POETRY

David Gullette
Fame

Anya Silver
Letter to Myself, in Remission,
  from Myself, Terminal

Knute Skinner
The Stairwell
The Hot Dog

Ann Keniston
Objective Correlative

Denise Duhamel
Takeout, 2008

Heather June Gibbons
Grimace

Mark Cox
The Briefcase
All That Shimmers and Settles
  Along the Roads of Our Passage

Stephen Dunn
Audio A Discreet Charm

Gregory Djanikian
Superman at 95

Lisa Bellamy
Life as Lucy

James Harms
1959

Charles Harper Webb
Don' Like
Dismantled for Goodwill, Our
   Son's Crib Leans

C. Wade Bentley
Here

Tadeusz Rozewicz
In the Light of Day
My Lips

Eleanor Wilner
High Noon

Mark Jarman
Good God

Natasha Saje
Anathema

A. E. Stallings
Aphorism Aporia

Alex Green
Summer at Pitch 77
They'll Know When You're Gone
Blue Door Option

Heather McNaugher
Cherry Pop-Tarts

Julie Hanson
Only Hat
The Vacuum

Albert Goldbarth
The Whole of the Law of Our
  Human Vision
A Weather
"He held out his hand..."

Steven Cramer
Bad

Richard Cecil
November
Climber

Eric Torgersen
Yet
Scenario

Michael Madonick
Sex

David Wojahn
Screensaver: Pharaoh

Dennis Sampson
Why Men Don't Write About Their
   Wives

Sydney Lea
The Gray Museum

Keith Taylor
My Daughter's Narcolepsy

Robert Wrigley
Anthropomorphic Duck

Joyce Peseroff
Horse, Alone, November


FICTION

Clint MCown
Reverend Tyree (excerpted from the novel Haints)

Aja Gabel
How Someone Can Not Recognize You

NONFICTION

Brenda Miller
Audio Quite a Storm

Nicole Walker
A Permanent Home

Leslie Daniels
Audio The Mixer

Michelle Herman
Foreign Excellent

FEATURES

2009 New Ohio Review Contest Winners (selected by Peter Ho Davies and Philip Levine)

IN FICTION
Christine Nicolai

The Animal Trade

IN POETRY
Cecilia Woloch

Fireflies
Carpathia

Stories You May Have Missed

Fifteen Writers Reflect on Underappreciated Contemporary Stories

Lydia Davis
Stuart Dybek
Carol Anshaw
Max Apple
Alan Cheuse
Erin McGraw
Robert Cohen
Nicholas Delbanco
Lynne Sharon Schwartz
Tracy Daugherty
Steven Schwartz
Andrea Barrett
Francine Prose
Jim Shepard
Rosellen Brown




As he strung the words out from the bobbin
of his waking mind still half dreaming
he knew what he had seen, saw what he
   had felt

and each word rang a new bell...

-David Gullette,
"Fame" from Issue 6

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