This is the annual Able Muse Review (Print Edition) - Winter 2022/2023 issue, Number 30. 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 2022 Able Muse contest (Able Muse Write Prize) winners and finalists.
". . . [ ABLE MUSE ] fills an important gap in understanding what is really happening in early twenty-first century American poetry."-Dana Gioia.
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WITH THE 2022 ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE FOR POETRY & FICTION – Includes the winning story and poems from the contest winners and finalists
EDITORIAL – Alexander Pepple
FEATURED ART - A Height Theme
FEATURED POET - Mary Jo Salter;
(Interviewed by Stephen Kampa)
FICTION –L. M. Brown, Terese Coe, Silvia DiPierdomenico, Thomas Mampalam, R. S. Powers
ESSAYS – Evan Fiscella, Michael Hettich, N.S. Thompson
BOOK REVIEWS – Brooke Clark, Susan McLean, Peter Vertacnik
POETRY – John Wall Barger, Daniel Bourne, Brian Brodeur, Blake Campbell, Dan Campion, Mike Chasar, Tadeusz Dziewanowski, Aaron Fischer, Amy Glynn, Timothy Kleiser, Jenna Le, Burt Myers, Jay Rogoff, Natalie Staples, Donald Wheelock, Gail White