Vol. 2, No. 4
June/July 1998


s p o t l i g h t   o n . . .
Poet Jim Rushton
Spotlight

f r o m   t h e   e d i t o r s
Chris Lott performs a self-interview and Tom Dooley writes about procrastination, violence, mortality and more...
Editors
f r o m   t h e   i n s i d e
Prison essayist Anthony Lee Brown on the 87 Percent
From the Inside
t h e   s a l o n
Featured essayist Valentine Michael Smith on a man named "Jimmy"
Salon
m a k i n g     t i m e
Music columnist Don Mager on Galina Ustvolskaya
Making Time (Music Review)
i n     p r i n t
Scott Ruddick on June print offerings and the launch of Vent magazine
In Print (Scott Ruddick)
f i c t i o n
Stanley Jenkins, Judy Ossello Jeff Weston, and Katie Howenstine
Fiction
p o e t r y
Catherine Farid, Curtis Harrell, Billy Little, Li Min Hua, David Starkey, and Diane Wald
Poetry
n o n f i c t i o n
Dail Bridges
Nonfiction
t r a v e l
A. E. Sadler
Travel
m i s c e l l a n y
Alan Kaufman and Russ Josephs
Miscellany
h u m o r  &  s a t i r e
Robert Brady
Humor
i n t e r  /  r e v i e w s
Reviews from Ann Skea, Mark Leeper, and Harriet Klausner
Reviews & Interviews
c i n e m a
Reviews from Shaggy Bob, Chris Null, and Mark Leeper plus an interview with Shane Meadows, director of the film TwentyFourSeven
Film & Cinema