Past Contributors

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
Anthony S. Abbott: “Walking on Water” (3.1)
Gene Able: “Marrying Aunt Sadie” (4.1)
Tom Absher: “Plainsong” (3.1)
Dan Albergotti: “Spilled Sugar” (1.1), "Empty" (2.1), “The Animals Buried in the Back” (3.1), “Leaving the Chain” & “The Ballad of Redmond McGee” (4.1)
Gilbert Allen: “Magnolias” (16.2)
Evan Allgood: “Air Pressure” (23.2)
Kirstin Allio: “Swan Point IV.” (23.1)
Nick Almeida: “Dance of the Dump” (23.1)
Steve Almond: “The Siege” (23.1)
Olivia V. Ambrogio: “Ceramics Lesson” (4.1)
Rachel Andoga: “Supporting the War Effort” (18)
Jacob M. Appel: “After Valentino” (12.1)
David Armstrong: “Patience is a Fruit” (20.1)
James Armstrong: “Leap of Faith” (17.1)
Patrick Armstrong: “Wyatt Pond” (1.2), “Turkish Ney” (2.2)
Robert J. Arndt: “Shade Tree Philosophy” (3.2), “Augury” (4.1), “Working in a Frame Shop” (5.2), “Blues #2” (6.1)
Fatimah Asghar: “Love Song to My LCD Belt” (23.2)
Garrett Ashley: “Last Stand of the Alligator Killers” (23.2)
Ken Autry: “Olives” (16.2)
Amittai F. Aviram: “Poetry as Shaggy Dog Story” (1.2)

Back to top

B
G.H. Bacon: “Rainy Days and Sundays” (2.2), “Staying Alive” (3.2)
Ron Bailey: “near hamlin bridge” & “goodbyes” (17.1)
Trina Baker: “Winter Departure,” “Spring Incantation” & “Saint Elizabeth” (14.1)
Patricia Bankhead: “Working in the Mannequin Factory” & “Shame” (6.2)
Emily Banks: “Mother Water” (22.2)
James Barilla: “Variations on a Birthday” (16.2)
Jonathan Barrett: “Lost Instincts” (13.1)
Steven Barza: “Pure Shooter” (3.2)
Frederick Bassett: “At Fifteen” & “Sacks” (16.2)
Grace Bauer: “Ms. Schadenfreude: Beginnings” (22.1)
Lee Bauknight: “Semper Fi” (12.1)
Ruth Baumann: “Emigrant Ghazal #4” (21.1)
Mark D. Baumgartner: “Piasa” (21.1)
Michael Bazzett: “The Central Registry” & “The Woodshed” (22.2)
Stephen C. Behrendt: “The Wind” (3.2)
Matt Bell: “The Huntress” (22.1)
J.E. Bennett: “Carapace” (12.1)
Roy Bentley: “A Day in the Life” (21.1)
Jaclyn Bergamino: “Word Flood” (20.2)
D.C. Berry: “Snit” (3.1), “Dressing for a Reconciliation Luncheon” & “Wife” (5.1)
B.J. Best: “arctic tern” & “montana” (15)
Joelle Biele: “All Morning,” “Bread and Honey” & “Greetings from Kiel” (15)
John Biguenet: Interview (12.1)
Wyatt Bonikowski: “Dead End” (22.2)
Karen Lee Boren: “Nocturnal Feeders” (8.1)
Patricia Kennedy Bostian: “Broad River at Noon” (9.1)
Jenny Boully: “This was one of the saddest stories that I had ever heard” (22.1)
Rita Welty Bourk: “Disturbance in the Gulf” (13.1)
Scott Bowen: “Above the Water Line” (1.1), "One Painter's Affair" (2.1), Driving Lessons” (2.2)
Matt Boyleston: “Pluto and Persephone” (17.1)
Barbara Brannon: “Blind Gator” (2.2), “Marblehead” (3.1)
Wendy Brenner: “Guest Speaker” (2.1)
Sean Brendan-Brown: “Concrete Sounds Soft” (2.2), “Cherries at Kajikawa” (3.2), “Magnolia Bridge” (4.2), “Firefly Pepsi,” “Speculation Highway” & “The Artist” (5.1)
Catherine Bresner: “The Attic” (21.2)
Gaylord Brewer: “The New Me” (8.1), “Jasper” (16.1)
Mark J. Brewin: “On Dream Catchers” (21.1)
Lee Briccetti: “Happiness Fragment,” “Laughter Fragment,” “Metal Fragment,” “Penelope’s Exile” “Untitled” & Interview (15)
Christopher Brisson: “Marry Me, Rhoda” (6.2)
Angier Brock: “Lubavitch Man” (4.1)
Susanna Brougham: “The Last Summer, Paint-by-Number Version” (17.2)
Ashley Brown: “Two in Charleston: Henry James and John Crowe Ransom” (4.1)
Michelle Chan Brown: “Bait” (14.2)
D. Winston Brown: “In the Doorway of Rhee’s Jazz Joint” (6.2)
Susan Brown: “Waynewood Elementary Class Photo, Grade Six” (4.1)
Chelsie Bryant: “BIg Girls” (22.1)
Patrick Bryant: “Clarity” (17.2)
Park Bucker: “Princess Daisy: “A Description of Sylvia Plath’s Copy of The Great Gatsby” (3.2)
John Buckley: “Hagiography” & “The Circular Queue” (18)
Daniel Buckman: “from Because the Rain” & Interview (14.2)
Ed Bull: “The Elizabeth Years” (18)
Chase Burke: “Some Memories of Brett Favre" (23.1)
Michelle Y. Burke: “When I Have Crossed” (15)
Charlene Logan Burnett: “228 Cambridge Street” (22.2)
E.G. Burrows: “Tomorrow” (14.1)
Robert Olen Butler: Interview (10.2)
Keen Butterworth: “The Gun” (1.1)
Christine Butterworth-McDermott: “I Hear You’re Sick of Pomegranates” (20.1)
Anthony Butts: “Storm” & “The Belle Isle Men” (5.1)

