Tuesday, June 26, 2012

TLR Issue 2 is now available!

Issue 2 of The Lindenwood Review is now available. Twenty-five outstanding writers have contributed six stories, five essays, and nineteen poems for this issue, and we are very proud of the strong work that we have published.

We will have an online presence for issue 2 on the Lindenwood University website soon, but in the meantime, copies may be purchased by mail for $7 each. Please include your mailing address and make checks payable to Lindenwood University. Mail to:

Beth Mead
The Lindenwood Review
400 N. Kingshighway
St. Charles MO 63301

A teaser excerpt from TLR2:

The Forces of Flight
Dana Kroos

For years there was a man who sat on the cracked sidewalk outside the wall that surrounded St. Joseph's Academy for Gifted and Talented Young Men. He sat legs stretched out, back to the ivy-covered stone wall, beating a rhythm with a tin can on the sidewalk to the opening and closing of the wooden gate. He came to the spot as though attending the school from that position, arriving before the first bell, staying until the last of the staff had pushed their way out of the yard. He was there for so long that regular instructors and permanent staff came to know him. Although he did not beg, people dropped money into his can, brought him food and an occasional cup of coffee.

One day, the head of the music department, Dr. Abe Ada, bent closer, a little closer still, recognized the man beneath the scraggly beard and uncombed hair, and brought him inside.

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To read the rest of this story, purchase issue 2 of The Lindenwood Review.



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