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ISSUE 14, SPRING 2020

EXPERIMENTAL & HYBRIDS

BRETT BIEBEL
Message to the Grassroots

JOSHUA GOTTLIEB-MILLER
There Are Many Jewish Folktales, Such as This One

BETH GILSTRAP AND JIM WARNER
Dischord No. 17.5
Revelation 144

SORAMIMI HANAREJIMA
Ameliorative Measures

KENDYL HARMELING
An Unbecoming End

J.I. KLEINBERG
A Note
Nights
No Seagulls

ROBERT ERIC SHOEMAKER
Terrariums

CATHY ULRICH
Round and Round

 

 

POETRY

EMILY ROSE COLE
Saint Joan to Queen Guinevere: Some Advice on Burning

KEN CRAFT
A Boy, A City
Loyalty

BARBARA DANIELS
Black Silk
Linen Heart
Snow Fences

ISIAH FISH
The Lavender Shotgun

JENNIFER HABEL
A Concept of Service
The Obstetrician’s Lesson
Warp and Weft

HEIKKI HUOTARI
Body English 2
Pas De Deux

BABITHA MARINA JUSTIN
Yakshi

CHARLES KELL
Queequeg Mask

LEAH MUELLER
110 Degrees and No Relief in Sight

FORREST RAPIER
The Neanderthal Tongue

BRAD ROSE
Redecorating
The Perfect Gift

JADE RIORDAN
Jar of Night
There Is No Daylight
We Whittle Silver

MARY ANN SAMYN
A Chance Meeting/Look Both Ways
Not Nearly
Ring A Bell

 

 

FICTION

EMILY BECK COGBURN 
Crossing the River

CATHLEEN DAVIES
The Family

JASON PRIMM
Barge Bash

JOE SACKSTEDER
Tunneling

JOSÉ SOTOLONGO
Enabling Cordelia

EMILY BURTON UDUWANA
Almost Mothers

 

 

CREATIVE NONFICTION

JOAN CONNOR
The Amazing Sea Monkeys At Home: A Flash Biography

J. DAVID  
I Don’t Believe Anymore That Poetry Saves Us

JASON MEHL
Tribal Markings

JONATHAN RYLANDER
Paddle

PATTI WHITE
Chimayo

 

 

CALVINO PRIZE WINNER

MARGIE SARSFIELD
Behavioral Sink

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE REVIEWS

A Letter from Our Assistant Editor

JOHN GALLAHER’S BRAND NEW SPACESUIT
Reviewed by Cat Sar

KRISTI MAXWELL’S MY MY
Reviewed by Adam Yeich

JUSTINE AIMEE MCNULTY’S SWEET ROT
Reviewed by Cassidy Clayton

JOE SACKSTEDER’S MAKE/SHIFT
Reviewed by Amy Dotson

 

 

VISUAL ART

RYOTA MATSUMOTO
Electric Flesh and Anatomical Interventions (Cover)
Recursive Topography of Uncertainty

ROBERT OEHL
Just
Listen
Distressed Ziatype Self-Portraits

DERRIANN PHARR
Cheeks!
Pupa
Storm Cloud

NAINOA ROSEHILL
Empathogen