303.2 Spring Issue 2018

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ART

Cover   Scorched Souls [mixed medium] • Gary Kelley 

13   The Players [graphite with digital color] • Erika Steiskal 

17   Between you and me [charcoal and photographs] • Anthony Tremmaglia 

22   Maws [ink wash on hot press watercolor paper, digital editing] • Makaylah Fazzari 

25   Kitchen [digital] • Jeannie Phan 

32   Etherea [digital] • Vlad Alvarez 

38   Human Work [digital] • Christian Blaza

 

FICTION

13   The Players • Lauren Marie Schmidt 

17   Mary and the Machine • Sommer Schafer 

22   Election Return • Phillip Gardner 

25   Horseradish • Marcia Cebluska 

32   The Woman Next Door • Jennifer Farwell Cohen

38   Human Work • Nick Roos

 

NONFICTION

41   H(a)unted • Katie F-S

44   The Mural • John Louis Smith

 

POETRY

3   To the Butcher's Son • Karen Harryman 

4   Plague • Greg Larson 

4   Aspic Lipstick Fabric Distinct Prayer • Natasha Dennerstein 

5   Huanglong • Robert Kohen

5   Way Out West • Sascha Feinstein 

6   Holed Up • Robert Kohen 

6   The Committee Speaks of Language • Lauire Lamon 

6   An Open Call to Single-Daughters of Single Mothers • Katie Pryor 

7   Not a Beautiful Poem • Erica Miriam Fabri

8   Solitude • Denise Lichtig

8   The Hunter to His Son • Tobias Wray

8   Hypnagogia • Jacqueline Winter Thomas 

9   The Children We Didn't Have • Maja Zmyslowski

9   The Funeral State • Bettina de Léon 

10   Horoscope for the Month of Wet Feet in Autumn • Sage

10   The Poet's House • Robin Chapman

10   Dead Popple with Crow • Elizabeth Diebold

11   At the Edge of the Meadow • Johnathan Andersen 

11   To My Nine Estranged Cousins in Hemisphere • Gabriela Garcia

11   The Christmas Story • Robin Schectman Richstone

12   Mother, Poco Moto • Peter Schireson

 

12   Do You Ever Write Translations • Amanda Gomez

 

16   Reunion • Ashley Davidson

21   On a Foreign Planet Surrounded by Sugar Maples • Christopher Citro

24   Bats and Applesauce • Christopher Citro

24   The procedures above are the only procedures • Anthony Warnke 

24   Psycho Killer Clown Noir • Stephen Gibson

29   Fear of Horses • Hannah Louise Poston

29   Southside • Annie Woodford 

29   Tryst with a Former Self • Michael Montlack

30   Sonnet for my Comrade in Room 11 of the Whitman Motor Lodge • Martín Espada 

31   The Rain that Holds Light in the Trees • Todd Davis

31   Marriage Poem • Noah Davis

36   Lightnin' Hopkins Returns as a Bluetick Hound •  Noah Davis

37   Wishbone • Mark Rubin 

40   Night • Randall Watson

        Marriage Tanka • Nicole Cooley

 

REVIEWS

45   Synechoche: Brief Book Reviews • Rachel Morgan

46   Crosscuts: Brief DVD Reviews • Grant Tracey

 

MISCELLANY

2   From the Editors 

47   Contributors