Issues

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Fall 2014

We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of our Fall 2014 issue. This issue of CMR features the innovative fiction of Zach Powers, Yaron Kaver, and Sharon Goldberg as well extraordinary poetry from Gustavo Pérez Firmat, Caitlin Pryor, Nancy Compton Williams, and other notable contributors. It also includes compelling nonfiction from Jacqueline Doyle and Kobby Dagan's beautiful cover photograph.

As you know, CMR is unique in the landscape of literary journals in America. Within our journal we strive to foster conversations between the visual arts, poetry and prose. We hope you enjoy this issue as much as we enjoyed putting it together. Thank you again for your readership!

Non-Fiction Excerpts

What once appeared random and unpredictable assumes shape and inevitability in retrospect. The story over, it seems obvious that one thing led to the next, of course this happened and then that, it all had to end just the way it did. But what if,...

Fiction Excerpts

 With nothing else to do, in almost any situation, I count things.Hotel lobby. Twelve people. Four couples. Remove eight from the equation. One man, three women. Two of the women, forty-plus. Remove three. One woman remains.I smile at her from...
 It is said the religious experience Phantosmia when the Virgin is near – the scent of Venetian roses. Memories act on the mind similarly, returning from a mere trigger; ingredients tasted in a loved one’s cooking. Photographs which prompt...

Poetry Excerpts

Field in Mid-Summer by MARITA GARIN
Dusk by CYNDY SHEARER
Friday Night at the VFW Club by MATT HEITLAND
After the Fourth by JASON TANDON
My Start As A Mystery Writer by Janice Hornburg

Contributor Bios

CONTRIBUTORS BOBBY STEVE, TOM CHANDLER, KOBBY DAGAN, ANGELA H., JUDE DEASON, JACQUELINE DOYLE, DAN ENCARNACION, ROD FARMER, GUSTAVO PÉREZ FIRMAT, MARITA GARIN, SHARON GOLDBERG, R. F. GRANT, CAROL HAMILTON, MATT HEITLAND, JANICE HORNBURG, JANE HUFFMAN, YARON KAVER, ROBERT W. KING, MARY SOON LEE, JODDY MURRAY, DAVID A. PORTER, ZACH POWERS, CAITLIN ANNE PRYOR, DONNA PUCCIANI, CYNDY SHEARER, JASON TANDON, LESLEY WHEELER, NANCY COMPTON WILLIAMS