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Inhale, Exhale
Watercolor & Pastel, 26x40
by Kelly Milukas

Editor's Note

"Inhale, Exhale," our Issue 79 cover art by Kelly Milukas (see also her "color oia" in Issue 59) is a joyful and introspective celebration of the growth and wisdom resultant from two years of health challenges.

Vibrant abstracted realism-bold and brave color, shape and texture--defines award-winning artist Kelly Milukas, whose work, collected both nationally and internationally, can be found at kellymilukas.com.

Celebrate along with us the bold and brave work of Issue 79"s poets Barbara Siegel Carlson, Kai Carlson-Wee, Bob Elmendorf, Brendan Grady, Jeff Hardin, Christopher Hopkins, Brandon Krieg, Nancy Krygowski, Alicia Lai, Justin Lowe, William Page, Stephen Peeples, Dane Ritter and Bob Shapiro, alongside the fiction work of Jason Myers and Adam Pettet.

Thank you, each and every reader for your being here and for your loyalty. It's TCR's mission to bring you the best new work in poetry and fiction. Be sure to listen to the poets' voices in audio, then scroll through our Authors archive to listen to the poems of your favorite poets. Check out Greg Pardlo in-the-real as last month's video feature, the latest of our Poets in Person aeries.

The work of both features and issues can be credited to The Cortland Review's bold and brave, brilliantly talented and generously dedicated all-volunteer staff, beginning with founder and Editor Emeritus, Guy Shahar. Among the rest are David Rigsbee and Chard deNiord, both Contributing Editors; Anna Catone, Christian Gullette and Jennifer Wallace, Poetry Editors; Elizabeth Cornell, Fiction Editor; Amy MacLennan, Managing Editor; Eric Berlin, Associate Editor; David Moody, Audio and Production Editor; Rick Tracy, Photography Editor and Dallas Lee, News Feature Editor.

Here's to keeping TCR alive, bold and brave.

Cheers!

Ginger Murchison, Editor in Chief
The Cortland Review


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