Issue No. 14

Summer 2016

A quarterly magazine of original works
by artists & writers


Judith Schaechter, The Stigma of Beauty, The Stain of Glass

Simon Perchik, [There is skin even the sky] and [Except for the new suit]
*Kenzie Allen, Light Pollution and Letters I Don’t Send #4
Triin Paja, Quasar
*Christian Anton Gerard, Aubade in Afternoon
*Robert E. Heald, River Rising
Lucian Mattison, Homunculus
*Meggie Royer, Graduation Day
Harmony Button, [A brother is a cistern and a bucket with a rope]
*Jon Riccio, Insular
Ted Lardner, How to Jump From a Moving Car
Alexis Rhone Fancher, June Fairchild Isn’t Dead
*Ushshi Rahman, Lee the Baptist
**John Timpane, A Cricket in Washington Square Park
Constance Campana, Road Trip, 1957
Kevin Casey, Ripples, 1978
Matthew Gellman, Trip
John Harvey, Angels Have Cordoned Off Sections of Mount Sinai

Short Stories!
***Meg Pendoley, Birch Waters
Kim Magowan, Squirrel Beach
Melissa Goode, The Whole Damn Lovely Thing
***Kea Edwards, Enchantment!
*Matthew DiPaoli, A Comedy in One Act
*Harley Lethalm, On playing an old Jackson guitar…

Kathleen Rooney, Hommage à Mack Sennett
Doug Ramspeck, Consolations
*Jason Christian, Teaching
*Marya Zilberberg, Cutting Corners
*Daniel Aristi, Torcida / Askew
*Evan Anderson, In the Beginning Was the End
Robert Wexelblatt, The End of War
Ray Scanlon, Atlantic Dystopia

Creative Nonfiction!
Lynn Marie Houston, Rabbit Punch
*Lisa Romeo, Break A Leg
Gretchen Clark, Destroyer
Peter Tiernan, Memorial
Tracy Jones, On Peter Adamyan’s “Blackface Barbie Minstrel Show”

Issue 14 Contributors’ Bios


Ask June

Book Reviews

Craft Essays


Radio Plays

Travel Essays

Editors’ Blog

*Cleaver Emerging Artist

**Artist of Philadelphia

***Both an Artist of Philadelphia & a Cleaver Emerging Artist

Cover art: detail from “The Birth of Eve” by Judith Schaechter