SDR is recently back from AWP, where it was so nice to meet so many of our contributors and subscribers! Yesterday, staff members sent out the newly-pressed and autumnally mooncake-ish fall issue. We can’t wait for you to see it! Yes, it’s true, that autumn was a while back, and I confess that we’re running a bit behind schedule, but hope to get caught up again over the next couple of issues or so. Historically, though, SDR’s seasons have always been somewhat quirkily after-the-fact. Seasons after the season. We’ve come to find this sort of endearing. We hope you do, too.
Here’s a sneak peek at the Table of Contents:
Lee Ann Roripaugh / Editor’s Essay / “Framed”
Miles Waggener / Poetry / “Flaming Arrow,” “Dance Floor,” “Scat”
Geoff Schmidt / Story / “Box of Owls”
Matthew Guenette / Poetry / “Common Denominators,” “Cambridge”
Jeff Alessandreslli / Poetry / “They should try harder to . . . They ought to be more . . . We all wish they weren’t so . . .,” “One Size Fits All and Then Some”
Ira Sukrungruang / Story / “Tip”
Donna Hunt / Poetry / “From the String Theory Sequence: Multiple Donnas”
Marion Agnew / Story / “Walking Out”
Emily Stone / Poetry / “Search and Destroy,” “Who’s Who of the Conquistadors”
Tom Gannon / Poetry / “How to Write a Native American Poem’
Amy Hassinger / Essay / “Going Native”
Steven D. Schroeder / Poetry / “Buried Among Those Mountains,” “Flutter Fodder,” “You Won’t Find a New Land”
Sarah Fawn Montgomery / Essay / “Weather I’ve Known”
Jon Tribble / Poetry / “Long Stories About Short Pigs,” “Compared to What,” “Up for the Down Stroke”
Sandy Yang / Story / “Longing”
Meg Thompson / Poetry / “For a Long Time This Poem Was ABout Shaving,” “You are the farmer”
Melissa Kwasny / Poetry / “The Black Calf,” “The Eagle Tree,” “Thunderbird,” “Thunder Egg”
Gregory Lawless / Poetry / “Factoryville Anabasis”
Eve Wood / Poetry / “Keep the Car Running”
Karen Gettert Shoemaker / Story / “What Sarah Said”
Katherine Riegel / Poetry / “Hoping to Learn from Wilbur, Who Said Love Calls Us to the Things of This World,” “Boys”
Rebecca Loudon / Poetry / “Young corn grows right up to the shore,” “No place for an outsider who’d never survive the rafty pins,” “Overwhelmed with Stubborn Affliction,” “Metropolis”
Michaela Mullin / Book Review / “Review of The Wide Road, by Carla Harryman and Lyn Hejinian”
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