Able Muse / Eratosphere Newsletter - December 2009

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Able Muse/Eratosphere Newsletter
December 2009
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Here are our lively Able Muse & Eratosphere news and updates
Happy Holiday! :)

In this newsletter
The New Issue of Able Muse
Eratosphere Workshops Events
Able Muse Pushcart Prize 2009 Nominations
Call for Submissions

The new issue of Able Muse

The Tribute Issue of Able Muse, Winter 2009, is now online at:

Turner Cassity Tribute special feature -- with new poems and essays from: Turner Cassity, Suzanne Doyle, Timothy Steele, Dick Davis, A.E. Stallings, William Conelly, Memye Curtis Tucker, Helen Pinkerton Trimpi, Christophe Fricker.

featured artist:
Royena Rasnat • featured poet: Stephen Edgar (in conversation with Timothy Murphy) • spotlight poet: John Beaton (interviewed by Timothy Murphy) • poetry with new poems from: Amit Majmudar, Bruce Taylor, Brian Culhane, Lyn Lifshin, Maryann Corbett, J.D. Smith, Michael Burch, Howie Good, Thomas David Lisk, Cally Conan-Davies, Esther Greenleaf Mürer, Ana Garza G'z, Dave Engeldrum, Keith O'Shaughnessy, Kathy Davis, John Milbury-Steen, David Alpaugh, Lark Beltran, Stanley P. Anderson, Rebecca Foust, Peter Branson, Frederic Kusseler • fiction with new stories from: Anne Fox, Nina Schuyler, Kristen Edwards, Tom Earles, Molly Malone, Marge Lurie, Richard Spuler • essays: Clive Watkins, Rory Waterman • book reviews: Julie Stoner, Chris Childers.

With special thanks for an outstanding new issue to-- Suzanne Doyle (Guest Features Editor), Tim Murphy (Associate Poetry Editor), Thaisa Frank (Associate Fiction Editor), Gregory Dowling (Associate Nonfiction Editor).

Alex Pepple, Editor

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Able Muse, Tribute Issue, Winter 2009

Eratosphere Workshops Events

- A decade Anniverary of Able Muse & Eratosphere here.

Coming Soon:

At the Translation Forum: Translation Event with finalists' submissions critiqued by acclaimed poet and translator, Willis Barnstone. Details can be found here and here.

At the Distinguished Guest Forum: Deck-the-Halls with finalists poems critiqued by Judge, Jennifer Reeser. Details here.

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Able Muse Pushcart Prize 2009 Nominations:

Congratulations to the 5 poets and 1 writer nominated and announced here.


For the next issue of Able Muse, non-theme issue - we welcome submissions of poetry, fiction, essays, book review and art. (Tenth Anniversary special features in the work, and details will be annouced soon.) Able Muse submission guidelines are available here.


Able Muse submissions - poetry, fiction, art, essays, book reviews, interviews
We wish you the best of the Holiday Seasons ... & the New Decade!


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