Vol. 3, No. 3
September/October, 1999


s p o t l i g h t   o n . . .
Silvia Antonia Brandon Pérez: Beautiful, dignified verses from Cuban-born lawyer, dancer, and poet
Spotlight
f r o m   t h e   e d i t o r s
Tom Dooley returns from vacation and goes looking for space.
Editors
t h e   s a l o n
Featured essayists Stanley Jenkins and Paul Sampson
Salon
m a k i n g     t i m e
Music columnist Don Mager praises Elliot Carter
Making Time (Music Review)
f i c t i o n
A story from sixteen-year-old Daniel Velton, plus work by Alan Kaufman, Marcy Dermansky, Martha Nemes Fried, Oren Shafir, Dennis Must, and A.Y. Tanaka
Fiction
p o e t r y
Five poems by Teresa White, plus Christy Franke, Taylor Graham, Alvis Minor, Annette Marie Hyder, and Robert James Berry
Poetry
n o n f i c t i o n
Barbara Lefcowitz finds a new use for an old sheet, while Anonymous takes a road trip through America's heartland
Nonfiction
m i s c e l l a n y
Paula Henderson illustrates good parenting, Paul Dubnor explores one realm of sexual deviancy, and Ron Callari puts current events in perspective
Miscellany
h u m o r  &  s a t i r e
Matt Sharkey reaches out to his favorite celebrities and Craig Butler sheds light on the world of Cabaret
Humor
i n t e r  /  r e v i e w s
Eight new book reviews from Ann Skea, plus Tom Dooley reviews Willis Alan Ramsey, Johnny Dowd and Grumpuss
Reviews & Interviews