Issue 11: Summer/Fall 2017 | Masthead

Essays

Word from the Editor

Weekend Work Program

Ambivalence

The Heavy Bag

Fiction

Find Your Happy Place

Success Avenue

Dominoes

Sounds of Separation

Arroz y Dulce

The Black and Invisible Butcher

La Garroba

Stages on Life’s Way

Poetry

The First Checkup After My Mother Died

Out Along Rt. 154

The Hunted & The Haunted

Kibitzing

Inner City with Father

Venezuela

Ripen

Writing for Young People

Lunch Special

Interviews

Matt de la Peña, Author

Natashia Deón, Author

Dara Hyde, Literary Agent

Tara Ison, Author

Fady Joudah, Poet

Geeta Kothari, Author

Andromeda Romano-Lax, Author

Creative Nonfiction

Out of Houston

Big Ball of String Theory

Matches

If Memory

Imposter

Flash Point

Flash Prose

She Is a Battleground

Sleight of Hand

Disco

Switzerland

1964

Bitch-not-Witch

The Blessed Bangle

Walmart Holiday Shopping

Scrap Art

Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction

Dead Daddies and White Castles

The Space Between the Stars

Rat Fink

Art

Mythic City: Oil Paintings

The Garden Collection: Acrylic Paintings

Spatial Awareness: Digital Collages

Faceted Phrases Series: Acrylic Paintings

The Things We Can’t Say: Mixed Media

The Pathetic Start of It All: Mixed Media

Gabo Prize for Literature in Translation & Multilingual Texts

Quotidian Blues

Sunday

Janin Cycle

Translation

An Eon of Thirsts

Excerpt from The Very Troubling Confession of the Man Who Took Down the Greatest Son of a Bitch the Earth has Borne*

Friends of Friends

Night and Your Memory

A Lesson in Translation

Selected Poems from Blackbird