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Harvard Review Fall 2003 Issue on Stands Now

November 14, 2003 -- The newest issue of Harvard Review, Number 25, fall 2003, is on the stands with short fiction, poetry, graphics, essays, reviews and two special features. A feature on poet Robert Lowell includes a previously unpublished letter by Lowell as well as essays by Paul Muldoon, Robert Creeley, Fanny Howe, Heather McHugh, David Gewanter and Saskia Hamilton. A section on novelist Richard Yates includes an essay by his biographer, Blake Bailey, a series of letters by Yates to his then-girlfriend Barbara Beury covering the period during which Yates published his celebrated first novel Revolutionary Road, and a reminiscence by Yates's erstwhile colleague Kurt Vonnegut.

In addition, the issue contains two memoirs by Charles Simic, a review-essay on Simic's recent work by William Doreski, stories by Alice Hoffman and Canadian novelist Camilla Gibb, poems by W. D. Snodgrass, Beth Anne Fennelly, and Australian poet Pam Brown, plus graphics by Alex Katz, Brice Marden, and Terry Winters. Over thirty pages of book reviews cover works by Tom Sleigh, Sam Shepard, Les Murray, Stephen Burt, John D'Agata, Mary Ruefle, and Marie Ponsot.

Harvard Review can be purchased for $10 from the Harvard Coop, the Harvard Book Store, or directly from the Harvard Review Office in Lamont Library (for a list of additional bookstores that carry the journal, contact the Harvard Review Office at 617-495-9775). The journal is published twice a year. Subscription information can be found at: http://hcl.harvard.edu/harvardreview

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