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January 30th, 2015 | 6:00am

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At The Common, we’re celebrating the New Year with four poets new to our pages....

January 22nd, 2015 | 9:00am

Name: Renee Simms

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January 19th, 2015 | 6:00am

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1.   A few days before I moved to Baltimore this summer, I read an ...

Zeina Hashem Beck, Melody Nixon, Francesca Marciano, Stephen O'Connor, Olivia Wolfgang-Smith
January 16th, 2015 | 6:00am

As we begin 2015, our recommenders are heading into the wilderness. These books range widely through time and space, each embracing its own unique heart of contradiction—exile and home; passion and failure; reason and chaos; doubt and confidence. Heavy with both...

January 15th, 2015 | 6:00am

 

Andrea Scott reads her poem, “Arab Springs,” from Issue 06...

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January 6th, 2015 | 9:00am

Diane Cook’s debut short-story collection ...

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December 26th, 2014 | 6:00am

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Please enjoy four new poems by The Common contributors.

Sandeep Parmar...

December 23rd, 2014 | 6:00am

AMHERST, MA. DEC. 23, 2014—In its first year of eligibility, The Common literary magazine has been awarded an Art Works...

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December 22nd, 2014 | 9:00am

I studied history in college, because it seemed somehow practical (don’t ask me why), and after three years of study I realized that I was a mediocre historian at best, that what I loved about researching the past were the stories, and so I took a creative writing class.
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