Volume 17, Issue 3

Volume 17, Issue 3 :: September 2017

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Featured Writing

Two Poems
Poetry by Miki Byrne

Dear Kelsey
Poetry by Matthew Heston

Five Poems
Poetry by Simon Perchik

Grandfather’s Fingers
Poetry by Sarah Valeika

Five Poems
Poetry by John Zedolik

The Twelve Steps to a Better Friday Night
Flash by Izabella Grace

New Chairs
Flash by Malka Herman

Hush Hush, Little One
Flash by Merran Jones

The Nun Who Loved Rammstein
Fiction by Natasha Cabot

Deflation
Fiction by Tara Kaprowy

Ethnography of an Adult Ballet Class
Creative Nonfiction by Laura Marostica

Japan
Creative Nonfiction by Mary Street

Editor’s Picks

Baker’s Pick * Spare
Flash by Helen Coats

Beaver’s Pick * Closure
Fiction by Alex Shishin

Contest Winners

A Midsummer Tale Writing Contest
Judged by Beaver
Theme: Summer Love
Word Range: 1,000-5,000 words

First: The Formula for Skipping Stones
Fiction by LS Bassen

Second: A Pot of Tea
Fiction by Vanessa Levin-Pompetzki

Third: I Ask You for a Cigarette
Fiction by SK Elliot

Honorable Mention: Summer of Love
Creative Nonfiction by Gretchen Rose

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Columns

Candle-Ends: Reviews

Megan of the Mists by Bill Lockwood
Reviewed by Shelley Carpenter

The Snark Zone: Letters from the Editors

The F Word
by Theryn “Beaver” Fleming

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