Zone 3 Literary Journal Index

  • Babcock, Squire. "Hearts on Fire" 29.1
  • Backstrom, Kirsten. “Holes,” “Wing” 9.1
  • Baker, Hannah. “Newton: Axioms, or the Laws of Motion, 1686” 21.2
  • Baker, David. "Hyper-," "Morning and Afternoon" reprinted 28.1; "The Colloquial, the Intense Voice" 28.1
  • Banning, Elizabeth. “Watershed” 22.2
  • Barber, Sarah. "Color Fictionalism," "Doorstop," "Cinnamologus" 30.1
  • Barks, Coleman. “A Walk in the Botanical Garden,” “Early Spring Evening,” “When I Sleep,” “Green Rocks,” “Kindling,” “A Water Tower,” “A Wish,” “A Life-Dream” 4.3; “Witness” 25.2
  • Barnes, Jim. “Hunting Winding Stair Mountain” 3.3
  • Barrows, Anita. “Miscarriage” 7.2
  • Bassett, Fred. “Waiting for Rain and Redemption” 15.1
  • Bauer, Joan E.. “Flight Surgeon Colonel John Paul Stapp The Fastest Man in the World” 22.2
  • Baxter, Bart E.. “Women in Hats” 13.1
  • Beede, Gayle Jansen. “At the Gravesites, Willits” 3.3; “What Isn’t Lost” 5.2
  • Belair, Mark. "The Pocket Watch," "Playgroup" 30.2
  • Bell, Bridget. "They’ve Spotted Funnel Clouds" 25.2
  • Bell, Francesca. "Field Trips" 29.2
  • Benedict, Elinor. “Meditation on an Alabaster Egg,” “At Ease” 8.2
  • Best, B.J.. "the men who think they are glaciers," "duckweed" 29.1
  • Bhuyan, Shanti. “Dehorning Calves” 5.2
  • Bilgere, George. “Wanton Boys,” “HBO,” “Stampede” 6.2
  • Bill, Jim. “What the Cool Roots Give” 8.1; “Prunes” 10.2; “Account,” “Vacation” 11.2
  • Black, David. “Carving a Gunstock: For My Brother” 9.2
  • Black, Candace. “Favorite View: Southwest From the Kitchen” 18
  • Blackman, Sarah. "Where My Fathers Died" 26.2
  • Blasi, Daniel. “To a Turtle” 20.1
  • Blevins, Adrian. "Bloodline," "This Little Catalogue of Losses," "Memo" 27.2
  • Bloodworth, Stuart. County Fair
  • Bloodworth, Stuart. “For Penny, My Student Worker,” “Shiloh,” “County Fair,” “Why I Write Poetry” 15.1
  • Bloom, Ester. "The Gun in the Anne Klein Shoebox" 26.2
  • Blumenthal, Jay. “Dark Passage” 4.3; “Burning the Train” 5.3; “Reunion” 6.3
  • Blumenthal, Michael. “A Photo of Terezin,” “Le Choix” 20.1; “And After an Earthquake of Such Magnitude, What Can Be Said About the Gods,” “And the Dark Has Encapsulated the Nighttime, and the Trees Are Gone,” “And I Shall Cling to the Romance of Unattainable Love,” “And It Has All Come to Nothing, My Weeping and Railing” 20.2
  • Bly, Bill. “My Father Loved His Death,” “Ashes” 10.2
  • Boe, Marilyn J. . “Undressing” 6.3
  • Boes, Don. “Shoes,” “Snow Angel” 10.1
  • Bohac, Janet. “Refugees” 9.1
  • Bond, Bruce. "Purity," "The Visible," "The Desert Fathers," "Oracle" 26.2; "The Night" 28.1; "The Falling Sickness," "Blindsight" 29.2
  • Borden, William. “Greenspeak” 1.1
  • Bosch, Daniel. “The Second Coming” 4.2
  • Boss, Todd Ryan. “My Father Finally Messed Up a Job” 9.2
  • Bowers, Neal. “Cemetery Vandals,” “On the Elvis Mailing List” 2.1; “Quantities,” “Intensive Care,” “The Midway,” “Legend” 3.1; “Singing Dixie,” “Spells,” “Dinner with the Amnesiac” 4.2; “Confederates,” “Sugar,” “Heroics,” “Commission” 9.1