Back to top

C
Jeff Callahan: “Listening to the Car Radio at Night” (4.2)
Lauren Camp: “Seven Parts of Loss” & “Desire” (17.1), “Each Reflection Upon Reflection” (22.1)
Chris Campanioni: “Privileged/Witness” (23.2)
Ben E. Campbell: “Fighting for Horses” (10.2)
Caylin Capra-Thomas: “Say Uncle” (21.2), “Three Things I Remember About Lady Chatterley’s Lover” (23.2)
Jennifer Carlile: “Remnants” (6.2)
Phil Carriere: “What Death and Whose” & “Mary’s Interview” (14.2)
Patrick Carrington: “Boy Voyage at 8th St. Station” (14.1), “Nighttime in America” (15)
Elisabeth Carter: “Pilgrimage” (8.1)
Elizabeth Carter: “Pilgrimage” (7.2)
Keith Cartwright: “Watch Night Shout” (7.1)
Chance Castro: “We Met in a Meadow” (23.2)
Alicia Catt: “The Psychopathology of Breath” (21.1)
Randy Cauthen: “The Wando” (2.2)
Christopher Chambers: “Seizure” (6.2)
Paula Champa: “Assimilation” (5.2)
Mark K. Chang: “dumplings” (3.2)
Ann Charlton: “Lou Gheric’s: Caesura” (20.2)
Liz Chereskin: “five gardening tips for early spring” (21.1)
Christopher Citro & Dustin Nightingale: “Little Buzzings” (19.2)
Jason Clanton: “Support” (7.2)
Adam Clay: “The Risks of Getting a Little Off the Top” (8.1)
Ryan Van Cleave: “Mud Into Mortar, the Language of a Koan–Sung China, 1878” (7.2)
Michael Cody: “Overwinter” (5.1), “The Flutist” (21.2)
Emily Rose Cole: “How to Tell the Future,” “Advice to My Younger Self Regarding Sleep” & “Prayer” (23.1)
Stuart Coleman: “Storm and Stress” & “Cloudmountains” (3.2), “Toward the Light” (4.1)
Taylor Colier: “Varnish” (19.2)
Gretchen Comba: “June” (11.1)
Rafael Compo: “Speak to Me,” “Spiritual, ca. 1999,” “Supernumerary Poem with Fruit Pastries That Allegorically Adresses Death,” “Playing ‘Fidel and Peron,’” “On the Virtues of Not Shaving” & “On New Year’s Day” (9.1)
Christina Cook: “A Different City” (22.1)
Sandy Coomer: “Common Miracles” (17.2)
R.M. Cooper: “Deployment Notice” (23.1)
Robert Coover: “The Early Life of the Artist” (6.2)
Melanie Cordova: “The Assassination of My Best Friend Will” (20.1)
Stephen Corey: “The Drive to Work” (1.1)
Vincent J. Cortese: “At the Death of the Year” (1.2)
Wayne Cox: “Divorce” & “Caribou” (1.1)
James Gould Cozzens: “Selection from the Diaries” (1.1), “[Letter to Willie, Tuesday night, July Fourteenth],” “[Always at evening as the long beams split],” “[Close then your eyes and make a friend of sleep]” & “Cold Fire” (14.2)
Hannah Craig: “The One Who Named the Tapir Loved the Tapir” (20.1)
Karen Craigo: “Jenny Piccalo Says” & “Escaped Housewife Phones the Dog” (21.2)
Caroline Crew: “Plastic Sonnet 22” (22.1)
Michael Czyzniejewski: "Memorare for the Ding Dong" (21.2)

Back to top

D
Tom Daley: “The Root Cellar After Noon” & “Fisherwoman” (10.1)
Geary Danihy: “A Show in The Journal’s Lobby” (9.1)
Kristina Marie Darling: “Jane Dark Speaks of Culpability” (23.2)
Justin Lawrence Daugherty: “Impostor” (23.1)
Catherine Davidson: “Provinceton, 1976” & “Caught Smoking at Low Tide and Fifteen”  (4.2)
Phebe Davidson: “The raven and the wolf explain what they are doing at the party” (6.1), “These days,” (16.2)
Kwame Dawes: “Preface,” “Midland,” “Easter Sunday” & “Hymn” (6.1)
Darren Dean: “Bring Your Sorrow Over Here” (19.1)
A.W. DeAnnuntis: “Invisible Pleasures” (11.1)
Barbara DeCesare: “Pygmalion” (10.1)
Nuke DeLoach: “Passionflower” (10.1)
Darren DeMaree: “Emily as Sightless Radiance” (19.2)
Elaine Denholtz: “Doggy Bag” (13.2)
Matt Dennison: “And Victory for All” (19.2)
Cheryl Devieau: “The Violin” (13.2), “White Beach House” & “Anonymous Inscriptions” (14.1)
Jaydn Dewald: “Listening to Berg, Along, in Summer” (18)
Matthew Dewey: “A Rural Sonnet” (3.2)
Junot Diaz: Interview (19.1)
James Dickey: “On the Imagination” (1.1), Interview (5.2)
Stephanie Dickinson: “Piglot Beauty Salon” (7.1)
Dana Diehl: “Going Mean” (22.2)
Chelsea Dingman: “Felled Pine” (22.1)
Stephen Dixon: Interview (3.1, 3.2)
Timothy B. Dodd: “The Disappearance of Mr. VanDevender” (19.2)
Jesse Donaldson: “Living Without Spoons” (14.2)
Deborah H. Doolittle: “Thimble” (7.2), “Unscheduled Departure” & “In the Garden Went the Voice of the Cat” (12.1)
Zachary Doss: “IX. [The Hermit]” (23.1)
Joanna Doxey: “Lepidoptery” (18)
James Doyle: “The Russian General” (17.2)
Elizabeth Drewry: “Choking” (20.2)
Julie Dunlop: “Parole” (11.2)
Lisken Van Pelt Dus: “Threading the Needle” (13.1)

