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The American Sublime is a personal travel dispatch of stories, interviews, and photographic essays by Menashe David Israel.


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Feature Articles: 2,500 to 4,000 words
Book Reviews: 1,000 to 1,500 words
Photo Essays: 6 to 12 hi-rez photos, 500 to 1000 words
Poems: We are all ears and eyes.
Fiction: Let’s chat. Send us your best page.

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