In this issue of jmww (winter 2009):

Leni Zumas discusses
her favorite books

The photography of
Michael Cantor

jmww. winter 2009

Editor's Note

High Five

High Five: Five Books I Judged by Their Covers
by Leni Zumas


Something Appropriate by Timothy Quinlan

Johnny Will by Mary Hamilton

Darren in the Van by Steve Silkin

Karina Street by Louis Gallo

Solicitous Allison McCarthy

The Experimentalist: Extracts from the Journal of Lucien Steinmann
by Christamar Varicella

Flash Fiction

Eulogy by Thomas Kearnes


near (white) by Mark DeCarteret

Sympathy for Pluto by Henry Toromoreno

Gumbo Limbo by Sankar Roy

Face Without Features by Jay Snodgrass

13 Ways of Water by CM Scott Owens


The Photography of Michael Cantor


Where Do Poems Come From? The Dreamworld of Philip Levine by Gary Lehmann

Book and Chapbook Reviews

The White Road by Tania Hershman
(Reviewed by Jen Michalski)

New Lines From the Old Line State: An Anthology of the Maryland Writers Association
(Reader review)

To Lose & To Pretend by Chris O. Cook
(Reviewed by Adam Robinson)

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The Flightless Goose
is now available
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jmww Road Tour

First Day Poetry/Performance Marathon at tje Creative Alliance,
January 1st, 2009, Baltimore

CityLit Festival, Enoch Pratt Free Library, April 18th, 2009, Baltimore