Willow Springs 50

June 2002

Featuring poetry, prose, and translation by Beckian Fritz Goldberg, Michael Heffernan, Tom Crawford, Byron Rodriguez, and more. The issue also includes Greg Pape’s “Steps,” winner of the 2002 Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award, Michael Jody Azzouni’s “Giant Squid in High Places,” winner of the 2002 George Garrett Fiction Award and Robert Abel’s review, “Telling the Stories of the Disappeared.”

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Beckian Fritz Goldberg Sexual Shamans” from Ancient Legends and Infidelities
Art and Life
Wigs Armor
Gibbons Ruark Nesting Epiphany’s Snowfall
David Lee Canyonlands, Eden
William Kloefkorn Sergeant Patrick Gass, Chief Carpenter: On the Trail with Lewis and Clark
Brad Clompus Healing Ceremony
Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg The Snow Queen
Michael Heffernan Entrance
Dennis Saleh Lamentation
Kurt S. Olsson The Architecture of Exile
Robert Gregory Is It Bad to Forget What You Dream
Like a City in Rain
Abigail Howell The Sky Has a String in Its Mouth
The Woman Composed of Birds
Kevin Craft Medical History
David Dodd Lee Lake Winnipeg
Linda Elkin The Edge of Believing
John Hennessy Nicholas, Flying
Mike Devlin
John Latta John Latta, in a Copybook
Garden Variety Stories
Lois Rosen Blizzard
Rush Rankin Retiring
Tom Wayman Gesture
What Teaching First-Year College Poetry Taught Me
Charles Freeland Night Song
The Inferno


Kim Silveira Woterbeek The Fur Is Feline
Tom Crawford Frank’s Story

Fiction in Translation

Byron Rodriguez from Bestiary of Ashes
  (trans. Carlos Reyes)


Robert Abel Telling the Stories of the Disappeared

Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award

Greg Pape Steps

George Garrett Fiction Award

Jody Azzouni Giant Squid in High Places