ISSUE 1 · FALL 2008


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C O V E R   A R T

 

2  1/2

COLIN MELDRUM

 

Mausoleum

(bottom front to back spread)

&

Wings of Garbage (back cover)

PETER SCHWARTZ

 

 

E D I T O R I A L   B O A R D

Editor

COLIN MELDRUM

 

 Assistant Editors

SYNDIE ALLEN

DEVORI KIMBRO

MICHAEL LEE

 

Language Consultant

JACEK LERYCH (Chinese)




F L A S H   F I C T I O N


Oven of Dreams

LYDIA SHIP


We keep the wall

between us as we go

TANIA HERSHMAN


Memphis Movie: A Wrap

COREY MESLER


My Collection of Bones

at the End of the World

BEN SEGAL


The Fork

MELINDA J. COMBS


Rebirth of Tragedy

NOEL SLOBODA


Gold Brocade Dress

CICILY JANUS



S H O R T   S T O R I E S

 

Beautiful Ape Girl Baby

HEATHER FOWLER

 

Grandpa Lost His Toothbrush

PATRICIA RUSSO

 

A - Z, In Descending Order

LIZA GRANVILLE

 

Kidnapped

HANK KIRTON

 

Horrortown

JOHN JASPER OWENS

 

[lacunae]

MATTHEW FALK

 

Crumplezone

ALLAN M. McDONALD

 

Everything Ends

DREW LACKOVIC


Maker

ROBERT J. SANTA

 

Kullulu

BRENDAN CONNELL

 

O R D E R   I N   P R I N T :   $4




P O E T R Y

 

This is the House That

SHELLIE ZACHARIA

 

Not For Long

YU-HAN CHAO

 

A Problem in Words

NIK DE DOMINIC

 

The Walk Away

MARC JAMPOLE

 

thinking of the cedar river

JUSTIN HYDE

 

Archival

JANE KNECHTEL

 

Kentucky-Fried Christ

C. E. CHAFFIN

 

Dig

MARGARET BASHAAR

 

Charlie

ROLLI

 

Horizon

CAROL DORF


Break Up

&

Silent Instrumental

J. R. PEARSON


Carrion Bread

OMAR SINGLETON

 

The Riots, from behind Glass, with my Father

MIAH JEFFRA

 

Pequeñita

KRYSTEN TOM



D R A M A

 

Crossings

KATHY COUDLE KING