Spring 2023


The Bone Year 1 by Kristin LaFollette


Letter from the Editors



Christopher Klingbeil
Full Circle



Janet Robinson
from Lost Tides

Michael Patterson
from The Blue Pill

Jillian Eagan
Art Restoration

Melissa Gurney



Tara Menon
We Only had Ourselves to Blame

Frank J. Albert
The Gardener

Mark Connelly
Father Mike

Zack Fox Loehle
The Appropriate Spank



Melissa Souma
three poems translated from Spanish by Ariel Francisco

Boris Pasternak
White Night translated from Russian by Stella Hayes

Oriette D’Angelo
two poems translated from Spanish by Lupita Eyde-Tucker

Stéphane Bouquet
Super Greek Novice translated from French by Nicholas Hauck

Ervin Hatibi
Death of Metaphor translated from Albanian by Ami Xherro

Shuntarō Tanikawa
Encountering Mother — Youth 4 translated from Chinese by Chang Yuchen and Fan Wu



Aaron Sandberg
two poems

Christina M. Rau

Sammy T. Anderson
Black Pyre

Ataisha Atkinson
The Kiss

Deborah Reich

Vera Sirota
Looking for Lenore

KT Herr
three poems

Jennifer Fisher
A Day in the Life

Carol Nesbit
two poems



Amani Muthana
Language, Perspective and Literature: An Interview with Ali Jimale Ahmed

Sonia Arora
Mothering the Self: An Interview with Jenn Givhan

William Pagdatoon
Worcester and The Diaspora Sonnets: An Interview with Oliver de la Paz


Cover Art Credit: Kristin LaFollette is a writer, artist, and photographer and serves as the Art Editor at Mud Season Review. She is the author of Hematology (winner of the 2021 Harbor Editions Laureate Prize) and Body Parts (winner of the 2017 GFT Press Chapbook Prize). She received her Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University and is a professor at the University of Southern Indiana. Learn more about her work at kristinlafollette.com


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