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