River Teeth Print Journal

Issue 17.1

Fall 2015

Editor’s Notes by Joe Mackall

One day last spring my co-editor, Dan Lehman, and I were emailing back and forth—with me in Ohio and Dan in Taiwan—discussing River Teeth and a writer we were excited to be publishing in this issue. And then Dan said something that knocked me flat: “He reminds me of the late Charles Bowden.” I had not known about Chuck’s death until that second, and I still don’t know how I could have missed the news. Chuck Bowden died on August 30, 2014, at the age of sixty-nine. Too damn young. Too damn soon. Continue reading . . .

Contents

“As a Boy I Dreamed Often of a Tiger” Joe Wilkins  ◆  “Faithfully a Hidden Life” Joe Wilkins    “Animals of the Suburbs” Kerry Folan    “Jigsaw Puzzle” Robert Long Foreman    “Going Back to Plum Island” Jill Christman     “Air and Water” Karen Dietrich    “The Root of All Things” Nathan Thornburgh    “Some/One” Shannon Huffman Polson    “Simple Laws of the Physical World” Shanley Jacobs    “Detours of Intention: Lost and Found in the Holy Land” Tom Fate    “Spillings” Catalina Ouyang “A Grave on the High Plains” Stephen Benz “London, When We” Katherine Robb

Contributors’ Notes . . .

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