Magazine

Volume 80 No. 2 (Winter 2014)

  • Editor's Note

  • 6 /

    Such Simplicity

    , Robert Stewart
  • Interview

  • 44 /

    Introduction to Janice N. Harrington

    ,
  • 45 /

    Poet in the Wild, conducted by Robert Stewart

    , Janice N. Harrington
  • Essays & Articles

  • 129 /

    Strong Brown God

    , Fleda Brown
  • 151 /

    Be a Man, Man

    , Ben Langston
  • Fiction

  • 13 /

    The Others Are Strangers

    , Rashaan Alexis Meneses
  • 33 /

    The Archbishop Loses His Faith

    , Biran Doyle
  • 73 /

    Ngozi's Gifts

    , Pellom McDaniels III
  • 103 /

    Xirimiri

    , Diana Friedman
  • 140 /

    The New People

    , Gary Gildner
  • Poetry

  • 8 /

    A Poet at Poets House

    , Martha Strom
  • 10 /

    Two Poems

    , Patricia Traxler
  • 29 /

    Two Poems

    , Linda Pastan
  • 61 /

    Three Poems

    , Carolyne Wright
  • 81 /

    Lost

    , Eric Pankey
  • 83 /

    Weather Report from Cottonwood Spring

    , Steve Lautermilch
  • 86 /

    Four Poems

    , Albert Goldbarth
  • 94 /

    Sudden Rain on Mt. Tempo

    , Paula Bohince
  • 95 /

    Island Moving Beneath Clouds

    , Christopher Buckley
  • 122 /

    Five Poems

    , Jessica Anne Cuello
  • 139 /

    Sunday in  New York 1965

    , James McKinley
  • Reviews & Commentaries

  • 161 /

    Bird Lives, Jazz Lives,” on the life of Charlie Parker by Chuck Haddix

    , Dan Jaffe
  • 165 /

    How to Steal an Imaginary Friend,” on the poetry of Carolyne Wright

    , Katie Manning
  • 167 /

    Appalachian Song Cycle,”on the fiction of Susan Tekulve

    , Catherine Browder
  • 169 /

    The Different Faces of Love,” on the poetry of Marilyn Kallet

    , Maria James-Thiaw
  • 171 /

    All the Hard, Broken Things,”on the short stories of Aurelie Sheehan

    , Jacqueline Kolosov
  • Artwork

  • 12 /

    Surrounded, Pen, Brush, and Ink on Bristol Board

    , Don Beaulieu
  • 32 /

    Circle of Life, Linoleum block print

    , Don Beaulieu
  • 65 /

    Island Parkway West, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 66 /

    Bluffview Road. Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 67 /

    HilLcrest 4. Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 68 /

    Pleasant Hill. Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 69 /

    Crescent Road, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 70 /

    HilLcrest 6, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 71 /

    Belle Vue View, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 72 /

    Evergreen Court, Oil on Canvas

    , Carol Zastoupil
  • 82 /

    Luna, Photograph

    , Steve Lautermilch
  • 85 /

    Ein Ohr der Erde, Joshua Tree, Photograph

     

    , Steve Lautermilch
  • 93 /

    Ocotillo Sundown, Photograph

    , Steve Lautermilch
  • 150 /

    Out of the Darkness, Linoleum block print

    , Don Beaulieu
  • 160 /

    Discord, Linoleum block print

    , Don Beaulieu
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