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2014

Ontario Review

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Two Poems, John Delaney Dec 2014

Two Poems, John Delaney

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JOHN DELANEY, a graduate student at Syracuse University, has published poetry in Poetry Northwest, The Hollins Critic, The Christian Science Monitor, and elsewhere.


Two Poems, Theresa Kishkan Dec 2014

Two Poems, Theresa Kishkan

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THERESA KISHKAN of Victoria, B.C. has published three collections of poetry, the most recent being Premonitions and Gifts.


Three Poems, John Ditsky Dec 2014

Three Poems, John Ditsky

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JOHN DITSKY, a former contributor, has published in many North American journals. He is Professor of English at the University of Windsor.


Two Poems, Miroslav Holub Dec 2014

Two Poems, Miroslav Holub

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MIROSLAV HOLUB, a former OR contributor, is a distinguished immunologist and poet who lives in Prague. His latest book, in English, is Notes From a Clay Pigeon.


This Is How It Happens, Jennifer J. Rankin Dec 2014

This Is How It Happens, Jennifer J. Rankin

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JENNIFER J. RANKIN of Beecroft, Australia is the author of Earth Hold. Her poems have been published in Aspect, The North American Review, Poetry Australia, and elsewhere.


Peeling Fence Posts And Other Poems, Maxine Kumin Dec 2014

Peeling Fence Posts And Other Poems, Maxine Kumin

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MAXINE KUMIN of Warner, New Hampshire is a poet, fiction writer, and horsewoman. Her most recent books are The Retrieval System and House, Bridge, Fountain, Gate. She has received numerous awards for her work, including a National Council on the Arts Fellowship and the Pulitzer Prize (1973, for Up Country).


From Artifacts Of An Earlier Self, Reginald Gibbons Dec 2014

From Artifacts Of An Earlier Self, Reginald Gibbons

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REGINALD GIBBONS of Princeton is the editor of The Poet's Work. His first book of poems is Roofs, Voices, Roads.


The Magician’S Wife, Derk Wynand Dec 2014

The Magician’S Wife, Derk Wynand

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DERK WYNAND'S Pointwise has recently been published by Fiddlehead, and a collection of prose, One Cook, Once Dreaming, will be published by Sono Nis this year. He teaches Creative Writing at the University of Victoria.


Four Poems, Artur Lundkvist Dec 2014

Four Poems, Artur Lundkvist

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ARTUR LUNDKVIST OF Solna, Sweden is the author of many books, including Agadir (translated into English by William Jay Smith and Leif Sjoberg, 1979). He has had a major influence on contemporary Swedish literature through both his own writings and his translations.


Anorexic, Eavan Boland Dec 2014

Anorexic, Eavan Boland

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EAVAN BOLAND of Dublin, Ireland is the author of The War Horse and New Territory. "Anorexic" is from a new collection of poems, In Her Own Image, to be published this spring.


Winged Victory, Annette Williams Jaffee Dec 2014

Winged Victory, Annette Williams Jaffee

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ANNETTE WILLIAMS JAFFEE of Princeton is currently completing a novel, Adult Education. "Winged Victory" is her first published story.


The Counsellor, John Updike Dec 2014

The Counsellor, John Updike

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JOHN UPDIKE of Georgetown, Massachusetts is one of the most widely translated of contemporary American writers. His recent books are The Coup and Problems, and he is currently completing a New England novel.


A Pure Soul, Carlos Fuentes Dec 2014

A Pure Soul, Carlos Fuentes

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CARLOS FUENTES, the distinguished Mexican writer, has published a number of books of fiction, the most recent being Distant Relations, a novel, and Burnt Water, short stories. He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Columbia, and Princeton.


“Phone Calls,” “Evolved People”, Gary Soto Nov 2014

“Phone Calls,” “Evolved People”, Gary Soto

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Gary Soto's most recent books are Jesse, a novel from Harcourt Brace & Co., and New and Selected Poems from Chronicle Books. He lives in Berkeley, California.


"Going Out”, Donald Hall Nov 2014

"Going Out”, Donald Hall

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Donald Hall's most recent books are Life Work (essay) and The Museum of Clear Ideas (poems), both published in 1993. He lives in Danbury, New Hampshire.


“At Freud’S House”, Enid Shomer Nov 2014

“At Freud’S House”, Enid Shomer

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Enid Shomer's poems and stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, and other journals. Her most recent books are This Close to the Earth, poems (Arkansas, 1992) and Imaginary Men, a collection of stories which won the Iowa Short Fiction Award in 1993. She lives in Gainesville, Florida.


“Colette’S Last Cat,” “121 Waverly Place”, J. P. White Nov 2014

“Colette’S Last Cat,” “121 Waverly Place”, J. P. White

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J.P. White, of Minneapolis, has new work forthcoming from various journals, including The Massachusetts Review, Sewanee Review, and Crazyhorse. The poems here are from his third collection, The Salt Hour.


