Mike Beyer: Young Energy, Urban Voice
An Interview by Barbara Kidd Lawing
Part 3 of the election yearpolitical commentary
by M. Scott Douglass
Para-Pet by Carl F. Thompson, The Bandoneon by Dennis Must–both runners-up in the 2003 MSR Short Fiction Contest.
Reviews by Melody Clayton, Julia Hayes, Mike James, Barbara Lawing, Mary C. Legg, S. Craig Renfroe, Jr.
of the following work:
Lost Heartland Found by W. K. Buckley, Epicenter by Wendy Wisner, Sex Education by Janice Moore Fuller, German War Child by Christa Blum Mercer, Journey from the Keep of Bones by Michelle Miller Allen, Half Lives: Petrarchan Poems by Richard Jackson, Bleachy-haired Honky Bitch by Hollis Gillespie.
Poetry by Ed Albaugh, Ziggy Edwards, Margaret Boothe Baddour, Joan E. Bauer, Paul Bernstein, Ace Boggess, Jamie Cavanagh, Summer Copelan, Peter Desy, Sybil Pittman Estess, Denise Duhamel, Maria Fire, Harris Gardner, Marvin Glasser, Wendy H. Gill, Arthur Gottlieb, Bill Griffin, Deming P. Holleran, F. Cameron Hunter, Dade County Johnson, David T. Manning, Michael P. McManus, Brenda Kay Ledford, Deborah Mead, Michael Estabrook, Michael Meyerhofer, Chad Parenteau, Jeff Jarosch, Ishle Yi Park, Juanita Torrence-Thompson, S. Sebastian Petsu, Greg Schwartz, Stephen Morris Roberts, Bob Sharkey, Richard Taylor, Richard Vargas, Charles Webb, Lori Wilson,
Cover Art: Ideology, mixed media by Terry Thirion.
Images by Christopher S. Harter, Douglass South, Gerald Wheeler.