Peggy Munson
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[2000]

THE BLOOD CAKE VENDOR
short story by J.L. Navarro
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[reprint, 2002]

BLUE PLATE SPECIAL
short story by Ozzie Nogg
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[2002]

EL NINO
short story by Dorene O'Brien
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[2000]

BIAFRA
short story by Nnedimma Okorafor-Mbachu
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[2005]

THE PALM TREE BANDIT
short story by Nnedimma Okorafor-Mbachu
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[reprint, 2002]

AFTER THE REVOLUTION
short story by Daniel Olivas
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[2005]

ZOMBI, YOU MY LOVE
short story by William Orem
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[reprint, 2006 || Romantic Edition]

GRANDE VIA • THE GREAT STREET
short story by Anna Maria Ortese ~ translation by Henry Martin
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[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]

BUTTERFLY GIRLMOTHER, MACHINETHE WINE OF ASTONISHMENT
short stories by Mary Overton
[reprint, 2001]

FARMER'S MARKET
short story by Jon Picciuolo
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[2005]

A SHADOW IN POUGHKEEPSIE
short story by Reggie Poche
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[reprint, 2005]

TUXEDO BIRD SPRING
short story by Robert Pope
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[2002]

WITHOUT WINGS
short story by Lia Scott Price
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[reprint, 2002]

THE BOY WHO BREATHED WATER
short story by Alicita Rodriguez
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[2006 || Romantic Edition]

DON YSIDRO
flash fiction by Bruce Holland Rogers
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[reprint, 2005]

A GIFT FOR BROTHER COYOTE
flash fiction by Larri Ann Rosser
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[2004]

NEMESIS
short story by Garrett Rowlan
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[2005]

VIEWFINDER
short story by Garrett Rowlan
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[2005]

ANDREW CHOW'S BAKERY
short story by John Ryan
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[2005]

OBSIDIAN
short story by Susan San Miguel
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[2000]

SPENT EARTH
short story by Catherine Scherer
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[2000]

CHICKEN SCRATCH
short story by Lois Schlegel
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

MADAM'S CURSE
short story by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2002]

THE QUESTION REMAINED
short story by Erik Sheldon
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[2006 || Romantic Edition]

THE FRIDGE
flash fiction by Isabelle Sojfer
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[2002]

SUNKISSED
short story by Sandi Sonnenfeld
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[2000]

FIELD
short story by Anne Spollen
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[2000]

RAILROAD BILL: A TALE
flash fiction by Jodee Stanley
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

THE CHRISTENING OF ALONSO
short story by Jan Steckel
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

THE BAKER
short story by Bruce Taylor
Intro Read
[reprint, 2002]

THE COAT
short story by Bruce Taylor
Intro Read
[reprint, 2002]

THE FIRST, LAST AND ONLY PAINTING OF PABLO CASO
short story by Bruce Taylor
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[reprint, 2004]

GINA IS IN TROUBLE
short story by Girija Tropp
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[2004]

THE HAUNTING OF THOMAS LONGBULL
short story by Wayne Ude
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[reprint, 2001]

HERITAGE
short story by Katia Ulysse
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

THE DEATH OF BORGES (AND THE DEATH OF BORGES)
short story by Dennis Vannatta
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[2001]

THE JOURNEY OF THE EYEBALL
short story by Katherine Vaz
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[reprint, 2000]

THE REMAINS OF PRINCESS KAIULANI'S GARDEN
short story by Katherine Vaz
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[reprint, 2000]

THE FOREIGNER
short story by Tim Weed
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[reprint, 2005 || Iberian Edition]

EMBRACE
short story by Janet A. Wells
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[2005]

THE WOMAN WHO SWALLOWED THE BOOK OF KELLS
short story by Ian Wild
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[reprint, 2002]

NOTES FROM THE CONCH MOUNTAIN
short story by Christopher Woods
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[reprint, 2004]

TIERRA Y LIBERTAD
short story by Carol Zapata-Whelan
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[reprint, 2002]

THE RETURN
short story by Jane E. Zimmermann
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[2005]

|| FICTION IN EXCERPT ||

CHAPTER 8: 'DELE
excerpted from M. Eliza Hamilton Abégúndé's The Arian's Last Life
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

