ISSUE 5 · FALL 2010


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C O V E R   A R T

 

Acrobats

MARTHA BROUWER

 

Untitled

FENG SUN CHEN

 

 

  

E D I T O R I A L   B O A R D

 

Editor

COLIN MELDRUM

 

 Assistant Editors

AMANDA DiSANTO

MICHAEL JAMES WILSON

MICAH UNICE

 

Readers

ZACH BUSCHER

RYAN FOWLER

RACHEL LIEBERMAN

JANET McCLASKEY

ROLLI

GAIL SPENCER


Apospecimen Award Winners
selected as especially noteworthy contributions to this issue


Fiction Award:

Showtime

NANCY GOLD


Poetry Award:

Antarctica

AMY DeBEVOISE

 



P O E T R Y

 

Eclipse

FENG SUN CHEN


LISA GROVE


NATHANIEL TAGGART


ANNA JAQUIERY


How Conrad Came Back

How Conrad Got His Revenge

How Conrad Fell in Love

KRISTINE ONG MUSLIM


BARRY NAPIER


JOSEPH A W QUINTELA


CHARLENE LOGAN BURNETT


Molesting the Legend

TRAVIS BLANKENSHIP


Let This Be My Refuge

DANIELA SCHONBERGER

  

What the Calf Daughter Knows

ROB COOK



 


O R D E R   I N   P R I N T :   $4





F L A S H   F I C T I O N

 

Movie Man

MELISSA ROSS

 

Einstein Plays Guitar

TANIA HERSHMAN


Shades of Gray

CATHERINE SHARPE

 

A Tale of a Snowy Night

NAOKO AWA

Translated by Toshiya Kamei

 



S H O R T   S T O R I E S


HAYES GREENWOOD MOORE


The Collector of Van de Voys

EDMOND CALDWELL

 

In Borges' Bookstore

DAVID MISIALOWSKI

Birds Every Child Should Know

KATE RIEDEL


The Snake Charmer's Teeth

MIKE MEGINNIS


Somewhere Near Gerasa

ALEX MYERS


The Abandoned City

BENJAMIN ROBINSON


Pestilence

JASON JORDAN

The Crushing

PHILLIP NEEL

The Life Story of a Chilean Sea Blob

THEODORE CARTER