This is the seminannual Able Muse Review (Print Edition) - Winter 2018 issue, Number 26. This issue continues the tradition of masterfully crafted poetry, fiction, essays, art & photography, and book reviews that have become synonymous with the Able Muse-online and in print. After more than a decade of online publishing excellence, Able Muse print edition maintains the superlative standard of the work presented all these years in the online edition, and, the Able Muse Anthology (Able Muse Press, 2010).
". . . [ ABLE MUSE ] fills an important gap in understanding what is really happening in early twenty-first century American poetry."—Dana Gioia.
"Able Muse is refreshing to read for its selection of poetry that adheres to form . . . a quality magazine offering the reader informed and unexpected views on life."—NewPages.
WITH THE 2018 ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE FOR POETRY & FICTION -
Includes the winning story and poems from the contest winners and finalists.
EDITORIAL - Alexander Pepple.
FEATURED ART - A Couples theme.
FEATURED POET - Matthew Buckley Smith;
(Interviewed by Joanna Pearson).
FICTION - Anthony J. Otten, Claudette E. Sutton.
ESSAYS - Stella Pye, Michael Cohen, Sam Aaron Morgan.
BOOK REVIEWS - Brooke Clark.
POETRY - Amit Majmudar, Gabriel Spera, Lynn Marie Houston, Maryann Corbett, D. R. Goodman, Heinrich Heine, Terese Coe, Andrew Firsardi, Alexis Sears, Ann M. Thompson, Melissa Cannon, David Allen Sullivan, Rob Wright.