This is the seminannual Able Muse Review (Print Edition) - Winter, 2012 issue. 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).
". . . [ ABLE MUSE ] fills an important gap in understanding what is really happening in early twenty-first century American poetry." – Dana Gioia.
WITH THE ABLE MUSE WRITE PRIZE FOR POETRY & FICTION — Includes the winning story and poems from the contest winners and finalists.
EDITORIAL — Alexander Pepple.
FEATURED ARTIST — Nicolas Evariste.
FEATURED POET — Catherine Tufariello; (Interviewed by Uche Ogbuji).
SPOTLIGHT POET — Ted Kooser.
FICTION — Carole Rosenthal, Lewis Buzbee, Evelyn Somers, Gigi Mark, Adrianne Aron.
ESSAYS — Gregory Dowling, Derek Furr, Michael Cohen, Peter Byrne.
BOOK REVIEWS — Aaron Poochigian, Ryan Wilson, Jennifer Reeser.
POETRY — Richard Wakefield, Catharine Savage Brosman, Timothy Murphy, Lorna Knowles Blake, Wendy Videlock, Thomas Carper, Tony Barnstone, Leonard Kress, Elise Hempel, Stephen Harvey, Victor Hugo, Catullus, Len Krisak, Rose Kelleher, Kathryn Locey, Annabelle Moseley, Ted Mc Carthy, Peter Kline, John Beaton, Sarah White, Susan McLean, Susan Cohen, Jeanne Wagner, Bruce Berger, Richard Meyer.