phati'tude Literary Magazine is a quarterly publication that publishes poetry, fiction and essays written by both emerging and established writers of diverse origins whose works exhibit social, political and cultural awareness. Published by the Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) a NY-based nonprofit organization. Our Spring 2011 issue, "Spring Has Returned: A Season of Renewal" features poets Walter Bargen, Wyn Cooper, Susan Deer Cloud, Linh Dinh, Rachel Hadas, Chloe Honum, Hope Houghton, Joe Jiménez, Yuri Kageyama, Suji Kwock Kim, Jay Leeming, Marjorie Maddox, Nathan McClain, Jen Palmares Meadows, Tony Medina, Jesús Papoleto Meléndez, Shivon Mozaffar, Rich Murphy, Peter Pereira, James G. Piatt, Ray Succre, Don Thackrey, Sheree Renée Thomas, William Trowbridge, Craig Van Riper, Terence Winch. Featuring interviews of James Piatt and Kimberly N. Ruffin. Essays by Juliet Good Fox , Larry Hales, Susan Allen , Morris Dickstein, Debra Kang Dean, Petra Newman, Kenda Robertson, Steve Newman.