CHAPTER 11: ABIODUN
excerpted from M. Eliza Hamilton Abégúndé's The Arian's Last Life
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

CHAPTER 1
excerpted from Judith Woolcock Colombo's The Fablesinger
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

UNRAVELED
excerpted from Paola Corso's story, "Unraveled," previously published in Giovanna's 86 Circles
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[2005]

—AUTHOR'S SELECTION—
excerpted from Pauline Holdstock's House
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

—AUTHOR'S SELECTION—
excerpted from Catherine Leggett's The Invention of Paradise
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[2006 || EarthWords Edition]

ADD BLUE TO MAKE WHITE WHITER • FADO • ORIGINAL SIN
excerpted from the stories by the same name previously published in Katherine Vaz's Fado & Other Stories
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[2000]

|| FICTION IN TRANSLATION ||

CHAPTER 11
from Gregory Rabassa's English translation of João de Melo's Portuguese novel, My World is Not of This Kingdom
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[2000]

CAPITULO 11
from João de Melo's original novel in Portuguese, O Meu Mundo Nao E Deste Reino
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[2000]

CHAPTER 12
from Gregory Rabassa's English translation of João de Melo's Portuguese novel, My World is Not of This Kingdom
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[2000]

CAPITULO 12
from João de Melo's original novel in Portuguese, O Meu Mundo Nao E Deste Reino
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[2000]

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THE GREAT STREET
from Henry Martin's English translation of Anna Maria Ortese's short story in Italian, Grande Via
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[2006 || International Edition]

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THE EYE • THE HANDS • THE FLOWERING WHORE
from Steven Stewart's English translations of Rafael Pérez Estrada's Spanish-language flash fictions
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

EL OJO • LOS MANOS • LA PUTA FLORECIDA
from Rafael Pérez Estrada's Spanish-language flash fictions
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

***

CHAPTER 15
from Gregory Rabassa's English translation of José Sarney's Portuguese novel, Master of the Sea
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[2005]

 

WHEN POEMS WALTZ WITH PAINTINGS, WHO LEADS?
review of Sage Goodwin and Rufus Goodwin's Souvenirs of a Century: Magical Realism by an American Original and Son by Kelli Russell Agodon
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[2004]

THE GIRL IN THE TREE: ON RE-READING GREEN MANSIONS
essay by Kathleen Alcalá
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[2005]

EVERYBODY DID IT
review of Mia Couto's Under the Frangipani by Aaron Bady
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[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]

CAN YOU HAVE MAGICAL REALISM WITHOUT BORGES? SHANNIN SCHROEDER SAYS YES
review of Shannin Schroeder's Rediscovering Magical Realism in the Americas by Joe Benevento
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[2005]

MAYAI—WAZIRI WA MARADHI: MAGIC REALISM IN EUPHRASE KEZILAHABI'S LONG TIME UNPUBLISHED STORY
article by Elena Bertoncini-Zúbková
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[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]

THERE IS NOTHING BUT MAGIC: FRANZ WRIGHT ON POETRY AS MAGIC
interview by Wyatt Bonikowski
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[2002]

WHEN THE ELEPHANTS DANCE: AN INTERVIEW WITH TESS URIZA HOLTHE
interview by Michelle Caswell
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[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]

POETRY IS A WAY OF REACHING OUT TO WHAT IS REACHING FOR YOU
lecture by Michelle Cliff
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[reprint, 2005]

MAGICAL REALISM: A NECESSARY CONFUSION || MAGICAL REALISM AND ITS MEANINGS: A NOT SO NECESSARY CONFUSION
[point/counterpoint debate]
Bainard Cowan v. G.S. Evans
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[reprint, 2004]

DEPARTURES FROM FLOOR 7½: A VOYEURISTIC ESCAPE HATCH
review of the film Being John Malkovich by Susan Deefholts
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[2001]

DOUBLED LIVES AND INVERSIONS: THE TWO-WAY MIRROR THAT IS 'VERONIQUE'
review of the film The Double Life of Veronique by Susan Deefholts
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[2004]

HAZARDING CHANCE: READING ANGELA CARTER'S WISE CHILDREN
serialized interpretive analysis by Susan Deefholts
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[2002]