Back to top

E
Tim Early: “Straight Arrow’s Mane and Tail” (4.2)
Lawrence Eby: “Masks” (21.1)
C. Ronald Edwards: “The Fence” (18)
Chase Edwards: “Roundabout the Rat Cage” (22.1)
Skip Eisiminger: “Feeding the Troops” (2.2)
Madeline Elledge: “Otwell’s Teeth” (15)
James Ellenberger: “Family Portrait with Romero’s Night of the Living Dead” (22.1)
David Ellis: “Woodsmoke” (6.2)
Scott Ely: “Holiday” (1.1), “Rocks” (16.2)
Akan Elyshevitz: “If You Lived Here, You’d be Home by Now” (13.1)
Bryce Emley: “About Ducks” (19.1)
Katherine Sanchez Espano: “A Pardon” (13.1)
Percival Everett: Interview (11.2)

Back to top

F
Leah Falk: “Deep Space Birthday” (19.1)
Tyler Farrell: “Midday Marauders” (8.1)
Debi Faulkner: “Twice Dead” (10.2)
Nikky Finney: “The Squatting Sun,” “Hate,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” & Interview (10.1), Interview (21.1)
Kathy Fish: “Dusseldorf” (23.1)
Tim Fitts: “Theme Nights” (7.1)
Kathy Flann: “Missing Person” (8.1)
Ioan Flora (translated by Adam J. Sorkin & Elena Borta): “Intransigent Tongue,” “Mind and Body,” “The Triumph of Death. A Possible Ideal Introlocutor” (15)
Ruth Foley: “Spring Triolet” (19.1)
William Price Fox: “Wild Blue Yonder” (2.2)
Matthew Gavin Frank: “Crockett, Darwin, Ices” (22.1)
John Freeman: “Duratio” (12.1)
Eric Freeze: “Beard Card” (20.1)
Kenneth French: “cousin billy” & “county fair” (17.1)
Aaron Frigard: “Idaho Family Eats Indigenous Bigfoot Tribe” (18)
Lainee Frizzo: “Be Nice” (11.2)
Rachel Furey: “Biology Bee” (19.1)

Back to top

G
Jeffrey Galbraith: “When Matt’s Dad Lost His Hand” (19.2)
Scott Gallaway: “The Migration of Love” (6.2)
Rachel Gallman: “Compost: A Prose Poem” (15)
Pamela Garvey: “The Distant” (7.1)
Amina Lolita Gautier: “A Lesson in Blues” (9.2), “Make Me Over” (11.2)
Wayne Lee Gay: “While Practicing Nikolai Kapustin’s Opus 26” (18)
Elizabeth Genovise: “Burl Wood” (17.1)
Danielle Legros Georges: “Our Water” (4.2)
Andrew Geyer: “Flight of Doves” (2.1)
Becky Gould Gibson: “Tomato” & “The Sparrows” (5.1), “Picasso’s Mother and Child” (6.1)
Lex Gibson: “The Finches” & “Incantation” (16.1)
Dan Gilmore: “First TV” (10.2)
Victor Gischler: “An Immovable Object” (7.1)
Terry Godbey: “Fourteen” (10.2), “Hydrotherapy” (11.2)
Joe Goeke: “Ten Degrees From North” (8.1)
Vera Gomez: “Bound” (16.2)
John Gosslee: “Animals, a Body, and a God of Some Type” (23.2)
Joshua Gottlieb-Miller & Maureen Alsop: “Eir” & “Manannan’s Crane Bag” (18)
Scott Gould: “Mable Massey Borrows A Polaroid” (16.2)
Jesse Graves: “Pretty Music” (5.2)
Kelsie D. Gray: “THe Porcelain Eyeball” (13.1)
Will Green: “beautiful girl in the gray dress” (6.1)
Mariela Griffor: “Recovery” (22.1)
Jim Grimsley: Interview (4.2)
Claudia Grinnell: “The Myth of Mapmaking” & “Stabat Mater” (13.2)
Vona Groarke: Interview (14.1)
Anya Groner: “Welcome to Truce” (20.2)
Phil Gruis: “Bottom-feeder Blues” (15)
Melissa Grunow: “Calculations” (20.2)
Jacqueline Guidry: “A Measure of Worry” (6.1)
Susan Gunter: “Gib Morgan” (1.2)
Andrei Guruianu: “Anatomy of Dreams” (20.1)
Lianuska Gutierrez: “Marketing” (20.2)

