Issue 12: Poetry


  • August—, Did it Call to Mind the Dead in Your Life, Too?, and Domesticity by Heather Frese
  • Sugar Maple in October, August Haiku, Lines Written after Sex, and O Tree, Squished Pop-can-like Onto the Canvas of My Yard by Kim Groninga
  • PEDIGREE, OUR HEROICS, THOUGHT EXPERIMENT, and OUR CENTRAL SYSTEM by Anne Cecelia Holmes
  • Woven, Wept, Wound, Swum, and Rung by Jac Jemc
  • The birds, The landscape, The ice storm, and It’s the same in every downpour by Genevieve Kaplan
  • Chiaroscuro in the Garden and And the Angels Press Together Like Cold Horses by Jeanne Stauffer-Merle
  • IN RETROSPECT…, JAILBIRDS, MAIL, MAY DAY, and OUTSIDE A BAR CALLED THUMBS, THE END IS NIGH by Dan Pinkerton
  • Anemone, Limpet, Mussel, Crab, Opossum, and Louse by Mike Smith
  • The Terminal Situation (Elegy For a Nation Deplaned) by S. Asher Sund

  • Masthead


    Executive Editor
    Tom Grimes

    Managing Editor
    Jane Hawley

    Co-Managing Editor
    Reyes Ramirez

    Poetry Editor
    Jennifer Whalen

    Fiction Editor
    Stan Rivkin

    Nonfiction Editor
    Heather Lefebvre

    Webmaster
    Eric Blankenburg

    Copy Editor
    Sessa Kratz

    Interviews Editor
    Amanda Scott

    Public Relations Manager
    Samantha Tanner

    Book Reviews Editor
    Mallory Chesser

    Blog Editor
    Josh Lopez

    Assistant Blog Editor
    Alicia Salzmann

    Readers
    Sarah Howze
    Dan Barton
    Niko Kyriakou
    Theresa Holden
    Brandon Ricks
    Casey Winters
    Rachel Gray
    Lawton Cook
    Lauren Bull
    Benjamin Seanor
    James Deitz
    Timothy Dailey
    Maggie Ilersich
    Stuart Gill
    Katrina Goudey
    Dorothy Lawrenson
    Ram Hinojosa
    Meg Griffitts
    Jacob Massey
    Paul Adams
    Allison Myers
    Phillip Mandel
    John Edgar
    Michaela Hansen
    Shelby Newsom
    Ashton Kamburoff
    Graham Oliver

    Faculty Advisor
    Steve Wilson

    Founding Editors
    Michael Hart
    Evelyn Lauer
    Josh Magnuson
    Toby Peterson
    Michael Wolfe

    Advisory Board
    Katie Angermeier
    Ben Engel
    Evelyn Lauer
    Herpreet Singh

    ISSN#1936-7716

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