27.1 | FALL/WINTER 2000

MASTHEAD

EDITOR: T.J. Beitelman                    MANAGING EDITOR: Daisy Dodge

FICTION EDITOR: Jennifer Davis    POETRY EDITOR: Mark Neely

DESIGN EDITOR: Ander Monson

ASSISTANT FICTION EDITORS: Michel Aaij, John Barrett, Daisy Dodge, Sean Ford, David Goldberg, Rob Hartzell, Charley Henley, Baker Lawley, Ander Monson, Tommy Zurhellen

ASSISTANT POETRY EDITORS: Don Gilliland, Susan Goslee, Ben Gunsberg, Zachary Jack, Sean Lovelace, William C. Moorer, John Pursley III, Emma Ramey, Tim Ross

WEB & MULTIMEDIA: Mark Ehling, Zachary Jack, Ander Monson, Marc Petersen

FICTION

Eileen Joy: About the Author

Elise Juska: Feeding Grief

Linda Maceri: The Idea of Emeralds

Mark Poirier: Gators

Eréndira Ramirez: Arańas

NONFICTION

Tom Franklin: Pieces of Sky

M.K. Johnson: Raising the Dead

Anna Blackmon Moore: Courtship and Mating in Humans and Shellfish

POETRY

Bruce Bond: Flies  |  Rope

Killarney Clary: [I tested my cream kid slippers]

Carrie Comer: Local Art

Cynie Cory: Neon Heart

K.E. Duffin: Lion  |  Still Life with Old Books

Sarah Gambito: [Some say I’m a violent person]

Mark Halliday: Venezuela  |  Crisp  |  Nights at Ruby’s  |  Scale

Jennifer Knox: Reticence in the Afterglow of a Powerfully Frisky Fit

Robert Lee: Anniversary of One

Krzysztof Lisowski: A Letter About a Well-Known Accident

Michael Madonick: Platypus

Nancy White: Five Fantastic Ways to Die 

FEATURE

Interview

Don Noble: A Conversation with Toni Morrison

Reviews

Karen Ashburner  |  Christopher Chambers  |  Zachary Jack  |  Deb Olin Unferth

ART

Rachel Dobson: Mandorla Series

Robin McDonald: cover art

CHAPBOOK

Jane Miller: Gratitude