Fiction editor Valerie Cihylik debuts.
Essay: 20th Century Poetry, by Michael Peverett.
Featured: Stephen W. Arndt translates Dante in verse.
Essay: Charles Bukowski and the Nadir of American Poetry.
Notable: God online; faith healers. Featured: Allyson Shaw.
Dead White Men.
Melic in Heat
Theme: literary erotica. Featured: Teresa White.
C.E. Chaffin reviews The Western Canon.
Poems About our Fathers
Theme: paternal relationships. Featured: Dead White Men.
Essay: Morality and Poetry
Theme: that neighborhood star. Featured: Kathleen B. Henderson.
Essay: Logopoetry IV / The Mandala of Balance
Featured: Scott Murphy.
Essay: Logopoetry III / The Mandala of Balance
Featured: Lucile Blanchard.
Essay: Logopoetry II / Introduction
Featured: Melic Contest Winners.
Essay: Logopoetry I / An Alternative Term for "Post-Modern" Poetry
Summer 1998, Inaugural Issue
Featured: Lyn Lifshin, Alison Croggon, others.