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Issue #79, December 2019
- Joachim Frank on his novel Aan Zee being published by University Press of the South. Read the background story here.
- Daniel Gallick, whose Love on Blue Waves is now available from Amazon.
- Charles Rammelkamp, whose new chapbook, Mortal Coil, is forthcoming from Clare Songbirds Publishing. A full-length collection, Catastroika, is also forthcoming from Apprentice House.
- E.M. Schorb, on winning the 8th Annual Beverly Hills Books Award with his novel R&R: a sex comedy, published by Hill House, NY.
- J. R. Solonche, who has The Porch Poems (Deerbrook Editions), Enjoy Yourself (Serving House Books), The Time of Your Life (Adelaide Books), and For All I Know (Kelsay Books) all coming out in 2020. To Say the Least (Dos Madres Press) appeared in 2019.
- Robert Wexelblatt, on Girl Asleep and other Poems, published by Cyberwit.net in 2019, and on Intuition of the News, his new collection of short stories, published by Adelaide Books in 2019.
Issue #78, September 2019
- Daniel Y. Harris on The Reincarnation of Anna Phylactic (Volume III, The Posthuman Series)
- Irene Koronas on holyrit (Volume IV, The Grammaton Series).
(Both books are available for purchase at BlazeVOX)
- Ed Schorb on the review of "Fiat Lux" in Light Poetry Magazine
Issue #77, June 2019
We mourn associate editor Robert W. Greene, who collaborated in the first 18 issues of Offcourse. He died in Worcester, MA, on March 28th, 2019.
- Joachim Frank, whose poems "Showdown, Sitges" and "Tanglewood," first published in Offcourse, have been translated into German and have now appeared in the online literary journal SIGNATUREN, based in Munich. Frank has also translated some of Michael Heller's poems that appeared in the "Beckmann Variations" collection into German and for the first time introduced his work to the German audience, through publication in SIGNATUREN.
- E.M. Schorb, on Fiat Lux, ISBN 978-1-949229-52-3, a book of light verse by, now available from Kelsay Books and in Amazon. His Collected Stories, ISBN 978-0-578-50478-0, has just been published by Hill House, NY.
- J.R.Solonche on two full-length collections and a chapbook forthcoming this summer:
True Enough (Dos Madres Press),
If You Should See Me Walking on the Road (Kelsay Books),
and The Jewish Dancing Master (chapbook from Ravenna Press).
- Sjrdan Srdic, whose second short story collection has just been published in England. His "Goodnight Captain" appeared in Offcourse #58, translated from the Serbian by
- Robert Joe Stout on ebook Kill the Teachers, Mexico's Bloody Repression of Human Rights, which appeared in 2018. Kill the Teachers is available from Amazon.
- Robert Wexelblatt, whose Fifty Poems, ISBN 978-93-89074-04-8, 2019, is now available from www.cyberwit.net.
Issue #76, March 2019
We are sad to announce the death of Enrique Fernández, whose "Pretty to think so" appeared in Issue #69.
- Poems by Günter Eich, translated from the German by Stuart Friebert
- Poems by Joseph Farley
- "The Perpetual Motion Machine", a short story by Joachim Frank
- "Why I do not sleep well", and two other poems by George Freek
- Poems by John Grey
- "American Tongues" and one more poem by Steve Klepetar
- "Sleeping Out", a story by John P. Kristofco
- "Dream Displacements" and other poems by Judy Kronenfeld
- Prose poems by Michelle Morouse
- "Roman Arena", a chapter from an abandoned novel by R. Nirenberg
- More Poems by Simon Perchik
- "Witness Protection" and other poems by Frederick Pollack
- "Contact High" and more poems by Charles Rammelkamp
- "Outside Wallace Stevens' House in Reading, Pennsylvania" and other poems by Michael Schiffman
- "A Stench of Chickens" and other work by Ian C. Smith
- "Soft Words at a Wall" and two more poems by Lois Greene Stone
- "Larry's Complete Plumbing Service, " a story by Robert Wexelblatt
- "Concierto de Aranjuez" and other poems by Sarah White
- "Core Deal" and other poems by Mark Young
- Stephen Cramer: A Review of Tomorrow, Today, and Yesterday by J.R. Solonche (ISBN 978-0-9991062-9-7, Deerbrook Editions.)
How Wide the Meadow, the new book of poems by Louis Phillips, is now available from Amazon.
Stuart Friebert sent us his article on Tancred Dorst, recently in World Literature Today.
A second edition of Radiación de Fondo, by Carlos Barbarito, has been published by clinamen,
Buenos Aires, 2018.
Paul Bamberger has just published On The Badlands of New Times, Deerbrook Editions.