Sunday
Jan152012

Issue Thirty

January 2012


 

Letter from the Editor
Matt Bell

FICTION

The Fisherwoman's Daughter
Kirsten Kaschock

Penetrable Paradox
Sarah Tourjee

We Expect and Feel
We Figured on a Lifetime
Christopher Merkner 

Boys' Own Stories
Victor Infante

EXCERPTS

The Impossibly
Laird Hunt 

POETRY

Letters to the Editor
Prospero's Confession
Poem Beginning With a Line Falsely Attributed to Voltaire
Charles Jensen 

Things to Think About
Scott Beal 

If Man is Meant to Fly
Luke Johnson

Before Me
Rose McLarney 

NON-FICTION

epitaph 54
Matthew Vollmer 

As a Bitch Paces Round Her Tender Whelps, So Growls [My] Heart
Shena McAuliffe 

CREATIVE AUDIO

Hadley's Mill
Margaret Eaton
Read by Eugene J. Buechler 

BOOK REVIEWS

Your Wildest Dreams Within Reason by Mike Sacks
reviewed by Phedra Deonarine 

Short Bus by Brian Allen Carr
reviewed by Laura Ender 

The Ravickians by Renee Gladman
reviewed by Tom DeBeauchamp

Other Heartbreaks by Patricia Henley
reviewed by Jason Cook 

Best European Fiction 2012, edited by Aleksander Hemon
reviewed by Anna Clark 

 

CONTRIBUTORS' NOTES