Winter 2009 Volume 31, Issue 2

Price for individual issue: $10

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ART

March Burckhardt, Mirror

FICTION

Michael Martone, Story

Mary Miller, Love Apples

Leslie C. Youngblood, Poor Girl's Palace

Brad Modlin, Dark Gray Door

Thomas Israel Hopkins, The Man in the Moon Is a Lawyer

Ben Ristow, Denise Pearson

Peter Selgin, The Man in Blue

Marie-Helene Bertino, Sometimes You Break Their Hearts, Sometimes They Break Yours

Abby Geni, Terror Birds

POETRY

Danielle Cadena Deulen, Lemon

Danielle Cadena Duelen, Lost Letter I

Dan Beachy-Quick, Poem (Achilles' Shield)

Meena Alexander, Snow

Richard Jackson, Could Have, Should Have

Richard Jackson, The Collector of Tides

Tom Christopher, First Shift at the Hawk's Nest Tunnel Project

Tom Christopher, Greenwood Resident the Afternoon After the Riot

Morri Creech, The Apples of Recollection

francine j. harris, here is the sweet hand you always turn back on yourself

Nin Andrews, Hair Spray and god's Minions

Kerri Webster, Song of Songs (Anniversary Poem)

Kerri Webster, Pavel and Peter Ever After

Jack Collom, Bad

Jack Boettcher, from Illuminated Manuscripts

Brad Modlin, Cubism

Scott Beal, Friends on Second Divorces

Amy Beeder, Dying Orchard: done with petals

Monica Ferrell, Physical

Jason Olsen, Museum Field Trip

Reginald Dwayne Betts, Count Time

Eugene Gloria, Young Americans

Eugene Gloria, My Favorite Warlord

Spencer Seward, The Hanging Tree, 1916

Evie Shockley, love life, with stitches

Gail Martin, How I Feel When It Stops

Camille-Yvette Welsch, Ode to the Fat Woman at the Mutter Museum Who, When Buried, Turned to Soap

Camille-Yvette Welsch, Age

Cori A. Winrock, (Un)like a Tricoteuse

Cori A. Winrock, Either Swallow or Iron Jaw

Troy Jollimore, Meme, I, Self and Eye

Sean Thomas Doughtery, Poem Scrawled Along the Crawling River

NONFICTION

Claire Dunnington, Green Eggs and Therapy

Joan Cusack Handler, Beanstalk

Jen Percy, The Bend River Mall

Ira Sukrungruang, The Usual Spots

Tom Fleischmann, On Alticorns

REVIEWS

Bradley Bazzle, Irish by Bernard Share

Beth Bevis, New Tracks, Night Falling by Jeanne Murray Walker

Jenny Burdge, Quiver by Susan B. A. Somers-Willett

Andy Cartwright, The Motel of the Stars by Karen Salyer McElmurray

Micah Ling, What This River Keeps by Greg Schwipps

Ryan Teitman, Racing in Place by Michael Martone

Cate Whetzel, Letters to a Stranger by Thomas James

Marcus Wicker, Please by Jericho Brown

MASTHEAD

EDITOR

Nina Mamikunian

CONSULTING EDITOR

Jenny Burdge

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Alessandra Simmons

NONFICTION EDITOR

Andy Cartwright

FICTION EDITOR

Chad B. Anderson

ASSOCIATE FICTION EDITORS

Catalina Bartlett

Tina Bartolome

Kelly Kennedy

Danny Nguyen

Kate Russell

Sana Younis

FICTION READERS

Louise Rarick

Bradley Bazzle

POETRY EDITOR

Ryan Teitman

ASSOCIATE POETRY EDITORS

Luke Hankins

Marcus Wicker

POETRY READERS

Michael Hartwell

Louise Rarick

EDITORIAL INTERNS

Catherine Anderson

Catherine Kennedy

Sarah-Anne Lanman

Elisa Paltenghe

Sophie Parkison

Michael Squeri

Kaitlin Williams

SUBSCRIPTIONS