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The fantastic cover art and illustrated letters to this issue are from long-time Forge contributor Tim McLafferty, who has also graciously given of his time to help co-edit the poetry selections to this issue. Tim McLafferty lives in NYC and works as a drummer. He has played on Broadway in Urinetown, Grey Gardens, and many other interesting places. His work currently appears in many fine journals, including Forge, Painted Bride Quarterly, Pearl, Portland Review, and Right Hand Pointing. timmclafferty.com
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CONTENTS of ISSUE 6.4 (Current Issue)
J.D. Hibbits: One Last Rockabilly Boogie
Jack King: Identification Please
Jaren Watson: The Jar
Peter Obourn: Marilee
Joseph Occhipinti: A Knob of Toromiro
James Seals: Swimming the Purgatoire
Michael Welch: Equal to Fertility
Holly Day: The First Step
Mark Belair: Quiet
Mark Parsons: What’s With This Anti-Touch Thing With You
Wayne F. Burke: Vacation. 2
Tom Pescatore: This is the first line of a novel
Ian C. Smith: From here to paternity
Timothy DeJong: A Flight of Sparrows
Celina Villagarcia: A Mother’s Effect on the World