I think I disagree that there is a quantum leap between living and non-living. —George Church, Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School So at nineteen he gave his life to God, & now—hands slippery as fish, skin pocked & spotted, beard falling, simply falling from his face— he asks about that girl I knew, the […]
JOE WILKINS is the author of Killing the Murnion Dogs and Ragged Point Road. His poems, essays, and stories appear in the Georgia Review, the Southern Review, the Sun, Orion, Slate, and Best American Magazine Writing 2010. He lives with his wife and son in north Iowa, where he teaches writing at Waldorf College.
The sky gray as dishrags, she wore anyway cutoffs and a pink bikini top, black mascara, inked snake forever curling up her thigh. As if to gather up some secret sun, she leaned into the fence. Then slipped a menthol between her lips. More than once I’ve seen her leg her way into a rust-bitten […]
Issue 3 Fall 2010 JOY AL-SOFI currently teaches English in Hong Kong. She has worked in the high-tech industry and before that practiced law in both Oregon and Texas. Her work includes poetry, fiction and non-fiction and she has been published in the USA and Hong Kong. She has done theater reviews for community radio […]
FEATURED ARTIST Robert MacCready UNTITLED STATEMENT BY THE ARTIST notes on life and work TRANSLATIONS epigrams by Catullus, translated from the Latin by David Macey 1 : : 85 fiction by Ólafur Gunnarsson, translated from the Icelandic by Ólafur Gunnarsson and Steven Meyers THE THAW poetry by Jan Kochanowski and Adam Mickiewicz, translated from […]