the rivers of it, abridged

New York City skyline at night


Fall 2014 / Spring 2015




(Titles indicate poetry feature focus.)

Fall 2013/Spring 2014
On Balance: Walking Ten Miles Home

Spring 2013
Eye to Eye, Notwithstanding

Fall 2012
Like a Movie: Among Those Named

Fall 2011
A Wild Surmise

Spring 2011
Living Off Balance

Fall 2010
Local Intimacies

Spring 2010
The Road and the Sky

Fall 2009
Lines of Thought

Spring 2009
Rushes East Above Us

Fall 2008
Acts of Shift

Spring 2008
Daylight Savings, Lucky Hours (Martin Mitchell, Guest Editor)

Fall 2007
That Time of Year

Spring 2007
By the Wayside: Change Is What Keeps Us

June 2004
Sharing Space with Light

March 2004
First Green is Gold

February 2004
Japan (Michael Bourdaghs and Tomer Saibari, feature guest editors)

January 2004
What We Have:  a Drift of White, a Wisp of Blue (Martin Mitchell, feature guest editor)

December 2003
Degrees of Apprenticeship:  Hunter College MFA Faculty, Alumni, Students

November 2003
Intermediating Surfaces:  The Sk(in) Between (Laurel Blossom, feature guest editor)

September 2003
Faith:  Private Forms, Public Expression

Jul-Aug 2003 Newsstand Issue
Self-Portrait / Monsters

June 2003
Between Strands of the Hammock

May 2003

April 2003
Music (Mark Nickels, feature guest editor)

March 2003
Departures (George Wallace, feature guest editor)

February 2003
Erotica:  Beyond Anatomy

January 2003

December 2002
End Papers

November 2002
Hunting and Predation

October 2002
Excerpted poems from Spring chapbook contestants:  Ryan Van Cleave, Baruch November, et al.

September 2002
Degree 365:  Change and Reclamation — Year One of 9/11

August 2002

July 2002
Shoes (socks optional) — newsstand version:  Big City Lit Goes Country!

June 2002
Distance from the Tree: Poems on Fathers

May 2002
Poems on Paintings

April 2002
Mervyn Taylor, Sylvie Kandé, Adam Merton Cooper (Twelve 12)

March 2002
    "Degrees of Apprenticeship": Sarah Lawrence College MFA Program
and "Living in the Falling Apart as Gathering the Storm…" (WTC Special)

February 2002

January 2002
    "A Prague Summer"

December 2001
    "The Desert"

November 2001
    "Taking the Vapors" (WTC) and "Handful of Thunder" (Rattapallax, selected)

October 2001
    "The Imaginary/The Unimaginable"

September 2001
    "Seeds Foresung" (Asian American Writers) Guest editors: Tina Chang, Ravi Shankar, Rafiq Kathwari

August 2001
    "The Kiss" and Fairytales

July 2001
    "Big City Lit Goes Country" —Northern Catskills; The Hudson; The Dark (newsstand version)

June 2001
    "Only the Dead…" (The Vietnam War)

May 2001
    "Degrees of Affinity": Distinguished Alumni from the Columbia Writing Division

April 2001
    "Light and Questions Through the Window": Devotional Poetry and Music, Sacred and Profane

March 2001
    "Water to Wine to Waterford®": The Lyric Recovery Festival™ 2000 Collection

February 2001
    "The Occasional Groundhog" and The Hudson Pier Poets

January 2001
    "Because They Did" (Feminists)

December 2000
    "Degrees of Apprenticeship": Brooklyn College MFA Program