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Title/Place Subtitle/Date Written By Issue
(What used to be) Dunkin’ Donuts, Miami Beach, Florida April 2005 Lisette Mendez Fall 2005
30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City December 2010 Jane Lancellotti Spring 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico September 6, 2005 Mimi Kusch Fall 2006
Amman, Jordan New Year’s Day, 1998 Lisa Ohlen Harris Fall 2007
Atlantis January 25, 2007 Anonymous Winter 2008
Augusta, Arkansas 1976 Billy M. Pullen Spring 2013
Austin, Texas August 1998 Margaret Waters Summer 2008
Austin, Texas 1975 Corinna Nicolaou Winter 2011
Bantay, Brgy. Lipit-Tomeeng, San Fabian, Philippines 1991 Ryan Jones Spring 2012
Barcello Hotel, Ixtapa, Mexico February 2007 Dallas Garred Fall 2007
Barcelona July 2009 Amin Ahmad Winter 2012
Boulder, Colorado July 2007 Les Johnson Spring 2008
Bratislava December 2008 Helen Kampfner Fall 2009
Brighton, Massachusetts August 2005 Henriette Lazaridis Power Winter 2013
Bucharest, Romania March 23, 1999 Kathryn Shaver Fall 2008
Buffalo, New York Fall 2008 Bruce Fisher Spring 2009
Carmichael, California 1962 Marc Petersen Winter 2012
Caucasus Mountains, Russia July 2009 Rees Sweeney-Taylor Spring 2013
Center City, Philadelphia Summer 1966 Joseph Dworetzky Fall 2014
Central Park March 2012 Elizabeth Titus Fall 2012
Chair Nine, Telluride, Colorado March 18, 2005 Amy Peters Winter 2006
Chicago, Illinois October 17, 2007 Daniel Stolar Fall 2011
Chicagoland 1980 Alison Baker Winter 2012
Chinandega, Nicaragua April 2008 John Dennehy Spring 2012
Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS), Portland District Office, Portland, Oregon September 2003 Cory McAlister Fall 2006
Civility Class, Schoolroom 6, The Atlas Mountains, Morocco September 20, 2004 Mark MacNamara Winter 2005
Clarkston, Michigan May 2000 Robert Beatty Spring 2010
Clinton, New Jersey July 2001 Jon Volkmer Spring 2012
Cluj-Napoca, Romania Early 1970s Adriana Gradea Winter 2011
Cody’s Books, Berkeley, California February 28, 1989 Andy Ross Winter 2011
Columbus, Ohio 2007 Jen Knox Fall 2011
Cowboy Poetry and Music Festival, Monterey, California January 2005 Julie Dearborn Fall 2007
Daniel Boxing School, Anchorage November 2009 Brandon Ricks Spring 2013
Del Mar, California Spring 2007 F. B. Reed Fall 2007
Detroit, Michigan November 2, 1974 Sharon Harrigan Fall 2012
Douglas, Cork, Ireland June 2010 Billy O’Callaghan Spring 2011
Downtown Dialysis Clinic, Chattanooga, Tennessee 1990 Penny Dyer Fall 2007
Durango, Colorado July 22, 2006 Karen Peterson Winter 2007
East Harlem, New York May 2006 Kate McGovern Spring 2007
Elizabeth, New Jersey September 6, 2008 Carol Davis Winter 2009
Fairfield County, Connecticut 2013 Mary Zeman Winter 2014
Flagstaff, Arizona March 2006 Abby Frucht Summer 2008
Florence, Italy 1966 Sue Mell Spring 2009
Fresno, California 1982 Andrea Jarrell Winter 2013
From Boshehr to the Caspian Sea Iran, 1964 Mehrnoosh Mazarei Winter 2012
Gallatin Field Airport, Bozeman, Montana Summer 2001 Christopher Schaberg Winter 2012
Georgetown, Guyana Spring 1997 Katherine Jamieson Fall 2008
Grandma and Grandpa’s, Savannah, Georgia March 6, 2004 Alita Anderson Fall 2005
Grays Peak, Colorado August 7, 1982 Robert Beatty Fall 2006
Grayslake, Illinois 1974 Rebecca Johns Spring 2013
Gunnison, Colorado May 5, 2006 Alicita Rodréguez Spring 2006
Havana, Cuba February 1, 2012 Richard Smith Spring 2014
