Fresh-Cut Lit & More

Issue No. 20  Winter 2017

Graphic Narrative
Emily Steinberg, BERLIN STORY: Time, Memory, Place
Introduction by Tahneer Oksman

Matthew Courtney, Living as Art
Ceramic Works

• Tina Barr, Tock Tank
• Mag Gabbert, Toucan
• Kelsey Ann Kerr, Perfusionist
Maura Way, March & Repartee
Soleil David, Seoul in October

• Matthew Schmidt, Kevlar on Our Backs
Kyra Simone, STEREOCARDS: Doubles
Michelle Brooks, Vacation Bible School
• Jennifer MacBain-Stephens, Naming Names
• Michael T. Young, The Ration of Independence
Brendan Lorber, One With the Wind & Protocol and Deviance
• C. John Graham, The Law of Attraction & Indistinguishable from Background
• Paul Siegell, *GABRIEL*
• Erin Slaughter, Beastly
• Amy Miller, Resistors

Fabio Morábito, In Honor of Dictation & Underline Books (trans. Curtis Bauer)
Sylvie Bertrand, From North Dakota to Manitoba
Lorri McDole, Waiting for the Glue to Hold
Eric Wilson, Finnish Black Bread
Greg Jenkins, Storm Watch
† Yuki Yoshiura, Labeling
† Marie BaleoFive Stars

Short Stories
Jennifer Fliss, Mise en Place
†Nikoletta Gjoni, Towards Avalon
Kate Spitzmiller, The Song of St. George
Mary Ann McGuigan, Suffer the Children
Cheryl Pappas, This Violent and Cherished Earth
† David Satten-López, Peety (Washington, D.C., 1959)
†Grace Coberly, The Collected Drafts of Jessica’s Christmas Card to her Ex-Husband

Creative Nonfiction
Ollie Dupuy, Beauty in Eleven Encounters
† Rachel Nevada Wood, Pomegranate
Angelique Stevens, The Outline of Empty Spaces
Lise Funderburg’s Id, Exit Strategies

Issue 20 Contributors’ Bios

A Cleaver Emerging Artist
Featured on Cleaver Radio’s On The Edge

Cover image: BERLIN STORY, detail, Emily Steinberg

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