Category Archives: Table of Contents


Cover Art
Raw, Michie Harris

Antioch Writers’ Workshop Poetry Contest Winners
Best-in-Show What I Forgot to Say, Amy Drees
First Place, Adult Soot, Kerry Trautman
Second Place, Adult Daily, Andrew Ellis
First Place, Youth Sister, Colleen Freeze
Second Place, Youth Artists’ Block, Gemma Miller

Foreclosure, Grace Curtis
April Haiku, Rebecca Griswold
Stages of Decomposition, Colleen Freeze
Snowflake, Christy Lynne Trotter
Arizona, Late May, Grace Curtis
David’s Peggotty, Grace Curtis
Coney Island, Kerry Trautman

Ode to Father’s Day, Christy Lynne Trotter
Streams of Consciousness: Death than “Black Anger,” Patrick J. Derilus
Time for Fireflies, Beeda Speis

Principium Tempus, Nathaneal Johnson

Visual Art
Accident, Andrew Ellis
The Current Year Will Bring You Much Happiness, Jennifer McGuire


Issue 14 Table of Contents

Cover Art
Collages from The Home Project

Special Feature Section
Catholic Social Services of the Miami Valley Valley (CSSMV) Refugee Resettlement Program
The Home Project: Collages and Statements

Spring Fever
the Master of Manhattan
Truck Stop Morning
Biscuits and Gravy
Fossils of Ohio
Riding to the County Line After Work

Angled View, Black and White


Issue 13 Table of Contents

Cover Art
Front: Baboon, Gary Birch
Back: Keith 3, Gary Birch

Antioch Writers’ Workshop Poetry Contest Winners
Best in Show: Freedom Train, Vanessa O’Kelley
1st Place Adult: Road to Lake Malawi, Lori Gravley
2nd Place Adult: After Flushing His First Muskrat, Cathryn Essinger
1st Place Youth: Papillae, Sarah Senne
2nd Place Youth: Aniston, Brandon Feagle

Special Feature Section: St. Vincent de Paul at Wright State University Tutoring Program
About the Program
Ja’Shaun, Grade 1
Donnell, Grade 6
Myah, Grade 6

Summer D’Ruthers, Cecile Cary
Algebra, David Lee Garrison
I Am From, Latisha Ellis
Toddler Storytime, T.J. McGuire
Little Kings, Christy Lynne Trotter
Bourbon Street Jazz, the Co-op Poetry Lab
Garden Economics, Eric Blanchard
July 4th, Carter Jordan
A Terrible Tableau, Betsy Hughes
A Land Without Secrets, Jake Sheff
Driving from San Francisco North to Marin, Kerry Trautman

Amos, Anna Cates
Numb Courage, Jaylin Paschal

Issue 12 Table of Contents

Cover Art

Untitled, Ron Rollins

Special Feature Section: Homefull

About Homefull and Photography from Homefull
Left Behind, Anonymous
Not a Victim Anymore, Michele L. Britton
Dad, Joel Benge
A Place, Anonymous
Story, Roy
Lonely, Melissa YaQueen
Jeanne, Joel Benge


Bridge Over Tranquil Waters, Bradley K Meyer
Lost Pepper, Eric Blanchard
Haunted Oak in Winter, Furaha Henry-Jones
Box, Ron Rollins
Coney Island Whitefish, David Lee Garrison
Haskell: Race War, Ed Davis
Haskell: Truth’s Tender Art, Ed Davis
November Pines, Joan Harris
Word Play, Breanna McGowan
Beekeeper, Maya Smith-Custer
Fifteen Septembers, Christy Lynne Trotter
The Roots of Evil, Eric Blanchard
Guided by Voices, T.J. McGuire
Our Mother, the Internet, Tess Brewer
Ash Trees, Ashley Bunton


Bird of Paradise, Donita S. Thompson
Dawn Reflection, Shulamit K. Adler, Ph.D.

