Issue Twelve: CONTENTS

Editor's Note

Poetry
Nick Narbutas | Three Poems
Laura Romeyn | Slab City
Meghan Privitello | Two Poems
John James | 1956
Leah Falk | The Impossible Problem
Ian Burnette | dear radio
Jenny Molberg | Echolocation
Brynne Rebele-Henry | Purple
Matthew Minicucci | to flense
Alec Hershman | Against the Body's Blue Unwield
Sara Henry | Dispatches from Somewhere in Brooklyn, 3:22 A.M.
Austin Kodra | Hiding in the Birds
Lisa Hiton | Two Poems
Mariel Alonzo | On Pork & Camellia
Nicole Rollender | There's No Such Thing as Skin
Jeffrey Perkins | Raccoon Mountain
Anna Rose Welch | To The Knees
Emily Zhang | Two Poems
Matt Morton | And the Mountains Grew Sirens
Joseph Fasano | Benediction

Prose
Gary Garrison | Brother Bones
Lydia Weintraub | Feelies
John Stegner | Cleansing
Bruce Johnson | There There
Christina Qiu | Cherries for Roxanna
Maia Rosenfeld | Expired
JJ Womack | Everythingispinkinhell

The Good Stuff
Daniel Peña | On "Elegy for a Broken Machine" by Patrick Phillips
Anna Kramer | On "Hive" by Christina Stoddard
Oriana Tang | On "Blue Yodel" by Ansel Elkins
Lois Carlisle | A Conversation with John Mortara
Kenna O'Rourke | On "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine
Dalton Day | On "War of the Foxes" by Richard Siken

Art
Christian Hopkins | Five Portraits
Itai Almor | Underwood
Jenn Moon | The Metamorphosis
Soyoung Ha | It's Wrong
Antonio Estevez | Looking for Warm Places in Cold People

Sneak Peek: Poets on Growth (Math Paper Press, 2015)
Peter LaBerge & Talin Tahajian | Editors' Note
D. Gilson | Learning to Poem
Claudia Cortese | Essay with Teenage Poem, Ohio Girlhood, and Burning Rivers
Ocean Vuong | Beginnings: New York

2015 Adroit Prizes Editors' List:
Rachael Allen | Prose | Bowdoin College, '18
Mehul Bhagat | Poetry | Emory University, '18
Nathan Blansett | Poetry | Emory University, '19
Catherine Brams | Poetry | Middlebury College, '18
Walker Caplan | Prose | Lakeside School, '16
Preston Craig | Poetry | Harvard University, '16
Cu Fleshman | Prose | University of California - Irvine, '18
Mitchell Glazier | Poetry | West Virginia University, '17
Ava Goga | Poetry | Robert McQueen High School, '16
Safwan Khatib | Poetry | Columbia University, '19
Erin Koehler | Poetry | State University of New York - Geneseo, '15
Jessica Li | Prose | Livingston High School, '16
Annalise Lozier | Poetry | Interlochen Arts Academy, '17
Blaike Marshall | Poetry | College of Charleston, '17
Grant McClure | Poetry | Wofford College, '19
Jared Newman | Prose | Yale University, '19
Lucy Silbaugh | Prose | Abington Friends School, '16
Jeremy Windham | Poetry | Stephen F. Austin State University, '15