Willow Springs 52

June 2003

Featuring poetry, prose, and translation by Thomas Lux, John Hogden, Robert Olmstead, Guiseppa Antonia Mallimaci, and more. The issue also includes Misty Harper’s “Splitting,” winner of the 2003 Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award, Gary Fincke’s “Evolution: The Blazer Sestinii,” winner of the 2003 George Garrett Fiction Award and an interview with Phillip Lopate.

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 Poetry

Thomas Lux Birds Nailed to Trees
Boatloads of Mummies
Say You’re Breathing
The Late Ambassadorial Light
Peacocks in Twilight
Lawrence Goeckel The Stare of Drowned Statuary
George Looney Gene Study Shows Whales are Close Relatives of Hippos
Emoke Pulay Hungarians in America
Russell Thorburn Winter Rides Her Bicycle Uphill
Leslie Adrienne Miller To the Postmodernist or He Doesn’t Like [Truth]
David Romtvedt Science
John Hogden This Moon, These Fifty Years
Pre-Natal
Weaning
Outside the Coolawhatchie Blimpie Gas ‘N Go
Paula Bohince Eating Fish in Pittsburgh
A. J. Rathbun Matinee
Angie Hogan Bootleg
Libby Wagner After Arguing

Fiction

Robert Olmstead My Husband and Your Story
Ander Monson Residue
Melvin Si Innf The Heart-Smart Diet

Nonfiction in Translation

Guiseppa Antonia Mallimaci Sabor a Mi Immigrant Bride
  (trans. Edward Vasta)

Vachel Lindsay Poetry Award

Misty Harper Splitting

George Garret Fiction Award

Gary Fincke Evolution: The Blazer Sestinii

Interviews

A Conversation with Phillip Lopate