Issue #1 Table of Contents

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Notes on Contributors
My War Paolo Madrigal
The Echo of Neighborly Bones Daniel Woodrell
Lovers Through All Eternity and Forevermore Anthony Neil Smith
Eclipse Rolo Diez
Scouts Tristan Davies
Felon Les Edgerton
And Ivy Leaves the Door Unlocked Tim L. Williams
Nasty Jay Cortright McMeel
Maria's Misfortune Kaili Van Waveren
Spadework J.D. Rhoades
Boars Stephen Gibson
The Undertaker's Story J.F. Connolly
The Scarecrow Patricia Abbott
House of Tears Gary Phillips
Something Is out There Richard Bausch
Words Are Cheap Ken Bruen

NOVEL EXCERPT

Evavangeline (from the novel Smonk) Tom Franklin

CLASSIC REPRINT

Professional Man David Goodis

SPECIAL FEATURE

Frank Hamm (an excerpt from a work in progress) Mary Gaitskill
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