Spring 2014

PicturePhoto courtesy of Lisa Vining


Christine Fadden, The Geometry of Changing Course

Lauren Markham, Just A Cupful


Gabriel HouckA Hurricane on My Television

Richard MoorePrinceton Dreaming

Jericho ParmsLost Wax


Laurie Blauner, The Flight of Significant Objects

Joseph Fasano, The Dead

William C. OlsenGreen FlashWilliam C. OlsenThe Afterlife of Deer

Jonathan BarrettThe Alabaster Jar

Jen Edwards, Circus

Todd DavisCenotaph

Joelle BieleWhen You Were at Children’s I Wanted to Go Back to When

Michalle GouldDirge for a Dinosaur by Its Bones

Richard SpilmanAfter She Died

Richard SpilmanNight People

Marjorie StelmachKeeping

Peter CooleyAnd Then

Edward MayesMola Salsa

John HoppenthalerBamboo

Circe Maia (Translated by Jesse Lee Kercheval)Three Poems

Emma BoldenMuseum of the Body

Stephen LackayeIn the Orchard

Contest Winners

Susannah NevisonPreparing the Animal (Poetry)

Tobias WraySci-fi Aubade (Poetry)

Xujun EberleinClouds and Rain over Three Gorges (Nonfiction)

Nikki MoustakiBig Blue (Fiction)

Tori MalcangioEver Seen Sedona? (Fiction)


Richard Burgin’s Hide Island, reviewed by Charlie Riccardelli

David Keplinger’s The Most Natural Thing, reviewed by Jenny Molberg

Christa Parravani’s Her: A Memoir, reviewed by Kristen Keckler

Robert Sibley’s The Way of the 88 Temples: Journeys on the Shikoku Pilgrimage, reviewed by Clint Peters


Richard Burgin, Interviewed by Ann McCutchan