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ISSUE 19, FALL 2022

EXPERIMENTAL & HYBRIDS

LISA AMPLEMAN
Supermommy
Try Staying Home

ANNA BAGOLY
I was raised as a hungarian

ALYSON MOSQUERA DUTEMPLE
Just Before Retiring, the Elementary Teacher Pins a Note to the 1st Place Ribbon on the Winning Wisconsin Fast Plants Exhibit, K-4 Division

GABRIELA DENISE FRANK
love
real bad

CORDELIA HANEMANN
Door to the Land

DAVID HERMAN
Dogs: A Diaspora

SKYLER MELNICK
Ascension
Brideship
In This Heat I'm Not Myself 

E.A. MIDNIGHT
mundane object: the sink

JEN SCHNEIDER
Of Books & Order

KRISTINA STOCKS
Gimme Shelter & Watermelon Tall Girls
Permission

EVAN D. WILLIAMS
NO ONE THERE TO TELL US

 

 

POETRY

ZOE ANTOINE-PAUL
The week God spares me

ACE BOGGESS
How Did You Manage Prison Without Going Completely Crazy?

MARISA P. CLARK
An Absolution
Mythological Beasts
Rock Springs Circle

AMANDA CONOVER
Pumpkin
Snow
Stars

SARAH EDMONDS
Love and Other Drugs

JOSHUA BRIDGWATER HAMILTON
Interior Displacements
Vagary Ships

JEFFREY H. MACLACHLAN
Tillamook Campfire Tale

MEERA PARASURAMAN Editors' Choice for Issue 19
A Lotus In Its Moorings 

KATHRYN SADAKIERSKI
Burger King Bob Ross
chrysalis 
Sliver of a Second

TRAVIS STEPHENS
Baba Yaga's Sister
Da Bootchers
My Neighbor Talks Way Too Loud

 

 

FICTION

REBECCA BIHN-WALLACE Long Story Celebration Special
The Zurich House

KATHERINE JOSHI Editors' Choice for Issue 19
Motherhood

A.C. KOCH
The Castles of Colibrisa

ARANDUS LARSON 
The Strangling Root

M.J. SIONS
Lovesick Cat Liar

 

  

CREATIVE NONFICTION

HEATHER BARTEL
YET THE PHANTOM WAS PART OF THE FLOWER

BETH GILSTRAP
There Is News Along the Ohio River, XVIII-XX

ELLEN BIRKETT MORRIS
Improvising My Way Through Loss

JAMES B. NICOLA
Bombs Away

BILL WEAVERLING
The Kind Old Son

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE COMPETITIONS

REBECCA PYLE Winner of the 2022 Miracle Monocle Award for Innovative Writing
Honey, Himalayan Salt
Interview with Rebecca Pyle by Caden Holbrook

 

 

MIRACLE MONOCLE REVIEWS

H.E. Fisher’s Sterile Field
Reviewed by Charlie Lewis

Lauren Haldeman’s Team Photograph
Reviewed by Brady Alexander

Ellen Birkett Morris’s Lost Girls
Reviewed by Cassidy Witt

Carolyn Oliver’s Inside the Storm I Want to Touch the Tremble
Reviewed by Jacob Prince

Kiki Petrosino’s Bright
Reviewed by Ayaat Ismail

Karen Poppy’s our own beautiful brutality
Reviewed by Isabel Beckham

Phoebe Reeves’s The Flame of Her Will
Reviewed by Carrington Kinslow

Adam Tavel’s Green Regalia
Reviewed by Clay Arvin

 

 

VISUAL ART