Back to top

H
Brian Hale: “Watching a Hatching at Riverbanks Zoo” (1.2), “Girl Powdering Her Neck” & “Jacob’s Ladder” (2.1)
James Allen Hall: “The Children of Corinth” (12.1)
Melanie Hammer: “The Earth Expanding, Right Hand and Left Hand” (11.2)
Sarah Hammond: “Sing the Blues if I Knew How” (8.2)
Joel Hans: “Ochre Unicorn” (22.2)
Amy Elisabeth Hansen: “The Highlands” & “Du Page County” (23.1)
Jean Harper: “The Edge” (19.2)
Anna Harrington: “White Christ” (9.2)
Connie Harrington: “Quartersawn Century" (14.1)
Alysia Nicole Harris: “The Rosary I Have Made of Your Name Gives Me Indigestion” (22.2)
Amy Harris: “Noah’s Silence” & “The Eelworm Gives Birth Under a Tree” (5.1), “Red Riding Hood, Transformed” (5.2)
Matthew Harrison: “THere Goes Your Story” (21.1)
Lois Harrod: “The Art of Being Saved by a Hair” (21.2)
Chris Haven: “Red Pear, Washed” (18)
David Havird: “Wasps in Winter” & “House of Straw” (16.2)
Ashley Mace Havird: “The Legend of Petit Jean,” “Pan’s Shadow” & “The Trip” (16.2)
Shayla Hawkins: “Michelangelo’s Pieta” (7.1)
Christian Hayden: “The Africa Problem” (21.1)
Kathleen Hellen: “Vacations on a Train” (21.1)
Rich Heller: “It Figures” (16.1)
Derek Henderson: “Robin” (16.1)
Sara Henning: “Dance Like You’re Giving Birth” (19.2)
Nancy A. Henry: “A Genesis” & “Raw, Fucked-up, Heartfelt Blues” (14.1)
Hastings Hensel: “Missing” (17.1)
Julie Henson: “Elegy for My Father’s Suspicion About Snakes” (21.2)
Charles Herbert: “The Wind in Our Letters” (20.2)
Alec Hershman: “The Shooting Gallery” (19.1)
Micah Dean Hicks: “The Bone Oven” (23.2)
Margaret J. Hoehn: “Driving Beneath Water” & “The Shape of Hours” (11.1)
Ben Hoffman: “Toeheads” (22.2)
Dustin M. Hoffman: “One More for You” (20.1)
Peter Hogan: “Comprehensive Appalachia” (23.2)
Richard Holinger: “A Host of Intimate Strangers” (20.2)
Karen E. Holmberg: “Heart” (3.2)
Tom Holmes: “Henri Contemplates the First Strike” (16.1)
Brandi R. Homan: “Where You Touched” (8.2)
Elizabeth Horneber: "Tiger Claws" (22.1)
Merrill Horton: “The Big Bang” (2.1)
Janette Turner Hospital: Interview (8.2)
Amorak Huey: “Fred and Wilma Are Eliminated from The Amazing Race” & I Want to Write A Letter to 1989 Me and Suggest a Thing or Two Before Summer Ends" (18)
Gerald Huml: “Churchyard” & “Response to the Examined Life” (13.2)
Lori Lei Hokyo Hunley: “Climbing Makiki Ridge” & “The blueprints of desire” (10.1)
Natasha Iola Hunte: “Free” & “Buttered Bread” (4.2)
Lucy Hunter: “Ehido” (15)

Back to top

I
David Ingle: “Tire Swing” (16.2)
Kazuo Ishiguro: Interview (9.1)
Randall Ivey: “Refresh Me with Apples, for I Am Sick with Love” (10.2)

Back to top

J
Sierra Jacob: “Salt Water” (22.2)
Olivia James: “The Bear’s Legacy” (3.2)
Jenny R. Jarrard: “Fall to Pieces” (1.2), “The Deco Chaise” (2.1)
Marlin M. Jenkins: “We Never Say What We Mean” (22.2)
Carl Jenkinson: “The Storm Cellar” (16.2)
John Jodzio: “Sugarfoot” (22.1)
Barb Johnson: “Rider” (20.1)
Brad Johnson: “Year of the Chewable Ambien Tab” (20.2)
Ed Johnson: “Keyhole” (10.2)
LA Johnson: “Mutation” (22.1)
Melissa Johnson: “Flying” (4.1)
Michael L. Johnson: “Thermodynamics Plain Style” & “Slot” (3.1)
Gordon Johnston: “The Old Man Checks Stock, J.C. Penney’s” & “Ruth, after the stroke” (2.2)
Marc Johnston: “reconnaissance” (18)
William Jolliff: “On God’s Tooth” (17.2)
Rebecca Jordan: “Rotten Fruit” (19.1)
Tom Juvik: “Bridging” (6.2)

Back to top

K
Marilyn Kallet: “The Laundromat in Tucumcari” (3.1)
W. Todd Kaneko: “They Say This is How the Wolf Sings” (20.1)
J.R. Kangas: “The Clock” (19.1)
Kiran Kapur: “Mahaka” (9.2)
Angela Kelly: “Hiding in Plain View” & “Stitch in Time” (11.1)
Eve Kenneally: “Lolita on OK Cupid” (23.1)
Becky Kennedy: Sometimes You Saw the Heart" (17.2)
Rebecca Kennedy: “Faith in the Imagined Things” (13.1)
Robert Burke Kennedy: “Joel and Heather” (5.1)
Megan Kerns: “This is East Tennessee Punk Rock” (22.2)
Lisa Kerr: “Lilith to Eve,” “Reply to the Stone Virgin at Granard” & “In the Attic” (5.2)
Eson Kim: “Bulletproof” (17.2)
Cindy King: “Speech” & “The New Guineaman” (3.2), “After the Audition” & “Aubade” (23.1)
Vincent King: “A Young Man’s Muse” (1.1)
David Kirby: “The Wedding Vows” & “Little Skirmishes” (8.2)
Katherine Klabek: “Prelude to an Autobiography” (21.2)
Michael Koch: “After Another” & “To the Heat” (23.1)
C. Ann Kodra: “Into Our Veins” (20.1)
Philip C. Kolin: “The Winter Bride” (3.2)
Christopher Kondrich: “from Contrapuntal” (19.1)
Andrew Kozma: “The House Inside the Walls Inside the Bricks Inside the Clay Inside the Flesh” (17.2)
Marianne Kunkel: “Tub Home” (19.1)

