16.2 | SPRING/SUMMER 1990


EDITOR: Mark Dawson                       MANAGING EDITOR: Dale Prince

FICTION EDITOR: Alicia Griswold       POETRY EDITOR: Glenn Mott

ASSISTANT FICTION EDITORS: Hank Cribbs, Thomas Alan Holmes, J.R. Jones, Tim Parrish, Richard Rubin, Valerie Vogrin, Nicola Williams

ASSISTANT POETRY EDITORS: Jacqueline Duffey, Danny Gamble, Charles Laster, James Martin, Dale Prince, Amy Riddell, Roger Scott, Chris Wiewel, Susan Wylie

PRODUCTION STAFF: Christine Bell, Mark Dawson, Torrance Marbury


Phil Condon: The Emptyheart Boy

Sharon Lerch: Past Lives

Bob Lobis: Traveller

Kent Meyers: Timothydammit

Katherine Toy Miller: Subvert-Yr-Cat


Edward Allen: Gloomy Sunday with Orange Quangaroos

James Brasfield: The Entrepreneur 

Lee Brixius: The Latest From a Little World Gently Abuzz with Itself

Mary Clark: Love Caught

Edward Falco: There at the Circle

Judy Goldman: Last Night

Jill Gonet: A Furniture Maker

Carl A. Gottesman: The Mud Boat

Patrick Worth Gray: Dahlias

Robert Gregory: That Local Knowledge

Robert Grey: Saving the Dead

William Pope.L: The Phone Call

Marnie Prange: Suicide at the “L” Motel, Flagstaff, Arizona

Mary Ruefle: Zorro & the Bats

Clare Rossini: Leave of Absence

Jane Schapiro: The Final Blast  |  Exhibitionist  |  Postpartum

Eve Shelnutt: The Husband

Eléni Sikélianos: O Melena!

Ioanna-Veronika Warwick: Anna Livia Plurabelle to James Joyce

Jeff Worley: Skunk  |  Dog

Dean Young: Biography with Lack of Sleep



James Plath: An Interview with Bob Shacochis


Janet McAdams  |  Sandra Sprayberry  |  Nancy Zafris


Thomas Cobb: cover art


Sherod Santos: The Unsheltering Ground