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Grain Volume 37 No 1, 2009

Editor: Sylvia Legris
Fiction Editor: Terry Jordan
Designer: Betsy Rosenwald
Cover Image: Jiang Jie, from her series BE (each 200 x 160 x 130 cm, fiberglass). Long March Gallery, Beijing, 2006.

Every component of the collective conversation in Grain's Fall 2009 issue possesses a singular poise and beauty. In concert, a mobile image of balance. This issue features the gorgeous artwork of Beijing artist Jiang Jie, a translation of a long poem by Beijing poet Xi Chuan, poetry in translation by Wang Jiaxin, and new work by Sue Goyette, Steven Hayward, Tim Lilburn, Eleanor Wachtel, Don Domanski, Chuqiao Yang, Warren Heiti, Dani Couture, Myrna Kostash, and more.

CONVERSATION received two 2009 National Magazine Awards nominations!Congratulations to Don Domanski and Warren Heiti, both finalists in the poetry category.

Check out this great review of CONVERSATION by Sima Rabinowitz!

Melanie Bell, Tamara Bond, Kyle Borner, Xi Chuan, Dani Couture, Don Domanski, Sue Goyette, Steven Hayward, Warren Heiti, Wang Jiaxin, Jiang Jie, Myrna Kostash, Tim Lilburn, Eleanor Wachtel, Chuqiao (Teresa) Yang.