Spring 2009 Contents - Vol. 2, No. 1
Paul Mariani The Republic (read)
Erika Dreifus For Services Rendered
Judith Skillman Indian Summer
Cordelia (read)
Kathleen Hellen Wondrous Pitiful
James Reed Native Hunters
Cynthia Schwartzberg Edlow The Persimmon Can See You
Rosebud Ben-Oni The Current Political Situation of the Roma
Rick Marlatt The Drinker
Rob McClure Smith Tod, 1932 (read excerpt)
Deborah Gold Gel Pens
Claire Kageyama-Ramakrishnan Villanelle: November Night
Our Neighbor Ralph Brandt, 1973-1983
Ann Cefola Velocity
John Lee Conaway Break-Out (read excerpt)
Jon Jensen The First Time I Saw Blood
Krishna Encaged
Charles Lowe Mrs. Zhu’s Taiwanese Massage
Cameron Conaway Disappointment 19
Mary Langer Thompson Rolling the Stone Away
Kristin Camitta Zimet Baby Gift
Alison Ruth Two and a Half versus Fortune (read excerpt)
Diane Kendig Prison Terms
Randall Brown Early Man
Eric Larsen Feast
Barbara Adams Thieves (read)


Fiction by Joyce Goldenstern, Brady Harrison, TR Poulson, Christopher Urban, and Dina Cox.

Poems by Pamela Morneault Gemme, Stephen Gibson, Michael Graves, Lakisha Jackson, Kristin G. Kelly, Amasa Larkins, Irene Mitchell, Bob Monson, darlene anita scott, and Paula Yup.

Nonfiction from Cynthia Cupe, Erika Dreifus, and Vance Voyles.

  • Erika Dreifus -
    My Life as a Bully

  • Joyce GoldenStern -
    Massachussetts Murder Mystery


J Journal
Department of English
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10019