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The Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction Series, founded by John T. Irwin, is one of the oldest continuously published literary series in the country. For 40 years, Johns Hopkins University Press has published distinguished works of poetry and short fiction exhibiting formal excellence and strong emotional appeal. The series publishes work by both established and emerging writers, and echoes the spirit of aesthetic inquiry found in the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars.
General Editor: Wyatt Prunty
One of my favorite movies from the 1970s is Richard Fleischer’s science fiction thriller Soylent Green. Set in 2022, the movie is wrapped in concerns of the early 1970s about overpopulation, dwindling resources, government corruption and corporate malpractice. The plot revolves around NYPD detective Frank Thorn (played by Charlton Heston) investigating the murder of a rich...Read more
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