Writers, Accomplished and New, for Summer

by Contrary Magazine on July 22, 2012

By Valerie Everett via flickr

The summer issue of Contrary Magazine features poet Anne Barngrover, who holds an MFA from Florida State and will be a PhD candidate in Poetry at the University of Missouri this fall. “Anne Barngrover’s poems inhabit the rural south with a devout specificity to detail. It is our pleasure to share them with you…” ~ Poetry Editor Shaindel Beers.

We love discovering new poets! And the summer issue includes the first publication by Laura Mahr, a philosophy major at Amherst College: “Good Night.”

There is also new poetry by Jason M. Vaughn, new fiction by Dorotea and new Contrary favorite Laura Elizabeth Wollett, new essays by Becca Rose Hall and long-time Contrary favorite Edward Mc Whinney. Get your quarterly pint of Mc Whinney’s finest! Reviews of books by Peter Matthiessen, Etgar Keret, Amy Monticello, Sarah Manguso, Stacy Bierlein and more…

SUMMER 2012

THREE POEMS
by Anne Barngrover

LOVERS, CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING
by Laura Elizabeth Woollett

ON A BARGE
by Edward Mc Whinney

YOUR NATURE
by Jason M. Vaughn

GOOD NIGHT
by Laura Mahr

IN AND THROUGH THE COLD
by Dorotea

THE HISTORY OF US
by Becca Rose Hall

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