In the summer following their freshman year of high school, Tommy and Iggy were lying out at the Patterson Park pool on their stomachs to hide the boners they got from watching the girls go by. Tommy closed his eyes, the hot sun beating down on his back. He listened to the shouts of children […]
GERARD MARCONI is a teacher and writer who lives in Baltimore, where he earned a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University. He studied fiction writing in seminars and workshops with such well known authors as Lee K. Abbott, Roxana Robinson, Jennifer Haigh, and T. Greenwood. His short stories have appeared in The Chattahoochee Review, The Tuscarora Review, and The Summerset Review, an online literary journal. His novel entitled Gods and Heroes: Baltimore Stories is available as an e-book or in paperback.
Issue 5 Spring 2012 ALYSE BENSEL is currently pursuing her MFA in poetry at Penn State. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Cider Press Review, The Summerset Review, and Foothill Poetry, among others. When not engaged in her teaching and studies, she volunteers for a cat rescue and participates in a work-share program at a local CSA farm. […]
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