Volume 14, Issue 1 – March 2020

March 2020 (Volume 14, Issue 1) is the 53rd issue of Wordgathering, and marks its 13th anniversary. Diane R. Wiener (Editor-in-Chief) is grateful for ongoing and outstanding collaborative support from her esteemed colleagues at Syracuse University—Kate Deibel, Benjamin Jones, Patrick Williams, Eddie Zaremba, and Rachael Zubal-Ruggieri.

Immense gratitude goes to: Gatherer’s Blog Editor, Ona Gritz; Prose Editor, Sean J. Mahoney; and Poetry Editor, Emily K. Michael.

Very special thanks to now-emeritus Associate Poetry Editor, Anne Kaier, for her long-term, dedicated service to Wordgathering.

Jane Joritz-Nakagawa, Shane Neilson, Michael Northen, Charlotte Price, and Diane R. Wiener reviewed books for this issue. This issue’s Gatherer’s Blog was written by Wordgathering Poetry Editor, Emily K. Michael; the Reading Loop was written by Chris Costello.

“Contact Lens Death Stare” (by Tamara Hattis) was audio recorded by Emily Windver. “A History of Leaves” (by Nathan Spoon) was audio recorded by Sarah Korcz. “Liberty Atoms 11“ (by Christopher Barnes), “Caught Fast on the Littoral“ (by Paula Knight), “Mobility“ (by Nancy Scott), and ”Succulents,“ “Monologue on the Structures of a Bubble,“ “Excess in Real Life,“ and “Second Time is a Charm“ (by Nathan Spoon) were audio recorded by Diane R. Wiener. Other poems were audio recorded by the poets, themselves.

Wordgathering‘s Founding Emeritus Editors are Stuart Sanderson, Dana Hirsch, Yvette Green, and Denise March.

Please note that archives of all past issues are being updated to make them searchable. While this process is underway, past issues will be temporarily unavailable on our website.

Thank you for your patience during our transition, which has been and will continue to be a labor of love.