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Summer 2013 edition of Brilliant Corners now available

Summer 2013 edition of Brilliant Corners now available

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The latest edition of "Brilliant Corners: A Journal of Jazz and Literature" has been released. The journal is edited by founder Dr. Sascha Feinstein, professor of English and creative writing at Lycoming College. Feinstein is also a poet and essayist, as well as the editor of "Ask me Now: Conversations of Jazz and Literature," a compilation of 10 years of Brilliant Corners materials.

The cover of the 2013 summer issue is an oil painting titled “The Duke” by Steve Schwartz, who also contributed an essay to the issue. The issue includes several essays, poems and an interview with Sam Sadigursky, a saxophonist and composer who lives in New York City. His latest CD is “Crossword/Mot Croisès.”

Featured works in the issue include “Lush Life” by Michael Gaspeny, who won the 2012 Randall Jarrell Poetry Competition, an essay by Baron Wormser, the 2000 Poet Laureate of Maine, and a poem by Sydney Lea, the poet laureate of Vermont.

Brilliant Corners is published biannually and features jazz-related poetry, fiction and nonfiction. 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

Published at Lycoming College, Brilliant Corners is funded in part by Lycoming College, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council of the Arts and private endowments.

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

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