Volume 3
(2000)



Fiction

WHAT IS WAS Lon Otto

INTO THIS HOUSE Richard Lundquist

HOW THE DEAD LIVE Gina Ochsner

HEAVY FRUIT Lisa Metzgar

Brenda Ueland Prose Prize

THE LOSS OF GREEN Catherine Brady

ANSWERING MONETA Susan Olding

ORANGES Gary Eldon Peter

AT THE HOUR OF OUR DEATH Patricia Hoolihan

 

Poetry

SELF-PORTRAIT DOING T’AI CHI IN CHINATOWN

ITS IS HARD NOT TO LOVE THE WORLD Jim Moore

SESTINA: AGAIN YOU RETURN Rita Moe

MOONDOG Marie Rickmyer

POETRY CITY James Cihlar

400 P W Johnson

GO CAREFULLY, CAREFULLY Martha Goetsch

CANTO 37 Redwings crows cranes R. Virgil Ellis

AT THE VALU-MART Josie Raney

TWILIGHT Dorianne Laux

THE ANARCHISTS IN THE COFFEE SHOP Steve Mueske

POODLES

CHRISTMAS FABLE Bonnie Wanek

FIGURE  Judith Kerman

A NIGHTMARE AFTER MY FATHER’S STROKE Ann Iverson

¿QUÉ ES? Roseann Lloyd

ON THE PONTOON William Reichard

OTHERWISE Michael C. Smith

RURAL DEMOGRAPHY Virgil Suarez

MY ROMANCE

MUSE Kim Addonizio

LEAVERS Donald Hall

HAVING BEEN AT SEA EIGHT MONTHS

YOUR NAME Christine Sikorski

CUE

YAHOO Juliet Patterson

CARTOGRAPHY

GENESIS Julie Hessler

GLASS GIRL Julie Cox

REACH Holly Harden

IN SECOND GRADE Kathy Anderson

THERE ARE THREE APPLES Melanie Kenny

LEAVE-TAKING Vicki Graham

WHAT THINGS WANT

HEARING BIRDS AT THE SHINTO SHRINE Robert Bly

THE PORTRAIT: GEORGE BELLOWS’ AUNT FANNY Mary Coolidge Cost

SYMBIOSIS

MEDIEVAL HERBAL Mary Kay Rummel

MAURICE PRENDERGAST – STILL LIFE David Cost

SEA

PRESENCES Ilze Klavina Mueller

8:03 P.M.

IT IS NOT THE FACT THAT I WILL DIE THAT I MIND Jim Moore

The Loft’s National Prize in Fiction

LORD I WANT TO BE MORE INDIAN IN MY HEART Michael Schlemper

The Loft’s National Prize in Poetry

NOT DRINKING ALONE: A LETTER AT THANKSGIVING

DAMAGE Jude Nutter

 

Creative Nonfiction

HOMESICK IN AMERICA Juliet Wittman

RIVER LOGIC Ruth Gila Berger

 

Meridel Le Sueur Essay

OUT OF THE DARKNESS: WRITING TO SURVIVE LA LUCHA Judith Ortiz Cofer

 

Interviews

AN INTERVIEW WITH ROSELLEN BROWN Jim Moore and Claire Ellis

AN INTERVIEW WITH SCOTT RUSSELL SANDERS Barrie Jean Borich and Pam Joern

AN INTERVIEW WITH RAFAEL CAMPO Carol Pearce Bjorlie

 

Book Reviews

THE LONGING FOR CONFLAGRATION A Bookworm

NIGHTWORKS: POEMS 1962-2000 by Marvin Bell and

BLESSING THE BOATS: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1988-2000 by Lucille Clifton

Stan Sanvel Rubin

WHERE NONFICTIONS CHANGE DIRECTION by Mark Spragg and

THE NIGHT GARDENER: A SEARCH FOR HOME by Marjorie Sandor

Judith Kitchen


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