Big Muddy 6.1

 


 

Cover Photo:

John Barber White in front of train
No date. Photographer unknown.

Courtesy of the Center for Ozark studies Collection, Box 34, Folder 1, Special Collections and Archives, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO. Folder 7099: Missouri Lumber and Mining Company Records, 1853-1945, Western Historical Manuscript Collection—University of Missouri.


Cover Design:

Brian Rhodes

Editor:

Dr. Susan Swartwout 

 

Assistant Editors:

Michael G. Howell

Mandy Henley

 

Publishing Interns:

Ryan King

Wade Christian

Kris Yesley

Emily Eufinger

Alex Niswonger

Nicole Stanfield

Meredith Purvis

Brian Rhodes

Dianna Ragsdale

Shana Scott

 

Editorial Assistants:

Kyle Barnett

Ben Foster

 


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Contents

 

Nonfiction

David Benac, Louisiana

Ozarkers and Industry: The Integration of Economic and Social Behaviors

 

C. L. Bledsoe, Virginia

Seining

 

Kevin Koch, Iowa

Manitoumie. Sinsinawa.

 

C.D. Mitchell, Tennessee

Memphis

 

Keith A. Sculle, Illinois

The Tomahawk Trading Post—More than a Store

 

Fiction


Ann Boaden, Illinois

Amnesty

 

Jesse Laurentius, Missouri

Porch Man

 

Dennis Nau, Minnesota

The Man with the Broken Face

 

Lynda Firth Raines, Virginia

Southern Health

 

Photography/Artwork


Jake Wells, Missouri

Creekside

Hubble Creek

Mississippi Nights

Castor River

Shut-ins

Mississippi Riverside #1

 

 

 

Reviews

Poetry


C.D. Albin, Missouri

White-tail

 

Maureen Alsop, California

Night Pastures

 

David Bond, Illinois

Against My Will I Think of You

What Editors Are Not Looking For

 

Daniel Crocker, Michigan

Camping in Missouri

 

Kendall Dunkelberg, Mississippi

Natchez

 

Malaika Favorite, Georgia

Sailing Ships

Cross Burning

 

Brian C. Felder, Delaware

Sunday Morning in the French Quarter

 

John Cantey Knight, Louisiana

new orleans continuing center for the performing arts

 

Tim Kahl, California

The Swimsuit Model

 

F. M. Landrum, Alabama

City Water

 

Michael Meyerhofer, Illinois

The End of the World

The Witchhazel Beggar of Chicago Union Station

 

Richard Sederstrom, Arizona

The Old Lecturer

 

Ryan G. Van Cleave, South Carolina

Enlightened

Blue Sonnet


Thomas Ruys Smith reviews:

Feldman, Jay. When the Mississippi Ran Backwards. The Free Press, 2005. Cloth, 305 pp. $27. Nonfiction.

 

Larry Underberg reviews:

Bealle, John. Old Time Music and Dance. Quarry Books, 2005. Paper, 343 pp. $24.95. Nonfiction.

 

Anna-Marie Beard reviews:

Soto, Gary. Help Wanted. Harcourt, 2005. Cloth, 216 pp. $17. Short Fiction.

 

T.M. Eaton reviews:

Ehrlich, Gretel. Drinking Dry Clouds: Stories from Wyoming. University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Paper, 160 pp. $18.95. Short Fiction

 

Jennifer Hotop reviews:

Gaines, Ernest J. Mozart and Leadbelly. Knopf, 2005. Cloth, 159 pp. $22.95. Short Fiction.

 

Renee Johnson reviews:

Munro, Alice. Runaway. Vintage Contemporaries, 2005. Paper, 335 pp. $14.95. Short Fiction.

 

Ryan King reviews:

Fincke, Gary. Sorry I Worried You. University of Georgia Press, 2004. Cloth, 232 pp. $24.95. Short Fiction.

 

Ross Martin reviews:

Eggers, Dave. How We Are Hungry. McSweeney's, 2004. Cloth, 240 pp. $14.96. Short Fiction.

 

Brian Rhodes reviews:

Monson, Ander. Other Electricities: Stories. Sarabande Books, 2005. Paper, 167 pp. $14.95. Short Fiction.

 

James D'Agostino reviews:

LaFemina, Gerry and Daniel Crocker, eds. Poetry 30: Thirty-something American Thirty-something Poets. Mammoth Books, 2005. Paper, 340 pp. $19.95. Poetry.

 

Meredith Purvis reviews:

Perez Estrada, Raphael. Trans. Steven J. Stewart. Devoured by the Moon. Hanging Loose Press, 2004. Paper, 143 pp. $14. Poetry

 

Jon Thrower reviews:

Matthews, Clay. Muffler. H_NGM_N B_ _KS, 2005. Chapbook, 33 pp. $6. Poetry.

 

 


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