  • Bowers, J.. “A Contest Featuring Human Beings” 21.1
  • Bowling, Sam. “Namesake” 5.2
  • Boyd, Robing. “Edges” 10.2
  • Boyle, Kevin. "First Life, Then Death" 30.1
  • Bradbury, Jamey. “Ndahafa” 26.1
  • Brant, Beth. “Stillborn Night” 12.2
  • Bratten, April Michelle. "Love is all we ever had (and it was always enough)" 30.2
  • Brauer, Barbara Swift. “Lap Swimming” 24.1
  • Braverman, Madelyn. “The Accident” 1.1
  • Bray, Tara. “Several Mornings While Running the Dark Streets,” “To the Ruddy Duck During Hard Times” 25.1
  • Breeden, Susan. “Gift of Flight” 23.1
  • Brenna, Duff. “Shipping Curious” 2.2
  • Brewer, Gaylord. “On the Language of Demons” 14.1
  • Bridges, Grace Caroline. “On Mallory Docks” 5.1
  • Broadhurst, Nicole. “To My Father, Sparing Him,” “Last Night in Jamaica” 3.3
  • Brockett-Devine, Mary-Lou. “Kosher Dills,” “The Shadow Speaks” 14.1
  • Brody, Polly. “Ursus horribilis” 4.3; “Passing on Main” 8.1
  • Brouwer, Joel. “Inevitable” 12.1; “Confession of the Prison Cook” 12.2
  • Brown, Bill. “Wood Carving” 1.1
  • Brown, Deborah. "It's Time," "Snow" 30.2
  • Brox, Jane. “Farmer,” “Townscape” 6.3
  • Bruce, Bagnell. "The Peculiar Circumstance of the Parking Garage Level Minus 3" 30.1
  • Bruchac, Joseph. “A World” 2.2; “Picking Brussells Sprouts in December” 4.2
  • Bryant, Susan. “New Mexico Sky Series” 23.2
  • Buckley, Christopher. "Chaos Theory" 28.1
  • Budy, Andrea Hollander. “Dawn” 3.2; “The House at 2829 West 27th” 4.2; “Poem for My Brother, Manager of a Go-Go Bar in Roselle Park, New Jersey” 5.2
  • Buisson, Justine. “The Burren and the Irish as ‘Sublime and Beautiful’” 14.1
  • Bull, Ed. "Subtraction" 26.2
  • Burkard, Michael. “The Constable,” “If You Please,” “The Sunday,” “The Job,” “Clothes Which Are Moonlit,” “The Blueberry Money,” “The Man Who Made the Wallet,” “Two,” “Star Held in Eye” 5.3
  • Burns, Cullen Bailey. “Looking for Lebanon,” “The Tightest Ring” 5.1; “Tense” 23.2
  • Burrows, E.G.. “Checklist for the Maintenance Staff” 5.1; “A Recitation for Short Days” 7.2; “Across the Sound” 21.1
  • Burton, Leasa. “My Father and the Fortune Teller” 7.3
  • Busch, Trent. “Copperhead” 4.1
  • Byrne, Michelle. “Grapes” 12.1

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    Spring 2017


    Albert Abonado

    Jessica Guzman Alderman

    William Bonfiglio

    Lisa Charnock

    Steven Cramer

    Samantha Leigh Futhey

    Jennifer Givhan

    Alyssa Jewell

    Julie Swarstad Johnson

    Julia Levine

    Nancy Chen Long

    Sarah Fawn Montgomery

    Rachel Morgan

    Jennifer Moss

    Ösel Jessica Plante

    Mary Ann Samyn

    Brandon Thurman


    Joe Baumann

    Brian J. Fendrick

    Yuly Restrepo

    Richard Spilman

    A.A. Weiss


    Karen Babine

    Dan Beachy-Quick

    James M. Chesbro

    Elizabeth Horneber

    Mark Irwin

    Charlotte Pence

    Kari Putterman

    Scott Loring Sanders


    ​Elena Passarello’s Animals Strike Curious Poses, reviewed by B. Douglas Caldwell


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