“Blackbird Spring”, William Heyen Nov 2014

“Blackbird Spring”, William Heyen

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William Heyen's latest volume is The Host: Selected Poems 1965-1990 (Time Being Books, 1994). A frequent OR contributor, he teaches at SUNY Brockport.


From The Astonishing Weight Of The Dead (“The Call,” “I’Ll Be Right Back”), Tom Wayman Nov 2014

From The Astonishing Weight Of The Dead (“The Call,” “I’Ll Be Right Back”), Tom Wayman

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Tom Wayman's latest books are a collection of essays, A Country Not Considered: Canada, Culture, Work (Anansi), and a selected poems 1973-93, Did I Miss Anything? (Harbour), both published in 1993. The poems here are from a new collection, The Astonishing Weight of the Dead, forthcoming from Polestar Press (Vancouver). A frequent OR contributor, he teaches for Okanagan University College in Vernon and Kelowna, B.C.


“To Mr. Jefferson On The Occasion Of My ‘Madness,’” “The Campaign Manager Talks Shop”, Jon Davis Nov 2014

“To Mr. Jefferson On The Occasion Of My ‘Madness,’” “The Campaign Manager Talks Shop”, Jon Davis

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Jon Davis is the author of Dangerous Amusements (OR Press). A chapbook of his prose poems, The Hawk. The Road. The Sunlight After Clouds, is forthcoming from Owl Creek Press. New work has appeared or will be appearing in The Harvard Review, Gulf Coast, and The Prose Poem. He lives in Glorieta, New Mexico, and teaches at the Institute of American Indian Arts.


“Chicken In The Box”, Soo Christiansen Nov 2014

“Chicken In The Box”, Soo Christiansen

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Soo Christiansen's interest in language has drawn her to study in Paris and Geneva. She is currently working on a master's degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at New York University. She lives in Brooklyn and works for the United Nations. "Chicken in the Box" is her first published story.


From The Ghost Of Eden (“Sleeping Paint,” “The Pools,” “The Smell Of Snow”), Chase Twichell Nov 2014

From The Ghost Of Eden (“Sleeping Paint,” “The Pools,” “The Smell Of Snow”), Chase Twichell

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Chase Twichell most recendy published Perdito (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1991). The poems here are from her new manuscript, The Ghost of Eden. She teaches in the Creative Writing Program at Princeton University.


“Wildcats", William Black Nov 2014

“Wildcats", William Black

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William Black, a native of Northeastern Pennsylvania, is completing an MFA at the University of Alabama. "Wildcats" is his first published story.


“Going Through The Change”, Janice Daugharty Nov 2014

“Going Through The Change”, Janice Daugharty

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Janice Daugharty's first novel, Dark of the Moon, was published last spring. "Going Through the Change" is the title story of her first collection of short fiction just published by OR Press. She lives on a 200-acre farm with her husband in South Georgia.


The Art Of Seward Johnson, Joy Williams Oct 2014

The Art Of Seward Johnson, Joy Williams

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Joy Williams, novelist and short story writer, is the recipient of the Rea Award for the Short Story and a Strauss Living Award. She has recently published Genesis, a novel, and Honored Guest, a collection of short stories.


Molestation, Sheila Kohler Oct 2014

Molestation, Sheila Kohler

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Sheila Kohler is the author of six novels, most recently Bluebird or the Invention of Happiness (Other Press), and three collections of short stories. Her stories and essays have appeared in numerous journals, including Boulevard, Conjunctions, The Paris Review, Salmagundi, and Yale Review. She lives in New York City.


Kilroy At The Zero Hour, Story Time, John Hennessy Oct 2014

Kilroy At The Zero Hour, Story Time, John Hennessy

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Recent work of John Hennessy has appeared or is forthcoming in The New Republic, The Yale Review, Harvard Review, and Best New Poets, 2005. He resides in Amherst, Massachusetts.


Sea Nettles, Clearing The Brambles, Everything But The Ashes, Michael Salcman Oct 2014

Sea Nettles, Clearing The Brambles, Everything But The Ashes, Michael Salcman

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Michael Salcman has published recent poems in such magazines as Barrow Street, Harvard Review, and Raritan. His fourth chapbook, Stones in Our Pockets, and first collection, The Clock Made of Confetti, are forthcoming in 2007.


Another Short History, Dog Almighty, Peter Desy Oct 2014

Another Short History, Dog Almighty, Peter Desy

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Peter Desy, a recently retired English professor from Ohio University, has poems in or forthcoming from Shenandoah, Virginia Quarterly Review, and Green Mountains Review among other journals, and a poetry collection, Driving from Columbus. He is currently living in Ocala, Florida.


Notes From The Corners Of Noon, Lisa Furmanski Oct 2014

Notes From The Corners Of Noon, Lisa Furmanski

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Lisa Furmanski recently returned from several years of doing hospice care and working with antroretroviral care in Uganda. She is now a physician at Hitchcock Clinic at Dartmouth College.