Monday
Jul152013

Issue Forty-Eight

July 2013


 

Letter from the Editor
Matt Bell

FICTION

The Callous
Nate Liederbach

Horribilis
Amanda Marbais

Nearsighted in Northern Cities
Tobias Carroll

The Rider
Kristen Gleason

EXCERPTS

Tampa
Alissa Nutting

Mira Corpora
Jeff Jackson

POETRY

All Caves
Thea Brown

Thinking Like a Split Melon
Macrophobia
Jamaal May

Arson
Brendan Grady

Chapel
Jory Mickelson

MONSTERS AND MODERNISM: RECLAIMING CREATION MYTHS, IN TEXT, IMAGE, SOUND

Introduction
Virginia Konchan

Questions for the Humility of Animalia
Elena T. Tomorowitz

Some Notes on Monstrousness
Elisa Gabbert and Kathleen Rooney

On the Psyche Ward
Brooke Wonders

Secretary Blues (Lunch Break)
Bridget Lowe

This is my Text to the World That Never Texted Me
Traci Brimhall and Lucy Biederman

Disjecta Membra: Reattaching Capital's Phantom Limb(s)
Virginia Konchan

Our Mistress of Lit Crescendos the Restless Incumbent In Human Opening Explodes Rococo Glow Into Undazzled Dark While Gem-Flushed Mineral Statuettes Shout Abra Freaking Cadabra
Amaranth Borsuk and Kate Durbin

Hanuman's Leap
Elliot Cole

Helicopter Mom (Or, Something for Everyone to Resent)
Natalie Shapero

BOOK REVIEWS

A Questionable Shape by Bennett Sims
reviewed by Michael Jauchen

Throne of Blood by Cassandra Troyan
reviewed by Christopher Higgs

Nine Months by Paula Bomer
reviewed by Tom Williams

At the Autopsy of Vaslav Nijinsky by Bridget Lowe
reviewed by Virginia Konchan

 

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