Thursday
Mar152012

Issue Thirty-Two

March 2012


 

Letter from the Editor
Matt Bell

The 2012 Collagist Chapbook Contest

FICTION

The Translation
Nate Pritts

Chula Chula, My Heart My Heart, Chula Chula
Luke B.

The Hat
Rachel Levy

The Different Thing
Gabe Durham

EXCERPTS

Syzygy, Beauty
T Fleischmann

Flatscreen
Adam Wilson

Echolocation
Myfanwy Collins

The Sensualist
Daniel Torday

Ark Codex ±0

POETRY

Mrs. Wiggins’ altocumulus undulatus asperatus
Kevin McIlvoy

The Sword Swallower's Mother Speaks
Karrie Waarala

The Question
Stephanie Lenox

Serious Games
Terry Blackhawk

NON-FICTION

Villains and Killers and Criminals, Oh My: Representing Evildoers in Literary Fiction

The Inexplicability of Evil
Reese Okyong Kwon

The Villainy of Good Intentions
Lauren Groff

Villains
Eugene Cross

The Problem of Evil
Brian Evenson 

The Villain in the Sky, the Villain in the Mirror:
How I Stopped Believing in God and Country and Backstory

Matt Bell

CREATIVE AUDIO

dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y
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BOOK REVIEWS

Baby Geisha by Trinie Dalton
reviewed by Mark Snyder

The Unreal Life of Sergey Nabokov by Paul Russell
reviewed by Adam Gallari

Night Soul by Joseph McElroy
reviewed by Joe Milazzo

Of Lamb by Matthea Harvey
reviewed by Mitchell McInnis

A Shotgun Life by Amye Archer
reviewed by Ansley Moon

Damascus by Joshua Mohr
reviewed by Matthew Wollin

 

CONTRIBUTORS' NOTES