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Big Muddy 11.1

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Amanda Meyer

Big Muddy 11.1


Dr. Susan Swartwout

Assistant Editor

Donna J. Essner
Carly Vogelsang

Publishing Interns

Rhyen Campbell
Katelyn Hansell

Graduate Assistants

Michael Heath
Matthew Long

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Kevin C. Avery, Kentucky

Lynn Morrow, Missouri
Daniel Morgan Boone’s Missing Years

Kelby Ouchley, Louisiana
Swamp Snow


Savannah Carpenter, Illinois
New Madrid Awakening

Rufus Cook, Taiwan

Andrea J. Di Salvo, Oregon
Dog Days of Summer

Lowell Jaeger, Montana
We All Know Trouble When We See It

Tom Ramsey, Mississippi
My Mother Killed Princess Diana

Justin C. Staley, Illinois
A Dead Man’s Son


Lisa Ampleman, Ohio

Roy Bentley, Iowa
Live Nudes

Bill Brown, Tennessee
Tonight, Alone

Andrea S. Gereighty, Louisiana
The Cool Third Week


Mary Kennan Herbert, New York
Summer in St. Louis

Jason Lapeze, Massachusetts
Ponchatoula Sundown
Plank Sixty-Eight

Michael Melancon, Oklahoma
Camelia Gouchet

Stanley M. Noah, Texas
Far From Home

Stephen R. Roberts, Indiana
Down in Mechanicsburg

Nicole Trokey, Missouri
to the cocky bastards at margarita mama’s

Jason M. Vaughn, Kansas
After the Wake

Bill Wolak, New Jersey

Mighty River Short Story Contest Winner

Kathleen Knutsen Rowell, California
The Resolution

Wilda Hearne Flash Fiction Contest Winner

Natalie Hamm DeVaull, New York
In the Kitchen


Sheree Nielson, Missouri
Hands Across the Water, Chain of Rocks Bridge
Waterview, Chain of Rocks Bridge


Mickey Heath reviews:
Boswell, Robert. The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards. Graywolf Press, 2009. Paper, 258 pp., $15. Fiction.

Marcia Herring reviews:
Elliot, Stephen. The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder. Graywolf Press, 2009. Cloth, 208 pp., $22. Memoir.

Jennifer Hotop reviews:
Fry, Joan. How to Cook a Tapir: A Memoir of Belize. University of Nebraska Press, 2009. Cloth, 240 pp., $24.95. Memoir

Sadie Jensen reviews:
Disch, M. Thomas. The Businessman: A Tale of Terror. University of Minnesota Press, 2010. Paper, 292 pp., $16.95. Fiction.
Cordery, Simon. Mother Jones: Raising Cain and Consciousness. University of New Mexico Press, 2010. Paper, 224 pp., $21.95. Non-fiction.

Katherine Kipp reviews:
Johnson, Rheta Grimsley. Enchanted Evening Barbie and the Second Coming. NewSouth Books, 2010. Paper, 196 pp., $24.95. Memoir.

Katherine Markey reviews:
Jaeger, Lowell. We. Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2010. Paper, 106 pp., $16. Poetry.
Rivard, David. Otherwise Elsewhere. Graywolf Press, 2011. Paper, 88 pp., $15. Poetry.

Amanda Meyer reviews:
Guest, Paul. Notes for My Body Double. University of Nebraska Press, 2007. Paper, 91 pp., $17.95.

Dustin Michael reviews:
Bayley, Edgar, trans. Emily Toder. The Life & Memoirs of Dr. Pi and Other Stories. Clockroot Books, 2011. Paper, 86 pp., $13. Fiction.

Thomas O. Ratledge reviews:
Benedict, Pinckney. Miracle Boy and Other Stories. Press 53, 2010. Paper, 260 pp., $19.95. Fiction.

Emily Seagraves reviews:
Smith, Peter. A Porch Sofa Almanac. University of Minnesota Press, 2010. Paper, 144 pp., $16.95. Essays.
Smith, Thomas Ruys. Blacklegs, Card Sharps, and Confidence Men: Nineteenth-Century Mississippi River Gambling Stories. Louisiana State U Press, 2010. Cloth, 271 pp., $39.95.

Scott Smith reviews:
Bernstein, Charles. All The Whiskey in Heaven. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010. Cloth, 320 pp., $26. Poetry.