'Rock2' by Jim Davis-Rosenthal

'Contents by Genre

 

'Education

Editorial on the "new view" of affirmative action; links to international cultural studies resources; and our Teachers' Pick Book Review.

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'Fiction

Fresh works by New York-Trinidadian author Samantha Coerbell; a novel extract from Australian writer Claine Helen Keily's The Mechanical Ocean; and a host of works available for the first time on the internet, from the award-winning print journal Many Mountain Moving, including fiction by Diana Abu-Jaber, Carolyn Alessio, Patricia Ammann, Marie Lee, Mary Park, David Sims, and W.D. Wetherell.

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'First Person

Narratives about personal experiences with the many facets and complexities of "culture," including Grace Tsao's "Growing up Asian American with a Disabilty"; Jack Urquhart's "Getting It: A Reflection on 'Coming Out' in Middle Age"; Steven Fullwood's "Pure Polyamorous Pleasure"; Samantha Coerbell's "In the Company of Strangers"; and Jonathan Holden's Pushcart Prize-nominated narrative, "American Anaesthetics."

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'Poetry

Provocative works from Yup'ik Eskimo writer Alice Rose Crow; stunning mixed-media by U.S-Salvadorian poet and visual artist Patricia Villalobos Echeverría; new poems from Frances Brown and our West Malaysian correspondent, Robert James Berry; plus a fine array of titles for first-time online readership from Many Mountains Moving, including poetry by Kim Addonizio, Sherman Alexie, Homer Aridjis, Jim Elledge, Yusef Komunyakaa, Walter McDonald, Richard Siken, Martha G. Wiseman, and many more.

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'Visual Arts

Patricia Villalobos Echeverría's "Grietas/Fissures" series of paintings, plus her "Reciprocidad/Reciprocity: Installation"; and a Gallery of Works by Pakistani-Canadian artist Julian J. Samuel.

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Best of the 'Net

Our tribute to the best literary efforts on the 'net, with applause for the fine fiction of Elizabeth Fischer's Canadian ezine, NWHQ, and for the poetry of EA Lynch's Aether.

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Small Press Award

The annual STANDARDS' Best of the Small Presses Award goes to the thoughtful and engaging works of Many Mountains Moving.

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Reviews

Our look at the tantalizing titles from San Diego's emerging press, Calaca; along with our Teachers' Pick -- Westview Press' The Almanac of Women and Minorities in American Politics.

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Links

Hot buttons for cultural sites across the internet.

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