Olivia Wolfgang-Smith, "Minding the Heavens"
Elvis Bego, "The Mnemosyne"
Terrance Manning, Jr., "Radio Down
Philip Jason, "The Gesture"
Ron A. Austin, "Neck Bones"
Sarah E. Baker, "Every Western is a Ghost Story"
Dawn S. Davies, "Sheep to the Cyclops"
Ander Monson,“Library of Water,” “Dear Defacer,” “What Comes After Dewey"
Kathryn Nuernberger, "Christmas Night"
Emilia Philips, "Remains
Ryan Black, “Compensation" by Ryan Black
Zana Previti, "My Nephew Takes a Bath"
Jessica Goodfellow, "On Hearing of Your Hearing Loss"
Corey Van Landingham, "Pastoral with Predator Drone" and "Love Letter to Who Owns the Heavens"
Brian Cochran, "Some Walls Are Doors For Creatures To Pass Through Between Shores"
Claire Donato "Asylum," Apology," "Dedication"
Megan Peak “Stinger in the Wound” “Teendom” “Before Spring”
Michael Lee "The Blade as Key" and "Secondly. Finally."
Ellen McGrath Smith "Prince Gallitzin and Charles Schwab in Central Pennsylvania," "Ichthus / Monkey Tails," "He Says Marco, We Say Polo"
Jim Whiteside “Saudade”
Elizabeth Barnett “Story” and “Some history”
Estanislao Lopez “Static”
Mary McMyne “Open Letter to the Frog Princess” and “The Sleagh Maith: a Nocturne”
G.C. Waldrep “DE CARNIBUS SPARSIS”
Kathleen McGookey “In My River” and “The Life Below”
Sophie Klahr “Vetiver”
sam sax “Poem about Water”
Paul Carroll, “Narrative”
Geetha Iyer, "My Sister Preps Specimens for the Natural History Museum"
B. J. Best, “*”, “sundial”
Editor: Jodee Stanley
Fiction Editor: Philip Graham
Poetry Editor: Michael Madonick
Assistant Editors: Sara Fan, Calgary Martin, Kristin Walters
Editorial Assistants: John Dudek, Nolan Grieve, Ceridwen Hall, Katherine Kendig, Michael Hurley, Caitlin McGuire, Zachariah McVicker, Natalie Mesnard, Katherine Scott Nelson, Alison Syring-Bassford, Jess Williard
Editorial Intern: Laney Ontiveros
Art Director: Maurice Meilleur
Designers: Justin Cagadas, Chelsea Carlovsky, Emma Jennings, Sansan Liu, Maddie Maranto, Jillian Martin, Hafsa Siddiqui, Laura Today, Maggie Wierzchucki
College of Fine and Applied Arts
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of English
LAS Humanities Council
Office of the Chancellor
Office of the Provost
School of Art and Design
Patron: Sarah Knox, M.D., John Hall, M.D.
Friend: Raina Bahns, Gladys Justin Carr, Joan Golder, Kathleen Harleman
This project is partially supported by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council.
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