Winter 2012 Volume 34, Issue 2

Price for individual issue: $10

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ART

Jenny Fine, Frog with chicken (cover)

Jenny Fine, The Saddest Day

FICTION

James Brubaker, Flavor Flav Travels Through Time and Reads About Himself on Wikipedia

Meghan O'Gieblyn, Like a Lot of Things We Own

Micah Dean Hicks, The Alligators' Gods

Katherine Perry, In the Age of Terrible Ideas

Becky Hagenston, Scavengers

Daniel DiStefano, The New Neighbor in Barnum & Bailey Retirement City

Amy Schleunes, Gladys in Pieces

Kathryn Kruse, to Receive My Services You Must Be Dying and Alone

Daniel Wessler Riordan, The Earth Will Swallow You

Graham Cotten, Hospital

Alissa Nutting, Conversation with Thorax

Molly Reid, A Suburban Bestiary

Philip Tate, A Shade of Blue

Teresa Millbrodt, The Hero

Angela Rydell, Brushing Death's Hair

Elizabeth Hearne, Poor Thing

Kevin O'Cuinn, Out of Kitzbühel

Eliza Robertson, Missing Tiger, Camels Found Alive

Susan Pashman, In the Sunday Paper

Robert Long Foreman, Turkey of the Woods

Carmen Machado, Down

POETRY

Jesse Delong, Gong Goes the Bell-Jar Goes the Gong.

Jesse Delong, Thinking She Could Save At Least the Petals, Bird Fills a Vase with Cider.

Joshua Gottlieb-Miller, The Sublime

Anne Barngrover, Seven Hours in Apalachicola

Dana Koster, Sonnet among the Almond Trees

Steve Healey, Essay on Being a Former Professional Bowler

Steve Healey, Essay on My Poetry Superfund Cleanup Site

Steve Healey, Essay on How Much I Love My Wife

Kimberly Johnson, Book of Hours

Kimberly Johnson, Blanks

Austen Rosenfeld, L.A. Woman

Jesse Damiani, At Port

Jesse Damiani, HWY X

Jesse Damiani, It Was Either Happening or it Had Already Passed

Jill Osier, After the Butterfly Pavilion

Jill Osier, Guest

Missy-Marie Montgomery, Mulberries

Adam Day, The Dinner Party

Jennifer Chang, Doom Is the House without the Door

Sean Rys, Inheritance Elegy

Sean Rys, Tumbleweed

Eric Weinstein, Raven's Progressive Heresies

L.S. Klatt, the Cardboard Fawn

Virginia Konchan, Napoleon Makes an Auction Bid for Van Gogh's The Starry Night

Greg Wrenn, Judge

David roderick, Akhmatova's Ashtray

Sally Wen Mao, The White-Haired girl

Janey Gibilisco, So You Want to Be Human

Janey Gibilisco, Somewhere, Part of You is Sleeping

Michael O. Marberry, Windigo, OH

Michael O. Marberry, Love Poem

Marilyn Annucci, A Woman in Poland

Emma Törzs, Ahab's Wife

Emma Törzs, The Comet

Jenny Xie, Something for Everything

NONFICTION

Ander Monson, Introduction to [Biological] Membranes

Jacob Newberry, The Night Is Filled with Orchards, Every Night

Anne Owen Shea, Disappearing Rabbits

REVIEWS

Bethany Carlson, Spitshine by Anne Marie Rooney

Doug Paul Case, My Only Wife by Jac Jemc

Nandi Comer, Kingdom Animalia by Aracelis Girmay

Mallory Hellman, Suddenly, a Knock on the Door by Etgar Keret

Deborah Kim, The Reeducation of Cherry Truong by Aimee Phan

Keith Leonard, Stealing History by Gerald Stern

Cate Lycurgus, To See the Earth Before the End of the World by Ed Roberson

Ife-Chudeni A. Oputa, Allegiance by Francine J. Harris

Pablo Piñero Stillmann, Something in My Eye by Michael Jeffrey Lee

Lana Spendl, The Necessity of Certain Behaviors by Shannon Cain

Sarah Suksiri, Earth Works by Scott Russell Sanders

MASTHEAD

EDITOR

Jennifer Luebbers

CONSULTING EDITOR

Deborah Kim

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Katie Moulton

NONFICTION EDITOR

Sarah Suksiri

ASSOCIATE NONFICTION EDITORS

Beth Bevis

Mallory Hellman

Pablo Piñero Stillmann

Justin Wolfe

FICTION EDITOR

Rachel Lyon

ASSOCIATE FICTION EDITORS

Doug Paul Case

Mallory Hellman

Joe Hiland

FICTION READERS

Ife-chudeni Oputa

Louise Rarick

Lana Spendl

POETRY EDITOR

Cate Lycurgus

ASSOCIATE POETRY EDITORS

Bethany Carlson

Doug Paul Case

Stephanie Horvath

Keith Leonard

Michael Mlekoday

Matie Moulton

Ife-Chudeni Oputa

POETRY READERS

Nandi Comer

Kevin Eldridge

Louise Rarick

Sarah Suksiri

EDITORIAL INTERNS

Eric Altemus

Mary Ardery

Nathan Claire

Panagiota Doukas

Jori Fine

Amanda Gigli

Miranda Hoegberg

SUBSCRIPTIONS