ISSUE THREE: Threat
 



POETRY

EMILY BROWN
Nightmares
These Days

ANAÏS DUPLAN

  • from Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus
  • [Are you tired. Yes, everyday. You can write]
  • [At the school dances, black and white girls shook on the floor.]

SARA SHEINER
Obituary

CHRISTOPHER DAVIS
To Have a Choice

AIMEE NEZHUKUMATATHIL

  • One-Star Reviews of the Taj Mahal One-Star Reviews of the Great Wall of China

ADAM DAY
Gift Horse

MARY RUEFLE
Chain of Flowers
Maria and The Halls of Perish Dunce

NATALIE SHAPERO

Home, Followed by Tall Buildings
Pennsylvania

NATALIE SCENTERS-ZAPICO
A Crown of Gold Snakes on My Head

CLAIRE WAHMANHOLM
Simon Says
Descent

KAREN RIGBY

  • Portrait as Latin American Film Festival Entry No. 37
  • Portrait as Matryoshka

SARAH ROSE NORDGREN
The Box My Mother Keeps
Movie Night

JUSTIN RUNGE
Hermitage

GARY MCDOWELL
History Repeats Itself, as Seen from My Hotel Room Window

JAMES HOCH
Fayum Portrait

JENNIFER CONLON
Five Years Post-Deployment

ELIZABETH ONUSKO
Fight-or-Flight Is an Imperfect Theory
Ancestral Home Tour

ALEXANDRIA HALL
A Series of Losses In the Nets

SARAH MCCANN
Tragedy of the Sheep

GABRIELLE BATES

  • Judas Goat (n.)
  • Repentance Circles Itself Before Sleeping

MATT MILLER
Lieutenant Glhan’s Happy Twin

CYNTHIA CRUZ
Artaud
Innenwelt

CLAIRE HERO
Cayotl Escapes the Weeded Tongue

JESSICA FRANCK
Grapefruit

JENNIFER L. KNOX
Abby Got Out

PETER COOLEY
Spirit Dog Etc.
Poem For Early Morning, Not an Aubade

CARLIE HOFFMAN
Mime in Anchorage Station
Postcard From Alaska

 

 

 

 

 


    ERIKA MEITNER
    Peregrinus

    GHASSAN ZAQTAN
    Translated by Fady Joudah
    Damascus 1986
    Vehicles in the Dark

    PHILLIP B. WILLIAMS

    • Maskot #3: For the White Students Next Door Who say “Nigga” When Singing Along to Rap Songs Loud Enough for Me to Hear

    NIKKI WALLSCHLÄGER
    Jamais Vu State of Mind
    Gun Show at the Country Fairgrounds

    ANJULI FATIMA RAZA KOLB
    Action and Contemplation (December 2016)

    AMY LAWLESS
    Dolphin Live Birth

    KRYSTAL LANGUELLE
    from Middlemarch Poems
    June 17
    June 20
    July 21

    RACHEL JEPSEN
    60 Days In All Honesty

    KATIE WILLINGHAM Apocalypse/Utopia V

    • Algorithm for procedurally Generated Defense Mechanisms

    JAKE BAUER
    Elegy in Regress

    NOAH ELI GORDON

    • Some Information About Forty Years of Existence

    NICK FLYNN
    What You Can’t Hear
    Balcony

    WILLIAM BREWER

    • Relapse Psalm
    • Today I Took You to Our Oxyana High School Reunion
    • Oxyana, West Virginia

    MEENA ALEXANDER
    Refuge

    DANNIEL SCHOONEBEEK
    from Record
    Only the Lonely

    MARLIN JENKINS

    • Portrait of Hansel and Gretel as Lost Black Family

    BRUCE BEASLEY
    At the Last Trump

    DANA PRESCOTT
    Rusted Razor

    RICHIE HOFMANN
    Die Krähe

    ELIZABETH SCANLON
    Whole

    AMANDA NADELBERG

    • from There Have Been Some Days I Didn’t Know Your Name

    KIRSTEN IHNS
    May I Propose You

    ALLY HARRIS
    Skim

    SASHA WEST
    Ocean Triptych

    NAZIFA ISLAM
    Without Sanctuary

    CHELSEA DINGMAN

    • Accident Report: After the Baby Dies at Birth

    GARY JACKSON

    • holoprosencephaly (hŏl’ō-prŏs’ěn-sěf'ə-lē)

     

    FICTION

    SU-YEE LIN
    A Flock, A Siege, A Murmuration

    KATHLEEN ALCOTT
    Reputation Management

    ELIZABETH ELLEN
    The Woman Had Not Once Written About Ice

    SORREL WESTBROOK
    Etiquette for Ugly Girls

    KIMBERLY GARZA
    Uprooting

    JOSIP NOVAKOVICH
    Prepaid Reservation

    ELISA ALBERT
    The Alternative Weekly

    MIRIAM COHEN
    A Girl of a Certain Age

    LEE UPTON
    Visitation

    NONFICTION

    •  
    • BRANDON SHIMODA
    • The Woman on the Stairs
    •  
    • ELIZABETH KADETSKY
    • Meditations on Survival
    •  
    • JOAN CONNOR
    • At the Circus

    FILM

    CLAIRE CRONIN
    Blue Light of the Screen: Notes on Horror

    KRISTI MCKIM
    Glory Fades and Shines

    INTERVIEW
     

    • ELISA ALBERT in conversation with MONICA FERRELL

    ART

    JAKUB GELTNER
    “Cultural Landscape”