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Issue #17 February 2017

Thanks for visiting the Spadina Literary Review.

Here's a bit of background on some of the contributors to this issue:

  • William C. Blome ("Near Irvington") is a writer of short fiction and poetry based in Maryland.
  • Gregg Dotoli ("Last Dance") is a poet and white-hat hacker whose collection Poetry Fob is available from Underground Books.
  • Philip R. Harrison ("My Career as a Male Childminder") is based in Bristol, England. Philip's latest book for children is The Funny Honey. Go to for more info, plus free games and apps for kiddies.
  • Alexander Jones ("Tea Time") lives in New Jersey where he works as a metal fabricator and is currently pursuing a second BA in History.
  • Margaret Karmazin ("The Art of Stealing a Cat") is a writer and artist whose publications include the children's book Flick-Flick and Dreamer and a short story collection Risk. Visit Margaret at
  • Thomas Piekarski ("I Could") is a former editor of the California State Poetry Quarterly. Thomas has published a travel book, Best Choices in Northern California, and Time Lines, a book of poems.
  • Jonathan R. Rose ("Stranded") is a frequent contributor to this magazine. Check the Sitemap for his other stories. Jonathan's novel Carrion is available through
  • Changming Yuan ("Elders") edits Poetry Pacific magazine in Vancouver.