20.1 - Winter/Spring 2008

Table of Contents

Authors in this issue: The Art of Donald Barthelme, Art from Michael Miller's Always®, 2007, Michael Burkard, Michelle Disler,  Gulf Coast Contest Winner, Carrie St. George Comer, Carlin Mulbrandon Wragg, Beth Bachmann, Mary Jo Bang, Larissa Szporluk, Rebecca Lindenberg, Christine Garren, Cecily Parks, Maurice Manning, Jane Springer, Sara Michas-Martin, Alison Stine, Stanley Moss, Sarah Maclay, Naomi Shihab Nye, Brian Teare, Brianna Kathleen Reckeweg, Anne Shaw, Gregory Pardlo, Allan Peterson, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Emily Rapp's Poster Child, Kelly McGee's Body Language, Innovation in Contemporary Canadian Poetry, Rebecca Durham's The Miniature Room, an introduction by Darin Ciccotelli, Julie Sheehan's Orient Point, Tiphanie Yanique sits down with Emily Raboteau, Dominic Smith sits down with Emily Barton, Ellen Wehle, Sarah Vap, Sam Witt,  Gulf Coast Contest Honorable Mention, Shara Lessley sits down with David Roderick, Natasha Trethewey, Edward Hirsch, Kathleen Rooney, Sara McKinnon, Dorothy Maxwell Goepel, Allison Schuette-Hoffman, Pam Diamond, Lindsay Bernal, Kerry Neville-Bakken, Jane Ashley, Bapsi Sidhwa, Rose Bunch, Elizabeth Bull, Jordan Keiser, Subimal Misra, Richard Schmitt, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Adam Chiles, Brenda Hillman, Andrew Grace, John Gery, Iver Arnegard, James Hoch, Sally Keith, Nicolas Hundley, Sarah Elisabeth Freeman, Angie Estes, Peter Covino, Adam Clay, Norman Dubie, Denise Duhamel, Jennifer Elmore, Keith Ekiss, Matthew Ladd,

Fiction

Seventeen Fences

Iver Arnegard

Fiction

Map of September

Elizabeth Bull

Fiction

Donkey Hammer

Rose Bunch

Fiction

This Colossus

Jordan Keiser

Fiction

Amber Light at Park Street Crossing

Subimal Misra

Fiction

The Other Woman

Viet Thanh Nguyen, Gulf Coast Contest Winner, 2007

Fiction

Nun Blood

Richard Schmitt

Fiction

Sarabai's Story

Bapsi Sidhwa

Non-Fiction

from the book of concealed hearts

Jane Ashley, Gulf Coast Contest Winner, 2007

Non-Fiction

The James Bond Alphabet: Bait

Michelle Disler

Non-Fiction

The James Bond Alphabet: Marriage

Michelle Disler

Non-Fiction

Bolillo

Dorothy Maxwell Goepel

Non-Fiction

My Father's Car

Sara McKinnon

Non-Fiction

I Will Catch You

Kathleen Rooney

Non-Fiction

Invocation

Allison Schuette-Hoffman

Non-Fiction

Danny

Pam Diamond

Non-Fiction

For Daniel Stern

Kerry Neville-Bakken

Poetry

Joyous Mystery

Beth Bachmann

Poetry

Luminous Mystery

Beth Bachmann

Poetry

K as in F Blank Blank K

Mary Jo Bang

Poetry

The Pre-Raphaelite Effect

Lindsay Bernal

Poetry

red onion state prison

Reginald Dwayne Betts

Poetry

Goat

Michael Burkard

Poetry

Holy Holy Holy

Michael Burkard

Poetry

string theory

Michael Burkard

Poetry

Variation on a Landscape

Adam Chiles

Poetry

Sonnet

Adam Clay

Poetry

Miami Now

Carrie St. George Comer

Poetry

Oso

Carrie St. George Comer

Poetry

More Than a Verb, a Nation

Peter Covino

Poetry

Elegy

Norman Dubie

Poetry

A Dog and A Boy

Denise Duhamel

Poetry

Pima Road Notebook

Keith Ekiss

Poetry

Incoherent Flash of Panorama

Jennifer Elmore, Gulf Coast Contest Winner, 2007

Poetry

Against Bees

Angie Estes

Poetry

The Man Who Carried an Excuse for a Lamppost…

Sarah Elisabeth Freeman

Poetry

Error

Christine Garren

Poetry

The Dove

Christine Garren

Poetry

RE: Volition

John Gery

Poetry

X

Andrew Grace

Poetry

Permission To Be Strange

Brenda Hillman

Poetry

Bounty (A Tribute to Daniel Stern)

