Volume 18 | Fall 2017

Cover art by Zane Kemper.

Special thanks to Julie Taylor, Laura Julier, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Lizzie Oderkirk, Art Council of Greater Lansing, and Michigan State Federal Credit Union.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contents:

  • To My Siblings in a Time of Apocalypse by Megan Baxter, fiction
  • Farmer’s Wife Turns Hubby into Scarecrow by Sally J. Stevens, fiction
  • Nobody Saw It Coming by Sally J. Stevens, fiction
  • Internal Ends by Louis Nappen, poetry
  • Tip ( Q by Louis Nappen, poetry
  • The Empath by K.D. Rose, fiction
  • Persephone in Summer by Mary Catherine Harper, poetry
  • What Hands Ask of Stone by Mary Catherine Harper, poetry
  • The Lady in Red by Darryl Denning, poetry
  • Department of Penitence by Suzanne Farrell Smith, fiction
  • Organ Donors by Adam Bjelland, fiction
  • Secrets by Adam Bjelland, fiction
  • Time for Dinner by Chad Lutz, fiction
  • Preventative Medicine by Richard Bertram Peterson, fiction
  • My Extra Dimensions by Daniel Hudon, poetry
  • Trope by Joanna White, poetry
  • Just Like All the Rest by Kaleb Estes, fiction
  • Syria and the U.S. by Georgia Park, fiction
  • Origami for Women by Georgia Park, poetry
  • Floating Away by Dana Perry, fiction
  • The Sixth Night by Marion Deal, poetry
  • Night Limps in One Knee by Marion Deal, fiction
  • Peanut Butter by Russell Helms, fiction
  • Scarce by Ann Huang, poetry
  • Just the Way You Are by Sean Griffin, poetry
  • Picture a Face Here by Steve Penkevich, poetry
  • Franklin and Division by Steve Penkevich, poetry
  • Grocery List by Steve Penkevich, poetry
  • Food is Cruel by Anne Coray, fiction
  • Stalking Autumn by Andrea Farber-De Zubiria, fiction
  • Don’t Sit There by Cameron Bryce, fiction
  • Gone, Long Gone by Robin Tuck, fiction
  • Hero of the Ool by Robert Alexander, fiction
  • Dishes in the Sink by Matty Layne Glasgow, fiction
  • Where Things Get Complicated by Greg Bowers, fiction
  • Pink-Slipped by David Holloway, fiction
  • The Squirrel and the Fox by Danielle Dreger, poetry
  • There’s So Much the Ventriloquist’s Dummy Doesn’t Want by Matt Schumacher, poetry
  • The Ventriloquist’s Dummy Fantasy Coronation Speech by Matt Schumacher, poetry
  • Feather Red by K.B. Carle, fiction
  • Phonography by Matt Gold, sequential art
  • The Orange Farmer’s Son by Lizzy Nichols, fiction
  • The Troll Under the Bridge by Kari Wergeland, poetry
  • In Honor of Cowboy Wayne by Robert Crisp, poetry
  • A Gift for the Weather Witch by Robert Crisp, poetry
  • One Bubble by Scott Leonardi, poetry
  • Equal and Opposite by Heikki Huotari, poetry
  • The Grip by Eleanor Shelton, fiction
  • Crackers and Marmalade by James Hamby, poetry
  • Getting Over Dorothy by Peter Murphy, fiction
  • Evolution of Grief by David Lohrey, poetry