40.3 Summer 2016
40.3

Our current issue features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork from: Nicole Rivas, Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers, Amy Guidry, Gillian Cummings, Kristina Marie Darling, Hailey Leithauser, Paige Lewis, and many more

ART FEATURE

Selections from “Heads”

Amy Guidry

 

FICTION

La Mer

Nicole Rivas

 

NONFICTION

Miss Southeast

Elizabeth Lindsey Rogers

 

POETRY

[When he says, I dreamed I was the one]

Kallie Falandays

 

The Queer as Electron

Michael Walsh

 

Christian Camp for Troubled Girls

Kendra DeColo

 

Night Ferry: A Love Story

Kristina Marie Darling

 

Sad Film (With Contingencies)

Kristina Marie Darling

 

Swan

Greg Allendorf

 

All’s Fair

Hailey Leithauser

 

Playing Frisbee with My Father Watching

Gentris L. Jointe

 

Pura Vida

Jacob Shores-Argüello

 

Trompe-l’oeil for Shannon

Anna Journey

 

Welcome Stranger

Anna Journey

 

Turn Me Over, I’m Done on This Side

Paige Lewis

 

Menstruate; Want for Theo

Lucia LoTempio

 

The House

Lucia LoTempio

 

The Other Side

Glenn Shaheen

 

Self-Portrait with Dragonfly

Hannah Dow

 

Postcard from Gethsemane

Hannah Dow

 

Theory: Emergency Water Landing

Casey Patrick

 

They Break Open in Sun but Stay Dark

Gillian Cummings

 

Low to Ground and Listening

Gillian Cummings

 

I wait for the light to construct a self I recognize

Eliza Rotterman

 

Elegy

Eliza Rotterman

 

Playing House

Eloisa Amezcua

 

[Adult Swim]

John Manuel Arias

 

Fonicarás

John Manuel Arias

 

Conductor

Helena Chung

 

Self-Portrait as a Cat Trapped in a Motel Room

Angela Voras-Hills

 

Her Body an Aquarium

Lucien Darjeun Meadows

 

My First Time

Lucien Darjeun Meadows

 

After Omens

Kat Finch

 

Cubism

Alana Folsom

 

The Squirrel that I Killed

Christoper Brean Murray

 

The Guitarist

Jose Hernandez Diaz

 

The Man in the Water Well

Jose Hernandez Diaz

 

Hard as Apricots

Leah Poole Osowski

 

Love Poem Against the Body

Jayme Ringleb

 

Stranger

Erin Jones

 

Ennui

S. Marie LaFata-Clay

 

The Distant Relative who Calls at Midnight

Brianna Noll

 

Portmanteau

Alison Stagner

 

The House

Lori Lamothe

 

REVIEW

Review of The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson

Jacquelin Hedeman

 

Notes on Contributors