Issue 5.3 Fall 2016

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"Waiting" by Brett Amory
“Waiting” by Brett Amory 

"Folly" by Brett Amory
“Folly” by Brett Amory

"Block Drugs Waiting" by Brett Amory
“Block Drugs Waiting” by Brett Amory

Poetry:
(Guest Edited by Karen George)

P. V. Beck | In the Deep Midwinter
Lorcán Black | Fields | Tapestry
Bruce Bond | New Moon
D. H. Bruun | the blacksmith
Kathleen Boyle | Fire at the Grand Storehouse of the Tower of London, 1841 | Sierra Valley
Sherry Chandler | Rhapsody in Common Time | For the Nameless Grandmother in the Attic
Lori Desrosiers | Salt
Kate Fadick | When Hildegard cannot sleep | In my dream of Hildegard | When Hildegard drops a blue sapphire into her wine…
Annie Hinkle | Across the Atlantic   
Marilyn Kallet | Paris Elegy | Ode to a Lost Poet
Tim Mayo | The Mussel Pickers
Mary Moore | Ear To the Sun
Sarah Nix | The Easel | Museum Pieces | Seascape
Susanna Lang | Tulips | In the Garden
Nancy Chen Long | A Drift of Dust
Triin Paja  | Murmuration | Thanatos | Senescence
Barbara Sabol | Echolocation
Wally Swist | Black Bear
Andrea Uptmor | When K Gets Home
Patrick Venturella | The Geologist | The Lake Is Ink
Will Wells | Beneath the Seal, Ferrara | Under an Amulet, Venice Ghetto

Fiction:

Amanda Boyle | Following
Ashley Kunsa | Marine Life
Sharla R. Yates | Two Truths and a LIE

Nonfiction:

Bruce Black | The End of Shloshim
Chauna Craig | A Glittering of Hummingbirds, a Charm
Heather Durham | Earth to Earth
Margot Anne Kelley | Living While Large
Jen Soriano | Making the Tongue Dry
Clinton Peters | Sailing the Iowa Sea 

Translations:

Anastasia Afanasieva | She Speaks | “I Used to Like…” | **Olga Livshin and Andrew Janco
Marat Baskin | The Mad Trumpet Player’s Wife | **Nina Kossman
Eduardo Milán | Undress Your Language | **John Oliver Simon
Elhanan Nir | This Winter | **Ross Weissman

Book Review:

Raymond Wong | I’m Not Chinese | Review by Charse Yun

Spotlight on a Press:

Broadstone Books | Review by Nettie Farris

 

**Indicates Translators