Issue 14

Issue 14 Fall 2014

Issue front list


Melanie Yazzie

Melanie Yazzie is Dine/Navajo of the Salt Water Clan and Bitter Water Clan of the Dine/Navajo People of North Eastern Arizona. She is Professor of Art and Head of Printmaking at the University of Colorado.


Founded in 1964, UMOM is the largest homeless shelter for families in Arizona.

Kristen Arnett

Kristen Arnett is a fiction and essay writer who has held fellowships at Tin House and Lambda Literary Foundation.

Jim Shepard

Jim Shepard is the author of seven novels, including Project X and the forthcoming The Book of Aron, and four story collections, including Like You’d Understand, Anyway, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and won The Story Prize.

James Cihlar

James Cihlar is the author of the poetry books Rancho Nostalgia (Dream Horse Press, 2013) and Undoing (Little Pear Press, 2008), and the chapbooks A Conversation with My Imaginary Daughter (Bloom Chapbook Prize, 2013) and Metaphysical Bailout (Pudding House Press, 2010).

Wendy Barker

Wendy Barker's sixth collection of poetry, One Blackbird at a Time: The Teaching Poems, received the John Ciardi Prize and is forthcoming from BkMk Press in 2015.