Edward Hirsch

Poetry

Medicine Show

James Hoch

Poetry

The Mourners

Nicolas Hundley

Poetry

Obedient Fleet

Sally Keith

Poetry

To Speak at Length, To Unburden

Rebecca Lindenberg

Poetry

What Rings But Can't Be Answered

Rebecca Lindenberg

Poetry

Pare

Sarah Maclay

Poetry

Learning Emerson

Sara Michas-Martin

Poetry

Land of Lincoln

Naomi Shihab Nye

Poetry

Vanitas, Mother's Day

Gregory Pardlo

Poetry

Equus Ferus

Cecily Parks

Poetry

Vanishing Points

Allan Peterson

Poetry

Cuttlefish

Brianna Kathleen Reckeweg

Poetry

Hymn

Anne Shaw

Poetry

Call me Paolo.

Jane Springer

Poetry

Letter After Dismemberment

Alison Stine

Poetry

Nocturnal Council

Larissa Szporluk

Poetry

Ventriloquist

Larissa Szporluk

Poetry

from Taxonomy

Natasha Trethewey

Poetry

Sharps

Ellen Wehle

Poetry

A Brief History of Sirens

Joshua Marie Wilkinson

Poetry

Agony Cast

Sam Witt, Gulf Coast Contest Honorable Mention, 2007

Poetry

Everything Sprouts Up in the Explosion

Carlin Mulbrandon Wragg

Interviews

Pilgrim's Progress

Shara Lessley sits down with David Roderick

Interviews

Building the Bridge

Dominic Smith sits down with Emily Barton

Interviews

High Drama

Tiphanie Yanique sits down with Emily Raboteau

Editor's Note

Private Storms

Kelly McGee's Body Language

Editor's Note

The World Splits Open

Emily Rapp's Poster Child

Editor's Note

Surveying the Landscape

Innovation in Contemporary Canadian Poetry

Editor's Note

Crowded House

Rebecca Durham's The Miniature Room

Editor's Note

More Genuine Ice

Julie Sheehan's Orient Point

Fiction

Donald Barthelme's Secret Vice,

an introduction by Darin Ciccotelli

Fiction

Collage from The Emerald (1979)

The Art of Donald Barthelme

Fiction

Panel #1 for The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine…

The Art of Donald Barthelme

Fiction

Panel #2 for The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine…

The Art of Donald Barthelme

Fiction

Panel #3 for The Slightly Irregular Fire Engine…

The Art of Donald Barthelme

Fiction

Panel for The Show (1970)

The Art of Donald Barthelme

Fiction

Collage #1 from The Educational Experience…

The Art of Donald Barthelme

Fiction

Collage #2 from The Educational Experience…

The Art of Donald Barthelme

Fiction

Flyer (The Sontag Defense Committee Readies…

The Art of Donald Barthelme

Fiction

Rut (2006). Acrylic and Fabric on Paper, 26…

Art from Michael Miller's Always®

Fiction

Rapture (2006). Acrylic and fabric on paper,…

Art from Michael Miller's Always®

Fiction

Hot Guitar Solo (2006). Acrylic and fabric…

Art from Michael Miller's Always®

Fiction

Punk (2006). Acrylic and fabric on paper, 26…

Art from Michael Miller's Always®

Fiction

Idol (2006). Acrylic and fabric on paper, 26…

Art from Michael Miller's Always®

Fiction

Canñonero (2006). Acrylic and fabric on paper,…

Art from Michael Miller's Always®

Fiction

Pirate (2006). Acrylic and fabric on paper,…

Art from Michael Miller's Always®

Poetry

Matilda in Streetscape April, 1944

Carlin Mulbrandon Wragg