Back to top

L
Andrew Ladd: “After the Blast” (21.1)
Don Lago: “Contingency Sample” (18)
John Lane: “A Week of Mexican Waterfalls” (19.1)
Gail Langstroth: “Barranco, Peru” & “A Dirty Madridman Faced Me” (22.2)
Daniel J. Langton: “Martha, Martha” & “Married” (4.1)
Kevin Langton: “Sunflowers” (7.1)
Ted Lardner: “And When I Admired Him” (6.2)
Joyce Inga Lautens: “The Full Effect” (3.2)
Jenna Le: “The Shortest Memoir” (17.1)
Li-Young Lee: Interview (16.1)
Cade Leebron: “What Color is a City” (23.1)
David Leising: “Ethel Rosenberg, June 19, 1953” (4.2)
Gary Leising: “Arbeit Mach Frei” (4.1), “The Sins of the Son” (6.2)
Alex Lemon: “Wearing a Dead Man’s Sunglasses to the Zoo” (19.2)
Donald Levering: “Creation” (11.1)
Jeanne Levy-Hinte: “Edith Blunt” (10.2)
Jason T. Lewis: “Demonstration” (15)
Jessi Lewis: “Deer Painted at Night” (23.1)
Kathleen Brewin Lewis: “The Husker” (21.1)
Lyn Lifshin: “Sleeping with Lorca” (11.1)
Rebekah Lindberg: “Daughterhood” (7.2)
Thomas David Lisk: “Baptist Underpants” (4.1), “No Reason to be Jealous, We’re All Artisans Here” (4.2), “There are Words to Offend Anybody” (8.2)
Jacob Little: “Pleasure” (22.2)
Jeb Livingood: “The Summer Sea” (6.1)
Lauren Loftis: “Reach” (22.2)
Kit Loney: “Chasing After the Grave Digger” & “Ever” (16.2)
George Looney: “Assumptions of Wrens” (17.1)
Damniso Lopez: “Third World Assays, no. 7” (6.2)
George Lopez: “Palimpset” & “Vectors” (4.2)
Karin Ludewig: “Flies” (7.2)
Susan Ludvigson: “Sophie’s Father Visits” & “Jasmine” (1.1), “The Name,” “It Tells You,” “More and More I Want to Live,” “The River Fear” & “The Old Mill” (7.2), “This is the Week that Might Be” (16.2)
Cody Lumpkin: “Lesbians” (19.1)
Nan Lundeen: “Birches” (16.2)
Rachel Luria: “The Concession Stand” (16.2)
Steven Lynn: “The One Hundred Year Poem” (1.2)
Dara Lyn-Shrager: “Wild Child” (21.2)
Rachel Lyon: “Storm Running” (18)
Michael H. Lythgoe: “Degas at the Races” & “Memory Keeper at Cayo Hueso” (11.2)

Back to top

M
Caitlin MacDougall“The Mountains and the Men” (23.1)
Emily D. MacLellan: “Rising” (8.2)
Angie Macri: “Before the Garden Door, Shimmering Light” (19.1)
Ed Madden: “Sealing a box of love letters” & “Madeline” (2.2), “The Language of Flowers” (5.2), “Links” & “Sewing Lesson” (7.1), “Larval” & “Easter brunch, last gathering” (16.2)
Amos Magliocco: “Lake Effect” (15)
Emily St. John Mandel: Interview (20.1)
Alana Merritt Mahaffey: “Old Age as Wolf” & “Eccentricity” (11.1)
Michael Mahoney: “The Apology” (3.1)
Ellen Malphrus: “Oyster Boats in Summer” (1.1), “Thanksgiving on the Chicken Bone Express” (1.2)
Jeff Mann: “The Crowbar Comes” (3.1)
Marie Manilla: “Nesting” (4.2)
Barbara March: “Acrophobia Reading Didion” (21.2)
Derrick Martin-Campbell: “Space Heaters” (23.2)
Kristina Martinez: “The Rain Months” (9.1)
Alan May: “Drowned” (6.1)
James McCachren: “Wife Problem” (11.1)
Janet McCann: “Now and Then” (9.2)
Sarah McCartt-Jackson: “Vanishing Point” & “Log Cabin” (18)
Ben McClendon: “Hazards of Perpetual Motion” (19.2)
Pamela McClure: “Sleepwalking,” “Ritual” & “Movers”  (5.2)
Thomas McConnell: “Solstice” (9.1)
Terri McCord: “Huntress” (10.1), “Difference in Looks” (14.2)
Kristina McDonald: “Dear Scarecrow” (21.1)
Ian McEwan: Interview (19.2)
Ronald McFarland: “Still Life: White Horse in Field” & “Existential Dilemma in Idaho” (9.2)
Kevin McGowan: “Fountain” & “Inigo Jones in Dothan” (1.2)
Heather McGrail: “Knife” (18)
Amy McInnis: “The Difference Between Catholics and Cats” (6.2)
TJ McLemore: “Elegy as Recurring Dream, in Shifting Parts” (23.2)
Ray McManus: “Partition” (7.1), “What we left behind” (11.1), “Little Big Horn, an Operetta” & “Aerobic Jesus” (16.2)
Janet McNally: “Penelope and Oz” & “Some Girls” (20.1)
Latanya McQueen: “Tell Me” (19.2)
Scott McWaters: “The Romance” (11.1)
Rae Meadows: “Easy Does It” (6.2), “Run for the Roses” (7.1)
Khristian Mecom: “Cerberus” (20.2)
Ana Merino (translated by Toshiya Kamei): “Miller Elementary School” (19.1)
Susan Meyers: “Prothonotary Warblers” (14.2)
Carolyn Mikulencak: “Amusement” (18)
Andrew Miller: “The Novel of the Green Jade” (7.1)
Andrew D. Miller: “Virgil Descending” (9.1)
D.C. Miller: “The Beautiful Black Girls from Birmingham” (1.1), “Hypocrite lecteur, mon semblable…” (1.2), “Procul harum” & “The Women are Singing…” (2.1), “Virginia” (3.1), “The Lamp, the Window, and the Old, Cold Rain” (5.2)
Duana Miller: “Egret” (1.1)
Mary Miller: “Tiny Bullets” (22.1)
Randy Miller: “Upon the Disintegration of the Poet’s Copy of Roget’s Fourth International Thesaurus and His Purchase of the Fifth: A Lament” & “Carolina Muse” (7.2)
Devon Miller-Duggan: “Farthest East” (14.2)
Rachel Mindell: “Lodestar” & “Here Catch” (22.1)
David Mitchell: Interview (21.2)
Dennis Mobley: “Washed in the Water” (11.1)
Thorpe Moeckel: “Autumn Old Time” (22.1)
Charlene Monahan-Spearen: “Two Butterflies” (7.2)
Charles Mondry: “Wind Through the Bronx Zoo” (3.1)
Kevin Monroe: “Prodigal Son” (11.2)
Kat Moore: “Crippled Birds” (21.2)
Lenard D. Moore: “Black Trilogy” (7.1)
Scott Moore: “Veronica” (1.1)
Mamie Morgan: “A Case for Narrative” & “Dodging: Las Vegas, 1965” (17.1)
Darren E. Morris: “Patterns,” “Fighting Five Men Outside of a Bar” & “Awaiting the Birth” (4.1)
Kelly Morris: “Dream Club” (22.2)
Brian D. Morrison: “On Linden Avenue, I Turned On the Lights Too Soon” (19.1)
Jenny Morse: “Gambling” (20.1)
Rebekah Morton: “Dayton” (23.1)
Elisa Moskovitz: “You, Teacher” (8.2)
Rachel Moulton: “The Aftertaste of Isabel” (6.1)
Nikki Moustaki: “I Want to Call the Turtle Little Brother” & “Cucumbers” (7.1)
Tara Moyle: “On Being A Modern Girl” & “A Photograph by Graciela Iturbide” (13.1)
Rick Mulkey: “A Lost Version” (4.2)
Tara Mae Mulroy: “What Matters Is What’s Left of Us” (20.1)
Devin Murphy: “Sugar & Priscilla” (21.1)
JL Myers: “Down Fallen Road” (19.1)
Samantha Mineo Myers: “I Came Home” (10.1)

