Vol. 4, No. 1
January/February, 2000


s p o t l i g h t   o n . . .
Jennifer Finstrom: Striking poetry from midwestern writer.
Spotlight
f r o m   t h e   e d i t o r s
Tom Dooley shaves his head for philosophical reasons.
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 reflects on a century of music.
Making Time (Music Review)
f i c t i o n
Suzanne Thomson returns with beautiful and controversial writing. Also, "almost nonfiction" by Ezra Olman and two eclectic tales from Michael Katz and Francis Till.
Fiction
p o e t r y
Less is more. A pared down selection of poetry, including two great poems from Frank Van Zant and work by Mitchell Metz, Jessy Randall and Annette Marie Hyder.
Poetry
m i s c e l l a n y
Coultas W. Kemp reveals his connection to a presidential candidate. Dennis Kaplan indulges his obsession with gravity.
Miscellany
i n t e r  /  r e v i e w s
New book reviews from Ann Skea.
Reviews & Interviews