Volume 9, Issue 3

Volume 9, Issue 3 :: September 2009

Featured Writing

Mea Culpa
Poetry by Tyler Cummings

Poetry by Terri Kirby Erickson

Halloween, 1996
Poetry by Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Mumbai Local
Poetry by Ajay Vishwanathan

Foolish Creatures
Flash Fiction by Frank O’Connor

The Painful Art of Wrestling
Fiction by Simon Barker

We’re Not Common
Fiction by Tara Kenway

The Ceasefire Symphony
Fiction by Rebecca Stonehill


Editor’s Picks

Billiard’s Pick * Elephant Nannies
Poetry by Diana Dominguez

Bellman’s Pick * When the Trees Were Bare
Poetry by Carol Lynn Grellas

Baker’s Pick * Life’s Routines
Fiction by Cheryl Lynn

Boots’s Pick * Boxes of Junk
Fiction by Alex Myers

Ana’s Pick * Disappearing
Fiction by Robert Wexelblatt

Bonnets’s Pick * Survival of the Fittest
Creative Nonfiction by Tamara K. Adelman


Contest Winners

A Midsummer Tale Writing Contest
for Creative Nonfiction

Judged by Beaver
Theme: Growth/Harvest

First: After Seven Long Years
by Sheela Jaywant

Second: Gym Bag Steak
by Timothy L. Marsh

Third: Always Date an Honest Drug Dealer
by Amy Rideg

Honorable Mention: Alone at the Geek-Fest of Summer
by Cynthia Ochs



Best of the Boards
Gramps’s Record Player
by Mark Paxson

The Snark Zone: Letters From The Editors
The Voice of the People
by Amanda “The Bellman” Marlowe

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