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jmww anthology V is here!

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Editor's Note


When I Pulled Her Out of the Water
by Leslie Haynsworth

by William Black

Ohio Crossing
by Tony Press

While Conducting Research for His Forthcoming Novel
by John Minichillo

by Faith Gardner

The Mystery Spot
by Julia Wang

by Kevin Spaide

by Thomas Kearnes


Robinson Sends a Letter to Someone (Cento III)
by Kathleen Rooney

Robinson Sends a Letter to Someone (Cento IX)
by Kathleen Rooney

After the Death of His Father, Simon Grows
by Dave Wanczyk

by Beau Boudreaux

Learning to Shoot
by Emily Kagan Trenchard

by Emily Kagan Trenchard

Book Reviews

India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Re-making by Anand Giridharadas
(Reviewed by Girija Sankar)

The Enemy of Good is Better by Michael Salcman
(Reviewed by Lalita Noronha)

The Correspondence Artist by Barbara Browning
(Reviewed by Patrick Trotti)

And Then I Disappeared Again by Erik Stinson
(Reviewed by Patrick Trotti)

Normally Special by xTx
(Reviewed by Patrick Trotti)

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