HOW TO WED, BED AND BEHEAD: 1001 NIGHTS IN THREE HOURS
review of the TV series Arabian Nights by Susan Deefholts
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[2001]

THIS IS NOT THE FABLE YOU REMEMBER: A COMMON CULTURAL MYTH FALLS INTO DARK NEW CAVITIES
review of Graham Joyce's The Tooth Fairy by Susan Deefholts
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[2004]

WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD? A BILDUNGSROMAN FOR A COMIC BOOK HERO
review of the film Unbreakable by Susan Deefholts
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[2001]

THE FROGCHILD IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA
review of Robert Antoni's Divina Trace by Gustavo Perez Firmat
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[reprint, 2004 || Caribbean Edition]

CRITICAL POINTS • FAVAL'S VISION • VANDLING UND HANDLING
3 essays by Zelda Leah Gatuskin
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[reprints, 2001]

WITH BORGES
review of Alberto Manguel's With Borges by Ian Hanington
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[reprint, 2004]

THE TRUE WORLD: WHEN CONSENSUAL REALITY IS NOT ENOUGH
[point/counterpoint lecture transcript]
Adrianne Harun v. Gina Ochsner
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[2005]

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE: IN RECOGNITION OF THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY
article by Jeff K. Hill
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[reprint, 2002]

THE POLITICS OF DREAMING: OF CORRIDORS ENDLESS AND IDENTICAL
review of Ismail Kadare's Palace of Dreams by Jeff K. Hill
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[2001]

ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK: THIS IS THE HOUSE THAT PAULINE BUILT
essay by Pauline Holdstock
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[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

LITERARY PARADISE
essay by Randy Jones
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[reprint, 2004 || Caribbean Edition]

THE DUENDE: THEORY AND DIVERTISSEMENT
essay by Federico Garcia Lorca
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[public domain reprint, 2005 || Iberian Edition]

THE HIDALGO AT HIS FIRESIDE: A TOUR OF ALCALA DE HENARES, HOME OF CERVANTES
travel essay by Adelaida Lucena de Lower
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

OPENING FLOODGATES: IVO TRAJKOV'S EASTERN EUROPEAN MAGICAL REALISM
review of the film The Great Water by Wade Major
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[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]

THEIR EYES WERE WATCHING GOD: MAGICAL REALISM AS NATURAL PATHWAY TO WOMANHOOD
critical article by Devona Mallory
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[2006 || Women's History Month]

LAST RITES FOR MAGIC REALISM
commentary by Robert McCrum
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[reprint, 2004]

FRACTURING THE ZIONIST NARRATIVE
literary analysis by Dr. Alan Mintz
Read
[reprint, 2005 || Spirituality Edition]

CRITICISM: MORMON MAGIC REALISM
blog essays by William Morris
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[reprint, 2005, Spirituality Edition]

MAGICAL REALISM AT WORLD'S END
essay by Michael Valdez Moses
Read
[reprint, 2002]

A GHOST TOUR IN BEAUFORT, SC
creative nonfiction by Sheila Nickerson
Read
[2006 || Domesticities Edition]

VISIT TO FUNCHAL, MADEIRA
creative nonfiction by Sheila Nickerson
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

CAPTURING THE UNTRANSLATABLE: SAUDADE'S FRUSTRATING BEAUTY
review of Katherine Vaz's Saudade by Oona Patrick
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[2002]

THE FATAL WEIGHT OF MEMORY: DISCOVERING PORTUGAL'S ANTUNES
review of Antonio Lobo Antunes' The Natural Order of Things by Oona Patrick
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

GROUNDED MAGICAL REALISM: OR, HOW TO FLY A KITE ALONG THE EDGE OF A DRIFTING CONTINENT
review of Jose Saramago's The Stone Raft by Oona Patrick
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[2001]

NOTES FROM THE WORD SCRATCHER: PATRICK CHAMOISEAU
reviews of Patrick Chamoiseau's Texico and Solibo Magnificent by Oona Patrick
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

THE PAST AS BAD DREAM: WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, SOMETIMES IT'S FOR THE BETTER
review of João de Melo's My World is Not of this Kingdom by Oona Patrick
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[2004]

