E S S A Y S6 / Editor's Commentary: On Being A Managing Editor, Robert Stewart
27 / Introduction: The Drawings of Laurie Lipton, Janet Burroway
75 / A brief history of hair:, Alyce Miller
F I C T I O N11 / Family, Frances Sherwood
31 / Bobbing, Helen Barolini
57 / The Birthday, Harry Mark Petrakis
89 / Say When, Roderick Townley
101 / Pine Cones, Scott Ely
119 / Handel's Father, Bill Oliver
139 / Mistrals, Stephen Ausherman
167 / The Bombing of Tripoli, William McCauley
P O E T R Y41 / Christmas 2001, Tim Seibles
44 / Five Poems, Nance Van Winckel
49 / What the Body Knows, Alison Townsend
52 / Two Poems, Eric Pankey
93 / Hostage, Roberta Swann
95 / The Black Hole, David Ray
96 / In a Season of Absence, Maryfrances Wagner
97 / Some Boys are Born to Wander, Walt McDonald
98 / At Sybaris, Francis Blessington
99 / Spring Fires in Livingston Parish, Alison Pelegrin
148 / Three Poems, Regan Good
154 / The Bar Mitzvah, Alex Horne
155 / The Letter Walter Bargen
156 / The Skeleton of Roaring Camp Might be a Woman, David Citino
157 / Georgia, Susan Whitmore
158 / Water, Greg Field
160 / On the Undying Political Influence of Frank O'Hara, Saul Bennett
163 / The Swing, Miriam Poeter-Miller
164 / The Race, Kurt Brown
A R T W O R KLaurie Lipton, drawings, front cover, pages 5, 10, 25, 26, 30, 39, 40, 56, 74, 100, 118, 138, 147, 162, 166. (Introductory essay by Janet Burroway, page 27.)
Roger Pfingston, photographic portfolio, pages 81-88.
Kathrin Perutz, photograph, "One Year Later," page 94.
175 / Notes On Contributors
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Two Poems (Eric Pankey)