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Welcome to the inaugural issue of Mason Street, Fall 2019! Mason Street is a literary journal published through Newark Public Library in Newark, New York. We’re part of the Pioneer Library System, a network of 42 branches within New York State, and we’re also members of the New York Library Association. As an online publication we’re available to a broad audience. Producing our first issue has been a real learning experience and lots of fun. In our featured sections you’ll find gems like the hilarious short story “The Topless Widow of Herkimer Street” by Jacob M. Appel. You’ll find a…

The Woman on Court Street Bridge: A poem by Celeste Schantz

What’s Fixed: A poem by Bruce W. Niedt

Winter, Dublin by Diarmuid ó Maolalaí

Lawless Pantoum for Jack Gilbert
by Rebecca L’Bahy