In This Issue: Fall 2012
Lost the key to success?
Pick the lock!
The Big Picture
is yours for the taking.
The camera never lies—believe it or not.
Brant Lyon, from “Cliché Therapy”
Like a Movie: Among Those Named:
This fall’s collection includes work by Austin Alexis, Holly R. Appling, Robert Balun, Jan Beatty, S. E. Black, Patricia Brody, Geordie Edel, Patrick Henry, Adrienne Hernandez, Ted Jonathan, Pamela L. Laskin, Richard Levine, Jennifer Litt, Peter Martin, Philip Miller, George Moore, James B. Nicola, B. Z. Niditch, Stella Padnos-Shea, Andy Pawelczak, Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Carolyn Raphael, Claudia Serea, Larissa Shmailo, Jared Smith, Joseph Stanton, Mervyn Taylor, Melinda Thomsen, Barry Wallenstein, Abigail Welhouse, Terry Wolverton and Michael T. Young.
Big City, Little:
Kate Irving: When Sleep Won’t Come, Among the Named
Richard Pearse, Living In Grace
David Francis, What I Owe The Thief
Christopher Cappelluti, The Grey Dog
Preston Hollow’s ‘singing’ article: Talkin’ Frackin’ Blues
A man steps up knocks on my door,
says, “Hey! How’d y’like more … cash?”
“More cash?” says I, “Why, sure.”
…holds up a piece of paper…
Patrick Henry, Deep Water Dividing Budapest
Quitman Marshall, “Lost” from his unpublished collection of essays, Swampspirit
George Drew on The Collected Poems of Jared Smith, 1971 – 2011
Shira Dentz’s black seeds on a white dish, reviewed by Laurel Kallen
Gil Fagiani’s Serfs of Psychiatry, reviewed by Lynn McGee
Colette Inez, Horseplay, reviewed by Kryssa Schemmerling
Melinda Thomsen on Philip Miller’s The Ghost of Every Day
George Wallace on Thom Ward’s Etcetera’s Mistress
Ronnie Norpel, Baseball Karma and the Constitution Blues
Margo Berdeshevsky, Between Soul and Stone
Mary Noonan, The Fado House
Dean Kostos, Rivering
Hilary Sideris, Sweet Flag
David Francis: On A Shingle Near Yapton
Big City Lit welcomes letters from its readers. Address correspondence to Editors@nycBigCityLit.com
We welcome Melinda Thomsen as a Contributing Editor of the magazine.
Martin Mitchell, Barry Wallenstein, James Ragan, Patrick Henry (UK), Diana Manister,
Margo Berdeshevsky, George Wallace, Larissa Shmailo, Brant Lyon, Melinda Thomsen