ISSN: 1520-4577
ISBN 978-1-934458-7-5

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Paper Bones
Volume 19 (2016)

Editors
Mary François Rockcastle (Executive), Meghan Maloney-Vinz (Managing), Katrina Vandenberg (Poetry),
Sheila O’Connor and Mary François Rockcastle (Fiction), Patricia Weaver Francisco (Creative Nonfiction) .

Assistant Editors
Zach Czaia, Marcia Germ, Bree McKee-Miller, Susan Wolter Nettell

Production Assistant
Danielle Bylund

With gratitude to the students of the Editorial Board.


CONTENTS:

FICTION

 
Christmas Eve 1965  
LEX WILLIFORD
Superman on the Roof  LEX WILLIFORD
The Rabbits  SHANNON ROBINSON  
Manayunk Nights  ANTHONY INVERSO
Like Vines  MARY STEIN
The Americans  LISA SARDINAS
A Continent the Circumference of a House  MEG TUITE  
Never  CAMILLE VERZAL  
Orange Crush  KARLYN COLEMAN
 

POETRY

 
I the Body of Laos and All My UXOs
 
MAI DER VANG  
Did One-ness Reign in Spite of Chains?  MARY MOORE EASTER  
In this light & from any perspective, name  MONICA BERLIN  
Glitching Emily  STEVE MUESKE
That Chile Emmett in That Casket  PATRICIA SMITH  
Shadowbox Swine  PATRICIA SMITH  
Reminiscence  ELEANOR LERMAN  
Recovery  MAY LEE-YANG  
I think of my mother  ROSANNE SMITH  
When Visiting the Harvard Poetry Room  GARY DOP
Lines for Patrick  AMY SEIFRIED 9
Mantis Praying  DONALD PLATT
The Crosswind  DANIEL BACHHUBER  
The Cherub  MARSH MUIRHEAD
The Sling S OUL CHOJ VANG  
The Greatest Dad in the World  SOUL CHOJ VANG  
My Father in the Great Bear Wilderness  BEN JACKSON
Mill  DANE HAMANN
Together Twenty Years, We Repaint the Bathroom  CAROLYN WILLIAMS-NOREN
A Pomegranate, or A Rhyming Couplet  KRISTIN BRACE  
Surplus  ALAN ELYSHEVITZ  
Fifty Pesos  DANIEL ARIAS GOMEZ  
My Brother Hands Me a $10 Bill MONIC DUCTAN  
Family History  JULIO MACHADO  
The Almond Bush  DIDI JACKSON  
Visiting Hours  JACKIE CRAVEN  
Día de los Muertos  CAROL KOPEC
Same Moon  ROSALYNDE VAS DIAS
An Exchange in Ukiah, CA 2557  BRYAN THAO WORRA
Yes  TIM NOLAN

CREATIVE NON-FICTION

 
Cast Out Darkness
 
SARAH BASIL  
Students of Predictive History  A. KENDRA GREENE  
Fostering Dreams  VICTORYA CHASE  
Only the Names  VICTORYA CHASE  
Six  MICHAEL LEVAN  
Lesser Jackals  SARA DAILEY  
The Grammar of Death  ED DOERR  
From The Song Poet  KAO KALIA YANG
 

MERIDEL LE SUEUR ESSAY

 
The Persephone Complex  
LESLIE JAMISON
    

WATER~STONE REVIEW FICTION PRIZE

 
World Cup  
SABA WAHEED
 

INTERVIEW

 
with Rick Moody  
JOHN BRANDON & NONA KENNEDY CARLSON
 

BOOK REVIEWS

 
The Rainbow and the Body  
STAN SANVEL RUBIN


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