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Virgil SuárezThe Anatomy of a Poetry Contest
Melissa PritchardThe Near Impossible
Steven Winn Keeping Silence
Steve Heller Walking through the Moon
Lisa D. Chavez Chicken
Peter Van Gelder Rocky Mountain High
H. Lee BarnesChanging Hands
Teresa Leo Breaking Silences: An Interview with Martín Espada
Jim NicholsThe Slow Monkeys
Winner of the 2000 Willamette Award in Fiction
Judith SlaterChester, Resurrected
Osvaldo SabinoSmoke and Steel: Three Tales for the End of the Century
David KranesWalking Towards Boise
Clint McCownSome Assembly Required
Christopher MeeksAcademy Award Afternoon and Evening
Stacy ThieszenRiding
Catherine BradyThe Last of the True Believers
Gaylord BrewerOde to Leonard Cohen and Yogi Berra
Winner of the 2000 Willamette Award in Poetry
Martín Espada A Mayan Astronomer in Hell's Kitchen
Virgil SuárezLos Murcielagos/The Bats
 La Noche
Elton GlaserIncompatibles in the Wild Light
JoAnne Reyes-BoitelEveryday Mambo
Yvonne V. SapiaWhat It is Like to be Gone
Bart EdelmanYour Father's Ghost
Kathleen Flenniken Elisabeth Reads Poetry
Stella JohnstonNot a Step
 War Stories: Memorial Day: 1989
Marilyn JohnstonTaking Count
Ruth ThompsonMy Father Lived in Silence
Kate GaleWhat I Did Not Tell Anyone
 Urban Gorillas
Heather Brittain BergstromGeraniums
Peter HenryWhat Follows: Self-Portrait, Palimpsest and the Iamb "For Sure"
Anthony Russell WhiteCounting My Feathers
Susan TerrisStates of Mind: A Meditation on Places I've Never Been
Colette InezDocumentary
 Double Tankas for Chiang Ching
Stephen HavenBlossom
 Sun Wukong, Monkey King
James Hoggard Louisiana Dawn
Rob WhitbeckThe Night Work
 Flensberger Bahnhof
Brian DaldorphParnell's Daughter
 Young Molloy
g. anna sanchezgreat serpent
Stephen WallinSpelunking the Skull
 After Thereafter
Christopher HowellThe Thirteenth Interval
Beth Ellen AnstandigThe Last Stop Disco
Sue AllspawGoing to the Seal Rodeo
 What Happens During Whiteouts in Antarctica
Jennifer GrotzMind of Winter
 The Heart
 The Air We Breathe
William SheldonCatching My Breath
 Fecund July
 After the Zoo
Miles Garrett WatsonWhat We Never Want
Rigoberto GonzalezCrooked Man
Ryan Van CleaveGarbage Truck, Hearse Driver
Demetrice Anntía WorleyWhite Lines
Pearl KarrerBaja Meditations
Roseann LloydSanta Clara Convent, Antigua, Guatemala
Lois RosenOur Daily Bread


Volume IV, Issue 2
Fall/Winter 2000 cover Cover image by
Mary Qian
"Woman in Blue Dress"

Jeff Knorr
Tim Schell
Brad Stiles

Contributing Editors
David Mount
Craig Lesley
Allen Widerburg
Kate Gray

Copy Editors
Beverly Froehlich
Allison Gerfin

Lindsay Wolff

Diane Angelo

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