Chariton Review Vol. 40

James D'Agostino, Editor


The best in short fiction, poetry, translations, and essays.

Vol. 40, No. 1 & 2 (2017)

Weight 1 lbs

Chariton Review Vol. 40, No. 1, Chariton Review Vol. 40, No. 2

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Vol. 40, No. 1 (Spring/Sumer) and 2 (Fall/Winter) 2017

Chariton Review publishes the best in short fiction, poetry, translations, and essays in two issues each year. This international literary journal founded in 1975 by Andrew Grossbardt and edited by Jim Barnes from 1976 to 2010 and now edited by James D’Agostino.


Short Fiction

Brad Collins • I Found Your Body

Sarah Heying • Logic and the Long Gone

Jacob Mendelsohn • In Old New York

Tony Motzenbacker • Drought

Vincent Wagner • Art as a Boy’s Name


W. Royce Adams • Too Late, Naytan

J. A. Bernstein • Desert Castles


David Axelrod • The Melancholy of Resistance
• A Plea To Strangers
• Dedication

Walter Bargen • The So-Called Good Life
• Exile
• Post Post

Michael Cole • The Mental Universe

Milton Erlich • The Brilliant Function of Love

Andra Emilia Fenton • Amo Todo
• Water

Liz Glodek • Survival
• River
• Offer It Up for the Poor Souls in Purgatory

Jonathan Greenhause • Instead of sheets, Timothy awakes
• Rinse Cycle
• The Limits of Self-Torture

Tom Hansen • Early One Morning
• Jack and Jill
• Children of Water

Edward Harkness• Pine Siskin

John Harn • Read This Poem
• Blackberry Preambles

Victoria Kelly • When the Jets Came Home

Gerry LaFemina • After Labor Day
• Thief
• Captialism
• Event Horizon
• Greenwich Village

Stephen Meisel • Here’s to My Asking

Beth Ann Mock • Falling Down Waltz
• Daddy Eats First

Clifton T. Perkins • Hospital Center
• The Moon Stops Working

Athar C. Pavis • No Matter What They Meant

George Perreault • Preacher Roberts: Remembrance

Daye Phillippo • Independence
• Election Year
• Ordinary Ghazal

Brooke Sahni • An Attempt at Solace
• Dream-Tending

Nathaneal Tagg • Nepalese Poet of Subway

Rachel A. Wise • Yesterday’s People
• From the Highwall
• On Mountain Festivals; or, Dulcimers and Biscuits
• Bar Display
• Beneath the Hackberry

John Zedolik • Hard Word

About the Contributors

End Table

Works Sighted

Book Review



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