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Corina Zappia

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Kate Henry

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Ryan Diaz

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Issue #9 Winter 2017

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Prose

Ashan Butt, “Majid Uncle”
Gen del Raye, “A Shark is an Animal That Blushes When You Touch Its Face”
Paula Delgado-Kling, “A Kidnapping”
Rachel Linn, “Anchor”

Poetry

Jake Bauer, “A Wedding”
Caylin Capra-Thomas, “Riverine”
Bill Carty, “Experiments with Solids,” “Mutual Fish”
Mackenzie Cole, “No Longer”
Sarah B. Puschmann, “Dear Maraschino Cherry”
Maya Jewell Zeller, “Black Plastic Night,” “Self-Portrait With Nudity and False Awakening”

Poetry Contest Winners

Alex Bleecker, “Today is a 5.”
Trinity Tibe, “Resemblance”

Art

Jean Wolff

Cover Art

Ryan Diaz

Issue #8 Summer 2016

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Prose

Michael P. O’Leary, “Or What Is Now Called Arizona”
Zach Powers, “Kill The Song of the Approaching Engine”
Dacia Price, “S is for Silence”
Matt Rowan, “Aren’t We Required To Never Be”

Poetry

Lindsay Ahl, “Pearls”
Ceridwen Hall, “After Dinner”
Heikki Huotari, “Doppler Shift”
Matt Kelsey, “Gifts My Brother Thinks Might Bring Me Home”
Lillian Nickerson, “Everybody Loves Somebody But God Loves Everybody”
Andy Stallings, “Paradise”
Kailey Alyssa, “and it pleases me”
Cait Weiss, “Ode to the One Glove”
John Sibley Williams, “Sometimes As Mundane As This”

Contest Without Form Big Boss Winner

Kell Connor, “Blood in the Eye”

Photography

Rachel Endoso, “Home”

Cover Art

Ryan Diaz

Issue #7 Winter 2016

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Prose

Nick Greer, “[ Memories ]”
Blair Hurley, “Hoops”
Amy Lam, “Ma Never Wore Nail Polish”
Stephen Langlois, “Our Boyfriends”

Poetry

Kelli Allen, “Walking through the morning”
Quenton Baker, “Transient”
Sarah Helen Bates, “Pompei”
Jennifer Jackson Berry, “My Father’s Dying in Emojis”
Maggie MK Hess, “Prayer,” “America”
Sierra Jacob, “Environmental Elegy”
Tyler Kline, “The kind of day”
James Fujinami Moore, “notes after sex”
Sarah Kathryn Moore, “Vulnicura”
Kevin Rabas, “Praise Band Drums”
John Sibley Williams, “[what comes before and]
K.L. Yuen, “XVII.”

Creative Nonfiction Contest Winner

Martha Clarkson, “Long Shot”

Art

Ira Joel Haber, “Seashell Collages”
Rachel Rose Ulgado, “Affinities From The Furthest Infinities”

Cover Art

Rachel Rose Ulgado

Issue #6 Summer 2015

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Fiction

Jay McAleer, “Panic”
Ryan Napier, “Stomach and Heart”

Creative Non

Priscilla Long, “The Color Orange”

Poetry

Kayla Rae Candrilli, “Ghost Story”
Nathan Wade Carter, “Lake But Not Lake”
Dennis Caswell, “My Spirit Animal”
Dan Haney, “Ars Poetica”
David Hargreaves, “What We All Wanted”
J.W. Marshall, “In A Bowl”
Julia Anna Morrison, “Owl”
Elisabeth Murawski, “Bonsai Lovers”
Noelle O’Reilly, “Honey Lumper”
Catherine Pond, “University of Iowa Museum of Natural History,” “Captain’s Desk”

Look and Leap Contest Winners

Barbara Harroun, “Death’s Fabulous Remains”
Kevin McLellan, “Branching”

Photography

Andrew Imanaka

Issue #5 Winter 2015

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Fiction

Harrison Candelaria Fletcher, “Within The Walls”
Lawrence Lenhart, “Let The River Run, Working Girl”
Maya Sonenberg, “Dark Season”

Poetry

Sarah Barber, “Especially when the scarf is beautiful”
Vanessa Gabb, “Summer”
Sierra Golden, “Taking Aim”
Benjamin Goodney, “Some Nights Can Last Four Years”
Johnny Horton, “Restraint”
Kim Kent, “How To Kill A Dove As Taught To Me By A Man In This Bar”
Radha Marcum, “Fission: 1938 (Duet for Otto Frisch and Lisa Meitner),” “Dear Tel Aviv”
Michael Metivier, “Turning Tiger”
Caitlin Scarano, “After the Tour”
Ed Skoog, “To Keep Us All Crisp”
Jeff Whitney, “Fires”

