Volume 6, Number 1

Reminiscent of Chinese “scholars’ rocks,” check out the stunning photography portfolio of the inland Northwest by Terry Toedtemeier, who called his lifelong admiration of the craggy and textured geology of the Basin and Range “a thousand places I love.” Elegy for Toedtemeier by James Lavadour. New translations of Nobel laureate Harry Martinson’s prose, poetry translations of Rosa Alice Branco and Giacomo Leopardi. Featured poems by Carl Adamshick, Sid Miller, Jon Davis, Christopher Buckley, Simon Perchick, Henry Hughes, Ingrid Wendt, and others. 2010 Bunchgrass Poetry Prize winner Stacey Heiney’s “The Breaking Around Us Is Huge” headlines the issue.

Basalt Volume 6 Number 1 Cover