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Volume 42, Issue 1 (2012) Spring 2012

Front Matter

Contents

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Editor's Note p. vii-viii
Russell Scott Valentino

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Maureen And Marjorie p. 1-13
Katya Apekina

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[Without A Listener] p. 14
Maxine Chernoff

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[Without A Body] p. 15
Maxine Chernoff

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[Without Coherence] p. 16
Maxine Chernoff

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[Without Enchantment] p. 17
Maxine Chernoff

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Siege p. 18-19
G.C. Waldrep

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Reliquary p. 20-21
G.C. Waldrep

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Agent Orant p. 22-23
G.C. Waldrep

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A Portrait Of The Writer As A Rabbit p. 24-32
Sabine Heinlein

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Ground Glass p. 33-44
Saskia Beudel

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Hang Up p. 45-46
Harriet Levin

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The Sweet Dry Fruit Of The Lotus Tree p. 47-55
J. Kevin Shushtari

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Ritual, I Want My Blood To Be Used In A p. 56-61
Matthew Gavin Frank

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Double Nelson p. 62-74
V.S. Yanovsky and Isabella L. Yanovsky

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Task And Realization p. 75-81
V.S. Yanovsky and Isabella L. Yanovsky

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Ninety-Six In The Shade p. 82-89
V.S. Yanovsky and Isabella L. Yanovsky

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No One's In A Hurry p. 90
Michael Judge

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The Other Blackbird p. 91
Michael Judge

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Cartwheels p. 92
Michael Judge

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Five Square Stories p. 93-97
Louis Jensen and Lise Kildegaard

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Post-Troubles Poet p. 98
Michael McKimm

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Dixieland p. 102-103
Josephine Rowe

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The Taxidermist's Wife p. 104-105
Josephine Rowe

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1917 p. 106
Sarah Rose Nordgren

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Prion p. 107
Sarah Rose Nordgren

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The Lost Nation Photographs p. 120-124
Sandra Dyas

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The End Of Evolution p. 125-127
Pimone Triplett

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Closet Vision p. 128-129
Pimone Triplett

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Other Mothers, Other Sons p. 130-146
Mehdi Tavana Okasi

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What Makes Literature Immortal? p. 147-151
Allan Gurganus

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Yellow Picnic p. 152-154
Brandon Shimoda

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The Cedars Of Lebanon p. 155-156
Brandon Shimoda

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Yellow Picnic p. 157-158
Brandon Shimoda

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Poems For The People p. 159-160
Brandon Shimoda

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From Terratactic (Ix) p. 161-168
Brian Laidlaw

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Superangel p. 169-188
Nathan Hill

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Contributors' Notes p. 189-192
Nathan Hill

Back Matter

Editors

Editor
Russell Scott Valentino
Managing Editor
Lynne Nugent
Assistant Managing Editor and Web Editor
Jenna Hammerich
Senior Editors
Hugh Ferrer
Robin Hemley
Nick Twemlow
Fiction Editor
Bryan Castille
Nonfiction Editor
Sarah Viren
Poetry Editor
Catherine Blauvelt
Webmaster
Lauren Haldeman
Type Composition
Pocket Knife Press
Editorial Assistants
Sara Akant
Lori Baker Martin
Jerimee Bloemeke
Greg Brown
Daniel Castro
Katy Chrisler
Chelsea Cox
Ashley Davidson
Laurel Fantauzzo
Jeff Griffin
Adele Holoch
Jess Issacharoff
Jodi Johnson
Brent Krammes
Ariel Lewiton
Lucas Mann
Ben Mauk
Andrew Nance
Annie Nilsson
Chinelo Okparanta
Clint Peters
Dan Poppick
Adrienne Raphel
Lauren Rosales
Montreux Rotholtz
Rob Schlegel
Jacob Seifert
Joseph M. Tiefenthaler
Danielle Wheeler
Chris Wiersema
Rae Winkelstein
Rachel Yoder
Interns
Sarah Kosch
Editorial Board
Lan Samantha Chang
John D. Freyer
Loren Glass
Christopher Merrill
Adalaide Morris
Horace Porter
Cole Swenson