ISSUE 6 · SPRING 2011


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C O V E R   A R T

 

Every Morning I Wake Up to

the Same Set of Choices

&

Every Morning It's the

Same Damn Commute

MARK MORGAN

 

 

E D I T O R I A L   B O A R D

 

Editor

COLIN MELDRUM

 

 Assistant Editors

EDMOND CALDWELL

AMANDA DiSANTO

RACHEL LIEBERMAN

MICAH UNICE

 

Readers

ZACH BUSCHER

MICHAEL JAMES WILSON




Apospecimen Award Winners
selected as especially noteworthy contributions to this issue


Fiction Award:

Oldjohn's House

MICAH DEAN HICKS


Poetry Award:

from the human-suit series

JESSICA YOUNG



F L A S H   F I C T I O N

 

Curiosity

NANCY STEBBINS


Notes on Cork Tree Babies

MARIA DEIRA



S H O R T   S T O R I E S


Someone Must Stop

the Bonapartists!

J S KHAN


The Rocket in the Sky

ANDREW MITCHELL


The Legs Come Off Easily

EMILY J. LAWRENCE


Metamorefruitis

&

Nights on Neptune

ANTON BAER


These Troubles, Oh No

DORA BADGER


May These Characters Remain

JAMES CARPENTER


Annunciations

JENNIFER KELLY-DeWITT


 



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D R A M A

 

within the face what

other faces swim?

GUY R. BEINING



P O E T R Y
 
 from In the Circus of You
poet NICELLE DAVIS
artist CHERYL GROSS
 

&

Ballad of Conjure

&

A ghost's sagacity of

everything thimble

FELICIA ZAMORA


Becoming

CALLISTA BUCHEN


Little Hermit Sphinx

BRENDA MANN HAMMACK


The Adventures of Starfish Girl

LINDSAY MILLER


Variations of a Brother War

J. A. TYLER


Part Pelican

ROSE HUNTER


Reflections on an Alien Melon

MICHAEL JONES