This is the annual Able Muse Review (Print Edition) - Winter 2020/2021 issue, Number 28. This issue continues the tradition of masterfully crafted poetry, fiction, essays, art & photography, and book reviews that have become synonymous with the Able Muse-online and in print. After more than a decade of online publishing excellence, Able Muse print edition maintains the superlative standard of the work presented all these years in the online edition, and, the Able Muse Anthology (Able Muse Press, 2010).
Includes the winning stories and poems from the 2020 Able Muse contest (Able Muse Write Prize) winners and finalists.
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WITH THE 2020 ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE FOR POETRY & FICTION – Includes the winning story and poems from the contest winners and finalists
EDITORIAL – Alexander Pepple
FEATURED ART – An Exotic Theme
INTERNATIONAL FICTION SPECIAL FEATURE – L.M. Brown, John McLennon, Nageen Rather, Guadalupe Sexto, Treena Thibodeau
ESSAYS – N.S. Thompson, Christopher Rivas
BOOK REVIEWS – Travis Biddick, Luke Hathaway, Matthew Buckley Smith
POETRY – John Beaton, Bruce Bennett, Catharine Savage Brosman, Dan Campion, Richard Cecil, J.P. Celia, Terese Coe, Barbara Lydecker Crane, Anna M. Evans, David Galef, S.R. Graham, Julia Griffin, Elise Hempel, Vera Ignatowitsch, George Kalogeris, Garret Keizer, Quincy R. Lehr, Amit Majmudar, Eileen Malone, Tim McGrath, Susan McLean, Estill Pollock, Anne Delana Reeves, Rainer Maria Rilke, J.C. Scharl, David Southward, Wendy Videlock, Marly Youmans