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 […]
LAURIE BLAUNER is the author of seven books of poetry, three novels, and a novella. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in several publications, including The New Republic, The Nation, The Georgia Review, The Seattle Review, The New Orleans Review, Poetry, and American Poetry Review. She has received grants and awards from the NEA, the King County Arts Commission, the Seattle Arts Commission, Artist Trust, and Centrum. Her new novel, The Solace of Monsters, that this excerpt is from, has won the 2015 Leapfrog Fiction Contest and will be published in Fall 2016. Laurie received an MFA from The University of Montana and currently lives in Seattle, Washington.
My father, Dr. F., noticed my dinner roll trembling then tumbling out of my right hand. “I’ll get you another one,” he offered. “A younger one. The older ones only last so long. It could be the median or radial nerves, the digital sheath, or the flexor sublimis digitorum. Let me see it.” His usual […]
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 […]