Back to top

N

Andrew Najberg: “Godwin’s Law” (17.2), “Hydration is of the essence” (20.1)
Lauren Nakanishi: “Despite the Sunrise” (18)
Dale Neal: “Arrangement with Rue” (6.2)
Harmony Neal: “Bethany is Dead” (19.2)
Daniel Nester: “On the Road Again” (4.2)
Melissa Niemi: “Ever After” (1.2), “Eyes of the Dead” (2.1), “Love Poem” (3.1)
Sandra Novack-Gottshall: “Love and Other Disasters” (13.1)

Back to top

O
Laurie O'Brien: “Suppose Heaven” & “A History of My Passion” (8.1)
Judith Tate O'Brien: “Peter’s Mother-in-law” (8.2)
Connor O'Callaghan: Interview (14.1)
Connor O'Conner: “Apparitions” (20.2)
Mary O'Malley: “The Poet’s Fancy,” “Fairy Tale,” “In the Name of God and of the Dead Generations,” “Area of Scientific Interest,” “Hunting,” & “At Six p.m.” (9.2)
Angelina Oberdan: “At Tanglewood Plantation” (17.2)
Tea Obreht: Interview (20.2)
Jacob Oet: “Dusk, Summer” (19.1)
Rebecca Hart Olander: “Seneca Deer” (23.2)
D.L. Olson: “Hope Chest” (11.1)
Alexis Orgera: “How I Built a Tower Tumbling Into the Sea” & “The Storm” (11.2)
John Ower: “Blowhole: Wupatki National Monument” (1.2)

Back to top

P
Salvatore Pane: “The Complete Oral History of Monkey High School” (22.1)
Robert Parham: “The Worm Test” (2.2), “One Day, And Then Others,” “Reasons to Love One’s Self” & “Distant Friends Talk About Their Lovers” (13.2), “Casting Out” (15), “Confusion” (17.2)
Dominick Parris: “As Seen on TV” & “Red-Sunned Loser” (22.1)
Winnona Pasquini: “Theories of Natural Phenomena and the Electric Field” (18)
Lee Passarella: “After Katrina” (17.2)
Brandon Patterson: “Absolute Strength” (14.1)
Jill Patterson: “The Making of Hanna Bellee” (9.2)
Andrew Payton: “On Seeing My Name on Gravestones in Horse Cave, Kentucky” & “Pastlife” (18)
Dustin Pearson: “Letter 6” (22.1)
Joanna Pearson: “Trieste,” “Many Days” & “Farmer’s Market” (11.2)
Daniel Pecchenino: “Early Days” & “My Jam” (22.2)
Gail Peck: “Still Life with Bottles” (17.2)
Scott Penney: “Two Worlds, Theory of the Moment” (11.2)
Simon Perchik: “*” (22.1)
Walker Percy: “Letter to Caroline Gordon” (1.1)
Don Peteroy: “Because I Want to Know You” (19.2)
Danielle Pieratti: “Rupture, or Midnight at the Woodpile” (21.1)
James Pierce: “Ants” (10.1)
Gregory Plemmons: “Eggs” (17.1)
Meg Pokrass: “What You Want to Tell Her” (22.1)
Taylor Polk: “Maurice’s Barbershop” & “Chasing Deer” (11.2)
Dan Pope: “Lydia’s Ex” (9.1), “Girl Next Door” (10.1)
Joshua Poteat: “The Moths of Snow (Armenia, 1915)” (9.1)
Nicole Potts: “Dealing with Uncle Zeke” (5.1)
Mark Powell: “Little Charlie Dreams of Walt Whitman” (12.1)
Stephen Roger Powers: “Drive My Urn to Dollywood” (11.1)
Karsen Price: “Queen Bee” (9.1)
Paula Price: “Ezra’s Move” (1.2)
Marielle Prince: “So Dear Did This Stranger Become” (23.2)

