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The Collected Explosive magazine

An anthology of poetry by some of the most linguistically rigorous and formally curious poets of a generation. Explosive Magazine began in Iowa City in 1997 and included voices from San Francisco, New York, and beyond in its expansive look at what a small magazine could be. Poetry comics, hand-printed covers, internationally famous writers and poetry students combined to make Explosive Magazine a cult-classic with a look and feel unlike any other journal. Ten years after its last issue was published, The Collected Explosive Magazine includes the poetry and distinctive artwork of each of the original magazines, giving new readers and fans of Explosive a chance to experience the magic of its pages.