Cover artwork: ''Rich alluvial deposits, hymn towers'' by Sarah Walko (photograph by Christopher Keohane), 2007, mixed media, detail of room-sized installation (please scroll down to view the table of contents)
In this issue:

fiction by
Glen Pourciau

“Moving forward for no apparent reason”
poetry by
Ryan Ragan

“Moon Garden”
prose poetry by
Michelle Valois

“Expo ’70: Ice Bag”
poetry by
Nick Ripatrazone

fiction by
Gregory J. Wolos

“The Sleepers Between”
“The forgetful nature of snow”
poetry by
Neil McCarthy

“Pages of Bodies”
poetry by
Tamara Grippi

“in upside-down world, adults live like toddlers”
“Second House, Careful in the Drive”
poetry by
Karen Skolfield

“Red Nail Polish”
“So Far Away From You”
poetry by
Danielle Hanson

“Home for the Holidays”
fiction by
Kevin Carey

“Southern Cross”
“What Now?”
poetry by
Regina Faunes

“Who was I?”
“With unpainted nails”
“And you know what will happen . . .”
“I’m a woman . . .”
poetry and prose poetry by
Svetlana Cârstean
(translated from the Romanian by Adam J. Sorkin and Claudia Serea)

“I used to believe love was the answer”  
poetry by
Linda Benninghoff

“First Snow”
poetry by
Tammy Ho Lai-Ming

Cover artwork: “Rich alluvial deposits, hymn towers,”
2007, mixed media, detail of room-sized installation
Sarah Walko (photograph by Christopher Keohane)

Layout by
Leah Browning

News from the Editor:

Congratulations to Avra Wing, whose poem “Recurring Dream
appeared in the Spring 2010 issue of the
Apple Valley Review.  
Wing is the winner of Pecan Grove Press’s chapbook competition
for her collection,
Recurring Dreams, which will be published this

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