Current and Past Issues

2020 - Terminus: Special VERSschmuggel/ReVERSible Issue

Featuring poems and translations by Jericho Brown, Ilya Kaminsky, Ulrich Koch, Sandra Meek, Dagmara Kraus, Brenda Shaughnessy, Georg Less, Ronya Othmann, Mario Chard, Anja Kampmann, Linda Gregerson, and Yevgeniy Breyger.

Our latest issue of Terminus, released on 28 October 2020, is a special issue released on the occasion of the Atlanta Poetry Festival and Translation Summit.

Karolina Golimowska, Alexander Gumz, and Thomas Wohlfahrt join our regular editors, Travis Denton and Katie Chaple as guest editors for this issue. Terminus:VERSschmuggel has 189 pages of poems and translations between English and German, displayed in a unique mirror layout that showcases poetry-in-translation at its finest.

This issue, a striking example of how poetry can act as an urgent bridge between poets separated by culture, language, and oceans is available for free online viewing at

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Past Issues

2017 - Terminus 14

Featuring poems by Billy Collins, Vijay Seshadri, Anis Mojgani, Victoria Chang, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Tyehimba Jess, and others.

Terminus Magazine will soon announce two new prizes in poetry and prose. Stay tuned. More news to come.

Terminus Magazine, and co-editors Travis Denton and Katie Chaple are excited to welcome Elena Karina Byrne as our West Coast/LA Poetry Curator, and Ilya Kaminsky as International Editor.

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2016 - Terminus 13

Featuring work by

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2015 - Terminus 12

Featuring work by Andrea Cohen, Ellen Bass, Brigitte Byrd, and others

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2014 - Terminus 11

Featuring work by Jericho Brown, Tim Seibles, Nguyen Phan Que Mai, Naomi Shihab Nye, Stuart Dischell, and others

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2013 - Terminus 10

Featuring work by Terrance Hayes, Stephen Dunn, Patricia Smith, Sandra Meek, and others

Two poems from this issue: 'Pan del Muerto' by Kurt Brown, and 'Overturned' by Cornelius Eady were chosen to appear in the Best American Poetry anthology. (news link)

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2006 - Terminus 6 & 7

Featuring work by Bob Hicok, Beth Gylys, Denise Duhamel, and others

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200x - Terminus 5

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2002 - Terminus 2 & 3

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