SPRING 2018

FICTION

Nora Bonner, Miss Thailand Country Band

Liz Howey, The Boy

Jane Rose Porter, The Night Vera Robinov Got Shot

Dave Zoby, Five-Bear Days

ESSAYS

Cade Leebron, Fork Theory

Raina K. Puels, Bruised

Diane Mehta, Dip Your Hand In

REVIEWS

Brian Clifton reviews Hadara Bar-Nadav’s The New Nudity

Megan J. Arlett reviews Cait Weiss Orcutt’s Valleyspeak

POETRY

C. Wade Bentley, Glaucoma

Rebecca Foust, Little Brown Bat

Steven Kleinman, Bear

George Kovalenko, Spooky Action at a Distance

Stefan Lovasik, River; How It Feels

Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Flâneur

Allan Peterson, Seeing the Yazzo

Samuel Piccone, Black Velvet

Margaret Ray, March 13th, 1993: Jacksonville Airport & the Storm of the Century

Katie Schmid, Apple Glory

Richard Spilman, Old Tropes; The Habit of Silence

Kelly Grace Thomas, Life/Boat

Catherine Wing, Diptych

CONTEST WINNERS

POETRY, selected by Pimone Triplett

Jessica Guzman Alderman, The Visible World

FICTION, selected by Josip Novakovich

Rachel Toliver, Legion

ESSAYS, selected by Marcia Aldrich

Tara Deal, Mirror Finish

EDITOR’S CHOICE

POETRY, selected by the Editors

John Blair, Blue

FICTION, selected by Colin Barrett

Bryna Peebles Cofrin-Shaw, Errands

Madeleine Barnes is a writer and visual artist from Pittsburgh, PA living in Brooklyn. She serves as Poetry Editor at Cordella Magazine, a publication that showcases the work of wo