Volume XXI, Number 2

Spring 2001
Cover Art: Daniel Merriam:
Bubble Street

Cover design by Mark Daley & Michael Czyzniejewski

Table of Contents

Fiction
Eden Elieff "The Root"
Alvin Greenberg "The Butcher"
Tom Kealey "Leaving"
Ben Miller "Cabology"
Virgil Suarez "Southernmost Point"

Poetry
Heidi Czerwiec Blitch "Hailstorm in July"
Michelle Boisseau Two Poems
Rob Carney "The Mole Measures Profit and Loss"
Mark Cox "Read Lead, 1978"
Chad Davidson "This is the Cow"
Ted Kooser Two Poems
Christopher Matthews "Creature Feature"
John Minczeski Two Poems
Aimee Nezhukamatathil "What I Learned from the Incredible Hulk"
Karen Rigby "Sunflower Prayer"
David Roderick "Flood"
Marjorie Stelmach "Three Entries in the Encyclopedia of Tigers"
Scott Topper "Man and Woman, with Monarch Migration"

Nonfiction
Paul Maliszewski "My Sense of Slack"
Josip Novakovich "Flags and Hymns"

The 2000 Sherwood Anderson Fiction Award
Mary L. Tabor "To Swim?"

The 2000 James Wright Poetry Award
Mark Irwin "A Vase of Clouds for My Father"
Editor's Choice: Stephen N. Blaiklock "Lost Herodotus"
Editor's Choice: Jeff Gundy "Second Morning Song from Oneonta"

Translation Chapbook
Gastao Cruz Between Two Dusks
Translated by Alexis Levitin

Translations
Gu Cheng "The Honing Factory"
Translated by Aaron Crippen
Mohammad Rafiq "At twilight crickets scrape out their complaint"
Translated by Carolyn B. Brown

What We're Reading
Different Hours by Stephen Dunn
Sam the Cat and Other Stories by Matthew Klam
Nostos by V. Penelope Pelizzon
Pastoralia by George Saunders
Archaic Smile by A.E. Stallings
Domestic Work by Natasha Trethewey