Summer 2022: Vol. 50, Issue 3

CONTENTS

Editor’s Note by Jason Kyle Howard

FICTION

Katherine Merrill
Eviction Notice

Leo Coffey
Orange Soda

CREATIVE NONFICTION

Quincy Gray McMichael
Grasping at Grace

Rachel Kesselman
Where Do You Come From?

POETRY

Kathleen Driskell
Blue Collar to Middle Class
Tiara
Jewish Cemetery, Prague
River Walk in Winter
Psalm for the Heretic

Makayla Gay
Carpenter Cemetery
Learning to Drive a Stick

Bill King
Gathering Hickory Nuts Before the Examination
Post-Diagnosis 

Michael Pittard
Someone said once that God lives on
Civil War Battlefield: Culpeper, Virginia 2019
Sand Flea

Sage Marshall
The Springs

Kelsey Day
my brother buys a colony
line of Subarus at the trail of tears state park: a call and response 

Sue Churchill
She Went to the Sheep
The Idea of Ancestors
And I am Next of Kin

William Fargason
Crosshairs
Sonnet with Bare Branches
Ars Poetica

INTERVIEW

Neema Avashia by Skylar Bensheimer

CRAFT ESSAY

Daniel Kennedy
Crafting First-Person Narratives: Lessons from Toni Morrison’s A Mercy