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Rina Olsen's book, "Third Moon Passing," was published by Atmosphere Press in June 2023. Rina has also worked as an instructor in Polyphony Lit's Around the World of Poetry in 80 Days workshop, representing Guam.

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Volume 18 | Spring 2023

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Stuart Dybek
Jennifer Egan
Betsy Franco
Edward Hirsch
Alex Kotlowitz
Chang-rae Lee
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