Big Muddy 7.1

 


 

Cover Photos:

Front cover-"The Western Anchor of Eads, Also a Refuge"

Back cover-"The Impressive Power of Eads, Crossing the Mississippi since 1874."


Cover Design:

Kristi Murray and Kristina Yesley

Editor:

Dr. Susan Swartwout 

 

Assistant Editors:

Mandy Henley

Kristi Murray

Kristina Yesley

 

Publishing Interns:

Angela Barbeau

Ross Martin

Jill Wehrheim

 

Editorial Assistant:

 Elishia Heiden

 

 

 


Back Issue


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Contents

 

 

Nonfiction

Mark Spitzer, Missouri

When Gars Attack

 

Fiction


Alan Terry Wright, Missouri

Murder in Missouri: An excerpt from Alan Terry Wright's new book, Murder on Rouse Hill, a Historical Docudrama

 

Louis E. Bourgeois, Mississippi

Crabs

Pirogue Races

 

C. D. Mitchell, Alabama

Ferdinand C. Posey

 

Charles Edward Brooks, Zurich, Switzerland

The Inkwell

 

Jane Lawrence, Colorado

The Visitor

 

Dionnne Irving, Rhode Island

Collage

 

Miroslav Penkov, Arkansas

Makedonija

       

Photography/Artwork


Gerry Mandel, Missouri

Eads Bridge 1&2

Eads Bridge 3&4

Lewis and Clark Sculpture

Eads in Winter

 

 

Reviews

Poetry


Richard Sederstrom, Arizona

The Education of Bear

Down the Great River With Old Bones

 

David Radavich, Illinois

Rivers

 

John Cantey Knight, Louisiana

Cain's Mark

Where I Write Poetry

 

Ron Collings, Wisconsin

For Honor

 

Norm Rourke, Oklahoma

Case xx Stockman

 

Lowell Jaeger, Montana

Cobwebs

 

Jeff D. Simpson, Oklahoma

Phosphorus

 


Donna J. Essner reviews:

Savage, Sam. Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife. Coffee House Press, 2006. Paper, 148 pp. $14.95. Fiction

 

Tera Bock reviews:

Vera, Yvonne. Butterfly Burning. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2000. Paper, 151 pp. $13.00. Fiction

 

Anna-Marie Beard reviews:

Ryan, Pam Munoz. Esperanza Rising. Scholastic, 2000. Paper, 262 pp. $5.99. Fiction

 

Wade Christian reviews:

Griffiths, Niall. Stump. Graywolf Press, 2005. Paper, 206 pp. $15.00. Fiction

 

Marcia Herring reviews:

Flanagan, Erin. The Usual Mistakes. University of Nebraska Press, 2005. Cloth, 216 pp. $24.95. Fiction

 

Lindsey Chubboy reviews:

Barnes, Julian. The Lemon Table. Knopf, 2004. Cloth, 256 pp. $22.95. Fiction

 

Jason Brown reviews:

Hempel, Amy. The Dog of the Marriage. Scribner, 2005. Cloth, 160 pp. $20.00. Fiction

 


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