Art

Leena Joshi, “the center of the dream goes very quietly”
Minh Nguyen, Illustrations

Cover Art

Leena Joshi + Minh Nguyen

Issue #4 Summer 2014

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Fiction

Genevieve Hudson, “Date Book”
Maxim Loskutoff, “Medicine Lake”
Nicolette Polek, “Sabbatical”
Nathan Poole, “They Were Calling to One Another”
Travis A. Sharp, “Selected Ru(m)inations”

Poetry

Ace Boggess, “‘When Will You Be Off Paper?'”
Brian Cooney, “Ephemeroptera”
Brittany Dennison, “Pocket Dial”
Sarah Feldman, “Orpheus, Singing”
Kevin Honold, “That the Soul Takes the Shape of the Body,” “The Girl’s Letter to the Moon,” “Clay Jar of Wine”
Dane Karnick, “To What’s Missing”
Ron McFarland, “Battle Hardened”

Art

Jon Garaizar, Drawings
Lance Hewiston, Paintings
Niki Waters, Illustrations

Cover Art

Jon Garaizar

 

Issue #3 Winter 2014

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Fiction

Rachel Hermans Goldman, “Forwards”
Ann LoGerfo, “Driving to America”
Shena McAuliffe, “We Are a Teeming Wilderness”
Christopher Moyer, “What People Are Made Of”
Jillian Quinn, “Ugly Babies”

Poetry

Bill Carty, “Mutual Forest”
Donald Dunbar, “No Gods No Masters”
Julie Feng, “Birthday, Again”
Rae Gouirand, “Her Own”
Peter Moench, “Calculations”
Bud “Weasel” Rice, “The Dominion of Colour”
Philip Schaefer, “Evening News”
Catherine Simpson, “Christy”
Rich Smith, “Il Figlio Che Piange,” “Loss After Loss”

Art

Marilyn Champagne, “Photographs”
Chase Kunz, “Commie Sauce”
Nicolas Menard, “Deux Illustrations”

Cover Art

Chase Kunz

 

Issue #2 Summer 2013

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Fiction

William Klein, “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow”
Paul Luikart, “War”
Kristen Millares Young, “Ebb Tide”
Kristy Webster, “The Need”

Poetry

Lance Garland, “Yacht Names at Carillion Point”
John Wesley Horton, Rebecca Hoogs, Sierra Nelson, Rachel Kessler, “On Ischia,” “Arrivederci Ischia”
Owen Lucas, “292,” “324”
Sierra Nelson, “Destruction Island Could Be Seen in the Distance,” “Letter to the Atlanteans”
Michael J. Pagan, “A Shudder, To Think”
Kristen Steenbeeke, “Springtime”
Olga Vilkotskaya, “Elk,” “Memory of an Orchid,” “Typewriter”

Art

Kim Lyle, “Jellyfish Lake”
Sierra Nelson, “When We Had Crossed the Threshold of the Door”

 

Issue #1 Winter 2013

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WINTER 2013 – ISSUE 01

Poetry

Jake Uitti, “Indiana”
Evan Klavon, “After Columbus Day”
Christopher Robley, “North”
Hans Anderson, “Granny Smith”
Sarah Kathryn Moore, “Tête àt tête,” “Port Townsend”
Corey Mesler, “Some Times in Fairy Tales”
Maggie MK Hess, “This Life is Sturdy, Built for Crossing the Atlantic”
Amanda McConnon, “Tell me Something About the Dead”
Joshua Wilkinson, “A Brief History of the Wilds,” “Poem to Schuyler’s Ghost”
Joannie Stangeland, “Mixed Media”
William Camponovo, “Gesture,” “Los Angeles Shoals,” “Shelter”
Christopher Phelps, “A Piece of Dream”
Leena Joshi, “Arse Poetica”

Fiction

Mike Sheedy, “What Ha’e the Dobkins Willy?”
JP Kemmick, “The Paper Route”
Lisa Nicholas-Ritscher, “Pentimenti”

Art

Julie Seltzer, illustrations from “Nine Stories”
Nicole Ramirez, photos from “Cabugao, Phillippines”

 

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