22. Summer 2017

Cover artist: Jay Kissel

The Summer 2017 issue launch date is Sunday, June 11. Join us for a contributor reading at Oliver’s Carriage House in downtown Columbia, Maryland, 2 to 4 p.m.

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Amy O’Reilly — They Didn’t Let Me Put on My Surgical Cap, a C-section Poem
Hiram Larew — Lucky
Alicia Mountain — Yes, the Undersigned
Victoria Markovitz –The Accident
Jeffrey Alfier — Tallahatchie River Sound
Catherine Marie — Casuality
David Starkey — Capriccio’s Guide to Butterflies
Arden Levine — Prospect Park in Ten Speeds
Ben Kingsley — “Pick your switch.”
Clarinda Harris — Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Margaux Novak — Sea Witch


Michael Salcman — Mountains, Moon Rocks ad Meteorites: The Mysterious Art of Jay Kissel


Amanda Gibson — Right-0f-Way
Jay Wamstead — Walls


Ilya Leybovich — Mongrel Wood
Hailey Foglio — We Are All Here
Thaddeus Rutkowski — Unworldly Incidents
K.E. Butler — The Laws of Motion in the Heavens and on the Earth.


Barbara Kellner — The Accidental Historian
Susan Thornton Hobby — Columbia A City Built On Love


Linda Joy Burke — The Columbia Dream: A Conversation with Ian Kennedy and David Barrett