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..:: CONTENTS ::..
   Volume IV, Issue I

..:: POETRY ::..

..:: PROSE ::..
..:: HORTON ::..

..:: ETC ::..
   Contributor's Notes

..:: ARCHIVES ::..
   Volume I, Issue I
   Volume I, Issue II
   Volume II, Issue I
   Volume II, Issue II
   Volume III, Issue I
   Volume III, Issue II


And Also a Fountain, James Belflower's collaborative chapbook with Anne Heide and J. Michael Martinez, is forthcoming from NeOPepper Press. His work appears or is forthcoming in: Jacket, Octopus, 580 Split, Konundrum Engine, LIT, First Intensity, Barrow Street, Admit2, and Glitter Pony, among others. In 2007 he was awarded the Juked Magazine poetry prize. He runs, a site dedicated to the free exchange of poetry books, journals, chapbooks and ephemera.

CL Bledsoe is the author of the collection Anthem, forthcoming from Cervena Barva Press, and the chapbook _____ (want/need) from which "Paper" is taken, published by Plan B Press. He is an editor for Ghoti Magazine. 

Zachary C. Bush is a poet and assistant editor at Fiction. He is the author of four chapbooks and a full-length collection of poetry, at swan decapitation, from which "XXIV" and "[BEFORE]" are taken, forthcoming in late 2008–early 2009 from VOX Press. 

Christopher Eaton is currently an MFA candidate at the Iowa Writer's Workshop. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Moria, Cannibal, 5_trope, and Damn the Caesars, among others.

Raymond Farr lives in Ocala, Fla. with his dog Jasper. His work appears or is forthcoming in: Xstream, Dusie, Coupremine, Venereal Kittens, Apocryphal Text, Success, Little Red Leaves, Moria, As-Is, Otoliths, The Flux I Share, Pinstripe Fedora, and Anemone Sidecar. His chapbook, Two Hats Appear When Applauded, is available online at Free, print copies of Two Hats and Farr’s other chaps available by request to [email protected]

Samantha Giles work is available online at Vert, The Press Gang, and Deep Oakland. The poems excerpted here are part of a longer work chronicling each of the 148 reported homicides in Oakland, Calif., in 2006.

David Harrison Horton, co-editor with Stephanie Young of the Deep Oakland ( web project, is an artist, curator, and writer. His paintings, sculptures, sound installations and videos have been exhibited in New York, Berlin, Caracas, Paris, and San Francisco. He has done performance-based pieces in such venues as the Hot House in Chicago; Catharine Clark Gallery in San Francisco; 21 Grand in Oakland, Calif.; UNLV and the University of Virginia. He curated the BorderBend Intermedia Performance series in Oakland, Calif. from 2000-01 and the Salon Salon Reading and Performance Series in Oakland in 2002. He has written art criticism for Art Papers, Art on Paper, ArtWeek, Map Magazine, and Lifepaper (where he was a contributing editor from 2002-05). He is the author of the prose poetry chapbooks Pete Hoffman Days (Pinball, 2003) and BeiHai (Nanjing Poetry, 2005) and his creative writing has been published in such journals as Denver Quarterly, Tinfish, and COR. He is currently editing a year-long almost monthly poetry zine project called WORK. He can be contacted at [email protected].

Yung Seoul Kim is a recent graduate and former Michener Fellow of the MFA program at the University of Texas, Austin. Another story entitled "Going Goldberg" was bought by and appeared in New York Stories magazine. This story was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize XXXI in short fiction. Yung Seoul Kim's poetry has been published in COR as well as Borderlands, Washington Square, Lake Effect, Cranky, Sulphur Literary Review, Seattle Review, and Briar Cliff Review. Her poem “Experimental Intimacy” was also nominated for a Pushcart Prize XXXI in poetry.

erica lewis is a full-time fine arts publicist in San Francisco. She received her MFA from Mills College and received the 2008 Mary Merritt Henry Writing Prize for Poetry. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in P-Queue, Ur Vox, alice blue, Work, The Walrus, and Outside Voices 2008 Anthology of Younger Poets.

Phillip Lund's poetry and reviews have been published in several print journals. He lives and writes in Saint Paul, Minn.

William Moor's work has appeared in various journals and also in email inboxes of professionals throughout the country and ambassadors from around the world. An Arizona native, he moved to the Bay Area in 2003 in order to escape the oppressive summer heat. He currently works with a handful of wineries in Napa Valley, and lives in the quiet town of Alameda, Calif.

Cami Nelson is a doctoral student in poetry at the University of Utah. Her disjunctive publications include a documentary on wild horses, a ghostwritten book on yoga, a forthcoming piece on digital art in Leonardo and forthcoming poems in Word For/Word. Her visual/verbal work has been included in gallery shows in Utah and Spain.

Sara Nicholson lives (?) in Iowa.

Philip Byron Oakes lives in Austin, Texas. His work has recently appeared in Sawbuck, Horse Less Review, GlitterPony, Hamilton Stone Review, Otoliths, and others.

Han Quek is leaving Pullman, Wash.

Paul Silverman's stories have appeared in The South Dakota Review, Tampa Review, Hobart Online, Pindeldyboz, Word Riot, Thieves Jargon, Alimentum, Smokelong Quarterly, The Pedestal Magazine , The Jabberwock Review, The Adirondack Review , Subterranean Quarterly, Tryst, The Summerset Review, and others. He's been a Spotlight Author in Eclectica, which nominated his story, "The Home Front," for Best of the Net, 2008. He has three Pushcart nominations for stories in Byline, Lily and The Worcester Review.

Lynn Strongin has published twelve books, including the anthology The Sorrow Psalms (University of Iowa Press). Two new books, CAPE SEVENTY (Poems) and CRAZED BY THE SUN: Poems of Ecstasy, are due out later this year. Thorp Springs Press will publish Lynn Strongin's memoir INDIGO in January 2009 in a clothbound edition one month before Strongin's 70th birthday. Her other work of prose to be published late in 2008 is ALBINO PEACOCK (Plain View Press, Austin, Texas). She has been nominated five times for a Pushcart Prize. She has made British Columbia, Canada her home for the past quarter century. 



CL Bledsoe's "Paper" first appears in his chapbook ____ (want/need) published by Plan B Press; reprinted with the author's permission.

Another version of Lynn Strongin's "My First Polio" first appeared in Italy's STORIE; reprinted with the author's permission.


Cricket Online Review Vol. IV, No. I May 2008

Editors     Chad Lietz & J.D. Mitchell-Lumsden
Prose Editor     Corey Johnson
Associate Editor     Jeffrey Schrader

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