Sunday
May152011

Issue Twenty-Two

May 2011


Letter from the Editor
Matt Bell

CONTEST

The 2011 Collagist Chapbook Contest Results

FICTION

[this town]
J.A. Tyler

Hold Steady
Sarah Norek

School
Mathias Svalina

Throw Your Hands in the Air
Ofelia Hunt

EXCERPTS

Entrance to a colonial pageant in which we all begin to intricate
by Johannes Göransson

Us
by Michael Kimball

POETRY

Elegy for my Twenties
Kris Says
Russel Swensen

Father, some nights I dream of you, and
Joseph A. W. Quintela

Paradiso
Emilia Phillips

His Hand
Practice
Kellam Ayres

NON-FICTION

Doing Without
Brian Evenson

BOOK REVIEWS

The Chronology of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch
reviewed by Renée E. D'Aoust

The Opportune Moment, 1855 by Patrik Ouředník
reviewed by Adam Parker Cogbill

Various Men Who Knew Us as Girls by Cris Mazza
reviewed by Melanie Page

Normally Special by xTx
reviewed by Gavin Pate

Healers by Ayi Kwei Armah
reviewed by Anna Clark

CONTRIBUTORS' NOTES