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Drifting amidst Fall—Big Carp River Valley (Porcupine Mountains State Park— Upper Michigan); photograph by Aaron C. Jors.

Winter 2017

Molly McQuade explores the music in Brooklyn, Craig McDaniel and Jean Robertson experience what painting is now, Steven Harvey discusses the other Steve Harvey, and Frank M. Meola reports on being a minority minority. New fiction from Marian Berges, Barrett Bowlin, Randy Nelson, Su Tong, Sergio Troncoso, Kathleen Winter, and Linda Woolford. New poetry from Fleda Brown, Susan Cobin, Nancy Eimers, Dan Gerber, and Osip Mandelstam. Plus Piotr Florczyk reviews Mark Irwin’s “American Urn: Selected Poems.”

"Smoke," by Eric Rivera

I hide my cigarettes / under abandoned bricks / in the tall grass past / where I don’t cut, / between the siding / and the downspout / where my kids can’t reach, / under potted plants / their mother no longer waters.