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a quarterly journal of writing publishing the best in fiction, poetry, flash, nonfiction, and art (or a close approximation) every april, july, october, and january (or thereabouts)

jmww anthology IV is here!



This best-of our 2009 online issues includes Roxane Gay, Paula Bomer, Meg Pokrass, Kyle Hemmings, Heather Fowler, Jac Jemc, Justin Hamm, and more! You can order it here!

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Editor's Note

Fiction

Like
by George Blecher

The World's Most Famous Debutante
by Savannah Schroll Guz

Flash Fiction (Dave Erlewine's picks)

Pleiku Jacket
by Jane Hammons

Wyoming
by Jensen Beach

A Place Beyond That Place
by Ryan Ridge

The Writer as Rapist
by Bonnie ZoBell

What I Know About Funiculars
by Jon-Michael Frank

Poultry Procedural
by R. A. Allen

Flash Fiction (John Madera's picks)

Introduction
by John Madera

525 Points
by Andrew Borgstrom

The Host and His Cat
by Kim Chinquee

The Little Red Hood
by Kim Chinquee

Spoon
by Kim Chinquee

Michiko
by Robert Coover

Tendentious Joke
by Jeremy M. Davies

The Luftwaffe Tradition of Allegorical Fantasy
by Jeremy M. Davies

Still Unsure as to the Pronunciation of "Epithalamium"
by Jeremy M. Davies

Brother Would Never Leave
by Luca Dipierro

Humiliation
by Brian Evenson

Collision
by Lily Hoang

INADVERTENT LITERATURE: THE STATE OF THE INDUSTRY REPORT. WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
by Tim Horvath

Sections
by Tim Horvath

Harvest Season
by Joanna Howard

The Woman and the Snake
by James Iredell

April 1854: Richard Word, 30
by Brian Kiteley

Pieces for a Small Orchestra
by Norman Lock

Winter Trees
by Norman Lock

Them My Real Ones Pretty Nice
by Robert Lopez

Four Afternoons
by Sean Lovelace

After Doing Smiles
by Sean Lovelace

Sentences
by Sean Lovelace

Influence of Dreams (1)
by Stacy Muszynski

Influence of Dreams (2)
by Stacy Muszynski

Influence of Dreams (3)
by Stacy Muszynski

The Genesis of My Life as Others Know It
Ken Sparling

Credit
by Terese Svoboda

Girl [nl]
by J. A. Tyler

[Jimmy, his voice gone sailing]
by J. A. Tyler

The Man He Took an Axe into the Woods
by J. A. Tyler

Poetry

man weeps in the presence of pumpkin guts
by Justin Hamm

Symmetry
by Rae Spencer

Society's Dirty Work
by KJ Hannah Greenberg

Nocturne
by Callista Buchen

Biography

White Space
by Gary Lehmann

Book Reviews

The Ask by Sam Lipsyte
(Reviewed by Jen Michalski)

Paternity by Scott Owens
(Reviewed by Jackie Regales)

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