Zone 3 Literary Journal Index

  • Macioci, R. Nikolas. “Sympathy for Women Who Struggle Against Men and Mortality for a Moment of Tenderness,” “The Waiter at Lake Louise” 4.2
  • MacKenzie, Ginny. “The History of Sound,” “The Rainy Season” 6.3
  • Mackinnon, Margaret. "The Artist as Minor Character" 29.2
  • Maginnes, Al. “The Healing Power of Scars” 7.2; “Repast,” “Two Black T-Shirts” 13.1
  • Majka, Sara. “Green Street” 21.2
  • Makofske, Mary. “As My Father Declines, I Dream the Doctor” 1.2; “How He Could Be Known,” “Eating Nasturtiums” 6.2; “First Kill” 12.1; “Night of Moving House” 23.1; “Not Love, Exactly” 24.1; “Wild,” “Ligament” 25.2
  • Malawista, Kerry L.. "Puttanesca" 27.1
  • Malesich, Jennifer. “Foreign Film Without Subtitles” 23.2
  • Manesis, John. “Sam Spade & Co.” 9.2; “Houdini’s Metamorphosis” 18
  • Marion, Paul. “The Blackfeet Indian Pencil” 2.1
  • Marion, Jeff Daniel. “Groundhog Day Meditation: A Letter to Ginny Nash,” “The Muskrat” 4.1; “The Wild Geese,” “For the Black Snake in My Attic,” “In Early Fall the Chinese Poet and His Dog Decide to Take a Stroll Along the River Road,” “Alone at the Mountain’s Summit the Chinese Poet Reflects on the Age-Old Questions” 10.1
  • Marquart, Deb. “Acts of Preservation” 6.1
  • Martin, Man. "Pascal's Triangle" 29.1
  • Martin, Paul. “Brothers” 5.3
  • Martin, Lee. "A Month of Sundays" 29.2
  • Martinelli, Beth. “An Apology to Winter,” “Hibernation,” “A Poem for Winter,” “Kentwood Hospital” 20.1
  • Martone, Michael. “Anton Chekhov Writes to His Friend, William Sydney Porter, in the Columbus, Ohio, Federal Penitentiary”; "The Mother of the Muses" 25.1
  • Masuga, Katy. “Ferlinghetti Motel” 23.2
  • Matthews, Philip. "Dukkha" 27.2
  • May, Theresa. “Sleeping Beauty’s Mother” 3.1
  • May, Kathy. “The Last Car” 7.2
  • Mayes, Michael. “Advice to My Brother on His Miscellaneous Birthday” 9.1
  • Mayo, Wendell. "His Mother, from a Great Distance" 29.1
  • Mays, Zoë. "And Symmetry" 30.2
  • McBrearty, Robert. “The Things I Don’t Know About” 12.2
  • McBride, William F.. “Apology for Miss Emily” 1.1; “Certified Winner and the Flood” 1.2
  • McCallum, Ramona. “Bringing Her Back” 16
  • McCallum, Shara. “Two Apples, One for Rachel,” “For Nomi,” “Sea Grape” 22.2
  • McCann, Janet. “Assembling the Wedding Cake” 6.2
  • McCloskey, Mark. “Brueghel” 1.2; “The Schoolgirls’ Farmhouse,” “Combs for My Sister,” “Daughter” 4.2; “The Truth About My Daughter,” “Ma and Me on Death” 6.2; “Peregrine’s Ashes” 15.2
  • McCormick, Kathleen. “At the Kitchen Window” 22.2
  • McCrae, Shane. “The First,” “Seeds (Isaac Adams)” 25.2
  • McDermott, Sharon F.. “Amnesia: The Heart” 10.1; “The Burial” 10.2; “Eat” 18
  • McDonald, Walter. “In the Attic” 1.2; “Old-Time Carpe Diem Jukebox,” “After the Massive Feedlots,” “Living in Old Adobe,” “Mail and the Laws of Mercy” 5.1; “My Brother and the Attic Fire” 6.3; “The Middle Years” 10.1; “Returning to the Scene,” “Bogeyman: 1 969” 12.1
  • McDowell, Gary L. . "Love Letter to Vacation," "Lines for Florida" 29.1
  • McGregor, Marsha. "Before You Go" 29.2
  • McGuiness, Daniel. “Script for Docents” 2.2
  • McGuire, Caitlin. "A Good Day's Work" 29.2
  • McKenna, James. “Rev. Paul Clare, Green St.” 8.2
