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June 26th, 2015 | 6:00am

This month we welcome a poet new to our pages: Colin Channer, whose work will...

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June 25th, 2015 | 6:00am

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Your name: Liam Callanan

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June 18th, 2015 | 6:00am

Welcome readers and listeners! This is The Common Contributor Podcast from The Common magazine. Every other month, we invite our contributors to read and discuss each other...

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June 16th, 2015 | 6:00am

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Stephen O’Connor is a writer of fiction and nonfiction, the author of four books, a professor of creative writing at Columbia...

June 12th, 2015 | 6:00am

Photography, science, geo-politics, instruction manuals, and a good Springsteen song—this month we’re reading works of literature with foundations in other art forms. We’re also recommending a memoir, flash fiction, linked short stories, a novel, and a poetry collection—the...

June 11th, 2015 | 6:00am


Jeffrey Harrison reads his poem, “A Drink of Water,” from Issue 06.

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June 8th, 2015 | 6:00am

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The week of Freddie Gray’s funeral, after the rallies and the marches, after the west side ignites and the camera crews descend upon our...

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May 29th, 2015 | 6:00am

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Please enjoy five new poems by our contributors.
 

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May 28th, 2015 | 6:00am

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Your name: Janine Joseph

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May 26th, 2015 | 10:00am

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North of the Bible Belt and east of the Borscht Belt lies the Boarding School Belt. Of the 300 or so boarding...