Issue 11 Table of Contents

Cover Art

Cool Pond, Elliot Ward

Antioch Writers’ Workshop Poetry Contest Winners

Onset, Arnecia Patterson
Reading Literary Theory and Weeping, Brandon North
Lift Equation for Wilbur’s “Flight” Problem, T.J. McGuire
Bitter Old Leather, Jaylin Paschal
S(i)mile, Tucker Hauff


Summer Bycatch, Anne Randolph
Strings, Kris Cross
“Like, You Know,” Susan Iwinski
Eggs Fried by a Friend’s Father, Kerry Trautman
Where Air Grows, Rita Coleman
Ripped Off, Gina Giardina
Smoke Rings, Christy Lynne Trotter
Going Home, Aimee Noel
Gauntlet, Dayton J. Shafer
Black on Black, Kathy B. Austin
A Night in the City, Ridge C. Higgins
Strobe Light Storm, Joan Harris
Key West, Meredith Henrich
(I Swear I Mean It This Time), Megan Smith
The Circular Bar, Whitney Bell
After You Left, Maxine Skuba
Planetarium, Deborah Rocheleau
Image, Herbert Woodward Martin
Immaculate Hate, Herbert Woodward Martin


Tunnel Vision, Anonymous
Porcelina, Libby Ballengee

Issue 10 Table of Contents

Cover Art

Kade, Abby Rose Maurer

Back Cover Art

Homeless (San Diego, #1), Abby Rose Maurer


Chord Progression: B, Annah Sidigu
as He Is, Lori Gravley
the Wedding Supper, 1962, Judy Johnson
the Cottage in July, 1965, Judy Johnson
Before I Eat, Lori Gravley
Crimson Unnamed, Sarasota Green
Conscription: in Love with Antagonists, Jake Sheff
Jealousy, Hali Cobb
Where the Wind Lives, Kathy B. Austin
Singing Shirley Smith, Shannon Kallmeyer
Careless with Calendars, Gina Marie Giardina
Living in an Age of Question Marks, Wes Bishop
Nocturnal Vision, Betsy Hughes
Mine, Jaylin Paschal
Family Dollar, David Lee Garrison
Winter in the Library, David Lee Garrison
Every Other Summer, Jaida Sterling
Breathing Fitzgerald, Heather Martin
from Hell to Breakfast, T.J. McGuire
Winter Retreat, Kathy B. Austin


in His Eyes, Tomovi Keoni
an Unexpected Warmth, Rae Niehaus
Lemonade Standing, Carolyn Hunter

Photography & Visual Art

Untitled #1, Dan Landis
the Mayan Undergod, Ben Riddlebarger
Study of a Man, Heather Lea Reid
Untitled #2, Dan Landis
Woodland Door, Tiffany Shaw-Diaz
into the Unknown, Jason Benning

Issue 9 Table of Contents

Antioch Writers’ Workshop Poetry Contest

Best in Show
First Trip to Cleveland, Anne Randolph

First Place, Adult Category
Mid-Life Chrysler, T.J. McGuire

First Place, Youth Category
Now, Mollie Greenberg

Second Place, Adult Category
Tenant, Kerry Trautman

Second Place, Youth Category
Blue Shivers, Shanna Harvey

Cover Art

Keep Watch, Kylie Fine


Afilador, David Lee Garrison
After My Grandmother’s Funeral, Elizabeth Cantonwine Schmidt
My Mother Suzie, Rita Coleman
The Scarf, Lori Lopez
The Professor’s Cat Explains, Ron Rollins
Not Quite Emo, Eric Blanchard
This Is What Life Does, Anne Blanchard
Up and Down, David Lee Garrison
Cave Paintings, Deborah Rocheleau
Educational Services, East Campus, Room 6, Eric Blanchard
Meditation, Joy Schwab
Germantown, Melissa Rubins
I Once Was a White Woman: in My Wonder Woman Boots, Joy Quarmiley
Battlefield, Mollie Greenberg
We Had a Blast, T.J. McGuire


Against Grandiosity, TJ Pancake
Tornado Alley: McClean, West Texas, 2006, Meredith Doench
A Farewell to My Tabs, Carol Narigon


Secrets, Tiffany Shaw-Diaz
Untitled, Emma Sturm
War Fair, Lorelei Fink
Horizon Line, Gary Mitchell
Untitled, Roxana Olt