Vol. 8, No. 3
July/August, 2004

s p o t l i g h t   o n . . .
The fiction of Joan Shaddox Isom
f r o m   t h e   e d i t o r s
Tom Dooley looks at this issue, plus a message from Travel Editor Michael Spice
t h e   s a l o n
Comment by CE Chaffin, Paul Sampson, Stanley Jenkins and Tom Dooley
m a k i n g     t i m e
Don Mager discusses classical music
Making Time (Music Review)
f i c t i o n
Another mega fiction issue featuring Carolyn Steel Agosta, Joel Best, Alexandra Fox, Dennis Kaplan, Alex Keegan, David J. LeMaster, Adam Marcus, Louis Malloy, Corey Mesler, Christopher Orlet, Sylvia Petter, Padma Prasad, D.A. Taylor, and Charles Yu
p o e t r y
Great verse (and a thriving word poem section) from Aishwarya, Arlene Ang, Liliana Bayer, Llaird Barron, Liz Bruno, Michael Catherwood, Barbara De Franceschi, Anita Dugat-Greene, Taylor Graham, J. Alana Hauenschild, Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Amy Crane Johnson, Christina Ranon, Deborah P. Kolodji, Miriam N. Kotzin, and Julie King
n o n f i c t i o n
Pieces on religion, war, and other trials by Jane Webster, Chuck West, David Graham, Jim Gourley, and Susanna Dyer
h u m o r  &  s a t i r e
Sarah Posner analyzes the latest hit T.V. series
m i s c e l l a n y
Pieces on tools by Nonfiction Editor Paul Sampson, Sherri Linn Kline, Janet Kieffer, and Steve Silkin
t r a v e l
Travel Editor Mike Spice presents Jerry Portwood and Nicholas Mistretta and the return of Joseph Mourning
i n t e r  /  r e v i e w s
Tons of good stuff from Review Editor Kevin McGowin, Gilbert Wesley Purdy, Rajgopal Nidamboor, Colleen Mondor, and Ann and David Skea
Reviews & Interviews