past issues

Issue 1 (November-December 1999)

Susan Schultz, Kevin Hart, Timothy Liu and more


Issue 2 (January-February 2000)

John Kinsella, Graham Foust, Peter Finch and more


Issue 3 (March-April 2000)

Mark Bibbins, Drew Milne, Matthew Zapruder and more


Issue 4 (May-June 2000)

Jessica Hornik, Peter Minter, Jonathan Monroe and more


Issue 5 (July-August 2000)

Ron Silliman, Brian Henry, David Baratier and more


Issue 6 (September-October 2000)

Heather McHugh, Mary Jo Bang, Margot Schilpp and more


Issue 7 (November-December 2000)

One Year Anniversary Special Issue featuring James Tate, Matthew Rohrer, Franz Wright, Lee Upton, Simon Perchik, Christine Hume, Charles Bernstein, Joe Wenderoth and many more


Issue 8 (January-February 2001)

New Welsh Poetry issue featuring Gillian Clarke, Dannie Abse, Gwyneth Lewis, Robert Minhinnick, Sheenagh Pugh, Lloyd Robson and many more


Issue 9 (March-April 2001)

Forrest Gander, Dara Wier, Bob Hicok, William Waltz and many more plus new translations from the French featuring Stephane Mallarme, Paul Verlaine, Andre Breton, Jean Follain and Yves Bonnefoy


Issue 10 (May-June 2001)

Tessa Rumsey, Timothy Donnelly, Rebecca Wolff, David Dodd Lee and more plus Recent Croatian Poetry featuring Rade Serbedzija and Dubravko Detoni; "Creative Poetics" and "Creative Criticism"; "Focus on New Media" #1


Issue 11-12 (July-October 2001)

Special double issue including Charles Bernstein, Eleni Sikelianos, James Tate, Matthea Harvey and more plus Recent Australian Poetry featuring Judith Bishop, Paul Dawson, Maryla Skiba and a dozen other poets; reviews of Jarnot, Day and Eady; "Focus on New Media" #2


Issue 13 (November-December 2001)

Paul Hoover, Dzvinia Orlowsky, Richard Garcia, Gary Young and many more; "David Solway: Canada's Renegade Genius?" feature with new poems, interview and essays; New African Poetry featuring Antjie Krog, Mazisi Kunene and Breyten Breytenbach; "Looking East: Spiritual, Cultural and Political Ruminations" featuring Timothy Liu and Robyn Sarah; reviews of Ammons and Beckman


Issue 14 (Winter-Spring 2002)

Bruce Beasley, Karen Volkman, Lisa Lubasch, Peter Boyle and more; "Slovenia: At This Moment" featuring work by Ales Debeljak, Jure Novak, Luciza Stupica and more plus paintings by Dusan Fiser; Slope "e-chapbook" #1, translations of Franz Werfel by James Reidel; New Prose by Susan Steinberg, Andrew Zawacki and more; reviews of Davis, Felstiner, Graham and others


Issue 15 (Spring-Summer 2002)

Caroline Knox, John Latta, Gillian Conoley, Standard Schaefer, Martin Corless-Smith, Denise Duhamel, Peter Streckfus and more; New Singapore Poetry Sampler featuring Alvin Pang, Cyril Wong, Paul Tan, Megan Ng and more plus paintings by Hong Sek Chern; Slope "e-chapbook" #2, "Café Buffé" by Charles Bernstein; reviews of Cesaire, Biarujia, Mayer and others


Issue 16 (Fall-Winter 2002)

Donald Revell, Eric Pankey, Arielle Greenberg, Kevin Hart, David Hernandez, Philip Nikolayev, Patrick Durgin, Sharon Kraus and many more; European Poetry in Translation featuring Max Ernst, Aris Fioretos, Cesare Pavese and more; cross-genre prose by Jono Schneider, Brian Henry, Alistair Fitchett and more; reviews of Beasley, Frumkin, Becker and British poetry


Issue 17 (Winter-Spring 2003)

Special Feature Bonanza - "An Anthology of F.U. Poems" guest-edited by David Lehman; "What's Going on In Hyperliterature" guest-edited by Edward Picot; guidelines for Slope's ASL Poetry Prize; Mark Rudman, Martha Ronk, Aaron McCollough, Rosanne Wasserman and many more; reviews of Sebald, Marcus, Mattox, Addonizio and others.


Issue 18 (Summer 2003)

"OzErotica - Australian Poets Write Love and Lust" special feature including Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Kate Lilley, Javant Biarujia and others; new poetry Donald Revell, Stephen Burt, Paul Hoover, Sandra Miller, Nin Andrews and many more; reviews of Ruefle, Kinsella, Wenderoth and more.


Issue 19 (Fall 2003-Winter/Spring 2004)

Our historic American Sign Language Poetry issue co-edited by Rita Rich and Christopher Janke and featuring video files of ASL poets performing their work; work by First Annual Slope 'Heart & Express' National ASL Poetry Prize winner Jeremy Quiroga; Peter Cook, Kenny Lerner, Clayton Valli, Ella Mae Lentz, Patrick Graybill.


Issue 20 (Spring/Summer 2004)

"Brasil: Poetry Today" special feature guest edited by Mauro Faccioni Filho; "Whither Freedom: The Literary Embargo That Almost Was" featuring protest by American editors; new poetry by Brandon Downing, Robert Adamson, Sally Keith, Jordan Davis, Maxine Chernoff and more; criticism by Stephen Burt, Standard Schaefer, Amy Schroeder and more