Letter from the Editors

Issue Fifty-Five: February 2014


Dear Readers, 

Welcome to Issue Fifty-Five of The Collagist. In this issue, we have fiction by Jacques Debrot, Jill Stukenberg, Marcus Pactor, and Rebecca Meacham, as well as an excerpt from Joseph Riippi's new novel.

In nonfiction, we have an excerpt from Lanze Olsen's [[there.]] and an essay from Sally J. Johnson

Our poetry sections features work from Gary Hawkins, Nate Marshall, Janine Joseph, and Sean Patrick Hill

Our book review section contains coverage of An Inpenetrable Screen of Purest Sky by Dan Beachy-Quick (reviewed by Dan Lopez), EarthBound by Ken Baumann (reviewed by Ian Denning), Figures for an Apocalypse by Edward Mullany (reviewed by Laura Eve Engel), and Nothing by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon (reviewed by Nora Boydston).

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