Fall 2016: Vol. 44, Issue 4

CONTENTS

Editor’s Note by Jason Howard

FEATURED AUTHOR: DENISE GIARDINA

Candy (Creative Nonfiction)
A Mountaintop Experience (Creative Nonfiction)
Mourning in the Mountains (Commentary)

FICTION

Gone to Water by Robert Gipe
The Fullback by Elizabeth Genovise
Dark Stars by Elaine Fowler Palencia

CREATIVE NONFICTION

Seeing Pink Elephants by Darius Stewart
Chasing Bread by Sadie Shorr-Parks

POETRY

Surface Mine by Ida Stewart
Radish by Ida Stewart
From “The Tide Pools” by Ida Stewart
Gospel River by Ron Houchin
Pissing Initials on Snow by Ron Houchin
Talking to Shadows by Ron Houchin
The Matter of Words by Ron Houchin
Green Heron by Jess Quinlan
New Virginia by Jess Quinlan
The Memorial by Katherine Smith
Pittsburgh by Samantha DeFlitch
False Baptism by Jenn Blair
Grandpa Jimmy’s Lessons by Sosha Pinson
A Definition of Dominion by Frederick Wilbur
Winter Night Solstice by Br. Paul Quenon

INTERVIEW

Denise Giardina by Jason Howard

CRAFT ESSAY

Made Out of Words by Charles Green

BOOK REVIEWS

Utopia Drive (Reece) by Jayne Moore Waldrop