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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 #82, September 2020

We mourn the loss of Stuart Friebert, whose poems, stories, and translations have enriched these pages since 2014. Here is Ute von Funcke's memorial, "Meeting Stuart, a Personal Tribute to Stuart Friebert", and a list of Friebert's contributions to Offcourse.


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Issue #81, June 2020


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Charles Rammelkamp whose Catastroika was published in May:, and to Sarah White whose Iridescent Guest appeared in April:

Issue #80, March 2020

"The Viking from Brooklyn": remembering Stan Johannesen.


Joachim Frank's novel Aan Zee is now available at The Book Loft, in Great Barrington, MA. Please visit


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Issue #79, December 2019

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