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POETRY

Off Duty Elvis | Jennifer Battisti (video exclusive)
Second Skin | Megan Duffy
Desiccant Perspective | Megan Duffy
Mineral 275 et al (Wulfenite) | Rosemarie Dombrowski
Mineral 168, 247, 269 (Siderite) | Rosemarie Dombrowski
Mineral 212, 213 (Crocoite) | Rosemarie Dombrowski
Datura | Angela M. Brommel (video exclusive)
In Love’s Crucible | Susan Clayton-Goldner
Strip Disco | A. Williams
The Origin of Lost People | A. Williams
Between San Gabriel and Tehachapi | Jake Sheff
Abduction | Lois Roma-Deeley
Magic | Courtney LeBlanc
Space Gator | Miranda Cooper
Turn | Bruce Isaacson
Tension | Susan Johnson
Spiral | Susan Johnson
She Keeps | Heather Lang (video exclusive)

HELEN STEWART POETRY AWARD

1st Place : Ecotone | Christine Bettis (video exclusive)
2nd Place : Arrhythmimic | Lana Hanson
3rd Place : Next, Is | Miranda Cooper

FLASH FICTION

Expecting | Ingrid Taylor
Archive of Family History | Bette Pesetsky
Treasures and Turning Points | Yanick Cadieux

ART

Blind Optimism | Su Limbert
Tell me about the killer swamp bunny Mr President | Margaret Ann Withers
Jenny’s BreastFish | Sally Deskins
Proud Tortoise | Stephanie Barr
Roadrunners That Won’t Run Far | Alisha Kerlin
Lead By Example | Don Michael, Jr.

PETITE HOUND PRESS ISSUE #7

PETITE HOUND PRESS ISSUE #10

FICTION

Chunkwall Barkowitz | Neil Carpathios
Ballad of Jane | DeMisty Bellinger
For the Things in the Cracks are Always Watching | Lorna Dickson Keach
Missing Link | Jennifer Barton
Victor’s Rewrite #1 | Amy Scanlan O’Hearn

NONFICTION

Perfect Pie | Linda McKenney
Viva Home | Caroline Horwitz

Our first web issue will also include our new innovative printing option : a short poem printed on a poker chip. For our Spring Issue 2016  we’ve created a haiku from Jennifer Battisti‘s poem. Available for purchase in October 2016.