No. 18
Spring/Summer 2015

Editor's Note

Winner of the 2014
Clarion Short Story Prize
Adam Felts
Chicken Bones

Meg Tyler
To the Lord Mayor of Belfast

An interview by Jon Maniscalco with
Eamon Loingsigh

Theo Greenblatt
The Night Shift

Jenna Le

Matthew P. Garcia
First Man/First Woman

John Grey
Family Vacation

Lydia Erickson
read by Christopher Ricks

Owen Cluer

Marian Calabro
Empty Storefronts

Bradley Tucker
The Lost Adult Child

Ellen Davis Sullivan

Ha Kiet Chau
Four Poems

Jennifer Dignazio
My June in the Endless Mountains

Exclusively online...
Rui Zhang considers Chinese translations of The Arabian Nights; and Justin Lievano reviews Frank Bidart's Star Dust; an interview by Anne Whiting with Qais Omar Akbar, author of A Fort of Nine Towers; an interview with former FBI agent and current crime writer James A. Ring; and a review by J.D. Bos of One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak.

The 2015 Knott Poetry Prize,
judged by Alina Szremski:
Winner: Michael Sarnowski
for New Religion
Runner-up: Bray McDonald
for Clarity

Jim Wyatt
The Good Heart

Ted Richer
Six Figurations
read by Zachary Bos

Karin Lundberg
The Train

Joshua Bennett
Family Reunion

Elizabeth Mayhew Matson

Sassan Tabatabai
Kreutzer Sonata
Burial Ground
read by Lauren Shapiro

Art and photography by
Alice Bloomfield, Hannah Machover, Lauren Shapiro, Noa Machover, Jay Otsuka, Under,
and featured artist Sophie Glover.

Joe Nicholas
Kid Icarus
A Love Poem

Ray Greenblatt

Ellen Glassie
In the hospital, bodies
Tee-shirts of New York

read by Ellen Glassie

Jack Hanson
To the Daughters...

Tim Cresswell

Andrew R. Dugan
Danaus Plexippus
Translated from the Austrian

Donald Vincent
Dating Advice...
Men I’ve Slept With

Tereza Riedlbauchová
Two Poems from Paris Notebook, translated from Czech by Stephan Delbos

After Clarion:
updates from past contributors

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