Writing with Resonance, How to Make the Most of Your Writing Retreat... Creative work from: Matthew Dickerson, Lucy Hounsom, Carol Smallwood, Michael Dalelio, Troy Blackford, Mariya Deykute, Melina Papdopoulas, Timothy B. Dodd, Maisy Mae, Ruth Asch-Ghazals, Gary Budden and Peggy Aylsworth.
Special 'genre' issue. Ghost stories, fantasy, science fiction, comedy... Articles include 'Character: Know Who You're Writing' and 'Proceeds of Crime: The Explosion of a Genre'.
Language of Choice - what does it mean to choose a language other than your mother tongue? How to Attract a Readership by Focusing Your Writing Blog. Contributions from Heath Corlew, Michael Spring, Katherine Christensen, Christina Thatcher, Philip Roberts, Kyle Hemmings, Caroline Woidat, Christian Ward, Eleanor Leonne, Holly Playle, Gerard Beirne, JW Mark, and Brigita Orel.
Special illustrated issue! Plus: What does it mean to be 'in the creative zone' and how do you get there? Riddles and Riddling in Fiction - musings about the enigmatic role of the writer. Short stories chosen by guest editor Eleanore Perry. Poetry highlights from guest editor Barry Napier. Contributors: Charles Christian, James Paz, Meg Tuite, Simon Kewin, Jen Campbell, Kate Kimball, Amita Murray, Daniel Trask, R. D. Kimball, Patrick Sugrue, Cassidy Hodges, Jamieson Ridenhour, William Hurst, Danielle Pieratti, Sam Mardon and Richard Sampson.
Short Story Competition Winners plus editor's commentary. Short stories that will pull at your heart strings, make you think, or simply entertain. Powerful and elegant poetry, chosen by guest poetry editor John C. Mannone. Exceptional art and photography. Photo-a-day project. Contributors: Angela Readman, A. L. Loveday, Sarah Evans, James Paz, Mark Sheerin, Jeffrey Alfier, Changming Yuan, David Lewitzky, T. L. Sherwood, Tobi Cogswell, Thomas Zimmerman, Emre Kuheylan, Gordon Napier, Marie Poncelet and Nora Gombos.
Accessing the Font of Creativity: How to Balance the Two Sides of the Creative Mind. The Value of Theatre. Books That Resonate: Don DeLillo's Libra. Stories about electric horses, death by jam, life after the London Underground bombings, the ghosts of past relationships, demons captured in ink, and more. Poetry ranging from the comedic to the poignant. Contributors: Sandra Patterson, Michael Spring, Nell Darby, Charles Christian, Mike Meginnis, Mark J. Reagan, Matthew Owen, Sarah Evans, Jared Yates Sexton, Mike Berger, Connie Ramsay Bott, Jacqueline Smith, Jennifer Stakes and Sara Teresa.
Creative Writing Courses: What are they good for? Books That Resonate: Blood Meridian. Short stories range from satire to erotica to tragedy. The featured poems are diverse in form, including a sestina and a glosa. Contributors: Matt Stranach, Charles Christian, Kevin Griffith, A. A. Garrison, Michael Spring, Jenny Ortiz, Barry Napier, Patrick Perish, Myra Sherman, Tammy Ho Lai-Ming, Ben Nardolilli, JBMulligan, Michaela Tashjian and Sara Teresa.
Performance poetry: tips for beginners. 100 Stories for Haiti - the editor speaks. Tales of conjoined twins, blood-thirsty trees, invisible girls, imaginary friends and babies for sale. Poetry ranges from surreal to humorous, from prose-poetry to visual poetry. Mixed media art, abstract paintings, and beautiful photographs. Contributors: Greg McQueen, Ray Morgan, Lindsay Oberst, Angela Readman, Kat Hausler, Bernard Brachya Cohen, Django Gold, Jessica Patient, K. R. Sands, William Doreski, Gardner Mounce, Neila Mezynski, Lee Minh Sloca, Russell Bittner, Ray Morgan, Jim Fuess and Todd R. Behrendt.