Issue 63

2014 James Knudsen Prize In Fiction

Michael Chin …………………………………………. Practical Men

2014 Kay Murphy Prize in Poetry

Marco Maisto  ……………………………………….. The boys spread out and are attacking

                                                                                 Narcopassportage

                                                                                 The Loneliness of the Middle Distance

                                                                                 Transmission Aggregator    

Fiction

Derek Updegraff …………………………………….. Chrysalis

Brendon Barnes …………………………………….. Another Master

Joshua Norman ……………………………………… Calf

Poetry

Tanya Muzmumdar ………………………………… Halloween Night at the Pink Pony

Sarah Ann Winn …………………………………….. Elizabeth Bishop’s Collie

Michelle Donahue ………………………………….. The Way We Speak

Jennifer Gravley …………………………………….. Elegy for Punk Ass

Adam Day ……………………………………………. On the Bicentennial

                                                                                 Sag Harbor

Clayton Clark ………………………………………… Congenital Disease

Laurel Nakanishi …………………………………….. Seep

Michael Robins ……………………………………… Promise & Potential

Dean Kostos …………………………………………. Eros’ Error

Lucia LoTempio …………………………………….. Self-Portrait as Ange de L’assassinat

                                                                                Masturbating on the Metro

Melissa Dickey ………………………………………. from What We’re Woods

Brandon Rushton …………………………………… Portrait of the Body with Bear Trap

Virginia McLure ……………………………………… Soup a Hank Makes

Lauren Boulton ……………………………………… Garden Tending

Peter LaBerge ……………………………………….. Notes on a Tumbleweed

Julie Swarstad Johnson ……………………………. Augury

Trevor Ketner ………………………………………… Wave from the Point of View of a Bird

Elizabeth Archer …………………………………….. This Is How Ghosts Would Look

Stacey Balkun ……………………………………….. 25 Bones

Benjamin Goldberg …………………………………. Doomsayer’s Wish List

Nonfiction

Gretchen VanWormer ………………………………. Reliquary

James Cihlar ………………………………………… The Kindness of Animals

Julie Marie Wade ……………………………………. Mrs. Mann (Or a Study of the Fates of Different Drummers)