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Illuminations, No. 29

Issue 31 features a cluster of poems and prose-pieces that address the mass shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston in June 2015 and race relations more generally. Among the local poets featured, Matthew Foley writes in direct response to the shooting of Walter Scott, and Marcus Amaker to the Emanuel Massacre., South Carolina Poet Laureate Marjory Wentworth contributes three poems including One River, One Boat, written for the re-inauguration of S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley. The issue also includes a previously unpublished interview with Seamus Heaney recorded in 1984.

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