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The Spoon River Poetry Review (Bruce Guernsey, editor; Tara Reeser, associate editor) is published twice a year by the Spoon River Poetry Association. Each issue contains contemporary poetry in English from the U.S. and around the world in English translation, features an Illinois poet (a poet who has an Illinois connection) with an interview and poems, and includes a column written by a poet on the topic of teaching poetry. Each year, the winning poem, runners-up, and honorable mentions of the Editors' Prize contest are included in the summer/fall issue. Recent judges of the contest have been Joe Wenderoth, Kwame Dawes, Gabriel Gudding, and Michelle Boisseau. Also, SRPR publishes reviews of contemporary poetry and poetic theory which address texts and issues in a balanced and intelligent way. Poet's Market has named the Spoon River Poetry Review "one of the best reads in the poetry publishing world."