Volume 16, Issue 4

Volume 16, Issue 4 :: December 2016

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Featured Writing

Emily as an Attempt at Gun Control #17
Poetry by Darren C. Demaree

Poetry by Rose Knapp

Pulling the Tooth
Poetry by D.W. Moody

Real Man Howls
Poetry by Timothy Pilgrim

Punctuation and Puncture Wounds
Flash by Isaac Buckley

Tex-Mex Special
Flash by Lori Cramer

Panhandling Uncle Perry
Flash by Travis Keys

Eventually Air
Flash by Michelle S. Lee

A Family Tradition
Flash by Tim Love

The Candle
Fiction by Nancy Christie

Looks Like Death
Fiction by William Locke Hauser

After School
Fiction by Dacia Price

Editor’s Picks

Broker’s Pick * Dry Rope
Poetry by Timothy Pilgrim

Baker’s Pick * Delicacy
Flash by Timothy Bastek

Beaver’s Pick * That Yellow Sun
Fiction by Jay Merill

Contest Winners

Three Cheers and a Tiger Writing Contest
Judged by Broker & Boots
Topic: things at one location (or dream state, past/future life, situation)
are the same, and yet different, from one that’s familiar.
Word Range: 1,500–2,000

Gold: Little Big Man Speaks
by Robert Walton

Silver: Jeanie in a Bottle
by Valerie Lunt

Bronze (tie):
Why the Lapwing Laughs
by Christina De La Rocha
The Error in Desire
by R.J. Snowberger



Candle-Ends: Reviews

Buried Gold by Bill Lockwood
reviewed by Shelley Carpenter

The Last Cadillac by Nancy Nau Sullivan
reviewed by Bill Lockwood

The Snark Zone: Letters from the Editors

Strive Toward the Light
by Stephanie “Baker” Lenz


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