Winter 2014 Volume 36, Number 2

Price for individual issue: $10

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ART

Scott Carmichael, Fur Fashion

FICTION

Jessica Richardson, The Lips the Teeth the Tip of the Tongue
Elise Burke, Sorry for Crashing Your Party and Possibly Killing Your Horse
Catherine Carberry, Campfire Sing-Alongs for Opposite Orphans
Kelsey Ronan, Chevy in the Hole
Ruth Galm, Where the Light is Pellucid
Dennis James Sweeney, Laying On of Hands
A. A. Srinivasan, Forecasts for Valhalla
Nicky Beer, City of Hands

POETRY

Nicole Cooley, Self-Portrait: Miniatures at the Victoria and Albert Museum
Heather Cox, Save Your Pennies for Someone Else's Well
Edgar Kunz, My Father at 49, Working the Night Shift at B&R Diesel

Edgar Kunz, After the Hurricane
Danez Smith, juxtaposing the road kill & my body
Liam O' Rourke, Schooling
Ching-In Chen, Origin
Ching-In Chen, Testimony C2 (m. Lao)
Emily Mohn-Slate, The Falcon Next to Me on Qatar Airways Flight 835
Cecilia Woloch, 2006 (Winner of the 2014 Poetry Prize)
Luke Johnson, Lloyd as Quasimodo
Rachel Rinehart, Gone to Sugar
Nina LaRu Puro, Some by Signs, Others By Whispers
Traci Brimhall, Idyll

NONFICTION

Matthew Gavin Frank, Drilling for Lefse
Rolf Potts, Performing Travel: Around the World in Eighty Hours (of Travel TV)
Kathryn Neurnberger, Property Lines
Kathryn Neurnberger, I Concede the Point

 

SPECIAL FOLIO: UNDERSTANDING READINESS

Nandi Comer and Britt Ashley, Editors' Note
Amiri Baraka, Wanted for Extreme Negrocity
francine j. harris, as now
Patricia Smith, Not Who We Are (i.e. Negroes)
Roger Reeves, Book of Slaves
Roger Reeves, The Coffle
Roger Reeves, 9/11
Roger Reeves, Glossalalia
Tarfiah Faizullah, Preface to a Twenty-Volume Love Note
Amiri Baraka, Down So Low
Toi Derricotte, Baraka the Teacher
Matthew Shenoda, Time Will Tell or What Amiri Baraka Taught Me About Art and Revolution
Matthew Shenoda, Who Feels It, Knows It
avery r. young, september.fifteenth.nineteensixtythree
avery r. young, fall.ninedee.six
Amiri Baraka, Red Man

MASTHEAD

EDITOR

Britt Ashley

CONSULTING EDITOR

Katie Moulton

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

Peter Kispert

FICTION EDITOR

Trevor Mackesey

ASSOCIATE FICTION EDITORS

Leslie Marie Aguilar, Alexandria Barkmeier, Elizabeth Klehfoth, Emily Myrick, Jasmine Sawers

FICTION READERS

Tia Clark, Joe Hiland, Aaron Kessler, Kien Lam, Roark Mackesey, Michael Mlekoday, Ife-Chudeni Oputa, Louise Rarick

POETRY EDITOR

Nandi Comer

ASSOCIATE POETRY EDITORS

Leslie Marie Aguilar, Alexandria Barkmeier, Jessica Franck, Kien Lam, Ciara Miller, Ife-Chudeni Oputa, Tyler Simnick

POETRY READERS

Louise Rarick

NONFICTION EDITOR

Stephanie Horvath

ASSOCIATE NONFICTION EDITORS

Leslie Marie Aguilar, Alexandria Barkmeier, Doug Paul Case, Ife-Chudeni Oputa

NONFICTION READERS

Louise Rarick

WEB EDITOR

Leslie Marie Aguilar

EDITORIAL INTERNS

Max Adams, Shelby Lynn Dance, Emma Meyer, Emilie C. Riggs, Dylan Snyder, Joy Travis

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