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Notes & Dispatches from KELLY BOUCHARD, DAYNA MAHANNAH and ERNIE KROEGER; New fiction by KATE CAYLEY; Feature essays from JOSEPH PEARSON and JEROME STUEART; Poetry by EVELYN LAU and EM DIAL, and much more! 

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