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 #18

Featuring: Interviews with Amy Bloom and Marie Howe

FICTION

Thad Kenner
Hardly a Word About the Vegetarian Lasagna               
Samuel Ligon
This Bed You’ve Made                

Vincent Poturica
The Devil’s Best Friend               

Darrell Spencer
Change in Hat or Glove Size         

Z.Z. Boone
The Villanos

Michael Cooper
Sometimes It Snows In Florida    

Jonathan Muzzall
A Whole Lot of Men with Guns    

Ryan Ruff Smith
Laura’s Brother

NONFICTION

Julie Henson
Sisters Peeling         

Tamie Parker Song
Manhandled          

POETRY

David Wagoner
Travel Plans

Gail Mazur
Believe that Even in my Deliberateness I was Not Deliberate                 
Sintra

Bruce Bond
The Anatomy Lesson

Julie Hassett
Girl with the Red Stockings         

Michelle Boisseau
Drizzle Living
With the Roots of an Alp             

Stephanie Gangi
Talking to My Dead Mother About Dogs            

Jackie Craven
At the Columbarium

Holly Day
After the Funeral

Stephen Dunn
An Evolution of Prayer

Sarah Carson
Lately I’ve Been Writing a Lot of Poems About Your Husband       

Sally Bliumis-Dunn
Gray Whale
Aesthetics to Change the Way You Live            

Christopher Flannery
 Plato and You                         

Kyle Norwood
This Contract is Complete         

Dean Young
Dear Reader

 

 

POETRY (continued)

John Gallaher
Get Out of Jail Free
We Don’t Always Want What We Say We Want              

Bryan Owens
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: PINK    

Jesse Wallis
Open Mic 

Laura Read
    Accelerated Learning                 

Fleda Brown
Mute Swan 

Maxine Scates
Leather Coat    

James Lineberger
 New Regs           

Scott Brennan
Tag Sale     

Andrea Hollander
Against Silence             

Martha Silano
My Mother Who Told Me          

Billy Collins
  The First Straw            

Mary Angelino
Sixteen

Shane Lake
Blood Buzz, AZ   

Devon J. Moore
My Mouth Versus Your Mouth    

Craig van Rooyen
Grace         
Lost     

2015 CONTEST WINNERS (SELECTED BY ROBERT PINSKYAND MAUD CASEY)

Winner in Fiction

Suzanne McConnell
Neighbors

Second Prize in Fiction

Susan Finch
Rock Harbor

 

Winner in Poetry

Keith Kopka
Not Holding the Gun
You, Strong

Second Prize in Poetry

Christopher Kempf
The Wall
In a Year of Drought, I Drink 
Wine in a Los Angeles Hot Tub   
Before the Storm

 

FEATURE:
USES & ABUSES OF DIALOGUE

Conversation with Amy Bloom
with James Miranda  

Conversation with Marie Howe
with Brad Modlin