Herzliya, Israel Friday, February 24, 2006 Janel Moses Spring 2006
High School Parking Lot, 7 p.m, Ventura, CA November 22, 2004 Tina Nettesheim Winter 2005
Holiday Gas Station (Corner of Fourth and Higgins), Missoula, Montana August 11, 2004 Robin Troy Spring 2005
Humboldt County, California 1973 Carla Baku Winter 2010
Huntington, Connecticut Summer 1980 Michael DiCocco Spring 2007
In the House of a Sangoma, Katatura, Namibia June 4, 2000 Tara W. Lumpkin Winter 2006
Insurance Auto Auction, Seattle, Washington March 2006 John Douglas Marshall Spring 2007
Interstate 20, Approaching Midland, Texas June 7, 2004 Seth Fishman Spring 2005
Jerusalem January 2008 Merridawn Duckler Spring 2008
Kabul, Afghanistan May 1978 Mahbub Shansab Spring 2007
Kern County, California August 1987 Deja Gworek Winter 2014
Kwanghwamun Central City District, Seoul March 12, 2004 Krys Lee Spring 2005
L. L. Bean, Maine November 2008 Stephanie Wahl Robinson Spring 2009
Labor and Delivery Unit, San Francisco, California Susan Moldaw Winter 2012
Laredo, Texas June 2002 Katie Gutierrez Spring 2007
Las Vegas, Nevada January, 2011 Lisa Lebduska Fall 2012
Lone Star Brewery, Texas June 26, 2006 Brandon Lingle Spring 2010
Louisville, Colorado August 17, 2010 Craig Bueltel Fall 2011
Luang Prabang, Laos December 2007 Brenton Rossow Fall 2011
Madagascar September 2006 Nancy Shelby Winter 2008
Man and Lion Berkeley, California, 1993 Marc Petersen Spring 2009
Manhattan June 10, 2011 Parth Vasa Fall 2012
Manhattan September 7, 2004 Jay Katsir Winter 2005
Martha’s Vineyard August 25, 2007 Jane Lancellotti Winter 2008
Marymoor Park, Washington March 8, 2006 Erika Teschke Spring 2006
Middletown, Ohio March 2009 Heather Kristin Fall 2010
Midland, Texas 1987 David Snyder Spring 2006
Mojácar, Spain Summer 2009 Claire Collison Winter 2010
Montgomery Township, New Jersey Winter 2007 Robert Friedman Fall 2008
Moscow December 1975 Stephen M. Murphy Winter 2010
Moscow November 1982 Masha Udensiva-Brenner Spring 2012
Mr. Song’s House, Cedar Falls, Iowa March 8, 2005 Caroline Ledeboer Winter 2006
Mt. Ventoux, France August 2009 Rob Schiller Spring 2010
Mumbai November 1977 Amin Ahmad Spring 2009
Muskogee, Oklahoma Summer 1993 A. J. Tierney Spring 2012
My Kitchen, Austin, Texas October 3, 2004 Jeanette Tyson Winter 2005
Nagoya, Japan March 14, 2005—present Hauquan Chau Fall 2007
Nebraska City 2004 Megan Kruse Winter 2013
New York City October 31, 2005 Victoria Gomelsky Summer 2008
New York City September 17, 2006 Reese Okyong Kwon Winter 2007
New York City September 2006 Julia Lichtblau Fall 2010
North Providence, Rhode Island November 21, 2008 Lenore Reilly Carlisle Spring 2009
Oakland, California January 2013 Rebecca Chekouras Fall 2013
Old Fengdu, China January 1, 2006 Li Miao Lovett Spring 2006
Oregon Coast Storm Season 2006 Lori Tobias Winter 2008
Overlooking Galway Bay, Ireland August 14, 1998 Seamus Scanlon Fall 2011
Owls Head, Maine Summer 1987 Jim Nichols Winter 2008
P.S. 150, Bronx, New York November 1967 Iris Ortiz Fall 2013
Piazza di Spagna, Rome July 9, 2006 Emily Ansara Baines Summer 2008
Portland, Oregon 2008 Lydia Day Fall 2013
Retirement Hotel, Oakland, California April 15, 2012 Susan Isa Efros Winter 2013
Rio de Janeiro December 2001 Bruce Dodson Winter 2007
Room 506, Des Moines, Iowa February 13, 2007 Carolyn Briggs Spring 2007
Russell Square, Central London July 7, 2005 Amy Becker Fall 2005
San Francisco July 12, 2006 Marc Petersen Summer 2008
