Issue 12 Winter 2018 RUTH AWAD is an award-winning Lebanese-American poet whose debut poetry collection, Set to Music a Wildfire, won the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize from Southern Indiana Review Press. She is the recipient of a 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, and her work has appeared in New Republic, The Missouri Review Poem of the Week, Sixth […]
JESSE DELONG teaches composition and literature at Southern University. His work has appeared in Colorado Review, Mid-American Review, American Letters and Commentary, Indiana Review, and Painted Bride Quarterly, as well as the anthologies Best New Poets 2011 and Feast: Poetry and Recipes for a Full Seating at Dinner. His chapbooks, Tearings, and Other Poems and Earthwards, were released by Curly Head Press.
constants of physics— the speed of light, the absol- ute of gravitational attraction, the weak & the strong forces of our interactions. If we change any of these by the tiniest of amounts, nothing life-like would’ve ever emerged: no plants, no atmospheres, no solids, not even the elements except hydrogen & helium, but maybe not […]
Twenty-eight years—most of them spent fumbling with the wrappers of candy bars—have passed before I became curious enough about the brain to find, on the shelves of a Baton Rouge library, a book by Dennett, 20 years old now, which mentions, in passing, a work by Bach, who labored for four years to create and […]
INTERVIEWS Eric Shonkwiler interviewed by David Bowen Power & Light Juan Gelacio interviewed by Robert Joe Stout Invisible on Paper ESSAYS Leonard Kress What Kind of Parent Lets a Thirteen-Year-Old Cancel Her Bat Mitzvah? Erinn Seifert Changing FICTION Mollie Boutell Intimates Malcolm Cumming Mere Anarchy Liz Egan Sgt. Lawson Brian Kamsoke Useful Things POETRY Ruth […]