Hard to find back issue. RATTAPALLAX TITLE comes from a poem by Wallace Stevens, Frogs Eat Butterflies, Snakes Eat Frogs, Hogs Eat Snakes and Men Eat Hogs, and is an onomatopoeia for the sound of thunder.
How do we dare perpetrate a syllable, pen, charcoal or pencil or an image through a lens on an empty page, smudge the pristine face of expectation with unintended and unforseen consequence and declare it beautiful? These writers, photographers and artists did (Poetry) Zoe Anglesey, Barry Ballard, Edward Bartok-Baratta, Margo Berdeshevshy, Robert James Berry, Diane Bonds, Dan Campbell, Rob Carney, Alan Catlin, Thomas M. Catterson, David Chorlton, Leonard J. Cirino, Paul Cordell, Phillip Corwin, George Dickerson, Evan Eisman, Rhina P. Espaillat, Charles Fishman, John Freeman, Diane Gage, Gagan Gill, Veronica Golos, Naomi Guttman, Kathleen Hellen, John Hennessy, Linda Herring, Tai Jackson, Nicholas Johnson, Matthew Laufer, Ann Lauinger, Richard Levine, Diane Lockwood, Joanne Lowery, Constance Rowell Mastores, Ted McCarthy, James Scannell McCormick, Simone Muench, Mark Nickels, Charles O'Hay, Brent Pallas, Stephanos Papadopoulos, Ben Passikoff, Ellen Peckham, Edmund Pennant, Charles Pierre, Royal F. Potter, Arthur Powers, Ron Price, James S. Proffitt, James Ragan, Ron Rash, Peter M. Rojcewicz, Dennis Saleh, M.A. Schaffner, Susan Scutti, Stuart J. Silverman, Bradley R. Strahan, Virgil Suarez, Kent Taylor, Maria Terrone, John Thomas, Marlene Y. Caller Vidibor, Judith Werner, Carol Wreszin, Michael T. Young. Fiction: George Dickerson, J.R. Stewart. Art Hugo Cifuentes, Christin Couture, Simon Dinnerstein, Allen M. Hart, Alfred H. Hoch, Ilian Karabov, Maria Levitsky, Arlette Lurie, Igor Makarevich, Debi Lee Mandel (with Gille Tran), Richard Morin, Marielis Seyler. The CD has some of the following writers Veronica Golos, Naomi Guttman, Charles Pierre, Margo Berdeshevshy, Richard Levine, Diane Lockwood, Mark Nickels, Maria Terrone, Marlene Y. Caller Vidibor and many more.