TONI MORRISON'S SONG OF SOLOMON: DEPICTIONS OF CONSCIOUS EXPERIENCE AS MAGICAL REALIST TECHNIQUE
article by David Pendery
Read
[2006 || Women's History Month]

FABULOUSLY REAL
essay by William Pierce
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[reprint, 2005]

CHRISTOPHER PRIESTS'S FAVORITE SLIPSTREAM BOOKS
article by Christopher Priest
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[reprint, 2004]

A ROUGH GUIDE TO THE REST OF THE MARKETS
article by Bruce Holland Rigers
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[reprint, 2004]

ABSENCE, PRESENCE AND MAGICAL REALISM
review of Dannye Romine Powell's The Ecstasy of Regret by Marjorie Rommel
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

CARIBBEAN MAGICAL REALISM: A DISTILLED MAGIC?
essay by Garrett Rowlan
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

CORTAZAR'S REALITY: ANOTHER KIND OF MAGIC
essay by Garrett Rowlan
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[2001]

MAGICAL REALISM AND FILM: DEGRADING THE IMAGE
essay by Garrett Rowlan
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[2006]

SARAMAGO'S OTHERS
essay by Garrett Rowlan
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

SONGS FROM AN URBAN MERMAID: JANICE EIDUS, 'AS IT COULD BE'
interview by Thaddeus Rutkowski
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[2002]

N. SCOTT MOMADAY: NATIVE AMERICA'S PRAGMATIC MAGICAL REALIST
review of N. Scott Momaday's The Man Made Out of Words by Boria Sax
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[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]

RECONSIDERING THE ORIGINS OF TIBETAN MAGICAL REALISM: LO REAL MARAVILLOSO AND MAGICAL REALISM IN TASHI DAWA
essay by Patricia Schiaffini
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[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]

AMERICAN TOP FORTY: MAGICAL REALISM'S LEADING LADIES (AN INCOMPLETE LIST)
article by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2006 || Women's History Month]

THE BEAUTY OF 'TORMENT': NEW STORYTELLING FRONTIERS FROM PAULO DA COSTA
digital recording review by Tamara Kaye Sellman
Read
[2005 || Iberian Edition]

DANCING FOR THE CONQUERED AND THE SLAIN: VEDETTE, A FLAMENCO HEROINE FOR OUR TIMES
review of Stephen Siciliano's Vedette by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

DISTORTION COMES FROM THE TRUTH: JUST ASK AIMEE BENDER
interview by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004]

DREAM TRIBUTE TO PESSOA: TABUCCHI'S REQUIEM
review of Antonio Tabucchi's Requiem by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

EMERGING POET SERIES ~ INTRODUCING: CAROLYN MOORE
feature by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2005]

FIRST DANCE WITH PETER DAMIEN BELLIS: TOWARD A NORTH AMERICAN MAGICAL REALISM
interview by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2000]

GLIMPSING ALL THAT LIES BENEATH: HERMINE MEINHARD, ORGANIC PRACTITIONER OF DUENDE
interview by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004]

HALF A CENTURY LATER, THE LEAF STORM'S STILL BLOWING
retrospective by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2005]

HAPPILY LIVING IN MYSTERY: FRANK X. GASPAR'S NATURAL FAMILIARITY WITH THE MAGICAL
interview by Tamara Kaye Sellman
Read
[2005 || Iberian Edition]

HEROINES IN BLUE STOCKINGS: MAGICAL REALISM'S DEBT TO AMERICA'S FEMALE SCHOLARS
Industry Reports (column) by Tamara Kaye Sellman
Read
[2006 || Women's History Month]

IF YOU COULD PICK ONE BOOK… A STUDENT'S QUEST ENDS, THEN BEGINS AGAIN
review of Young and Hollaman's Magical Realist Fiction by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2001]

IMAGINATIVE FICTION: EXTREME FICTION'S DELICIOUSLY PERILOUS LANDSCAPE
review of Hemley and Marton's Extreme Fiction: Fabulists and Formalists by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004]

IS IT MAGIC OR MAGICAL REALISM? WHY KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE MATTERS TO LITERATURE
review of Maggie Ann Bower's Magic(al) Realism by Tamara Kaye Sellman
Read
[2005]

