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Fall 2010

Volume XXXVI No. 1 (Fall 2010)


Editors' Note

Phases and Stages 5

Illustration

Border Conflcit: A Grand Canyon 7

Nonfiction

"All Was Fear and Marvel": The Experience of the Scared in Cormac McCarthy's The Crossing: Book I
Petra Mundik
9
Real-Life Legends and Reluctnat revolutionaries: Stephen Harrigan's The Gates of the Alamo
Richard Black
33
In Absentia: Texas Writers in the Great Depression
Don Graham
51

Fiction

Two Ways Inn
J. Boyer
63
Edna and Luna
Gleah Powers
73
This Part of the World
Andrew Howard
84

Poetry

Petition
Carol Hamilton
95
View from the Garden
Michael Hogan
96
Café Manolo
Michael Hogan
98
Coyote in a Volcanic Field
Jeffrey Alfier
99
Sierra del Tigre
Jeffrey Alfier
100

Reviews

In the Remington Moment by Stephen Tatum
Robert Murray Davis
101
Across the Great Divide: A Photo Chronicle of the Counterculture by Roberta Price
Robert Murray Davis
102
House of Hits: the Story of Houston's Gold Star/Sugar Hill Recording Studios by Andy Bradley and Roger Wood
Joel Minor
104
Simon J. Oritz: A Poetic Legacy of Indigenous Continuance edited by susan Berry Brill de Ramírez and Evelina Zuni Lucero
Joseph Haske
106
Adventures in Reading Cormac McCarthy by Peter Josyph
Jim Welsh
108
The Green Corn Rebellion: A Novel by William Cunningham
Randi Eldevik
111
The Sacred White Turkey by Frances Washburn
Herb Thompson
113
Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos by Manuel Luis Martínez
Clay Roynolds
115
Spare Parts by Ken Hada
Donald Mace Williams
117
So Late, So Soon: New and Selected Poems by Carol Moldaw
Jennifer Belcik
119
Contributors 122