  • McLagan, Elizabeth. "What I Said," "Prelude for Two Voices," "After the Mendelssohn Octet" 28.1
  • McRay, Paul. “Over the Rainbow,” “Going to the Dance” 13.1
  • Meads, Kat. "Beds: a Reveriem" "A String Zinging Out into Infinite Blue" (interview) 29.1
  • Meinke, Peter. “Magnolia” 10.2; “Letting Go,” “Francis,” “The Open” 11.2
  • Meléndez, Maria. “Song to Levitate the Pentagon” 21.2
  • Melvin, Lydia. “In Search,” “Elegy for Angela at Eight,” “Psalm” 21.2
  • Mengert, Christina. “from Anatomy of Ascent” 24.2
  • Merino, Ana. "Adoracion nocturna," "Desamor" 29.2
  • Mesa, Helena. “Sway This Night,” “The Art of Storytelling,” “Tonight, No Sleep” 21.1
  • Mesa, Lauren. “Fishing with Indians,” “Winslow,” “Describing an Arc,” “At the Prado,” “So Many New Words for Light” 5.3
  • Messer, Sarah. “Passage to Monhegan” 7.2
  • Messer, R.E.. “Fathering,” “Grief” 2.1
  • Met, Jennifer. "No Enemy" 30.2
  • Miller, Brenda. “On Tongues” 23.2
  • Miller, Philip. “Like It Was,” “In the Looking Glass” 5.3
  • Miller, William. “Guardian Angel” 5.1
  • Miller, Daniel. "Nesting" 30.1
  • Miller, Carolyn. “Poem for My Childhood,” “Swimming” 6.2; “Dear Tom,” “Poem,” “Walking on Potrero Hill,” “April on the Coast,” “Float Trip on the Big Piney,” “Picking Blackberries, Stinson Beach” 15.1
  • Mills, Wilmer Hastings. “Wind Chimes for Gladys,” “Horse to the Water” 8.1
  • Minnick, Norman. “An Omelet” 23.2
  • Minton, Helena. “Blackout” 5.1
  • Mitcham, Judson. “Music Fades Away,” “Delusion” 2.1
  • Molberg, Jenny. “Floodplain,” “On the Ferry from Dover to Calais” 23.1
  • Monahan, Jean. “You Can Lead a Horse to Water” 9.2
  • Monson, Ander. “Keyboarding” 25.1
  • Moore, Tyler N.. “An Interview with David Keplinger” 22.2; Book Review of I Hear Voices: A Memoir of Love, Death, and the Radio 27.1; Book Review of Permanent Vaction 27.2; "Moonshards and Oxgrass: a Review of Amanda Auchter's The Wishing Tomb" 28.1
  • Moore, Ellen E.. “Dancing in the Living Room” 6.3
  • Moore, Tori. “Dying as a Change of Scenery” 24.1
  • Moore, Berwyn. “Standing in Line at the Grocery Store” 2.1
  • Moore, Dinty W.. "Buried Alive," "I'm Not Fond of Making Things Up" 27.2
  • Morales, Juan J.. “Peddling the New World” 25.2
  • Moreau, Dan. “Cuttlefish” 26.1
  • Morgan, Jack. “At the College Street Barber Shop” 11.2
  • Morphew, Melissa. “Rapture,” “Obedience,” “Icon,” “Illumination” 15.1
  • Morris, Darren. “Sweet Cream,” “Scoiatollo: Negligee:: Luminosities:” 24.2
  • Moscaliuc, Mihaela. “Sunday Mother” 24.1
  • Mountain, Alicia. "With Holding Hands," "What if the Drought Stayed" 30.2
  • Mulkey, Richard. “Valentine Letter for My Father,” “Desert Rain” 7.1; “Virunga Volcanoes: Karisoke Research Center, 1985,” “Dian Fossey on the Plane to Kenya Dreams of Africa: December 1966” 10.1
  • Mulroy, Tara Mae. "That Ache" 29.1
  • Muratori, Fred. “Plant Closing” 2.1
  • Murphy, Yvonne. “The Mangrove” 25.1
  • Murphy, Devin. “The Names of Wind” 26.1
  • Murray, Joddy. “Fertility” 21.1
  • Murrey, Matthew. “When He Gets Home From Work at 1:00 am” 5.2
  • Must, Dennis. “Marine Band” 20.2

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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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