Fall 2014

The Pitkin Review is a print publication, but we also like to stay connected with readers through cyberspace. With each issue, The Pitkin Review publishes several pieces online, either as “Web Exclusives,” or as previews from the print edition as chosen by our Editors.

Web Exclusives (Online Only):

My Father Was a Sailor | Shawn Girvan
Creating Meaning through Juxtaposition in Intimate: An American Family Photo Album by Paisley Rekdal | Penny Hinke
Timewarp | Catherine Aarts

Other Content (Print and Online):

Read the “Editor’s Note” from The Pitkin Review Editor-in-Chief, Matthew Swihart.
See a complete listing of the Fall 2014 Pitkin Review staff here.


Fall2014_PitkinCoverContents of the Print Edition:

Cover Art | “Urban Cowperson” | Kelley Brannon

Fiction
Secrets | Lisa Hartsgrove – 3
Schooled Excerpt: Because the House Burned | Elizabeth Melvin – 13
The Good Wife | Rachel Essaff Maher – 25

Nonfiction
Two Markers | Richard Finder – 33
Times My Father Touched Me | Bob C. Fisher – 39
The Education of an Appropriate Rainbow | Loba Wakinyan – 49

Poetry
View from a Mail Order Bride | Laura Schaeffer – 53
Red on Red | Kita Mehaffy – 55
Something More | Rachel Essaff Maher – 57
A Recollection, There— | Rachel Essaff Maher – 59

Critical Commentary
Dreams Deferred: The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov | Liz Kellebrew – 63

Contributors – 69


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