Spring 2017: Borders

"Spring" © Jill Slaymaker; used by permission]

Crossing Over

On the drill square, children float paper boats in metal basins. I wander off, get lost in a maze of outhouses. In night dreams ever after, I never escape. Better to keep my eyes open, stare up, keep the oiled beams from falling.

—"Self-Portrait at Five"

New pieces will appear on the Table of Contents as they publish throughout the issue cycle.

 


Poetry Spotlight

My Place in Line by Lucy M. Logsdon
We Could Be Cyborgs by Lesley Wheeler
Self-Portrait at Five by Louisa Howerow

Words on Edge

Can a Woman Make a Joke? by Emily Toth

Mental Borders

First Person

Collaborations

The Future Labors Over Her CV by Carol Dorf and Autumn Stephens

Genre Borders

To Be a Snake in Winter by Nyanka Joseph

Personal Stories

No Trespassing by Ellen Prentiss Campbell

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