#54 (2015)

Published October 2015

Theme: Home Body

“Don’t get out much? Here’s just the thing for you: a home body issue. We have a skeptical owner of a home that’s grown a miraculous (uh) growth, a lottery winner who doesn’t go out except for trouble and finds a body back home, a man whose body hosts minerals for harvest, a rag house, bugs on a window, home fires burning, folks choking on cherry blossoms from the inside out, and old lovers living in each other’s past.”

  • Marvels and Wonders, by Patricia Russo
  • Bugs on a Window in Arkansas (poem), by Heather Dorn
  • A Cherry Without a Stone, by Sonya Taaffe
  • Even a Loser Can Win, by S. L. Bickley
  • Sunshine on the Rubble (poem), by Holly Day
  • Rag House (poem), by Phylinda Moore
  • Not All the Coal That Is Dug Warms the World, by Steve Toase
  • He Was Cut Off (poem), by Anne Babson
  • First Offence (poem), by Neal Wilgus
  • Snowflake (poem), by Anna Sykora
  • The Night Queen, by Gillian Daniels
  • The Old Road, by Yoon Ha Lee
  • Walk the Wing (poem), by Erik Amundsen
  • Keep the Home Fires Burning (poem), by Sonya Taaffe
  • Art: John Stanton (cover), Yoon Ha Lee