SPRING/SUMMER 2015

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Science Fiction Writer Robert J. Sawyer Holding Neanderthal Skull. Photo by Carolyn Clink.

SPRING/SUMMER 2015 • VOLUME 3, NO. 1

CREATIVE

NONFICTION

FIGURE, FOREST GROVE, OREGON. Photo by AUSTIN GRANGER

Boogaloo Too
by Matthew James Babcock
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In the high school cafeteria, I body-locked and sugar-popped to the gap Band’s “Party Train,” whipping up a whooping hullabaloo…

FICTION

Between the Lines by Valda Bailey

Calls from Home
by Tim Bass
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The first call from Kyle’s parents came a couple of weeks after he retired from classes.

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Meaningless (Times Three)
by A. Loudermilk

“It’s so good to see you, Button,” she murmured before stepping from the foyer into the living room. She unbelted her coat and started to cry.

POETRY

Concord
by Elizabeth Crowell

Part-Time Resident in Maine
by Howard Winn

Supermarket on the Edge of Casco Bay
by Howard Winn

Artwork by Georgi Tandashvili
Artwork by Georgi Tandashvili

INTERVIEW

Robert J. Sawyer hosted Supernatural Investigator on Canada’s Vision TV. The original series explored various so-called supernatural phenomena. Photo by Carolyn Clink, 2008.
Robert J. Sawyer:
Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer Shares His Process and Writerly Wisdom
Interviewed by Gene Wilburn
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“…the tiny, character-driven bits,
the quieter scenes, the epiphanies,
are often what the reader remembers most;
they’re the heart and soul of your writing…”
—Robert J. Sawyer


CRAFT & TOOL

BOOK
The Lifespan of a Fact by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal
Reviewed by Raymond M. Wong

TOOL
Scapple: The Software You Didn’t Know You Needed
Reviewed by Gene Wilburn

CONTRIBUTING
PHOTOGRAPHERS & ARTISTS

Valda Bailey (5, 6)
Carolyn Clink (20, 23, 24)
Christina Frost (COVER)
Austin Granger (26)
George Gray (25)
Tetyana Kovyrina (47)
Ian Muttoo (5)
Redroom Studios (12)
David Rockwell (13, 15, 18)
Georgi Tandashvili (4)


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On the Cover

Science Fiction writer Robert J. Sawyer, author of 22 books and three short story collections, has won all three of the world’s top science fiction awards for best novel of the year. He talked to Small Print Magazine’s Gene Wilburn about his writing process, the business, and his advice for writers.
Photograph by Christina Frost
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