Big Muddy 11.1


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      Cover Photo:

      Amanda Meyer

 

 

Editor:

Dr. Susan Swartwout 

 

Assistant Editors:

Donna J. Essner

Carly Vogelsang

 

Publishing Interns:

Rhyen Campbell

Katelyn Hansell

 

Graduate Assistant:

Michael Heath

Matthew Long

 

 

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Contents
 

Non-Fiction


 

Kevin C. Avery, Kentucky

    Riverine

 

Lynn Morrow, Missouri

   Daniel Morgan Boone's Missing Years

 

Kelby Ouchley, Louisiana

    Swamp Snow 

 

Fiction


Savannah Carpenter, Illinois

   New Madrid Awakening

Rufus Cook, Taiwan

   Miscarriage

Andrea J. Di Salvo, Oregon

   Dog Days of Summer

Lowell Jaeger, Montana

    We All Know Trouble When We See It 

 

Tom Ramsey, Mississippi

   My Mother Killed Princess Diana

 

Justin C. Staley, Illinois

  A Dead Man's Son

 

Poetry


 

Lisa Ampleman, Ohio

   Breach

 

Roy Bentley, Iowa

   Converters

   Live Nudes

 

Bill Brown, Tennessee

    Raccoon 

    Tonight, Alone 

 

Andrea S. Gereighty, Louisiana

    The Cool Third Week

 

 

Poetry


 

   Mary Kennan Herbert, New York

    Summer in St. Louis

 

   Jason Lapeze, Massachusetts

    Ponchatoula Sundown

       Plank Sixty-Eight

 

Michael Melancon, Oklahoma

    Camelia Gouchet

 

Stanley M. Noah, Texas

    Far From Home 

 

Stephen R. Roberts, Indiana

    Down in Mechanicsburg

 

Nicole Trokey, Missouri

    to the cocky bastards at margarita mama's 

 

Jason M. Vaughn, Kansas

    After the Wake 

 

Bill Wolak, New Jersey

    Hands

 


 

Mighty River Short Story Contest Winner

Kathleen Knutsen Rowell, California

    The Resolution 

 

Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest Winner

Natalie Hamm DeVaull, New York

    In the Kitchen 

 

 

Photography


Sheree Nielson, Missouri

    Hands Across the Water, Chain of Rocks Bridge

    Waterview, Chain of Rocks Bridge

 Reviews

Mickey Heath reviews:

         Boswell, Robert. The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards. Graywolf Press, 2009. Paper, 258 pp., $15. Fiction.

 

Marcia Herring reviews:

        Elliot, Stephen. The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder. Graywolf Press, 2009. Cloth, 208 pp., $22. Memoir.

 

Jennifer Hotop reviews:

        Fry, Joan. How to Cook a Tapir: A Memoir of Belize. University of Nebraska Press, 2009. Cloth, 240 pp., $24.95. Memoir

 

Sadie Jensen reviews:

        Disch, M. Thomas. The Businessman: A Tale of Terror. University of Minnesota Press, 2010. Paper, 292 pp., $16.95. Fiction.

         Cordery, Simon. Mother Jones: Raising Cain and Consciousness. University of New Mexico Press, 2010. Paper, 224 pp., $21.95. Non-fiction.

 

Katherine Kipp reviews:

        Johnson, Rheta Grimsley. Enchanted Evening Barbie and the Second Coming. NewSouth Books, 2010. Paper, 196 pp., $24.95. Memoir.

 

Katherine Markey reviews:

        Jaeger, Lowell. We. Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2010. Paper, 106 pp., $16. Poetry.

        Rivard, David. Otherwise Elsewhere. Graywolf Press, 2011. Paper, 88 pp., $15. Poetry.

 

Amanda Meyer reviews:

        Guest, Paul. Notes for My Body Double. University of Nebraska Press, 2007. Paper, 91 pp., $17.95.

 

Dustin Michael reviews:

        Bayley, Edgar, trans. Emily Toder. The Life & Memoirs of Dr. Pi and Other Stories. Clockroot Books, 2011. Paper, 86 pp., $13. Fiction.

 

Thomas O. Ratledge reviews:

       Benedict, Pinckney. Miracle Boy and Other Stories. Press 53, 2010. Paper, 260 pp., $19.95. Fiction.

 

Emily Seagraves reviews:

        Smith, Peter. A Porch Sofa Almanac. University of Minnesota Press, 2010. Paper, 144 pp., $16.95. Essays.

        Smith, Thomas Ruys. Blacklegs, Card Sharps, and Confidence Men: Nineteenth-Century Mississippi River Gambling Stories. Louisiana State U Press, 2010. Cloth, 271 pp., $39.95.

 

Scott Smith reviews:

        Bernstein, Charles. All The Whiskey in Heaven. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. Cloth, 320 pp., $26. Poetry. 

 


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