Big Muddy 4.1

 


 

Cover Art:

Chelsey Kennedy photographed the Johnson's Shut-Ins with a Rebel 2000 SLR camera and 400 speed film

 

Cover Design:

Tim Baskin
 

Editor:

Dr. Susan Swartwout 

 

Assistant Editors:

Tim Baskin

Mandy Henley

 

Publishing Interns:

Kristine Hehner

Tonia Ems

 

Editorial Assistants:

Leon Cluck

Beth Lewis

Heather Baskin

Jarret Green

Marybeth Niederkorn

 


Back Issue


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Contents

 

Nonfiction

Lynn Morrow, Missouri

A "Duck and Goose Shambles": Sportsmen and Market Hunters at Big Lake, Arkansas

 

James Silas Rogers, Minnesota

In the Driftless Area

 

Fiction


Gina Young Becker, Kansas

Legacy

 

Patricia Lawson, Kansas

The Spring

 

Brian Ray, South Carolina

Penny Press Generals

                        

D. B. Wells, Kentucky

Lucinda West

 

Photography/Artwork


Heather Baskin, Missouri

Ice Angel

Mortal Tree

 

Carol Wheeler, Texas

Turquois Teepee

Yellow Hibiscus

 

Gerald Wheeler, Texas

Bean Thrasher

Child's Greenhouse

Crane

 

Reviews

Poetry


Robert Bense, Pennsylvania

Chicxulub

Looking for Mark Twain

What the River Says

 

Rafael Jesús Gonzáles, California

Portrait of a Lady / Retrato de una Dama

 

Phil Harvey, Washington, D.C.

Low Water

 

Elizabeth Howard, Tennessee

Blue Suede Gospel

 

John Cantey Knight, Louisiana

A Class 5 Hurricane Would Be Urban Renewal

 

Philip C. Kolin, Mississippi

September Edges

 

George A. Parker, Ohio

Song of the Rapids

 

David Radavich, Illinois

Watermelon

 

Michael D. Riley, Pennsylvania

Stakeout

 

 


Jim Elledge reviews:

Immerso, Michael. Coney Island: The People's Playground. Rutgers University Press, 2002. 208 pp. Paper, $29.95. Nonfiction.

 

Jarret Green reviews:

Eggers, Dave. You Shall Know Our Velocity. Vintage, 2003. 400 pp. Paper, $14. Fiction

 

Heather Baskin reviews:

Lopez, Lorraine. Soy la Avon Lady and Other Stories. Curbstone Press, 2002. Paper, 238 pp. $15.95. Short Fiction.

 

Leon Cluck reviews:

Tarkington, Booth. Penrod and Sam. Indiana University Press, 2003. Paper, 356 pp. $14.95. Fiction.

 

Francesca Rehagen reviews:

Zitkala-Sa. American Indian Stories. University of Nebraska Press, 2003. Paper, 195 pp. $12.95. Short Fiction.

 

Ruth Seaber reviews:

Stone, Ruth. In the Next Galaxy. Copper Canyon Press, 2002. 96 pp. Paper, $20. Poetry.

 

Bridget Brown reviews:

Fuhrman, Joanna. Ugh Ugh Ocean. Hanging Loose Press, 2003. 72 pp. $13. Poetry.

 


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