Back to top

Q
No entry

Back to top

R
Chris Railey: “Sixty-three Shakes of Shame” (5.1), “Kate” (10.2), “Kid the Poet” (11.2)
Wendy Ralph: “The Garden” (16.2)
William L. Ramsey: “Archimedes on Safari” (16.2)
Ron Rash: “First Shift” & “The Famous Photographer Visits Eureka” (2.2), Interview (13.2)
Midge Raymond: “Infant in Arms” (22.2)
Robert Rebein: “Bullet in the Brain” (22.1)
Robert Rehder: “The Decanter” & “Loomings” (3.1)
Nicole Louise Reid: “Tennessee Like She Means It” (8.2), “A Purposeful Violence” (18)
Louise M. Reiter: “Exodus” (14.1)
Kimberly Reyes: “The Blueprint” (23.2)
Virginia Smith Rice: “Imagine Us Then, Unseeing Them” (23.2)
Claudia Ricci: “The Sun, As Old As It Gets” (9.1)
Kevin Riel: “Sonnet With Asshole” & “To a Sea Urchin” (23.1)
Kim Roberts: “The Capitol” (13.1)
Steven Roberts: “Pondering Stone” & “At the Cookout” (13.2)
Kristin Robertson: “While You Were Out” (8.2)
Daniel Robinson: “Night Sonnet” (3.1), “Domestic Short-Hair” (4.1)
Lee Robinson: “Learning Latin” (9.2)
Cheryl Rogers: “Hat Tricks” (6.1)
J. P. F. van Rosevelt: “Patricia in Rotterdam” (3.1)
Arra Lynn Ross: “Two Poems from III” (22.2)
Jay Rubin: “Crows” (16.1)
Justin Runge: “Like Snow” (22.1)
Mary Jane Ryals: “Loki” (3.1)
Pamela Ryder: “Which Are Cinders” (7.1)

Back to top

S
Lynn Veach Sadler: “Resetting Dominoes” (13.2)
Alan Botsford Saitoh: “To a diamond in the rough” (9.2)
Sam Sax: “First Writing After Althea” (23.2)
Deborah Scaperoth: “During the Fete de la Musique” (9.2)
Caitlin Scarano: “Rabbit Holes” & “Ribbon and Bone” (22.1)
Amy Scharmann: “Why I Stopped Eating Shrimp” (22.1)
Holly Schullo: “Reinventing the Jukebox” & “Red Iron Deposits” (6.2)
Mike Scofield: “Segue Bullet” (9.2)
Anna Scotti: “Jellyfish” (19.2), “Tanager” (22.2)
James Scruton: “Starfish” (6.1)
Brenda Seabrooke: “Deadcat” (17.2)
Roberta Senechal de la Roche: “Small Ghost” (23.2)
Jean-Marc Sens: “Summer” (4.1), “Word Lesson” (12.1)
Megan Sexton: “Turkish Wedding Song” (3.1)
Marvin Shackelford: “Almost A Holy Part” (17.2)
Aaron Shaheen: “Spaces” (5.2)
Sean Shearer: “Track Marks” (23.1)
Roger Sheffer: “Canal” (16.1)
Vivian Shipley: “Soon, soon,” (3.1)
Anis Shivani: “Harold Bloom’s Old Age” (15)
Brian Short: “Tonto Gets Married” (21.1)
Ciara Shuttleworth: “A Monday, Probably” (20.1)
Sarah Mollie Silberman: “Scuttling” (23.1)
Judson Simmons: “As I Sit, Falling” (17.1)
Sara Simpson: “The Road” (15)
Margot Singer: “How to Have an Affair”  (9.1)
George Singleton: Interview (13.1), “Sponsor” (16.2)
Tom Sisk: “Ceremony of Hormone Replacement” (16.1)
Patrick M. Skinner: “The Shape of the Air” (7.2)
Avery Slater: “L'education du Roi” (15)
Sarah Sloat: “Summer’s End” (13.2), “Chengdu” & “Mid-March” (15)
Brian Slusher: “Paranormal Romance” (10.1)
Julia Smith: “Past Imperfect” (15)
Leslie Smith: “Crazk Stuck in Pink” (14.1)
Randy Smith: “In Motion” (1.1), “from My travels Among the Spiders” (1.2), “Water and Stone” (3.2)
Spencer Smith: “Girls Night Out” (20.1)
Lita Sorensen: “Vinegar & Water” (12.1)
Kimberly Ann Southwick: “Captain” & “Candyland” (22.2)
Randy Spencer: “Definition” (6.2)
Randolph Spencer: “Theo,” (7.2)
John Brown Spiers: “We Are Not Medical Experts” (20.2)
Susan Spilecki: “Repriming the Canvas” (3.2)
Dana Stamps II: “Persist” & “Water” (16.1)
David Starkey: “Theories of Modern Art” (3.2), “Caution” (17.1), “The Pediatric Oncologist” (20.1)
Jeff Stayton: “This Side of the River” (12.1)
Cassie Premo Steele: “Asherah” (5.2)
Mary Stepp: “Daybreak” (13.1)
Pete Stevens: “Where We Settled” (22.1)
Barbara A. Stewart: “This is Not a Love Story” (7.2)
Leah Stewart: “Body Image” & Interview (11.1)
David Lee Stone: “Lost” (10.2)
Linda Ann Strang: “Seaward” (20.1)
Denzil Strickland: “Rabbits For Sale” (8.1)
Virgil Suarez: “Lucia’s Father” & “Tejedor Y Su Grupo” (6.1), “Leaving,” “Bulb,” “Song to the Hibiscus,” “Song for the Cigar” & “Poem for Charles Wright” (8.1), “Birth Poem” & “On the Border” (9.1), “Tracks” (10.1)
M.K. Sukach: “Unintended Metaphors” (20.2)
John Sullivan: “The Whip” (14.1)
John Surowiecki: “Man Made Out of Cornflakes (An End to Reproaches)” & “Mrs. W. (Georgic No. 5)” (19.1)
Anna Sutton: “City Planning” (18)
Rivka Swenson: “Smoke,” “Runners” & “You Ask Me Where to Go After the Divorce” (5.1)

