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Featured artwork in this issue by Russell Gardner, photos by Katrin Talbot. View & read more about Gardner's Picket Fence Edition of Echolocations (2013): Slow Art of Seven Madison Poets.
(Click on links to poems, art, essays & reviews below.)

Editors' Notes

(di)Verse Wisconsin: Community & Diversity, by Sarah Busse & Wendy Vardaman

B. J. Best, More than 25 Million Poems about the Midwest

Bridget Apfeld
Michael Biehl
Kevin Boyle
Jeff Burt
Sylvia Cavanaugh
Janina Ciezadlo
Joan Colby
Marnie Bullock Dresser
Susan Firer
Louisa Loveridge Gallas
Keith Gaustad
Adam Halbur
Ronnie Hess
Martha Kaplan
Maureen Kingston
Michael Kriesel

C. Kubasta
LynleyShimat Lys
Richard Merelman
Monica Raymond
Andrea Reisenauer
Jenna Rindo
Laura Romeyn
Jo Scheder
G. A. Scheinoha
Troy Schoultz
Jessica Slavin
Danez Smith
Thomas R. Smith
William Stobb
Jenna Villanova
Moisés Villavicencio Barras


Guest Curators

Kara Candito & Adam Fell—Monsters of Poetry

Ching-In Chen—"midwest (milwaukee) monster remix"

Nick Demske—Bonk!

Keith Gaustad—Burdock Magazine & Radio

Lane Hall—Overpass Light Brigade

Dasha Kelly—Still Waters Collective

Oscar Mireles—I Didn’t Know There Were Latinos in Wisconsin

Margaret Rozga—“Let’s Go Out & Play”

Chelsea Tadeyeske—Pitymilk & Plumberries Press

Beyond the Water's Edge: Poems & Photography in Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Dane County Lakes & Watershed Commission

Introduction, Map & Photographs
Artist Statements

Kimberly Blaeser
Faustina Bohling
Jordan Dunn
Fabu
Miriam Hall 
Cynthia Marie Hoffman
James Horton, Sr.
James Horton, Jr.
Derek Johnson 
Kathy Dodd Miner

Sara Parrell
Michael Penn II
Richard Roe
Danez Smith
Sandy Stark
Heather Swan
Paul Terranova
Moisés Villavicencio Barras
Angela Voras-Hills
Timothy Yu

Exquisite Poems and Parlor Games: Poems in Response to Real/Surreal at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

Introduction by Gillian Nevers

F.J. Bergmann
Ron Czerwien
Morgan Harlow
Gary Powell
James P. Roberts
Guy Thorvaldsen

Collaborations
F.J. Bergmann, Kim Johnson-Bair, Jeanie Tomasko, Steve Tomasko, Martha Kaplan, Charles Cantrell

Ron Czerwien, Martha Kaplan, Andy Gricevich, Paul Baker, Jordan Dunn

Susan Elbe, Marilyn Annucci, Robin Chapman, Sara Parrell, Alison Townsend

Ronnie Hess, Alice D'Alessio, Jackie Langetieg, Sandy Stark, Kathy Miner, Mary C. Rowin

Wendy Vardaman and Sarah Busse

Art & Prose Features

Wisconsin Poetry News

Book Reviews

Print Audio Supplement

Books & Journals Received September, 2013-March, 2014

Contributors' Notes