HOTEL AMERIKA, Spring Edition, Take 2

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again …

Hotel Amerika journals have the most gorgeous covers.  During self’s peregrinations around the Bookfair (the most fun activity of the AWP conference), self glanced to the left and spied the journal table.  Oh, gorgeous, gorgeous books!  Self immediately ran up and blurted out that they had published a story of hers in the Trans-Genre issue.  Much consternation when that turned out not to be the case.  No, it turned out her story was in the latest issue, the one being launched at the Bookfair.

Self just loves, loves, loves the cover, the mysteriously suspended figure of a woman; the inside page, a blank red.  So, they handed her two author copies, and below is the cover (Self took the picture in her hotel room:  sorry for the bright flash that ruins the image!)

In this issue:

Essays by Bernadette Esposito, Marilyn Abildskov, Marcia Aldrich, Barrie Jean Borich, Kathryn Winograd, Tony Whedon, and Xu Xi

Prose Poetry by Alexandra Chasin, Patty Seyburn, Patrick Leonard, Jeff Alessandrelli, G. C. Waldrup

TransGenre by Sarah White, Mary Capello, yours truly, Elaine Terranova, Kelly Cherry, Jennifer L. Knox, Brian Teare, Ben Quick, Christina Manweller and G. C. Waldrop.

Fiction by Ann de Forest and Monica McFawn

Poetry by Charlene Fix, Albert Goldbarth, Patty Seyburn, Dawn Marie Knopf, Diane Wakoski, Alice Jones, Dorinda Wegener, Richard Cecil, Gary Dop, Susan Terris, Christian Barter, Lance Larsen, Cynthia Hogue, Matthew Gavin Frank, and many more!

Order an issue, dear blog readers.  It is a most beautiful book.

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