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The Lindenwood Review: a journal of literary prose

Volume 1, Issue 5 (2015)

Issue 5 would not have been possible without the hard work and skills of our editorial staff. Thank you to Sam J. Imperiale, Jacqueline McGarry, and all of the editorial assistants who discussed and voted on submissions for publication. This journal is a reflection of our MFA students' varied perspectives and wonderful talents, and we hope that you enjoy reading the essays, poems, and stories that moved us as readers and inspired us to keep writing and writing and writing.

Essays

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Our Mother: A Prequel
Betty Jo Buro

 

Fortune Tellers
Thomas N. Mannella III

 

The Dog-Eared Page
_ Kavanaugh

 

Night Light
George Bishop

 

We Passed Upon the Stair
Vallie Lynn Watson

Fiction

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Mother Superior
Jennifer Robinette

 

A Bowl Full of Oranges
Carmelinda Blagg

 

Where’s Billy?
Lawrence F. Farrar

Poems

 

Mystery
Daye Phillippo

 

Communion Season
Bianca Diaz

 

Goat
Cara Chamberlain

 

Dinner at Mom's
Michael Gould

 

Copperhead, Ambler Gorge
Charles Laird Calia

 

Learning to Paddle a Canoe
Karen Hidebrand

 

Faith
Carl Auerbach

 

Old Loves
Carl Auerbach

 

Sanctuary
Michelle Askin

 

Working Draft
Gwendolyn Jensen

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Looking at Six Mile Creek
Robert Lee Kendrick

 

City of Bridges
Kirk Schlueter

 

Paper Birthday
Jennifer Jackson-Berry

 

Solvent Can
Robert Lee Kendrick

 

Zenith Singularity
Joddy Murray

 

Ventana
Alison Hicks

 

Killing Time
Jennifer Gray

Flash Fiction

 

The Someone on the Roof
GennaRose Nethercott

 

The Son of a Coal Miner
Nate Pillman

 

Chasing
Sarah Hausman

 

What She Showed Me
Bryce Emley

 

The Final Score
Ashley Cowger

 

A Promise
Maria Brandt

 

Disconnected
Ernesto Pavan

 

Still Auditioning
Eileen Malone

Editors

Editor
Beth Mead
Poetry Editor
Kelli Allen
Assistant Editor
Sam J. Imperiale
Managing Editor
Jacqueline McGarry

Editorial Assistants

Brooke Bartlett, Katie Rose Beck, Nicole Thom-Arens, Susan Sinclair Edele, Heather Evanson, Teressa Rose Ezell, Amanda D. Gaines, Wil Michael Wrenn, Janna L. Gyomlai, Taryn King-Smith, J. M. Landon, Jesse Maloney, Jess Ptak, Cassandra Ricard, Cynthia A. Roby, Leon Rybacki, Andi Dobek, Shane J. Tripp, Matt Turner, Emily J. Vieweg, Laura Widener, Jessica Goehring, Edward Yoho, Teresa Zemaitis

Cover Design & Journal Layout.

Christopher Mead

Cover Photograph

Terry St. Clair