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Issue No. 31

Last year around this time our former Editor-in-Chief, Ben Dolan, wrote a pretty incredible Letter from the Editor to mark our 29th Issue. In Ben’s letter, he explores the world of literary magazines more generally—how they came to be and where Blue Mesa Review fits in. It was an exploration of tradition, an investigation into where we as a magazine came from and how we’ve come to understand our place in the current literary landscape. It seems that when we come to the end of things, there is always a tendency to look back, to understand how a certain experience came to pass, and to reflect on that experience.

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Poetry

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Letter to an Imagined Laurette

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An Ode to My Never-Crossed Legs

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Of Being Engine Red

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What We Did

Fiction

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Honolulu

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Belongings

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So Sorry I Hurt You

Nonfiction

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Really Living

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Life on These Plains

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Artwork

Interviews

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An Interview with Yelena Akhtiorskaya

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An Interview with Ruben Quesada