Summer 2017 Volume 39, Number 1

Price for individual issue: $12

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ART

Billy Renkl, "Mechanics in the Hand I and II" and "A Peculiarly Wild Nature I and II"

FICTION

Jessica Walker, Mouth of the Canyon
Maria Kuznetsova, Enough
Brenda Peynado, Weathering (Finalist for the 2016 1/2 K Prize)
Daniel LoPilato, Duet for Ventrilophone
Neel N. Patel, The Taj Mahal
Becky Hagenston, Atlantis
Amanda Haag, Sad Sampson's Disorder
Jaclyn Dwyer, Postcards from Waikiki
Meron Hadero, Sinkholes: A Short Story
Claire Luchette, Us, at Kroger (Runner-up for the 2016 1/2 K Prize)
Katie Cortese, The Ark

POETRY

Rachael Peckham, The Flock (2016 1/2 K Prize Winner)
Tiana Clark, Self Portrait as First Kiss
sam sax, Psychotherapy
sam sax, On Mass Hysteria
Claudia Cortese, Girlhood
Clare Paniccia, On Revealing That There Were Others
Ash Goedker, Minnesota Child would like to scream why she can’t play Paul Bunyan
(Finalist for the 2016 1/2 K Prize)
Emily Blair, Period Film
Aidan Forster, Ode to Boyhood
Elisa Karbin, Afterimage
Elisa Karbin, Coda

NONFICTION

LaTanya McQueen, And For By Grace
Eve L. Ewing, Thursday Morning, Newbury Street
A.N. Casey, Blue Lips

METALLIC GRIT SPECIAL FOLIO

Erika Luckert, Tensile Test
Leah Poole Osowski, Shy Girl
Michael Beeman, A Unified Drone Theory
Miriam Karraker, autoportraits as cyborg
Anuradha Bhowmik, Americana, 1995
Brenda Peynado, The Lion and the Beauty Queen
Ethan Feuer, Understory
Jason Labbe, The Ton
Oliver de la Paz, Autism Screening Questionnaire: Social Interaction Difficulties
Samantha Edmonds, Futureborn
Rochelle Hurt, Adoration of the J Girls (Finalist for the 2016 1/2 K Prize)
Sheila Squillante, Round Baby Hangs On No Matter How
Sheila Squillante, Round Baby Feels a Strange Breaking
Sheila Squillante, Round Baby Slips on Her Sexy

MASTHEAD

EDITOR

Su Cho

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Tessa Yang

FICTION EDITOR

Maggie Su

ASSOCIATE FICTION EDITORS

Anna Cabe
Ryann Eastman
Soo Jin Lee
Gionni Ponce

FICTION READERS

Louise Rarick
Irene Zhao

POETRY EDITOR

Emily Corwin

ASSOCIATE POETRY EDITORS

Anna Cabe
Simone Person

POETRY READERS

Patrick Kindig
Anni Liu
Essence London
Willy Palomo
Louise Rarick
Daniel Sullivan
Hannah Thompson
Joseph Thornton

NONFICTION EDITOR

Anthony Correale

ASSOCIATE NONFICTION EDITOR

Anna Cabe

NONFICTION READERS

Louise Rarick
Joseph Thornton

EDITORIAL INTERNS

Kate Bruni
Celia Daniels
Caroline Hewitt
Klancy Hoover
Mitchell Sigmund
Claire Turner

PRIZE JUDGES

Aimee Bender, 2016 Fiction Prize judge
Aimee Nezhukumatathil, 2016 1/2 K Prize judge

SUBSCRIPTIONS