The fire swayed and dodged the men.
When they smacked at the fire, it jumped.

Michael Chitwood, "The Elements Will Have Their Way" from Issue 8

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Fall Issue #16   

Featuring: Poems and Literal Truth

FICTION

Michael Caleb Tasker
Innocent

Penny Zang
Last Call

Kim Addonizio
The Hag's Journey

David Denny
Coins for the Ferryman

Andrea Simon
Tutti Frutti for Me

NONFICTION

Susan Morehouse
What You Said; What I Meant

Patricia Horvath
Envy

Sydney Lea
Whatever I Might Say

POETRY

Sandy Gingras
The Light Factory
Poof

Dorothy Barresi
Tenderness
What Those Who Qualify Receive

Eric Nelson
The Egg
Gun on the Table

Tom Wayman
My Life With Pines

John Bargowski
Activity Room

Mark Smith
When Luck Turns on You

Lawrence Rabb
When Time Slows Down

Lee Ann Dalton
The Road

Jennifer Luebbers
Intercession

Daneen Wardrop
Union Camp Music

Jacqueline Osherow
Late December

Derek JG Williams
Pavlov's Dog

Lauren Hilger
Nationally Competitive Cheerleader

Douglas Goetsch
Mexico
Mrs. Morganstern's Cocktail Party
Fast-Paced World

 

POETRY (continued)

George Kalogeris
Photograph Albums

Francesca Bell
For My 1st Ex-Lover to Die

Mark Kraushaar
Dialing the Dead

Steven Cramer
The Dead

Abby E. Murray
Sitting in a Simulated Living Space at the  Seattle Ikea

Amanda Williamsen
Seafood

David Clewell
Quality Control

Bethany Schultz Hurst
Crisis on Infinite Earths, Issues 1-12

A.V. Christie
The Soul All Morning

Claire Bateman
The Pain Suit
Tropospheric
Purchase

2014 CONTEST WINNERS (SELECTED BY AIMEE BENDER AND ALAN SHAPIRO)

Winner in Fiction

Robert Glick
The Undersized Negative

Second Prize in Fiction

Joseph Scapellato
Small Boy

Winner in Poetry

Stephanie Horvath
So This is What I Am
Cades Cove Water Wheel
Medicine

Second Prize in Poetry

Jennifer Perrine
A Theory of Violence
Embarrassment: from baraço (halter)

FEATURE:
POEMS AND LITERAL TRUTH

Lawrence Raab, Daisy Fried, Adrienne Su, Louise Glück, Carl Dennis, Kim Addonizio, and Michael Ryan