Issue 9 Summer 2015 PAUL ADLER received his MFA from Columbia University, where Matthew Zapruder selected his thesis manuscript as winner of the 2012 David Craig Austin Prize. Paul currently works as the Assistant Editor of Westchester Magazine. JACOB M. APPEL is the author of the novels The Biology of Luck and The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up. His fourth collection […]
DAVID ARMSTRONG‘s stories have won the Mississippi Review Prize, Yemassee’s William Richey Short Fiction Contest, the New South Writing Contest, Jabberwock Review’s Prize for Fiction, and Bear Deluxe Magazine’s Doug Fir Fiction Award, among others. His story collections include Going Anywhere (Leapfrog Press, 2014), drive/memory (Emergency Press, forthcoming 2015), and Reiterations (New American Press, forthcoming 2015). Reiterations was awarded the 2014 New American Fiction Prize, judged by Nicole Louise Reid. Armstrong’s latest stories appear or are forthcoming in Narrative Magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Best of Ohio Short Stories. He received his PhD in Creative Writing (Fiction) from UNLV and now serves on faculty at Gonzaga University.
Gracile. An esoteric word, certainly. A thesaurus word if ever there were one. Gloria is gracile. Slender, small, compact. A pixie gold haircut and tanned cheeks. Twenty-two and suffering from recent disappointments reaped from a year abroad interning in Tanzania at the Jane Goodall Institute. Twenty-two, graduated with a biology degree, specialization in zoological sciences, […]
NONFICTION David Kirby Photos by Barbara Hamby Cows and Wows: Why India Works Depite Itself and What We Can Learn from Its Example INTERVIEW Garnett Kilberg Cohen Interviewed by Okla Elliott Freshness, Craft, and Time FICTION Jacob M. Appel Gable’s Whiskers David Armstrong Gracile Laurie Blauner The Solace of Monsters Garnett Kilberg Cohen Bad […]