2002 — Vol. 9, No. 1. Features work by 56 poets, including Jorge Luis Borges, Kathryn Stripling Byer, Gillian Clarke, Keith Flynn, Nick Flynn, William Harmon, Lyn Lifshin, Antonio Machado, Niyi Osundare, Osip Mandelstam, Ron Rash, Jonathan Greene, Al Maginnes, Gaylord Brewer, Ryan G. Van Cleave, Daniel J. Langton, Dede Wilson and Fredrick Zydek. This issue also contains an interview with Menna Elfyn, three essays on Charles Wright and the American South, an overview of the poetry of Byron Herbert Reece by Fred Chappell, an essay on the Vietnam War and its effects on the poetry of Yusef Komunyakaa and Horace Coleman, and reviews of books by Thomas Meyer, Rebecca McClanahan and Jonathan Williams.