Back to top

T
Mark Taksa: “Take the Smooth Tune” (17.2)
Joseph M. Tate: “Lament” (2.2), “By a stream in the Upper Part of So. Carolina” (3.1), “The Alligator to the Antelope” (4.1)
Adam Tavel: “Seven Post-It Notes for the Philosophy Department’s New Work-Study Aide” (20.2)
Joe Taylor: “Number Four, Please” & “Sleepless Hollow” (1.2)
Joni Tevis: “Pepper’s Junk Store” & “In the Country of Rent and Tatter” (16.2)
Jon Thompson: “The Quarry” & “A Coda to My Irish-American Catholic Grandmother’s Career as a Painter of Cape-Cod Scenes” (2.2)
Dorothy Perry Thompson: Interview (14.2)
Savannah Thorne: “Hurricane Isabel Poems September 21” (20.2)
Maureen Thorson: “Blue Plate Special” (22.1)
Betsy Throne: “He Died in His Sleep” (16.2)
le thi diem thuy: Interview (14.2)
Charles Tisdale: “The Chiropractor” (12.1)
Sheila Tombe: “Ward Dancing” (1.2), “Emily Dickinson, using Microsoft Word for Windows, Falls into the Screen Saver (Starflight Configuration)” (3.1)
J. Deaver Traywick: “Narrative in the Second Person” (9.2)
Robert Collet Tricaro: “Looking Back” (11.2)
Rhett Iseman Trull: “The Lion Doesn’t Live Here” (16.1)
Peter Twal: “Years Trying to Get with the Plan and the Next Five Years” (22.2)

Back to top

U
No entry

Back to top

V
Zach VandeZande: “Interrogation” (23.2)
E.B. Vandiver: “Sugar, Magic, Grace” (10.2)
Alan Vanneman: “The Transfiguration of W.H. Auden” (7.2)
Jeanann Verlee: “The Hunter, His Weapons,” “One Winter While Unemployed” & “Upon Ovulation” (22.1)
Julianna Gray Vice: “Haircuttings” (5.2)
Jessica Vidrine: “How Love Will Come, and When” (13.1)
Frank Vincent: “Sweetheart” & “Cruise Park, August” (4.2)
Anca Vlasopolos: “Detroit Spring” (4.1), “Sleeping Beauty Revisited” (8.1)

Back to top

W
Karrie Waarala: “A Sudden Blow” (19.2)
Mark Wagenaar: “Nail Bed Gospel” (18), “Sweet Edge” (22.2)
Derek Walcott: Interview (11.1)
Ken Waldman: “To the Author” (3.1)
G.C. Waldrep III: “No Open Vision” (5.2), “Excursion Rate” (9.1), “Shiloh” (9.2), “Horticulture” & “The Impacted Center” (11.2)
Liza Gardner Walsh: “Feral” (13.2)
Lisa Wang: “The Underdog” (11.2)
Daneen Wardrop: “What Does Not Wish To Be Deferred” (8.1)
Lucy Warlick: “Wallace and Elsie, 1912” (4.2)
Barrett Warner: “Red Monday” (21.2)
Joshua Watson: “Five Tanka for a Dead Barber” & “Slideshow” (14.1)
Rebecca Suzan Watts: “What My Instamatic Couldn’t Capture” (21.2)
Lilo Way: “High Winds” (20.2)
Affa Weaver: “Phantom,” “The Departed,” “Blues for Proposition Joe,” “Highway 84” “Certitude and Reconciliation” & Interview (15)
Ellen Wehle: “Judas: Nightfall” (3.2), “Fragment of a Tomb Wall,” “Five Forms Prayer Takes,” “To Protect Your Heirlooms” & “Age” (14.2)
Amy E. Weldon: “Traveling Grace” (10.1)
Daryl Lorenzo Wellington: “Gold Night: October” (16.2)
Brandi Wells: “Invisible Zoo” (22.2)
D.B. Wells: “STDs” (10.2)
Monica Wells: “Geraldine, 1939” (17.2)
Albert Wertheim: “A New Life” (3.2)
Robert West: “Home” (7.1)
Gerald R. Wheeler: “Steps” (7.2)
Patricia M. Wheeler: “Food Erotica” (3.1), “Before Shadows” (3.2)
Kelly D. Whiddon: “Evil Stepsister Two Speaks to a Brother Grimm”  (10.2)
Corrie White: “Video Chat: My Sister at 7 Weeks” (22.1)
Daniel White: “Braking for a ‘Possum” (2.2)
Karen White: “Where Should I Begin” (5.2)
Ross White: “American Supernatural” (21.2)
Colson Whitehead: Interview (17.2)
Claire Whitenack: “Elegy” (16.1)
Amie Whittemore: “Crush” & “April Meditation” (23.1)
Chris Wiewiora: “Top Shelf” (17.2)
Peter Wild: “The Pope” (4.2)
Candace Wiley: “Qa’pla” (23.2)
Valerie Wilkinson: “Rattlesnake Ridge” (20.1)
Phillip Lee Williams: “Grass Warfare” (3.1)
Ruth Williams: “Estasi di Santa Teresa” (22.1)
Kara Wilmoski: “Down the Road” (13.2)
Eliot Khalil Wilson: “Ode to Necks” (10.2)
Lindsay Wilson: “The Girls I Keep Falling in Love With” (17.1), “The Sun to Worry” (17.2)
Cameron Witbeck: “Eavesdropping at Starbucks…Again” (19.2)
Jud Wolfskill: “A Prostitute’s Advice to the New Girl” (4.2)
Gregory J. Wolos: “Nag’s Head” (20.2)
Jane Wong: “What My Brother and I Know” & “When You Died” (23.2)
Susan Woodring: “The Billy Story” (13.2)
Vincent Craig Wright: “The Bridge” (1.1)
David Wright: “The Meter Man” (13.2)
Kirby Wright: “Slow Motion People” (17.2)
William Wright: “Benfield” (10.2)
Geoff Wyss: “How to Be A Better You” (16.1)

Back to top

X
No entry

Back to top

Y
Ivan Young: “Strange Spore” (8.1)
Matt Young: “Tracking Splits” (23.1)
P. Ivan Young: “Dead Maps” & “Mole Crabs” (16.2)
Ronder Thomas Young: “Resurrection” (10.1)

Back to top

Z
Donald Zaremba: “Miscarriage” (9.2)
Richard Lee Zuras: “Physician Referral, Karen Speaking” (8.2)

Back to top