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Diode, a new electronic journal edited by Patty Paine and Jeff Logde of Virginia Commonwealth University and transmitting from the VCU-Qatar campus, is officially charged. I'm excited to see some collaborative work by Julie Doxsee and Mathias Svalina as well as from Allison Titus and Rob Schlegel, and poems by Suzanne Frischkorn and Susan Settlemyre Williams, two more of my favorite poets in this world.

There are also poems by Chris Abani, Laura McCullough, Rick Barot, Amy King, Bob Hicok, Frankie Drayus, Eve Rifkah, Peter Jay Shippy, Tara Moyle, Matthew Wills, Karen Schubert, Carmen Gimenez Smith, Joshua Ware, Rich Murphy, Didi Menendez, and me.

The VCU group does such a nice job, with Blackbird and they're continuing that work with Diode, which promises to be a fine addition to the reading list.

Posted by Jake Adam York at September 13, 2007 7:15 AM


Great stuff as usual, Jake, and thanks for introducing me to a new zine.

Posted by: Steve S at September 14, 2007 9:46 PM

Thanks for the news, Jake.

And great poems, too, btw. I can't wait to see the new book.

Posted by: Jeff Newberry at September 15, 2007 8:04 PM

really great piece, Jake. it's exciting to see a new journal of such high quality.

Posted by: blake at September 18, 2007 2:37 PM

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