36.1 Winter 2012

Our current issue features poetry, prose and artwork from: Camilla Engman Nick Kocz Hala Alyan Chidelia Edochie Jesse Goolsby Sally Wen Mao Jason Koo Eduardo C. Corral and more

The Animal People Have Always Been There
Camilla Engman
Abu Grave
Joan Murray
Out of Illiana
Chidelia Edochie
Rate of Growth
Lindsey Drager
Preludes
Nick Kocz
James and the Giant Noise Violation
Robert Long Foreman
No Curves No Junk
Jesse Goolsby
After Yoshitomo Nara
Sally Wen Mao
Haibun for Thawing
Sally Wen Mao
Dream
Richie Hofmann
Persephone in the Parking Lot
Juliet Latham
Grandmother’s Appetite
Julie Babcock
Picnic with Grandmother
Julie Babcock
The Predictive Text: The Corn Monster
Christopher Kempf
Dusk
Chris Tanseer
Certainty
Chris Tanseer
Sight-Seeing
Oliver Bendorf
Prelude
Oliver Bendorf
Orpheus on Lexington Avenue
Jason Koo
For Every Atom Belonging to Me
Jason Koo
American Dream
Jason Koo
The Golden One
Christopher Ankney
Museum of Natural History #5, The Painters of Lasceaux
Sasha West
The Woods
Sasha West
Trick of Light
Rachel Lyon
On My First Son
Nathan McClain
Parable of the Cannibals
Traci Brimhall
Parable of Love’s Twelve Apostles
Traci Brimhall
No Miracle, No Act of God
Jacques J. Rancourt
Anthem
Jacques J. Rancourt
In Shallows
Alec Hershman
Breather
Alec Hershman
Maelstrom, My Dancer
Michael Boccardo
At Circle Community Acupuncture
Matthew Siegel
Biology 101
Jane Otto
Temple in a Teapot (Aquí Está el Detalle)
Eduardo C. Corral
Velvet Mesquite
Eduardo C. Corral
May I?
Elisabeth Murawski
Damages
Elisabeth Murawski
My Desire Has Made Me Radiantly Unspecial-
Angelo Nikolopoulos
Grief Is In
Angelo Nikolopoulos
Scroll
Joshua Kalschuer
Narratophilia
Nicholas Wong
Private Parts
Nicholas Wong
A Brief History of Silence
Keith Leonard
Scorpio
Hala Alyan
Aquarius
Hala Alyan
Libra
Hala Alyan
Osiris
Hala Alyan
Review of Mending by Sallie Bingham
Nancy Dinan
Review of Hoodwinked by David Hernandez
Jesse Damiani
Review of Gloss by Ida Stewart
Nick McRae
Review of The Long Drive Home by Will Allison
Dominic Russ-Combs