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The winter 2013 issue of “Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz & Literature” is now available. The journal, which features jazz-related poetry, fiction and non-fiction, is edited by Sascha Feinstein, Ph.D., professor of English and creative writing at Lycoming College.
The new edition boasts the work of two former poets laureate, Billy Collins and David Clewell. Collins was the poet laureate of the United States from 2001-03 and Clewell was the poet laureate of Missouri from 2010-12. Also included is an interview with Robert Leonard Reid, who contributed the essay “Echoes of Creation.” Reid is the author of three collections of essays: “Mountains of the Great Blue Dream;” “America, New Mexico;” and “Arctic Circle.”
The cover for the new issue is titled “Before the Concert” and was made by Bill Evaul, an internationally recognized artist who specializes in white-line color woodcuts and whose work is in the collection of the Library of Congress.
“Brilliant Corners” is published biannually at Lycoming College. It is funded in part by the college, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts and private endowments. A subscription costs $12 a year ($18 for international orders). Send check or money to Brilliant Corners, Lycoming College, 700 College Place, Williamsport, PA 17701. More information can be found at www.lycoming.edu/BrilliantCorners.
Lycoming College is a four-year, residential liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. Its rigorous academic program, vibrant residential community and supportive faculty foster successful student outcomes. Lycoming offers 36 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1812 and located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation. For more information, visit www.lycoming.edu.