Letter from the Editors

Issue Fifty-Four: January 2014


Dear Readers,

Welcome to Issue Fifty-Four of The Collagist. In this issue,
 we have fiction by
 William VanDenBerg, Meghan McCarron, Simon Jacobs, and Rachel Adams, as well as an excerpt from Tom Williams's new novel, Don't Start Me Talkin'.

In poetry this month, we have new work from David Hernandez, Molly Sutton Kiefer, Justin Carter, and Maria Isabelle Carlos. This month's nonfiction is from Jamie Iredell.

Our book review section contains coverage of Creature by Amina Cain (reviewed by Erin Lyndal Martin), Commercial Fiction by Dave Housley (reviewed by Patrick Crerand), One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses by Lucy Corin (reviewed by Veronica Popp), and Ana Patova Crosses a Bridge by Renee Gladman (reviewed by Tom DeBeauchamp).

As always, thank you to all of our contributors for being a part of this issue, and thanks to you and all the rest of our readers for visiting us this month. 

Gabriel Blackwell
 and Matthew Olzmann
The Collagist