Fall 2013



Foreign Fields – From The Lake To The Land (Live in Tuscaloosa)

_____Jukebox


Girlwife in July, Girlwife of Infrequent Lunch Meetings, and Parlor by Virginia McLure

_____the nervous animal of your shoulders bunching—

_____Poetry


Panhandling by Tyler McAndrew

_____One way to make begging strangers for money more bearable is to fill our water bottles with vodka.

_____Fiction


An Interview with Justin Torres by Claire Jimenez and Laura Birdsall

_____ I want them to live fuller lives. And I want there to be dignity in there, too.

_____Interviews


Honeycomb and Skin by J.P. Grasser

_____ We are unprotected

_____Poetry

Palindrome by Nate Marshall

_____she uncuts/her hair, unchops it long and feminine.

_____Poetry


A Series of Events by Kisses

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Labor by Leah Huizar

_____Time grew rings in the soles of her/feet

_____Poetry


New Artoons by Rolli

_____vge6

_____Comics


When the Storms Come by Lisa Cihlar

_____those that curve in lovely shapes like little bent penises.

_____Poetry


No Doorbell by Jesse Goolsby

_____Late February and finally a moment alone in Afghanistan for Private First Class Wintric Ellis

_____Fiction


Every Time by Roman Candle

_____Jukebox


Sick by Harmony Neal

_____Police sirens rise and fall from my speakers over a dark driving beat.

_____Nonfiction


The Disagreement by Sarah Carson

_____God blinks hard twice and breathes deeply

_____Poetry


An Interview with Deborah Eisenberg by Lee Conell

_____Am I really, in my very being, am I a 67-year-old woman whose hair reacts to humidity the way it
_____does? Is that really all? Or am I not also a three-year-old boy?

_____Interviews


Johnny and July by Molly Bridgeforth

_____At parties, Johnny calls their new neighborhood twiggy and unestablished.
_____He is speaking mainly of the trees.

_____Fiction


Wool, In the Hot Air Balloon, and Vermeer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Shelley Wong

_____The suspense of her arms/is a bridge

_____Poetry


Litany by Lisa Hiton

_____Here, when I raise my arms,/I leave no shadow

_____Poetry


We Got The Days by The So So Glos

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We Kept Our Shadow by Christina McDaniel

_____He slams the shutters//upon the ghostly/cherry blossoms

_____Poetry


Rag and Bone by Ashley Strosnider

_____what it might be like/to be devoured to be held between those fine jaws

_____Poetry


Takeout, 2013 by Corey Ginsberg

_____I think this is a sign/that I’m already done with this year

_____Poetry


Blue Rooms by Honey Locust

_____Jukebox


The Parish by Joel Smith and Ryan Winet

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_____Comics


Fall 2013 Contributors

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Cover Art by Casey Ochoa