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Current Issue

Vol. 34, No.1 & 2, Summer/Fall 2017

In this issue:


  • “In the Footprint of the Crocodile Man: Memories, Myths, and Contemporary Art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea”
    by Carol E. Mayer


  • 12 Short Stories


  • A Collection of Poems
    by 33 Poets

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