The Salamander literary journal, housed and published at Suffolk University, is now completing its 20th year, and Part 2 of the 20th edition has just been released. 

The new issue features:

  • Poetry by Stephen Ackerman, Andrea Cohen, Rita Gabis, George Kalogeris, Michael Hettich, Karen An-Hwei Lee, Heather Madden, Jacquelyn Pope, Anna Ross, Tara Skurtu and others
  • Fiction by Naira Kuzmich, Linda Rui Feng, Mel Wells and Steven Wingate
  • Reviews of Jessica Greenbaum’s The Two Yvonnes and Ilya Kaminsky and Jean Valentine’s Dark Elderberry Branch: Poems of Marina Tsvetaeva (translations).

A launch party for the new issue, with readings by Ben Berman and Anna Ross, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, July 1, at Newtonville Books, 10 Langley Road, Newton Centre.

English Professor Jennifer Barber is the founding editor and editor-in-chief of Salamander.