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Volume 38, Issue 3 (2008) Winter 2008-2009

Front Matter

Contents

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Human Rights Index p. v-vi
University of Iowa Center for Human Rights

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Bamboo Poem p. 2-7
Dave Snyder

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Stop Six, Ft. Worth p. 8-22
Andrew Mortazavi

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Where the Children Are p. 23-35
Nancy Geyer

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Helen of Sparta p. 36-48
Jacob M. Appel

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Between Sand and Sky p. 59-70
Alexis Nelson

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Names of the Spade p. 71-71
Mary Austin Speaker

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Swingin' p. 72-79
Maggie McKnight

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Annunciation: Eve to Ave p. 80-80
Mary Szybist

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Annunciation in Play p. 82-82
Mary Szybist

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Annunciation under Erasure p. 83-83
Mary Szybist

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Romans 12:1 p. 84-84
Jericho Brown

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Track 5: Summertime p. 85-86
Jericho Brown

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Banana Tree: 1964 p. 87-87
Taylor Christensen

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November Moon, past Full p. 88-88
Judith Skillman

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The Seabee p. 89-89
Patricia Hooper

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The Last Train to Montparnasse p. 90-91
Will Smiley

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She p. 92-93
Will Smiley

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I Kept the Part about Turning Fifty p. 94-95
Richard Terrill

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Victory at Sea p. 96-109
Ron Carlson

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Crazy p. 110-113
Michelle Latiolais

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Corn p. 114-115
Charles Harper Webb

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How I Love You p. 117-117
Theodore Worozbyt

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Alberto's Corner (49th and 8th) p. 118-118
Anna Himmelrich

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Rabbit Watcher p. 119-119
Robin Chapman

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Not Even Rustles from Your Red Dress, Rustles p. 120-120
Gretchen Steele Pratt

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Hide & Go Seek p. 121-133
Sands Hall

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The Dancer p. 134-136
James Allardice

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The History of Air, Part 1 p. 137-138
Sandra Meek

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Blink p. 139-139
Bruce Bond

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Day Moon p. 140-141
Bruce Bond

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Easygoing Outburst p. 142-142
Geoff Bouvier

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Converse Nation p. 143-143
Geoff Bouvier

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Memorabilia p. 144-144
Tad Richards

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Ghost Town p. 145-145
Tad Richards

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Forgotten p. 146-146
Robert Nazarene

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Nature's Way p. 147-147
Robert Nazarene

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Eros in My Twenties p. 148-148
Ellen Wehle

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The Ceiling or the Floor p. 149-154
Michelle Brooks

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Inside This New Skin p. 155-159
Kate Blakinger

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Memento Mori p. 160-160
Chris Hosea

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Extra Socks, with the Water Rising p. 161-161
Rosalind Pace

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Hill of Doon p. 162-163
Clare Rossini

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The First Night Alone with Frank p. 164-164
Shannon Jonas

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The Third Night Alone with Frank p. 164-164
Shannon Jonas

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The Fifth Night Alone with Frank p. 164-164
Shannon Jonas

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The Sixth Night Alone with Frank p. 165-165
Shannon Jonas

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The Eighth Night Alone with Frank p. 165-165
Shannon Jonas

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Crambe p. 166-166
Anthony Sanders

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Rock Island p. 167-170
William Ford

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From "Telling" p. 171-193
Jonathan Wei and Max Rayneard

Back Matter

On Our Cover

Excerpt from Maggie McKnight's graphic memoir in progress, Misconception: The Story of a Family.

Editors

Editor
David Hamilton
Fiction Editor
Hugh Ferrer
Managing Editor
Lynne Nugent
Assistant Editors
Lauren Barrier Gould
Sarah Karon
Designer
Amber Withycombe
Editorial Assistants
Lisa Angelella
Ian Breen
Rebecca Bridge
Janis Bultman
Katie Chase
Jennifer S. Cheng
Olivia Clare
T. Zachary Cotler
Elizabeth Cowan
Kate Dion
Jennifer duBois
Braden Hepner
T. Geronimo Johnson
Katherine Klein
Megan Knight
Justin Latici
Kecia Lynn
Margaret MacInnis
June Melby
Nathaniel Minton
Elinathan Ohiomoba
Jennifer Percy
Steven Ramirez
Shawn Saler
Zach Savich
Jordan Stempleman
Joseph M. Tiefenthaler
Tyler Tritten
Joyce Turner
Ryan Van Meter
Julia Carrie Wong
Interns
Martin R. Biro
Tara Atkinson Gunyon
Chris Harrison
Erica Kalnay
Craig Moreau
Advisory Board
Ethan Canin
Loren Glass
Christopher Merrill
Adalaide Morris
Horace Potter
Cole Swenson
Contributing Editors
Bob Hicok
Yiyun Li
Phillip Lopate
Heather McHugh
James Alan McPherson
Chris Offutt
Lia Pupura
Abigail Thomas