winter/fall 2011-2012 contents

  • [FICTION]
  • [POETRY]
  • [MEMOIR]



          Jon Chopan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
                    Men Of Principle

          Kim Philley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
                    Two Deaths

          Ilya Lyashevsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
                    At the Seaside

          Laura Hulthen Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
                    Sex on Celexa

          Phyllis Green . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112
                    Dead Man in Lobby

          Vicente Riva Palacio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
                    An Unequal Marriage
                                   (translated by Toshiya Kamei)

          Ana García Bergua . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 123
                    The Bag
                                   (translated by Toshiya Kamei)

          Michael George . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
                    No We Can't Love Obama

          Wendy Thornton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
                    Donegin Takes on the God of the Sea

          John Robinson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148
                    Girl, 15

          Scott Dievendorf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
                    Footwork

          Victor Martinovich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 180
                    Paranoia
                              (translated by Diane Nemec Ignashev)



          Amanda Nadelberg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
                    Done Well

          Lucy Ives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                    The American Legends of Iowa 80 Truck Stop

 

          John F. Buckley & Martin Ott . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
                    The American Legends of Iowa 80 Truck Stop

          Chris Martin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
                    The Rattlesnake

          Nate Pritts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
                    Flash Dispositions
                    Reimplementation


          M.A. Vizsolyi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
                    from Notes on Melancholia

                        [memory]

                        [exhibit]

                        [error]

                        [vision]

          Amanda Nadelberg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81
                    Oyster and Overture

          Michael Martin Shea . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
                    Rough Draft of a Poem about Heartbeats

         Lily Brown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110
                    Split Limit
                    Received


          Mary Austin Speaker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
                    For a Few Dollars More

          Ben Purkert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141
                    Promotion

          Sharmila Cohen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145
                    Color Theories

 

           Michael Simon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
                    Ouroboros

          Fanny Howe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175
                    Dear Hölderlin

          Anonymous, Dunhuang Music-Ci . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177
                    Vows on the Pillow
                              (translated by Liang Yujing & Julian Farmer)

 

          Yuan Haowen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
                    The Wild Geese's Tomb

                              (translated by Liang Yujing & Julian Farmer)


          Theodore Worozbyt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
                    Maggots

 

           Matthew Rohrer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196
                    Homage to Attila Joszef
                    Hello Mermen
                    Shaman from Thailand




           Jonathan Mack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
                    Juice Box

          Sabine Heinlein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83
                    How I Did Not Become Hettie Jones

          Theo Radic´ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156
                    La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin [US]