Big Muddy 9.2


 

Cover Photo:

Cover photo of Ed Wubbena by Chris Wubbena
Sculpture inset on cover: "winners and losers: in god they trust," by Chris Wubbena


Cover Design:

Matthew Long

 

Editor:

Dr. Susan Swartwout 

 

Assistant Editors:

Donna J. Essner

Matthew Long

 

Publishing Interns:

     

Tara Delaney, Taryn Heid, Clinton Borror, Kaleigh Blackwood, Danielle Schlosser, Karina Dewing

 

Editorial Assistant:

Marcia Herring

 

 


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Contents
 

Poetry


Rane Arroyo, Ohio

Catfish Sundays

 

Walter Bargen, Missouri

Everything exists in its own imperfection

 

Kristin Berkey-Abbott, Florida

Thanks Giving

 

Durrant Delgado, Ohio

Lackland Air Force Base, Summer 2005

 

Paul Felsch, Missouri

Tornado

Carried Away

 

John Fitzpatrick, New York

The Hip

 

Barbara Freimuth, Missouri

Ambiance

 

John Grey, Rhode Island

Storm on the Mississippi

 

Elizabeth Harmon, Ohio

What You Want

 

Jennifer Long, Minnesota

Hunkake Etanhan Yuhapi

Angie Marci, Arkansas

After They Married

Seawall Boulevard

 

Mark Sanders, Texas

My Son, at Post, Camp Victory, Baghdad

The Poets

 

Jean-Mark Sens, Louisiana

Fifteen Year Cicadas

 

Robert Joe Stout, Mexico

Message to a Picture: My Mother in Her Show Biz Flapper Dress

 

Kelly Talbot, Indiana

Shaman

 

Lisa Vihos, Wisconsin

Huck Forever

 

Laura Madeline Wiseman, Nebraska

Dead Girl Brand II

       

Reviews

Fiction


Ernest K. Allaire, Spain

Blues Fallin' Down Like Hail

 

Carolyn Light Bell, Minnesota

Why I Fight With Bobbie But Not Billie

 

Phil Harvey, Maryland

Tomato Only

 

Jennifer Hotop, Missouri

Wedlock

 

Ronald Lands, Tennessee

Heart Sounds

 

Jessica Pitchford, Florida

The Soloist 

 

 

Nonfiction

Aaron Gilbreath, Arizona

No Sidesaddled Pig

 

Lisa Knopp, Nebraska

Nauvoo, The Beautiful Place

 

Keith A. Sculle, Illinois

In Public View And Private Memory: Gobblers Knob Deer Park

 

 


Serena Beam reviews:

Rathkamp, Josh. Some Nights No Cars At All. Ausable Press, 2007. Paper, 91 pp., $14.00

 

Airek Beauchamp reviews:

Siken, Richard. Crush. Yale University Press, 2005. Paper, 80 pp., $17.00.

 

Caitlin Brown reviews:

Goldbarth, Albert. To Be Read in 500 Years. Graywolf Press, 2009. Paper, 185 pp., $16.00.

 

Nicholas Cato reviews:

Crisler, Curtis L. Tough Boy Sonatas. Wordsong, 2007. Paper, 88 pp., $19.95.

 

Lauren Ditter reviews:

Courter, Justin. Skunk: A Love Story. Omnidawn, 2007. Paper, 352 pp., $14.95.

 

Donna J. Essner reviews:

Walker, Frank X. When Winter Come: The Ascension of York. University of Kentucky Press, 2008. Paper, 117 pp., $15.00.

 

Stryk, Dan. Solace of the Aging Mare. The Mid-America Press, 2008. Paper, 72 pp. $10.00.

 

Marcia Herring reviews:

Goytisolo, Juan. Juan the Landless. Dalkey Archive Press, 2010. Paper, 178 pp., $13.95.

 

Matthew Long reviews:

Mulvey, Bern. The Fat Sheep Everyone Wants. Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2008. Paper, 62 pp., $15.95.

 

Blake Perkins reviews:

Postel, Charles. The Populist Vision. Oxford University Press, 2007. Paper 397 pp., $22.95

 

Caleb Tankersley reviews:

Erdrich, Heid E. National Monuments. Michigan State University Press, 2008. Paper, 96 pps., $16.95.

 

Scott Welton reviews:

Lilley, Gary Copeland. Alpha Zulu. Ausable Press, 2008. Paper. 83 pp. $14.00. 

 


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