Issue 16

Our Wintry Mix*
Issue No. 16 

A quarterly magazine of original works
by artists & writers*

Art!
Spring Street
Works on Paper by Thom Sawyer

We Are All Migrating Together
Mural Artworks by Shira Walinsky

Poetry!
Amy Miller, Mountain Guide
Kika Dorsey, The Unborn
†Elisabeth Lloyd Burkhalter, Don’t Touch
Kathryn Ionata, from She Walked Next Door & Her House Exploded
Nicholas Fuenzalida, Conditional [Fall 2009]
Kimberly Ann Southwick, wednesday, february 18th, 2015
Cris Harris, For Joseph, at the Birth of his Grandson
Matthew Gellman, Still Life in a Shivering Town
Justin Jannise, Chameleon and Camera Man
Matthew Mogavero, Pushing Things
†Ben Nardolilli, Affirmation
Roy Bentley, Waking Up in an MGM Musical
John Timpane, Winter Beforelight
Michele Leavitt, Sheepscot Wellspring Cemetery
Erin McIntosh, frost-bite
Matthew Burns, December

Short Stories!
†Casey Whitworth, A Land More Beautiful Than Here
Amin Matalqa, The Maestro
April Vázquez, Scapegoats
Robert Hinderliter, Jinju in the Dust
†Michael Corrao, Beat Boy
†Alexander Cendrowski, The Observationalist
Josh Wagern, No Repeat Customers
†Kelly R. Samuels, Phase Three of Baz Luhrmann’s Red Curtain Trilogy

Flash!
†Olivia Parkes, The Half Glass
Karen Donovan, Seven Pieces
Geraldine Woods, Fractious
Karl Plank, What He Saw and When the Moon Was New
Marc Harshman, A Toast and Begging For Our Lives
†Jack Wills, Intern

Creative Nonfiction!
†Sam Brighton, Tiny’s Heart
Rick Bailey, Cardio, Lightbulbs, and a Funeral
Charles Green, The Gravity of Joy
†Michael Fischer, Welcome Home

Issue 16 Contributors’ Bios

Features

Ask June
Cleaver’s in-house advice columnist 

Book Reviews
Publications by small and indie presses

Craft Essays
Writer-to-writer

Interviews
With writers, editors, and more

Life As Activism
Poetry and Prose on Social Justice

Radio Plays
Original plays performed by professional actors

Travel Essays
On the road with Cleaver

Editors’ Blog
What makes us thwack!

A Cleaver Emerging Artist
*Our Bitter/Cold/Sweet Sixteen! 

Cover image: “The Maestro” by Orlando Saverino-Loeb