JEWISH MAGICAL REALISM: WRITING TO TELL THE TALE
article by Tamara Kaye Sellman
Read
[2005 || Spirituality Edition]

LIKE WATER FOR A BEDOUIN
introductory editorial by Tamara Kaye Sellman
Read
[2000]

MRTV: THE TWILIGHT ZONE AND HER OFFSPRING
essay by Tamara Kaye Sellman
Read
[2004]

NALO HOPKINSON: 'ALL FANTASY IS FICTION'
article by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

OF GHOSTS, GODS AND THE RAW INGREDIENTS OF HUMAN EXPERIENCE: MARY OVERTON DISCUSSES MAGICAL REALISM
interview by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2001]

ON THE ROAD WITH GOOD AND EVIL: THE EPIC EXODUS THAT IS CARNIVALE
series review of HBO's Carnivale by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004]

ONE WELL-SEASONED MORSEL FROM A WELL-SEASONED TRANSLATOR
editorial by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2000]

ORDINARY ENCHANTMENTS: WENDY FARIS FURTHER REFINES A SUBJECT SHE'S ALREADY MASTERED
review of Wendy Faris's Ordinary Enchantments by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004]

PAOLA CORSO: MAGICAL REALISM AS MEMORY, VOICE AND VISION
article by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2005]

ROB JOHNSON AND THE HAUNTED VALLEY OF FANTASMAS
feature by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2002]

SAILING HOME: M. ELIZA HAMILTON ABEGUNDE NAVIGATES CULTURAL MEMORY IN THE ARIAN'S LAST LIFE
interview by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

THE SCHIZOPHRENIC REVIEWS OF MELANCHOLY WHORES
Industry Reports (column) by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2005]

SONGS OF CONNECTIVITY: NATIVE AMERICA'S MAGICAL REALIST WOMEN
Spotlight (column) by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2006 || Women's History Month]

A STUDY IN SALT
essay by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

TILTING THE FIELD OF CIVILIZATION: WILSON HARRIS PITCHES FOR A 'TRUE' CARIBBEAN HISTORY
review of Wilson Harris's History, Fable & Myth by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

WHAT DO AMERICAN READERS KNOW ABOUT MAGICAL REALISM? A BOOK GROUP INFILTRATION
editorial by Tamara Kaye Sellman
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[2001]

YEAR ONE: TENTACLES POKING FROM AN OVERNIGHT BAG
editorial by Tamara Kaye Sellman
Read
[2001]

REAL MAGICALISM IN THE FAMILY OF PASCAL DUARTE
review of Camilo Jose Cela's The Family of Pascal Duarte by Stephen Siciliano
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

A BRIEF HISTORY OF MAGICAL REALISM
essay by Bruce Taylor
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[reprint, 2002]

THE PARADOX OF TRUTH: BRITISH MAGICAL REALISTS TELL IT SLANT—ON PURPOSE
review of Anne C. Hegerfeldt's Lies That Tell the Truth: Magic Realism Seen Though Contemporary Fiction From Britain by Bruce Taylor
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[2006 || International Edition]

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO AVON BARD?
article by Bruce Taylor
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[2005]

TWISTED TRUTH: TOURE'S EDGY TAKE ON AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAGICAL REALISM
review of Touré's The Portable Promised Land: Stories by Thumper
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[2006 || International Edition]

SURVIVING SIMULACRA: THE REALITIES OF THE RIDICULOUS
review of George Saunders's Pastoralia by Mark Tursi
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[2001]

BEFORE I DIED
creative nonfiction by Melody Warnick
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[2004 || Caribbean Edition]

ON TRANSLATING THE PRINCE OF WITS
interview of translator Edith Grossman by Joel Whitney
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[reprint, 2005 || Iberian Edition]

CONVIVIALITY
creative nonfiction by Carol Zapata-Whelan
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[reprint, 2002]

|| NONFICTION IN EXCERPT ||

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE REALITIES OF FICTION: TEACHING MAGIC REALISM IN THREE STORIES BY BORGES, FUENTES AND GARCIA MARQUEZ
excerpted from the article of the same name by Joe Benevento
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[2001]

|| NONFICTION IN TRANSLATION ||

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FANTASY AND IMAGINATION: A CONVERSATION WITH ISABEL ALLENDE
from Carol Zapata-Whelan's English translation of Isabel Allende's Spanish-language interview
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[2001]

