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Welcome to Verse Wisconsin's Issue Archive Local Ground(s), Midwest Poetics

Verse Wisconsin (2010-2014), a non-commercial, hybrid print-online magazine with compatible but different contents, published 15 online and 13 print issues. Its last issue appeared in April, 2014. This website archives all 28 issues, as well as information about more than 60 VW events held in Wisconsin and beyond. VW's editors publish occasional projects as Cowfeather Press. Sign up at the right for Cowfeather news and announcements, and follow Verse Wisconsin/ Cowfeather on Facebook. The anthology, Local Ground(s)—Midwest Poetics: Selected Prose Verse Wisconsin 2009-2014, Edited by Sarah Busse & Wendy Vardaman, Cowfeather Press, 2014, collects some of the essays published in Verse Wisconsin, and is also VW's final print issue (114). Click on links below to browse our free archive. Rights to all work belong to individual authors.

Back Print & Online Issues 2010–2014


VWOnline 113-114—Midwest Remix & Verse Wisconsin 113 (pdf of print)

Issue 113 online Issue 113 print


VWOnline 112—Parents & Children & Verse Wisconsin 112 (pdf of print)

Issue 112 onlineIssue 112 print

VWOnline 111—Women & Poetry Publishing & Verse Wisconsin 111 (pdf of print)

Issue 111 onlineIssue 111 print


VWOnline 110—"It's Political" & Verse Wisconsin 110 (pdf of print)

Issue 110 onlineIssue 110 print

VWOnline 109—Community & Verse Wisconsin 109 (pdf of print)

Issue 109 onlineWisconsin Poets Calendar 2013Issue 109 print

VWOnline 108—Verse Drama, or "Mask & Monologue" & Verse Wisconsin 108 (pdf of print)

Issue 108 onlineIssue 108 print


Main Street Wisconsin —Special online issue, Poems About the Wisconsin Protests, 2/18-9/11/11 &
"14 Broadsides" about the Wisconsin Protests (pdf)

Heart, by Matthew Stolte

VWOnline 107—Earthworks & Verse Wisconsin 107 (pdf of print)

Issue 107 onlineIssue 107 print

VWOnline 106—"Luck of the Draw" & Verse Wisconsin 106 (pdf of print)

Issue 106 online Verse-o-Matic poetry dispenser.Issue 106 print

VWOnline 105—Poems in Form & Verse Wisconsin 105 (pdf of print)

Issue 105 onlineIssue 105 print


VWOnline 104—On the Road & Verse Wisconsin 104 (pdf of print)

Issue 104 onlineIssue 104 print

VWOnline 103—Work & Verse Wisconsin 103 (pdf of print)

Issue 103 online link to visual poetry of Matthew Stolte Issue 103 print

VWOnline 102Alternate Realities & Verse Wisconsin 102 (pdf of print)

Issue 102 onlineIssue 102 print

VWOnline 101—Doors & Windows & Verse Wisconsin 101(pdf of print)

Issue 101 onlineIssue 101 print