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jmww anthology IV is here!

This best-of our 2009 online issues includes Roxane Gay, Paula Bomer, Meg Pokrass, Kyle Hemmings, Heather Fowler, Jac Jemc, Justin Hamm, and more! You can order it here!

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Editor's Note

Special Flash Issue
(edited by David Erlewine)

Editor's Note

Bluer Than Any Sky
by Charles Lennox

Out of Frame
by Jarrid Deaton

Hartman Murders
by Gary Moshimer

by Rusty Barnes

by Katrina Gray

How to Give Dating Advice as a State Social Worker
by Timothy Gager

The Bastrom
by Seth Fried

Partner Yoga
by Tria Andrews

This Is Not a Story About Last Chances
by Damian Dressick

by Sheldon Lee Compton

The I of a Needle
by Ethel Rohan

Kill Tig!
by S. Craig Renfoe, Jr.

The Stump
by Andrew Roe

by Kyle Minor

The Inventor Makes a Breakthrough
by Michael Czyzniejewski

Prescott, Presley, Preston
by Matt Bell

Adam and Eve
by Edward Mullany

The Night I Met Her She Said Once You Go Yellow
by Matthew Salesses

Going Back to Flag
by Kevin Wilson

Pig Week, 2008
by Kevin Wilson

The Beach
by Curtis Smith

The Son
by Curtis Smith

Small Craft Warning
by Tara Laskowski

The Peacock Lady
by Molly Gaudry

by Molly Gaudry

Where Did It All Go Wrong?
by Erin Fitzgerald

Kumquat Soda
by Meg Pokrass

The Intrinsic Subjectivity of Modern Romance
by Roxane Gay

by Sam Nam

10 Items or Less
by Robert Swartwood

by Scott Garson

The Well
by Ben Loory

Book Reviews

Knock Knock by Heather Hartley
(Reviewed by Ashlie Kauffman)

The Darkened Temple by Mari L'Esperance
(Reviewed by Christine Stewart)

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