This is the annual Able Muse Review (Print Edition) - Winter 2019 issue, Number 27. 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).
Includes the tribute to Timothy Murphy special feature and the winning stories and poems from the 2019 Able Muse contest (Able Muse Write Prize) winners and finalists.
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WITH THE 2019 ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE FOR POETRY & FICTION –
Includes the winning story and poems from the contest winners and finalists
EDITORIAL – Alexander Pepple
GUEST EDITORIAL – Richard Wakefield
FEATURED ART – A Hunt Theme
TRIBUTE TO TIMOTHY MURPHY FEATURE:
—Tribute GUEST-EDITOR: Richard Wakefield
—Tribute Poetry: A.E. Stallings, Timothy Steele, Rhina P. Espaillat, John Ridland, Amit Majmudar, Wendy Videlock, Bruce Bennett, Len Krisak, Catherine Chandler, Terese Coe, Mary Meriam, Andrew Frisardi, Richard Meyer, John Beaton
—Tribute Essay: Dana Gioia
FICTION – Erin Russell
ESSAYS – Edward Lee, Tony Whedon
BOOK REVIEWS – Brooke Clark, Travis Biddick
POETRY – Hailey Leithauser, John Philip Drury, Len Krisak, James Matthew Wilson, Suzanne Noguere, Alfred Nicol, Katie Hartsock, David MacRae Landon, Amy Bagan, Barry Abrams, Miriam O'Neal, Beth Paulson, Daniel Galef