LA DIFERENCIA ENTRE LA FANTASIA Y LA IMAGINACION: UNA ENTREVISTA CON ISABEL ALLENDE
from Carol Zapata-Whelan's interview with Isabel Allende (en espanol)
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[2001]

 

GIRL IN GREEN PATINA • OF MOTHS AND OIL • OVERUSED
poems by Kelli Russell Agodon
[2002]
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THE NIGHT I WALK INTO TOWN
poem by Naomi Ayala
[reprint, 2005]
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PUERTO POBRE
poem by Naomi Ayala
[2005]
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TOILETS ARE COUGHING
poem by James Bertolino
[2002]
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EDICT BY MAIL: BANISH YOUR BELLY, BUTT AND THIGHS! • LAMONT PIPES NIGHT TUNES TO THE FISH
poems by Katherine Grace Bond
[2002]
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THE MESSENGER
poem by Carole Borges
[2005]
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LIKE THE SHINING • MONDAY NIGHT POETRY READING
poems by Anita K. Boyle and James Bertolino
[reprints, 2002]
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ALMANAC MAGIC • HOW TO READ THE SIGNS • SKINWALKER
poems by Allen Braden
[reprints, 2005 || Spirituality Edition]
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A MAN OFFERS ME
poem by James Braziel
[2004 || Caribbean Edition]
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FOR NAMES
poem by Jason Lee Brown
[2005]
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PERSONAL INSURANCE
prose poem by Mairéad Byrne
[reprint, 2005]
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WHEN YOU GO AWAY
poem by Guillermo Castro
[reprint, 2004]
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AIR PATTERNS • BLOW OUT THE CANDLES • HEIR TO AIR
poems by Paola Corso
[2005]
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REVELATION
poem by Joan Crooks
[2005 || Spirituality Edition]
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HEART POSTCARD
prose poem by Allison deFreese
[2006 || Romantic Edition]
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I CAN'T FIND MY LIFEVEST AND SOMETHING IS BROKEN
poem by Allison deFreese
[reprint, 2005]
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WHAT'S SO VERY WILD IN SHE THAT MAKES YOU SCREAM ALONG HER HAIR?
poem by Allison deFreese
[reprint, 2004]
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BLOOM AND THORN
poem by Mary Victoria Dombrowski
[2002]
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DON QUIXOTE CONSIDERS A SAND DUNE
poem by James Doyle
[reprint, 2005 || Iberian Edition]
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BUT THIS WAS BROADWAY
poem by Sharon Doyle
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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AFTER THE TEST SAID YES
poem by Kelly Madigan Erlandson
[reprint, 2005]
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A LIE I WILL TELL YOU • WHY I WAITED FOR YOU
poems by Kelly Madigan Erlandson
[2005]
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THE BARBER
poem by B.H. Fairchild
[reprint, 2004]
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THERMOREGULATION IN WINTER MOTHS
poem by B.H. Fairchild
[reprint, 2005]
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DRIPPING FROM THE CLOUDS LIKE HONEY
poem by Erik Ranaan Fischman
[reprint, 2006 || EarthWords]
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SPEAKING ISLAND
poem by Charles Fishman
[reprint, 2004 || Caribbean Edition]
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APPARITION
poem by Maureen Tolman Flannery
[2005 || Spirituality Edition]
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THE BIRDMAN'S RELEASE • AN UNPRECEDENTED BLIZZARD
poems by Maureen Tolman Flannery
[2005]
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CATCHING HIS DEATH • UNDERWATER
poems by Maureen Tolman Flannery
[2006 || DOMESTICITIES EDITION]
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DEATH BY POETRY • FLOOD RELEASE
poems by Maureen Tolman Flannery
[reprints, 2004]
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STONE IN A CUZCO WALL SOFTENS TO A STRANGER
poem by Maureen Tolman Flannery
[2004]
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WOMAN BECOMES HEARTWOOD
poem by Maureen Tolman Flannery
[2004]
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I AM NOT A KEEPER OF SHEEPI GO OUT FOR A SMOKE AND BECOME MISTAKEN FOR THE ARCHANGELLEAVING PICOMY HOOD OF STARSTHE OLD COUNTRYTHE OLIVE TREES
poems by Frank X. Gaspar
[reprints, 2005 || Iberian Edition]

