From the Magazine


The New Jersey-based publisher CavanKerry Press is helping patients and families awaiting medical attention with The Waiting Room Reader, an anthology of poetry and prose distributed for free to hospitals in select states across the country. 


Jayne Anne Phillips, who is in her second year as program director of the new MFA program in creative writing at Rutgers University's Newark, New Jersey, speaks about the program's genesis, its connection to Newark's literary and cultural community, and finding the time to complete her new novel.