Barely South Review September 2010

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Thereafter the Boatman, Amy Cheng

Welcome to Barely South Review, the new literary journal in electronic format housed in Old Dominion University’s MFA in Creative Writing program!  Our general submissions/reading period is from 1 September – 30 November each year; any special themed issues will be announced. We seek general works of original and previously unpublished non-fiction, poetry and short fiction, for issues scheduled in April, September, and January each year.

We hope you will enjoy this issue, and follow us through succeeding issues in the coming years.

Table of Contents

Aubade: The Monday Bargain

Buddha’s Garden




Free This Bed


In a Shoe

Job’s Tears


Remember Johnny Kline?

Scrap-Metal Collector


State of Our Onions

The Cockroach

The Griffin

The Sandwich That Bites Back

These Southern Afternoons

Three Paintings