November 17, 2012: If you or someone you know experienced hardship as a result of Sandy, send us a short note explaining. We will mail a free copy of one of our print issues to the address you give us, within the United States. We’ll do this for at least the first fifty notes we receive. Our mailing address is 25 Summerset Drive, Smithtown, NY 11787. Alternatively, you may email us at ed (at) We ask that everyone please be honest.

September 27, 2012: Bart Edelman's book of poetry, "The Geographer's Wife," released earlier this year by Red Hen Press, has made #4 on's best seller list for American Poetry. Work of his appeared in our Fall 2010 issue.

September 26, 2012: Gabriel Welsch's new book of poetry, "The Death of Flying Things," has been released from Word Tech Communications. Work in it had appeared in our Summer 2011 issue.

September 24, 2012: Barbara Buckman Strasko's new book of poetry, "Graffiti in Braille," will be released October 29th, 2012 from Word Press. The title poem appears in this issue.

September 15, 2012: Rayme Waters, whose short story "The Causes of Saints" ran in our Spring 2011 issue and was subsequently listed as a storySouth notable story of the year, has released a novel, The Angels' Share, through Winter Goose Publishing.

September 15, 2012: Lyn Lifshin, whose poetry ran in our Spring 2012 issue, has released a collection, Knife Edge & Absinthe—The Tango Poems, through NightBallet Press.

September 15, 2012: For all you socialites out there, we've launched a Twitter site. Follow us!