Big Muddy 10.1



        

Cover Photo:

Phillip Howerton, Arkansas

 

Editor:

Dr. Susan Swartwout 

 

Assistant Editors:

Donna J. Essner

Katherine Kipp

Marcia Herring

 

Publishing Interns:

Lesley Adams, Nicholas Britton, Natasha Nekola, Rebecca Parker, Caitlyn Read, Samantha Taylor

 

Editorial Assistant:

Katherine Kipp 

 

 

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Contents
 

2010 Contest Winners

Kel Munger, California

Missus Finn

 

Erica Lehrer, Texas

Facets

 

Non-Fiction


Herta B. Feely, Washington, DC

The Wall

 

 

Fiction


Robert Hamblin, Missouri

Mammy

 

Rita Welty Bourke, Tennessee

My Mother's House

 

Elinore Davis, California

Grace

 

Joel Garber, Hawaii 

Spigots and Drains: A Living Perspective on Water

 

Ann Walters, Oregon

The Way Mark Twain Puts It

 

True Faust, Florida

The Priest and the Honkytonk Angel

 

Photography


   Phillip Howerton, Arkansas

           Barn 7: Inside Roof

           Barn 3: Inside Loft

           Barn &: Loft and Roof

           Barn 4: Inside

 

 

Poetry


Jeff Hardin, Tennessee

   Dust on a Backroad

 

A.D. Winans, California

   Going Back in Time

    

Kathryn Kerr, Illinois

 The Hill Woman's Rant

 The Trouble with Geneology

 

Randall D. Brown, Pennsylvania

  Slight Adjective Used to

        Describe a Sound       

 

Andrea S. Gereighty, Missouri

Remembering Roosevelt Place

 

Gaylor Brewer, Tennessee

Till Human Voices Wake Us

A Welcoming

 

Nick Bacon, California

 The Old Way We Killed

 

Mark Vogel, Pennsylvania

Cairo Fishmongers

 

 Reviews

Matthew Long reviews:

Evenson, Brian and Zak Sally. Fugue State. Coffeehouse Press. 2009. Paper 208 pp., $14.95. Fiction.

 

Jennifer Hotop reviews:

Allen, Paul. Ground Forces.. Salmon Press, 2008. Paper. 100 pp., $22.95. Poetry

 

Danielle Schlosser  reviews:

Tieman, John Samuel. A Concise Biography of Original Sin. BkMk Press, 2009. Paper, 36 pp., $11.95. Poetry

 

Marcia Herring reviews:

Ajvaz, Michal. The Other City. Dalkey Archive Press, 2009. Paper, 148 pp., $13.95. Fiction.

 

Maggie Walter reviews:

Gray, John. Photographing Eden: Poems. Ohio Univ. Press, 2008. Paper, 62 pp., $12.95. Poetry. 

 

Samantha Nunn reviews:

Brady, Catherine. The Mechanics of Falling.  U of Nevada Press, 2009. Cloth, 248 pp., $25.00. Fiction.

 

Stephanie Anderson reviews:

Collins, Billy. The Trouble with Poetry and Other Poems. Random House, 2007. Paper, 112 pp., $13.95. Poetry.

 

Tara Delaney reviews:

Smith, Diane. In the Silence of this Room. Grey Sparrow Press, 2007. Cloth, 167 pp., $19.99. Anthology.

 

Joshua Smith reviews:

Mifflin, Margot. The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman. U of Nebraska Press, 2009. Paper, 280 pp., $24.95. Non-fiction.

 

Clinton Borror reviews:

Shua, Ana Maria. Microfictions. U of Nebraska Press, 2009. Paper, 196 pp., $19.95. Fiction.

 

Danielle Schlosser reviews:

Jaeger, Lowell. Suddenly, Out of a Long Sleep. Arctos Press, 2009. Paper, 107 pp., $16.00. Poetry.

 

Carly Vogelsang reviews:

Caponegro, Mary. We All Fall Down at Some Point.. Coffee House Press, 2009. Paper, 224 pp., $14.95. Fiction.

 

Karina Dewing reviews:

Leader, Darian. The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia, and Depression.  Graywolf Press, 2008. Paper, 224 pp., $16.00. Non-fiction.

 

Tara Delaney reviews:

Hunt, Laird. Ray of the Star. Coffeehouse Press, 2009. Paper, 192 pp., $14.95. Fiction.

 


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