CONNECTIONS
poem by Phyllis Gershator
[2004 || Caribbean Edition]
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WINTER MEMORY
poem by Mary Clair Ervin Gildea
[2006 || Domesticities Edition]
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MYTH OF TIME
poem by Giles Goodland
[2006 || International Edition]
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BROKEN VISION
poem by Hedy Habra
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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IN THE DAWN
poem by Catherine Hammond
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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THE OCEAN, A DRESS
poem by Catherine Hammond
[reprint, 2002]
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ONE CORE AND ANOTHER
poem by Catherine Hammond
[2002]
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PULP FICTIONS • SANTO, SANTO, SANTO
poems by Lorraine Healy
[2004]
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ALSO FOR MIGUEL
poem by Hugh Hennedy
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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CELLO MUSIC • THAT DAY
poems by Michael Hettich
[2002]
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PAPER HOUSE
poem by Pamela Hughes
[reprint, 2006 || Domesticities Edition]
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TROPICAL PETAL
poem by Carol Hunter-Clarke
[reprint, 2004 || Caribbean Edition]
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EMBERS OF THE DAY
poem by Christina Hutchins
[2002]
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A FEELING OF ISLAND PROVENANCE
poem by Zyskandar A. Jaimot
[2004 || Caribbean Edition]
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A DIVINER'S BURIAL
poem by Anthony Kellman
[reprint, 2005]
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SONG
poem by Brigit Pegeen Kelly
[reprint, 2004]
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NO GAME
poem by Dorothy Laurence
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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NIGHT OF THE MEIGA
poem by Maria De Los Angeles Lemus
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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AGATHA, PIN OAK • ALPHABET RISING • CERNE GIANT
poems by Kelly Lenox
[2006 || EarthWords Edition]
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ANIMATED
poem by L.K. Leu
[2005]
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QUIXOTE'S BOWL
poem by Thomas David Lisk
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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DELIRIUM • SECRET OF SEVILLE
poems by Stefan Lowry
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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21 COWS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING
poem by Marjorie Maddox
[reprint, 2001]
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CASSEL ROAD
poem by Sandra Maddux-Creech
[2006 || EarthWords Edition]
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THE CLAY RESISTS
poem by Marian McDonald
[2001]
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GREEN MAN
poem by Maureen McQuerry
[reprint, 2006 || EarthWords Edition]
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FAITH
poem by John Medeiros
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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AT THE HOSPITAL
poem by Hermine Meinhard
[reprint, 2004]
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BLUE
poem by Hermine Meinhard
[reprint, 2004]
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A PIECE OF LIGHTNING
poem by Hermine Meinhard
[reprint, 2004]
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THE MAN WHO FOLDS CRICKETS
poem by Jalina Mhyana
[reprint, 2004 || Caribbean Edition]
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DIRECTIONS FOR A ZINC PLATE ETCHING
poem by Carolyn Moore
[reprint, 2005]
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THE LAST NIGHT OF MASKMAKING • ON TRIAL FOR MURDER: THE MERMAID TAKES THE STAND IN HER OWN DEFENSE • THE SELKIE DISCOVERS THE INFORMATION AGE
poems by Carolyn Moore
[2005]
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THE SELKIE DISCOVERS THE INFORMATION AGE
poem by Carolyn Moore
[reprint, 2005]
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SEPTEMBER'S SEARCH FOR DUENDE
poem by Paul Nelson
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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BRENDAN, HIS DAUGHTER, THE HORSES
prose poem by Sheila Nickerson
[2005 || Spirituality Edition]
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IN THE SHADOW OF BUTTERFLIES • THE ROOSTER IN THE CEMETERY OF ST. GEORGE THE MARTYR, TORTOLA • THE WINNING ENTRY, COMBINED FRUITS CATEGORY, FLOWER SHOW AT THE BOTANIC GARDENS, TORTOLA
poems by Sheila Nickerson
[2004 || Caribbean Edition]
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DID YOU SEE THE MOON LAST NIGHT?
poem by Carol D. O'Dell
[2005]
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THE STORK IN THE HEAVEN
poem by Jacqueline Osherow
[reprint, 2005 || Spirituality Edition]
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IN OPHELIA'S GARDEN
long prose poem by Stephanie Parent
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[2006 || EarthWords Edition]

