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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 #59, December 2014.

Jan 2015 Photo by Claire Friedmann
Photo by Claire Friedmann. Paris, January 2015.


The Links in the Chain, a novel by Fred Skolnik (writing as Fred Russell) has just been published. Available at Amazon or through the publisher.


Issue #58, September 2014.

art by Nicolas Sedano Acosta
Art by Nicolás Sedano Acosta.

Issue #57, June 2014.

Philo, art by Ruben Grau 2014
Philo, by Rubén Grau 2012.

Rubén Grau's images appeared in Offcourse  #39, Fall 2009.
See more at his website "Poesía Visual Argentina"


Issue #56, Spring 2014.



Issue #55, December 2013. Happy Holidays!

Anna Akhmatova, art by Sarah White 2013
Anna Akhmatova, by Sarah White.

(The spider is the wicked Andrei Zhdanov, who had her expelled from the Writers' Union.)


Issue #54, September 2013.

Issue #53, Summer 2013.

We announce with great sadness the sudden death of our contributor, Israeli writer Elisha Porat, the 1996 winner of Israel's Prime Minister's Prize for Literature. He was buried on the eve of Passover at his kibbutz Ein Hahoresh.

Jorge Majfud's new book, CRISIS, was published in 2012 by Baile del Sol, Tenerife.

Issue #52, March 2013.

anti judaism book cover
Congratulations to David Nirenberg on the recent publication of "Anti-Judaism, The Western Tradition" (Norton 2013, ISBN 978-0-393-05824-6.)
His essay "From Nabuchadnezzar to Negroponte:  Three Millennia of Millennialism" appeared in Issue #5, Fall 1999.


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