Water~Stone Review, v.20

ISSN: 1520-4581
ISBN: 978-1-934458-10-5

Distributed by Ubiquity Distributors, Inc.
and Don Olson Distributors

Design/Photography Curation by Dylan Olson-Cole
at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

Cover photograph by Jeremy Brenner
Solar Flare, 2019

Copyedited and proofread by Anne Kelley Conklin

 

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Hunger for Tiny Things
Volume 22 (2020-2021)

Editors
Meghan Maloney-Vinz (Executive Managing), Katrina Vandenberg (Poetry/Creative Nonfiction), Keith Lesmeister (Contributing, Fiction)

Associate Editors
Patricia Weaver Francisco, Mark Teats

Assistant Editors
Elizabeth Caswell, Amanda Happy, Lucas McMillan

Assistant Managing Editor
Robyn Earhart

With gratitude to the students of the Editorial Board.

Read the Letter from the Executive Editor

CONTENTS:
  

FICTION


Floating  RUTH MUKWANA
FastDog  Security ALLISON WYSS
Bear No Relation  DAN MALAKOFF
Safe  LIBBY FLORES
Toast  LIBBY FLORES
One Million Years BC  FORTUNATO SALAZAR
Renunciation  DENTON LOVING

 

POETRY


My grandparents’ house was razed —
left in piles of stone, board, and debris  CHRISTINE ROBBINS
Talk to Me about Power  JUDY HALEBSKY
Theories and Postulates  SAM STOKLEY
Passenger Pigeon, Audubon Plate LXII  NOAH DAVIS
Papi, I Can See Your Bones  MARIELA LEMUS
The Roses  ANNE PIPER
From Out of the Darkness  JONATHAN GREENHAUSE
On Behalf of Minneapolis  MORGAN GRAYCE WILLOW
The Old Loneliness  MORGAN GRAYCE WILLOW
45  DAVID MELVILLE
Estate Sale  MEG EDEN
The Book  PETER VERTACNIK
I Came Here  JASON TANDON
The Geranium  KEVIN McLELLAN
Icarus Tells His Son  JOHN WALSER
Before the First Incision  ALICE HATCHER
The Late Accommodations  MARJORIE STELMACH
Elegy Traveling at 73 MPH  F. DANIEL RZICZNEK
Rust Belts  HALEE KIRKWOOD
Haibun for Early Autumn, Haibun for Buses & Sobriety  HALEE KIRKWOOD
Primate  AMY BAGAN
We Came to Dinner  JOHN BARGER
I thought, I know absence  SUZANNE SWANSON
In Which Noah Says Goodbye to His Animals  MEGHAN McCLURE
Falling Holding Fast  RENEE SOTO
Still Life, with Pomegranates  WILLIAM REICHARD
EGGSHELLS  MICHAEL KLEBER-DIGGS

 

CREATIVE NON-FICTION


Sweet Just Yesterday 
JOANNA MANNING
Listening to the Music of a Vulture’s Egg
  CHRIS ARTHUR
Absolute Dark 
STEVEN HARVEY
air in the brain 
JJ PEÑA
Butterflies (Excerpt from Mountain of God) 
KAZIM ALI
Aqua Vitae 
PHILLIP HURST
Dunkirk 
KEITH LESMEISTER
Rublev’s Trinity 
CAROLYN SCHULTZ-RATHBUN
Taking Each Other In 
JACKIE TRYTTEN
The Jellyfish Tide 
KRISCHAN STOTZ

 

INTERVIEW


with Kazim Ali
  JESSICA LIND PETERSON & RUPA THADHANI

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Inside/Out  STAN SANVIEL RUBIN
Nonfiction for the Common Good  BARRIE JEAN BORICH

 

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