September/October 1987


War and Poetry

by Robert Hedin
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The seventh annual Al-Merbid International Poetry Festival promotes literature in Baghdad, Iraq.

Burn-Out: The Fate of Founders and the Literary Organizations They Began

by Laurel Blossom
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In the conservative climate of the eighties, what has happened to the literary organizations of the seventies?

University Presses

by Amy Holman
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A look at twenty-five university presses that publish poetry and fiction.

What's in a Name?

by Raymond H. Abbott
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A fiction writer finds that he can predict editors' responses by their names.