San Francisco August 2001 Linda Gebroe Fall 2009
San Francisco, California January 7, 2008 Marc Petersen Spring 2008
San Quentin State Prison February 2005 Chris Malcomb Fall 2008
Santa Monica October 2007 Emily Ansara Baines Spring 2008
Santa Monica, California Summer 2010 Tom Teicholz Spring 2011
Scalabrini Villa January 3, 2009 Jane Lancellotti Fall 2009
Seaside Cliffs Near Big Sur, California 1985 Robert Beatty Winter 2006
Shanghai, China February 1952 Lucille Bellucci Winter 2009
Snohomish County, Washington 1988 Megan Kruse Winter 2011
Sofia, Bulgaria June 5, 2012 Delaney Nolan Spring 2013
Sola Beach, Norway October 2006 Alison McCullough Spring 2011
St. Petersburg, Russia June 7, 2013 Olga Zilberbourg Fall 2013
Stockholm Airport April 1969 William Males Fall 2010
Tail of the Dragon, Tennessee April 14, 2012 Christopher Hebert Winter 2013
Tanzania October 2007 Mark Beattie Fall 2008
The Abbey of the Genesee, Piffard, New York October 2008 Jennifer Jefferson Spring 2011
The American Consulate, Göteborg, Sweden 1976 William Males Winter 2007
The Banks of the Back River, Northwest Territory, Canada July 2003 Robert Perkins Fall 2005
The Bronx 1956 Nancy Saporta Sternbach Winter 2009
The Church Basement, Southampton, Pennsylvania September 24, 2006 Laura Rose Winter 2007
The Financial District to Central Park and Back, New York City November 13, 2005 Christian Lewis Fall 2006
The Hague/Amsterdam May 4-5, 2007 Enid Futterman Winter 2008
The Internet, Portland to Seattle 2008 Mary Shannon Winter 2009
The Mines at Potosí, Bolivia March 16, 2009 Robert P. Baird Winter 2010
The New America, Los Angeles, California November 29, 2004 R. Z. Chew Winter 2005
The Palacio, Los Angeles September 2008 Viva Hoffmann Winter 2009
The Red Line Inbound, Six Miles from Boston September 2004 Scott McCabe Fall 2006
The Residence Inn, Louisville, Colorado August 27, 2003 Craig Bueltel Spring 2005
The Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico City August 9, 1971 Paula Speck Winter 2006
The Stage Call, Providence, Rhode Island April 1987 Michele F. Cooper Winter 2007
The Summer House, Upstate New York August 1999 Zara Zuckerman Spring 2010
The Twelfth Apostle, Leuven, Belgium November 1995 Mark Yakich Winter 2006
Turkish Air Flight 1370, Istanbul to Tashkent October 20, 2002 Barbara Baer Fall 2005
Tuxedo Park 1969 Stephen Graziano Fall 2009
Udaipur, Agra, Vrindavan, India March 2010 Jane Lancellotti Fall 2010
Upper West Side, New York City February 18, 2009 Sara Elizabeth Grossman Spring 2011
VA Day Treatment Center, Orlando, Florida December 2, 2004 Chris McClelland Winter 2005
Valley View Hospital, Glenwood Springs, Colorado March 1, 2005 Shelley Binkley Fall 2005
Vienna May 1937 Peter Lynn Spring 2008
Washington, DC March 12, 2010 Shannon Quinty Winter 2011
Watching the Tour, Limoges to St. Flour July 14, 2004 Matt Piepenburg Spring 2005
Wesleyan University May 25, 2008 Johanna Wald Fall 2008
Westport, Massachusetts 2013 Rebecca Chace Winter 2014
White Plains, New York Summer 2008 Arthur Plotnik Fall 2012
White Sands National Monument, New Mexico July 16, 2005 Debra Hughes Fall 2006
White Water, California November 2007 Rebecca K. O’Connor Spring 2008
Wiesbaden, Germany June 1945 Peter Lynn Spring 2009
Wyckoff, New Jersey Winter 2008 Laura Cella Winter 2010
Xinzheng City, China May 2009 Justin Nicholes Fall 2009
Yeghegnadzor, Armenia 2013 Peter Speiser Winter 2014