In this issue of jmww (summer 2008):

Michael Downs discusses
literary nonfiction

Excerpts from Joseph Young and Christine Sajecki's mixed media collaboration, Deep Falls

jmww. summer 2008

Editor's Note

High Five

High Five: Literary Nonfiction by Michael Downs


Marooned by Katharine Coldiron

My Father's Fear by Merle Drown

Killer by Tally Brennan

The New Twiggy by Paul Silverman

Flash Fiction

Dream Town by Tim Tyler

Salinka Mura and the Typewriter Charles Talkoff


Throw Like a Girl by Jéanpaul Ferro

I have seen the fish left by Jon Morgan Davies

Stardust News Clipping by George Bishop

Waiting for the Meltwater by Janice D. Soderling


Deep Falls: The Art and Flash Fiction
of Christine Sajecki and Joseph Young

The Death of Luxury by Peter Schwartz

Book and Chapbook Reviews

The Summer of Naked Swim Parties by Jessica Blau
(Reviewed by Megan Calhoun)

Bringing Home Vincent by Madeleine Mysko
(Reviewed by Catherine Harrison)

Where the Hummingbird Goes to Die by Justin Hyde
(Reviewed by Adam Robinson)

Six Off 66 by David Daniel
(Reviewed by Joseph Young)

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