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OffCourse Literary Journal

A journal for poetry, criticism, reviews, stories and essays published by Ricardo and Isabel Nirenberg since 1998.
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Issue #75, December 2018

We are sad to announce the death of Ken Denberg (1951-2018) whose poems last appeared in Offcourse #34, December 2008. Ken wrote, taught writing at UAlbany, taught rhetoric and composition at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, ran The Snail's Pace Press and a winery in Washington County, where he lived and where he often went fly fishing with his friend Gene Garber.

Between Question & AnswerSelected Poems of Ute von Funcke, Translated from the German by Stuart Friebert, is now available from Pinyon Publishing in Montrose, Colorado (6"x9" paperback, 152 pages, ISBN: 978-1-936671-52-6, $18.00). 
See also:  https://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/blog/cultural-cross-sections/white-asparagus-remembering-tankred-dorst-stuart-friebert
Me and Sal Paradise, by Ch. Rammelkamp, is now available from Future Cycle Press.org
Basic Forms, by Fred Skolnik, is now available on Amazon or directly at Regal House Publishing.

 


 

Issue #74, September 2018

We mourn the death of Harry Staley.  Some of his poems appeared in  the Spring 2001 issue and his book "All in one Breath: Selected Poems", The Snail's Pace Press, was reviewed by Robert W. Greene in the Spring 2002 issue. Paul Grondahl's tribute to Staley appeared in the Albany Times Union in August 14, 2018.

 

Congratulations to Rachel King on on her new poetry chapbook, published through dancing girl press. The chapbook includes "Returning" and "Near the Solstice," which were first published in Offcourse in December 2016.

 


 

Issue #73, June 2018. 20 years!

Congratulations to Frederick Pollack on his new book, Landscape with Mutant (Smokestack Books, UK, 2018).

 


 

Issue #72, March 2018

Congratulations to: