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June 14, 2011

Assisi Journal Unveils Volume 2, Issue 1:More Than 50 Works Included for Journal of Arts & Letters

Dr. Wendy Galgan is proud to announce the release of Volume 2, Issue 1 of Assisi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters. The issue, with layout and design by Vanessa De Almeida ’00, contains more than 50 submissions and runs 70 pages. (Click to download the latest issue)

There are several St. Francis connections in the current issue with submissions by English Professor Ian Maloney (“Caterpillar on Orange and Black Plaid Shirt”), alumna and Adjunct English Professor Lisa Marie Paolucci ’06 (two untitled photographs of Assisi, Italy) and from alum John Infortunio ‘95, a Literature teacher at Bishop Ford High School who contributed the piece, “( )”, a picture of which also adorns the cover of the issue.

Among the other contributors is Lesley Wheeler, winner of grants from the Fulbright Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities as well as the 2010 Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize for her collection Heterotopia. In a review of Heterotopia in the new Assisi Journal, Dr. Galgan writes that, “It is lyrical and vigorous, engaging and challenging, with a depth and breadth that constantly surprise the reader.” Wheeler contributes her new poem, “Shipshape,” to the collection.

Submission information: Assisi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters maintains a rolling Call for Submissions.

Assisi offers an eclectic mix of essays (both academic and personal), short fiction and poetry, along with photography and art work, in an online journal which is published twice-yearly.

Send all submissions to: [email protected]

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