Editor’s Note


Caitlin Corrigan, The Coldest Zombie
Kelli Jo Ford,
Petar Ramadanovic,
Stiff Mother & Jealousy
Maurice Carlos Ruffin,
Ms. Ann’s Garden


Leslie Marie AguilarTenderfrom Mesquite Manual, winner of our 2014-2015 chapbook contest
Emily Bludworth de Barrios, I bought some expensive candles to make us feel rich
Colleen Coyne, Dangerous Ground
Jennifer Deschner, Bodies, finalist for our high school writing contest
Nandini Dhar, Two Poems
Chad Foret, clocktease
Peter Giebel, a moment in the sea or other action
David Greenspan, Turn that telephone off I ain’t going to pick it up anyway
Elizabeth Hoover, The Chain
Michael Hurley, Four Poems from Bathwater
Oakley Merideth, Everywhere Like Such As
Nicola Preuss, Womanhood, winner of our high school writing contest
Alexandria Peary, Two Poems
Arin Prejean, Racial, finalist for our high school writing contest
M. K. Sukach, Three poems


D. Gilson, Boys on the Side
Kelsay Myers, Where Did the Art Come From?
Eric TranLet Me Tell You About the Fireworks & Being Gone & Eloisa—
Joshua WheelerRecreation


Danielle Lea Buchanan, Blood Bubbles, Butterfluid, Silver Fat, Gut Foam, Eye Splooge, Wooden Meat Smoke, & the Sauced Wound: A Sex Tangly as “An Orange Fistful of Worms” in Aaron Apps’s Intersex: A Memoir
Mary PappalardoMany Branches, Many Stories: a review of Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi’s Kintu
Ronnie Peltier, Cut & Faced: A Review of Jennifer Tamayo’s You Da One
Ana ReyesNo Small Mercy: A review of Keija Parssinen’s The Unraveling of Mercy Louis


Cathy Akers, Commune Watercolors