Fourth Edition

Life and Legends#4 Cover (Final)

Life and Legends – Fourth Edition: The Essence of Warriorship.
Published: Tuesday, June 30th 2016.
Irvine, CA, USA.
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Editor in-Chief
Kalpna Singh-Chitnis

Associate Editor
Robbi Nester

Editor Intern
Vishwa Chitnis

Cover Art:
Paula Dawn Lietz

EDITORIAL
The Essence of Warriorship


SPECIAL FEATURES


CULTURAL DIPLOMACY

Existential Crisis and Cultural Diplomacy, by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis

INTERVIEW
Dignity of a Human Voice: An Interview With Robert Pinsky, by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis.


POETRY

Kareem James Abu-Zeid
Lana Bella

Lavina Blossom
Carl Boon
Yuan Changming
Barbara Crooker
Marc J. Frazier
Greg Hill
Steffen Horstmann
Luisa A. Igloria
Adele Kenny
Judy Kronenfeld
Jane Rosenberg LaForge
Dan Leach
Paul Lojeski
Dennis Maloney
Silva Zanoyan Merjanian
Richard Nester
Joseph O’Brien
Amit Parmessur
Simon Perchik
Carolyn Raphael
Jennifer Reeser
Margret Saine
Gerard Sarnat
Carol Stone
Mehrnoosh Torbatnejad
Mark Trechock
Adam Middleton Watts


DEBUT

Lorraine Gow


TRANSLATIONS

Mohamed Elramady – Poetry (inspired by Mahmoud Darwish’s Poem “The Mural”)
Translated from original Arabic into English by Nizar Sartawi – Egypt/Jordan/Palestine

Gemma Gorga – Poetry
Translated from original Catalan into English by Sharon Dolin – Spain/USA

E. San Juan Jr. – Poetry
Translated from original Filipino into English by E. San Juan Jr.-  Philippine/USA

Ivonne Gordon – Poetry
Translated from original Spanish into English by Cindy Rinne –  Ecuador/USA

Cherokee Shaman’s Formulas – Poetry
Translated from original Cherokee into English by Jennifer Reeser –  USA/USA

 

POETRY INSPIRED BY CINEMA
Jesse White


ART INSPIRED BY POETRY

Robbi Nester and Ira Joel Haber


EKPHRASTIC POEMS

Sonia Greenfield
Paula D. Lietz

VIDEO
I Ate the Cosmos for Breakfast  – Poetry Film


SOUND

For Adelle – A Tribute by Jack Foley.


SHORT STORY

Stalin’s Daughter – By Jenya Krein.
Translated from original Russian into English by Terry Myers.

Winter on Ganymede – By Ryan Morris


BOOK REVIEW
Blackbirds in September

 

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