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  ESSAYS by Carol Ann Davis,
David Gessner, Genese Grill,
James Alan McPherson, & Sean P. Smith

FICTION by Sarah Blackman, Jenny Irish,
James Alan McPherson, &
Zach VandeZande

POETRY by Lola Haskins, Sharon Olds,
Taije Silverman, Bianca Stone,
Clifford Thompson, Natasha Trethewey,
& Michael Waters




On Slaughter and Praying: An Essay in Two Parts
an essay by Carol Ann Davis

Before getting to my desk this morning I’ve woken to the back of Luke’s spine in blue light and understood for the first time that is the image I have been dreaming of after working the “I” entirely out of a poem that didn’t need it. The poem has nothing to do with me and everything to do with the cataract over a saint’s eye as Fra Angelico finished painting it in fresco five hundred years ago, everything to do with what, if anything, an angel could tell Mary about what she’s getting into when the angel comes to tell her she’ll bear the . . .

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