Nick Francis Potter, "Irregular Limbs"
Adam McOmber, "Metempsychosis"
Rachel Cantor, "Everyone's a Poet"
Andrew McKernan, "Water"
Jac Jemc, "Strange loop"
Pablo Piñero Stillmann, "Letter to a Young Performer"
Brian Allen Carr, "We All Become Something"
Barrett Swanson, "This Swift and Violent Forgetting"
Jen Hirt, "Not Less than 1000 Bottles for Horseradish"
Matthew Gavin Frank, "Cincinnati Chili Reincarnate"
Lauren Clark, "Kim Kardashian & Ray J Sex Tape"
Christopher Citro, "The Nearness of You"
Jamaal May, "On Reading the 154th Instance of Nigger in Absalom, Absalom! on a Train Through Mississippi," "Sugar," "from The Big Book of Exit Strategies"
Dan Kaplan, "Kansas City," "Someone Dropped a Baby"
G. B. Ryan, "Redeye Window Seat," "Orbit," "Twos and Threes"
Chloe Krug Benjamin, "Paleontology with Partner"
Eileen G'Sell, "Fourth of July"
David Wyatt, "Dark Night," "Middle Voice," "Repeating the Lord"
Kathy Fagan, "Ode to Julia Morgan," "Sycamore, Wick & Flame"
Ladan Osman, "You Return with the Water," "Catastrophic Breakdown"
Katherine Vaz, interviewed by Amy Sayre Baptista
Brian Allen Carr, interviewed by Jensen Beach
Steve Davenport "Forgottonia: An Interview with Jane Carlson"
Caleb Curtiss, "The Spell of Weather"
Editor: Jodee Stanley
Creative Nonfiction Editors: Janice N. Harrington
Poetry Editor: Michael Madonick
Art Directors: Brian Wiley and Maurice Meilleur
Designers: Carolina Bolaño, Taylor Carlson, Chelsea Choi, Siobhan Cooney, Andrew Fishel, Yoojin Hong, Kiki Kolakowski, Bryan Lorenz, Jillian Martin, Kelly Pisanko, Stacie Sansone, Courtney Smith, Ellen Winston
Assistant Editors: Roya Khatiblou, Sean MacIntyre, Lucilena Williams
Editorial Assistants: John Dudek, Sara Fan, Khaleel Gheba, Nolan Grieve, Ceridwen Hall, Avery Irons, Calgary Martin, Yael Massen, Zachariah McVicker, Natalie Mesnard, Katherine Scott Nelson, Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Kristin Walters
Special thanks [UIUC Meat Lab], Robert
College of Fine and Applied Arts
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of English
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
LAS Humanities Council
Office of the Chancellor
Office of the Provost
School of Art and Design
Robert and Allison Mesnard
This project is partially supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.
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