Current/Back Issues

This listing also tracks submissions tentatively accepted to date for upcoming issues.

To open/download Issues of Polar Borealis #1 to #18 see links below.

To open/download Polar Starlight #1 to #2 see links below.


2021

POLAR BOREALIS #19 – August 2021 — Not yet published.

With Cover Art TBA. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, R.A. Clark, M. Sean Dowd, Francis Skene, James Grotkowski, Jennifer R. Slebioda, Douglas Shimizu, and Marcie Lynn Tentchoff,  Stories by Robert Dawson, Richard Keelan, Kellee Krannendonk, Byrne Montgomery, Rio Murphy, Virginia O’Dine, David F. Shultz, and Jean-Louis Trudel.

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POLAR STARLIGHT #2 – June 2021

With Cover Art by David F. Shultz. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, Carolyn Clink, Josh Connors, Neile Graham, James Grotkowski, Carla Stein, Robert Stevenson, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, A.O. Wallat, and Changming yuan.

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POLAR BOREALIS #18 – May 2021

With Cover Art by Swati Chavda.  Poems by Greg Fewer, Melanie Marttila, KB Nelson, Lynne Sargent, Douglas Shimizu, J.J. Steinfeld, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, and Lisa Timpf.  Stories by Alistair Bibby, Robert Dawson, Geoffrey Hart, Pamela Kenney, Martin Munks, Lena Ng, David F. Shultz, and Garth Spencer,

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POLAR STARLIGHT #1 – March 2021

With Cover art by Swati Chavda. Poems by Colleen Anderson, M. Sean Dowd, Bernadette Gabay Dyer, LeRoy Gorman, Neile Graham, KB Nelson, Elizabeth Page, Lynne Sargent, David F. Shultz, Virginia Carraway Stark, Richard Stevenson, and Marcie Lynn Tentchoff.

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POLAR BOREALIS #17 – February 2021

With Cover art by Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, Swati Chavda, Richard Stevenson, Melanie Marttila, Melanie Friedman, Lisa Timpf, Lee F. Patrick, and Jean-Louis Trudel. Stories by Martin Munks, Fran Skene, Arlene F. Marks, Sylvia Son, Alexander Winfield, Paula Johanson, Justin Dill, and R.A. Clarke.


2020

POLAR BOREALIS #16 – Sep-Oct 2020

With Cover Art by Michael Dean Jackson. Poems by Greg Fewer, J.J. Steinfeld, Douglas Shimizu, Lisa Timpf, KB Nelson, Lynne Sargent, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, & Melanie Marttila. Stories by Alexander Winfield, Nicole Iversen, Cleoniki Kesidis, Jean-Louis Trudel, Adi Zeharia, Rio Murphy, Craig Hemsing, and Douglas Smith. Interview with Charles R. Saunders (1946-2020) by Gregg Chamberlain.

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POLAR BOREALIS #15 – June 2020

With Cover art by Swati Chavda. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, Richard Stevenson, David F. Shultz, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, Melanie Marttila, Ralph Pitchie, Lisa Timpf, and Jim Smith. Stories by Greg Fewer, K.M. McKenzie, Gillian Secord, Nancy Kay Clark, Justin Dill, Hayden Trenholm, R. A. Clarke, and Robert Runté.

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POLAR BOREALIS #14 – April 2020

With Cover Art by Jenni Merrifield. Poems by Greg Fewer, Marcie Lyn Tentchoff, J.J. Steinfeld, Lynne Sargent, Lisa Timpf, Melanie Marttila, Douglas Shimizu, and Colleen Anderson. Stories by Mike McArthur, Sheryl Normandeau, Fran Skene, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, J.Y.T. Kennedy, Lily Blaze, Marco Cultrera, Q. DiFulvio, and Mark Braidwood.

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POLAR BOREALIS #13 – January 2020

With Cover Art by Lily Blaze. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, Catherine Girczyc, Augustus Clark, Lisa Timpf, Melissa Yuan-Innes, Lee. F. Patrick, and Alison McBain. Stories by Jon Gauthier, Paul Alex Gray, Darien Yawching Rickwood, Geoffrey Hart, Don Miasek, Gregg Chamberlain, Jonathan Sean Lyster, and Jean-Louis Trudel.


2019

POLAR BOREALIS #12 – Nov-Dec 2019

With Cover Art by Gareth McGorman. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, Lisa Timpf, J.J. Steinfeld, Lynne Sargent, Augustus Clark, Melissa Yuan-Innes, and Neile Graham. Stories by Eric Chu, Quinlan Moss, Elizabeth Buchan-Kimmerly, Mike McArthur, J. Paul Cooper, Colleen Anderson, and Catherine Girczyc.

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POLAR BOREALIS #11 – Jul-Aug 2019

With Cover Art by Eric Chu. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, Lisa Timpf, Augustus Clark, J.J. Steinfeld, Melissa Yuan-Innes, Ivanka Fear, and Robert Runte. Stories by Taral Wayne, Robert Dawson, Nicole Iversen, Lee F. Patrick, Peter J. Foote, Akem, Mark Russell, and Karl Johanson.

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POLAR BOREALIS #10 – Apr-May 2019

With Cover Art by Michael D. Jackson. Poems by Rhea Rose, Neile Graham, Augustus Clark, Richard Stevenson, Roxanne Barbour, and Colleen Anderson. Stories by Jacinda Sinclair, Ben Stein, Ron Friedman, Lawrence Van Hoof, Matthew Bin, Catherine Girczyc, and Michelle F. Goddard. Article by Robert Runte.

