Vol. 20 No. 02 is available for purchase and features new work from Marguerite Alley, Ellie Black, Nina Boals, Brittany Cavallaro, Matt Del Busto, Dustin M. Hoffman, Taylor Johnston-Levy, Alonso Llerena, Alexander Lumans, Robert Wood Lynn, Oksana Maksymchuk, Alissa Morgan, Weijia Pan, Rebecca Poynor, Hannah Smith, Gina Alexandra Srmabekian, Avia Tadmor, Matthew Tuckner, Penny Walker, and Felicia Zamora.
This issue also includes a special feature on the Gwendolyn Brooks Archives (including exclusive images of personal writings, notes, and ephemera from Brooks) housed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, plus an interview with the inaugural Gwendolyn Brooks Social Justice Initiative scholar, Roger Reeves, about his experience exploring the archive and his relationship to Brooks’ work.
Transfer of Knowledge Under the Occupation
Alissa M. Barr
Disarticulation of Carrie Buck after State-Sponsored Sterilization
Sonnet to Break the Crown of Invisibility
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Gwendolyn Brooks Social Justice Initiative
Interview with Roger Reeves
Support & Sponsors
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Creative Writing Program, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Individual & Community Sponsors
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Delysa Burnier, Alma Gottlieb & Philip Graham, John Hall, M.D. & Sarah Knox, M.D.
Anonymous, Rev. Charles Matz
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