Big Muddy 4.2

 


 

Cover Photos:

Rice/Englert Family Archives

Kenneth with Rice's Delivery Truck, 1941

Rice's Plant, 1959

   

 

Cover Design:

Jarret Green

Editor:

Dr. Susan Swartwout 

 

Assistant Editors:

Jarret Green

Mandy Henley

 

Publishing Interns:

Donna Farley

Nikole Behlmann

 

Editorial Assistants:

Ben Foster

Kristine Hehner

Beth Lewis

 


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Contents

 

Nonfiction

Scott M. Fisher, Iowa

Down the River

 

Philip C. Kolin, Mississippi

In the Chips: An Interview with Rice's Potato Chips' President Hilary Englert

 

Stephen J. Lyons, Illinois

Mississippi River's Garbage Man

 

Fiction


Brian David Cinadr, California

always a river song

                        

Joan Conner, Ohio

The Three Minute Love Story

 

Cedelas Hall, Mississippi

Red Dresses

 

T. K. Kenyon, New York

Heart Mountain

 

Jason Makansi, Missouri

Little Egypt

 

Tim Nicolai, Missouri

When We Defeat the Norwegians

 

Andrew Schultz, New York

Love Shack

 

Photography/Artwork


Heather Baskin, Missouri

River Barge

Covered Bridge

Reflections at Bollinger

 

Carol Wheeler, Texas

Three Pelicans

Three Parrots

 

Gerald Wheeler, Texas

Legacy

 

Reviews

Poetry


Eric Austin, Minnesota

Awash in the Water

 

Lisa Beatman,Massachusetts

over easy

Mulberries

not about trees

 

S. Beth Bishop, Tennessee

Bayou Orientation

 

Jason Lee Brown, Illinois

Old Man

 

John Grey, Rhode Island

Sara and the Flood

 

J.T. Ledbetter, California

Southern Illinois Suite

 

Alana Merritt Mahaffey, Arkansas

Hollowing

 

Clay Matthews, Missouri

Swan Song Dive

Wedding Song

Before the Flood, '93

 

John McBride, Iowa

Is Grant Wood's Iowa True?

 

Gwen Monohan, Virginia

Eye Levels

Meanders

 

Laurence Snydal, California

Isolationism

Ice Breaking

 

Virgil Suarez, Florida

Church of the American Open Road

 


Heather Cooke reviews:

Gaus, P.L. Cast a Blue Shadow: An Ohio Amish Mystery. Ohio University Press, 2003. Paper, 225 pp., $12.95. Fiction.

 

Heather Baskin reviews:

Hunt, Laird. Indiana, Indiana. Coffee House Press, 2003. Hardback, 204 pp. $20. Fiction

 

Nikki Trokey reviews:

Kalu, Anthonia C. Broken Lives and Other Stories. Ohio University Press, 2003. Paper, 183 pp. $19.95. Short Fiction.

 

Jeremy Bleckler reviews:

Auster, Paul. The Book of Illusions. Picador, 2002. Paper, 336 pp. $14. Fiction.

 

Nikolai J. Watts reviews:

Delahunt, Meaghan. In the Casa Azul. Picador Press, 2001. Paper, 306 pp. $14. Fiction.

 

Dustin Michael reviews:

Spatz, Gregory. Wonderful Tricks. Mid-List Press, 2002. Paper, 246 pp. $15. Short Fiction.

 

Shawn McLain reviews:

Harsch, Rick. The Sleep of the Aborigines. Steerforth Press, 2002. Paper, 170 pp. $14. Fiction.

 

Gary Mize reviews:

Kīs, Danilo. Garden, Ashes. Harcourt, 1975. Paper, 170 pp. $12.95. Fiction.

 

Susie Scanlan reviews:

Williams, C.K. Repair. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000. Paper, 80 pp. $12. Poetry

 

Mandy Henley reviews:

Comer, Carrie St. George. The Unrequited. Sarabande Books, 2003. Paper, 104 pp. $12.95. Poetry.

 

Lynn Watson reviews:

Dickson, Foster. Kindling Not Yet Split. Court Street Press, 2001. Paper, 64 pp. $6. Poetry.

 

Heather Baskin reviews:

Collins, Billy. Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry. Random House, 2003. Paper, 323 pp. $13.95. Poetry.

 

 


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