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POLAR BOREALIS #9 – Feb-Mar 2019

With Cover Art by Akem. Poems by Gregg Chamberlain, Andrea Schlecht, Tyler Omichinski, Diana Grant, and Roxanne Barbour.  Stories by Xauri’EL Zwaan, Graham J. Darling, Ahmed A. Khan, Robert Dawson, Geoffrey Hart, Robert Runté, and Lisa Voisin.


2018

POLAR BOREALIS #8 – Dec 2018

With Cover Art by Lily Author. Illo by Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk. Poems by Roxanne Barbour, Catherine Girczyc, Rhea Rose, Y.M. Pang, Melissa Juan-Innes, Augustus Clark, and Casey June Wolf. Stories by Steve Fahnestalk, Sheryl Normandeau, Stewart Graham, Jean-Louis Trudel, Nicholas Stillman, Eddie Generous, David F. Shultz and Matthew Hughes.

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POLAR BOREALIS #7 – Oct Nov 2018

With Cover Art by Eric Chu. Poems by lisa Timpf, J.J. Steinfeld, Colleen Anderson, Roxanne Barbour, Lena Ng, and Neile Graham. Stories by Garth Spencer, Bernadette Gabay Dyer, Dean Wirth, Madison McSweeney, Monica Sagle, Lily Author, and Mark Shainblum.

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POLAR BOREALIS #6 – Apr May 2018

With Cover Art by Jean-Pierre Normand. Poems by Lynne Sargent, J.J. Steinfeld, Richard Stevenson, Lisa Timpf, Colleen Anderson, Karl Johanson, Rhea Rose, Melissa Yuan-Innes, Neile Graham, Catherine Girczyc, and Y.M. Pang. Stories by Michelle Buchanan, Johnathan Cresswell-Jones, Robert Dawson, Karl Johanson, Lorina Stephens, Rachel Unger, Stewart Graham, Edwin Tam, Craig H. Bowlsby, Helen A. Power, Judy McCrosky, Lena Ng, Kristin Janz, and Veronique Aglat.

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POLAR BOREALIS #5 – Jan Feb 2018

With Cover Art by Karl Johanson. Poems by Colleen Anderson, David F. Schultz, J.J. Steinfeld, Robert Dawson, Lisa Timpf, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, Richard Stevenson, and Andrew Lucas. Stories by Colleen Anderson, Jonathan Creswell-Jones, Robert Dawson, Paul Alex Gray, Nestor Delfino, Karl Johanson, Kurt Kirchmeier, Tonya Liburd, Lee F. Patrick, Daniel Roy, Robert Runté, Vincent Sakowski, Holly Schofield, and Phil Wolters.


2017

POLAR BOREALIS #4 – Jul Aug 2017

With Cover Art by Jenni Merrifield. Poems by Marcie Tentchoff, Matt Moore, Richard Stevenson, Taral Wayne, Walt Wentz, Lisa Timpf, Tonya Liburd, Lee F. Patrick, Aaron Miller, Colleen Anderson, Lena Ng, Maria Haskins, Selena Elizabeth Martens, Lynne Sargent, and J.J. Steinfeld. Stories by David Perlmutter, William Lewis, Mario Lowther, Vincent Sakowski, J.J. Steinfeld, Tonya Liburd, Jordan King-Lacroix, Mike Thorn, Jonathan Cresswell-Jones, Dean Wirth, Jeremy A. Cook, S.L. Dixon, Jason M. Harley, Michael John Bertrand, Chris Campeau, Betty Rocksteady, Jon Gauthier, and Matthew Hughes.


2016

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POLAR BOREALIS #3 – Nov Dec 2016

With cover art by M.D. Jackson. Poems by Eileen Kernaghan, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, J.J. Steinfeld, Mary E. Choo, Kirsten Emmott, Matt Moore, Lisa Timpf, and Richard Stevenson. Stories by Karl Johanson, L.L. Hill, Robert Dawson, James A. Conan, Michael Donoghue, Jonathan Cresswell-Jones, Holly Schofield, Sylvia Son, J.J. Steinfeld, Joe Mahoney, Kellee Kranendonk, S. Kay, Ira Nayman, Michael John Bertrand, William Squirrell, R. Graeme Cameron, Darren Ridgley, and Matthew Hughes. Article by G.W. Thomas.

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POLAR BOREALIS #2 – Jul Aug 2016

With cover art by Eric Chu. Poems by Colleen Anderson, Rissa Johnson, Mary Choo, Eileen Kernaghan, Rhea Rose, and J.Y.T. Kennedy. Stories by Stan G. Hyde, Ron Friedman, Steve Fahnestalk, Michael John Bertrand, Holly Schofield, David Perlmutter, R. Graeme Cameron, Catherine Girczyc, dvsduncan, Nina Munteanu, Matthew Hughes, and Spider Robinson.

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POLAR BOREALIS #1 – Jan Feb 2016

With cover art by Jean-Pierre Normand. Art by Lynne Taylor Fahnestalk, and Taral Wayne. Poems by Rissa Johnson, Eileen Kernaghan, and Rhea Rose. Stories by Christel Bodenbender, R. Graeme Cameron, Steve Fahnestalk, Karl Johanson, Rissa Johnson, Kelly Ng, Craig Russell, Robert J. Sawyer, T.G. Shepherd, Casey June Wolf, and Flora Jo Zenthoefer.