a27-2Spring 2007
Cover Art: Gail Marcus Orlen:
The Passing of Time # 2


Cover design by Mark Daley & Michael Czyzniejewski

Table of Contents

David McGlynn “Moonland on Fire”
Adam Prince “Ugly Around Him”
J. David Stevens “Something Fell Off”
Jean Thompson “Hunger”

Erinn Batykefer “Egyptology”
B.J. Best “Surface Tension”
Rob Carney Two Poems
Peter Conners Three Poems
Weston Cutter Two Poems
CJ Evans “Ars Poetica”
Stephen Gibson Two Poems
K.A. Hays “I Made My Soul a Hat”
Jesse Lee Kercheval “[Requiem, Animal, Mineral]”
Catherine Pierce “Love Poem to Longing”
Mary Quade Two Poems
Carrie Shipers Two Poems
David Shumate “The Fourth Dimension”
Maggie Smith Two Poems
Maura Stanton Two Poems

Lisa K. Buchanan “All That I Missed”
Melissa Frederick “Rape Stories”

The 2006 Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award
First Prize: Dave Madden & Adam Peterson “The Single Father”
Editors’ Choice: Tanya Underwood “The Circus of the Black Hole”

The 2006 James Wright Poetry Award
First Prize: Michael Meyerhofer “Ode to Dogs”
Editors’ Choice: Anna Journey “Ars Poetica”
Editors’ Choice: Cori A. Winrock “[Bias 1]”

The 2006 Creative Nonfiction Award
First Prize: Shawn Fawson “Poplars”
Editors’ Choice: Ashley David “How to Hunt & Gather”
Editors’ Choice: Margaret MacInnis “Carrier”

Translation Chapbook
Paulo Henriques Britto “The Scant Space Between Dreaming and Bone”
Translated from the Portuguese by Idra Novey

Featured Poet
Paisley Rekdal “The Parable of Proteus”

Nabaneeta Dev Sen Two Poems
Translated from the Bengali by Carolyne Wright and Sunil B. ray with the author

What We’re Reading
Necessary Lies by Kerry Neville Bakken
Later, at the Bar: A Novel in Stories by Rebecca Barry
Prairie Fever by Mary Biddinger
The Open Curtain by Brian Evenson
Blind Date With Cavafy by Steve Fellner
Human Resources: Stories by Josh Goldfaden
The Quick-Change Artist: Stories by Cary Holladay
F2f by Janet Holmes
A Form of Optimism by Roy Jacobstein
Dark Horses: Poets on Overlooked Poems Edited by Joy Katz and Kevin Prufer
The Prayers of Others by David Keplinger
What Becomes You by Aaron Raz Link and Hilda Raz
At the Drive-In Volcano by Aimee Nezhukumatathil
At Speed: Traveling the Long Road Between Two Points by W. Scott Olsen
Lately by Sara Pritchard
The Clock Made of Confetti by Michael Salcman
Embryos and Idiots by Larissa Szporluk
Remnants of Hannah by Dara Weir
The Woman in the Woods: Linked Stories by Ann Joslin Williams
Third Class Superhero by Charles Yu

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