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“Tears in the Fence demands its readers have patience, a boundless capacity for intelligent discourse, and a willingness to come to works of literature without a flashy format or manipulative graphics.” Sharon Olinka

“I cannot think of a literary magazine in America that is as intellectually stimulating as Tears in the Fence.” Gerald Locklin

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