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Our heartfelt gratitude to these wonderful people for their contributions to the October 2010 edition of Pirene’s Fountain Poetry Journal:

All our submitting poets- for sharing their wonderful words with us.

Linda Pastan—for permission to use her poetry from various book collections, and for her interview for the Showcase feature. We are also indebted to Tara A. Hart of the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency, for her invaluable assistance with permissions, and to Ms. Pastan’s publishers, particularly, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., for the opportunity to reprint her work.

Oliver Pastan and Margaretta Mitchel—for the beautiful photographs of Linda Pastan used in her feature.

Jim Moore—for permission to use his poetry in the feature, and for his excellent interview. We are indebted to his publishers as well for generously allowing us to reprint a number of poems from his collections. (The quotes for Jim Moore’s Folio feature are courtesy of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative.)

JoAnn Verburgfor the wonderful photographs used in Mr. Moore’s feature.

Lisel Mueller—for her participation in a conversation about music and for permission to use her beautiful work for this issue.

Nabina Das, Scott Owens, Heather Ann Schmidt , Steven P. Schneider and Elizabeth Kate Switaj—for their book reviews, and Chris Mansel for his excellent interview with Jake Berry in the reviews, etc. section.

Jane Hirshfield, Dorianne Laux and Joseph Millar—for once again, sharing their work so generously with us for this special music issue.

Aimee Nezhukumatathil—for allowing us to link her excellent essay about Linda Pastan’s poem on the Poetry Foundation site.

Tracy McQueen—for designing the Fall/Winter music issue and selecting the artwork.

Katherine Herschler—for her exceptional dedication and competence in putting together the entire issue of this journal…as always.

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