FOOTINGSLAKE WOMANNOT TO LEAP INPRAYER RIDING OUT OF DETROITSELLING LIGHTSKINNY GIRL
poems by Mary Elizabeth Parker
[reprints, 2002]

ARE THERE ANY FBI AGENTS IN HEAVEN?
poem by Richard Peabody
[2005 || Spirituality Edition]
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PIETA
poem by Robert Perchan
[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]
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YO, BORGES, DOPPELGANGER
poem by Robert Perchan
[reprint, 2005 || Iberian Edition]
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As if this rock still had musk • They work these clams the way a hypnotist • You limp the way a caterpillar
poems by Simon Perchik
[2002]
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This woman with a dead conch
poem by Simon Perchik
[2006 || EarthWords]
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VANISHING POINT
poem by Lawrence Raab
[reprint, 2005]
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CONCEPTION
poem by Amy Ratto
[2006 || Romantic Edition]
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TAKING A SHOWER WITH MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
poem by Carlos Reyes
[reprint, 2005 || Iberian Edition]
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PHANTOM LIMBS
poem by Shira Richman
[2005 || Spirituality Edition]
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CORDOBA GUITAR
poem by James Miller Robinson
[2005 || Iberian Edition]
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OCTOBER
poem by Marjorie Rommel
[reprint, 2002]
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HEPHAESTUS SURVEYS HIS HANDIWORK
poem by Susan Roney O'Brien
[2005]
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RESURRECTION OF THE QUEEN, DROWNED AT SEA
poem by Matt Schumacher
[2001]
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THE FIST
poem by Anne Annab Selden
[2002]
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THE BIRTH OF ISLANDS
poem by Olive Senior
[reprint, 2004 || Caribbean Edition]
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GYPSY MOTH
poem by Ruth Knafo Setton
[2005]
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A LANDSCAPE WITH CRUTCHES
poem by Charles Simic
[reprint, 2004]
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GRASSLAND
poem by Sarah Sloat
[2006 || International Edition]
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WIND SHIFT
poem by Jan C. Snow
[2006 || EarthWords]
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AN AERIAL MEANDER
poem by Katherine A. Soniat
[reprint, 2005]
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SEPTEMBER SENTENCE
poem by Katherine A. Soniat
[reprint, 2002]
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HORSE
poem by Virgil Suarez
[2002]
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AFTER READING LORCA'S LETTERS HOME FROM AMERICA
poem by David Thornbrugh
[reprint, 2002]
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CARTOON THOUGHT BALLOONS
poem by David Thornbrugh
[2002]
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THE MOON HAS NO SHOES
prose poem by Carine Topal
[2005]
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LEARNING MY NAME
poem by Gloria Vando
[reprint, 2006 || International Edition]
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FOREVER • MY FATHER'S HATS
poems by Constance Vogel
[reprint, 2005]
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FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF ANN VERVAINE, VI
poem by Rosanna Warren
[reprint, 2006 || Romantic Edition]
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PRETTY SOON APRIL WILL BE HERE
poem by J. Marcus Weekley
[2006 || EarthWords Edition]
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BIOPSY
poem by CK Williams
[reprint, 2005]
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THE BEFORELIFECHURCHFIRST LIGHTLONELINESSMETAPHORMORNING ARRIVESOCCURRENCEPRESCRIPTIONSAY MY NAMETHE SHORETHANKS PRAYER AT THE COVETHINKING OF FRANCE
poems by Franz Wright
[reprints, 2002]

|| POETRY IN TRANSLATION ||

THE FINAL GESTURE
from Sandy McKinney's English translation of Rafael Guillen's Spanish poem, Gesto Final
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

GESTO FINAL
from Rafael Guillen's original poem in Spanish, Gesto Final
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[2005 || Iberian Edition]

 

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