Vol. 15, No. 1: "Wish You Were Here!"

Table of Contents:

Raven Notes

Publisher's Notes

Credits & Acknowledgments

Artists'/Poets' Bios

Cultural Geography

Anna Balint, Susie, fiction

Oritsegbemi Emmanuel Jakpa, The River Rolls On, poem

Food & Culture

Tina Schumann, Seven Ways of Looking at a Corkscrew, poem

Odes to Persons, Places & Things

J.T. Stewart, Lesson, for Roberto Valenza, 1943-2010, poem

Judith Roche, Roberto's Memorial, poem

Nature Writing

Jayne Fenton Keane, Halibun #2, poem

Cal Kinnear, #4, from Heart Range, poem

Donald Levering, Roadkill, poem

Joe Mills, The Land and Legacy of Super Chicken, essay

Saint James Harris Wood, The Grass Plan, poem


Christopher J. Jarmick, The Geography of a Poet's Heart:
A Conversation with Peter Ludwin,

Elizabeth Smither, Phrases, fiction

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Rolf Potts, Marco Polo Didn't Go There: Stories & Revelations
from One Decade as a Postmodern Travel Write
Reviewed by Kathleen Alcala

Marianne Aweagon Broyles, The Red Window,
Reviewed by Thomas Hubbard

Jennie Shortridge, When She Flew,
Reviewed by Thomas Hubbard

James Bertolino, Finding Water, Holding Stone,
Reviewed by Christopher J. Jarmick

Peter Ludwin , A Guest in All Your Houses,
[Online only] Reviewed by Christopher J. Jarmick

Howard Norman, Editor, Northern Tales:
Traditional Stories of Eskimo & Indian Peoples
[Online only] Reviewed by Jim Lee

Paul Nelson, A Time Before Slaughter,
Reviewed by John Olson

Timothy Gager, These Poems Are Not Pink Clouds,
Reviewed by K. Alma Peterson

Ana Maria Spagna, Test Ride on the Sunnyland Bus,
Reviewed by Joe Ponepinto

Marion Kimes, Last Year's Horse,
Reviewed by Belle Randall

Sibyl James, Pistols & Hearts,
Reviewed by Judith Roche

Spoken Word: Blue Begonia Press's Poetry Pole

Jody Aliesan, St. Joan, on what's at stake, poem

Jim Bodeen, ...on what's at stake, poem

Feature: Wish You Were Here!

Jeannie Berwick, Checkpoints, essay

Doug Bolling, Remembering Upward, poem

Zdravka Evtimova, As Soft As Breadcrumbs, fiction

Veronica Gaylie, Laundry Room, poem

Trina Gaynon, The World Didn't End at Midnight, poem

Lyn Lifshin, Circus, poem

Priscilla Long, Going To Portland, essay

Charles Lowe, The Pipe Snakes, fiction

Peter Ludwin, Terezin Concentration Camp, Bohemia, poem

Tiffany Midge, The Siam Sequences, essay

Oliver Rice, Souvenirs of the Grand Tour, poem

Jennifer Strickland, This Is How It Begins, fiction

Carolyn A. Theriault, My Darling Clementines, essay

Daniel Willimas, Prince Hamlet National Park, poem

Saint James Harris Wood, The Lost Subway Home, poem

Art & Artists

Lana Hechtman Ayers: Photograph of Peter Ludwin

Anna Balint: Photographs

Jim Bodeen: Photographs

Sharon Carter: Photographs, Back Cover

Vittorio F. Cavalli: Drawings

Michael Filimowicz: Photographs

Kristin Fouquet: Photographs

Brad Gottschalk: Drawing/cartoon strip

Lisbeth Jardine: Photograph

John Kay: Photograph, Front Cover

I.H. Kuniyuki: Photographs

Roberto Valenza: Photographs

Linda Woods: Photograph


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