The Meadow 2016 Literary and Art Journal

The Meadow is the annual literary arts journal published every spring by Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nevada. Students interested in the creative writing and small press publishing are encour- aged to participate on the editorial board. Visit for information and submission guidelines or contact the Editor-in-Chief at or through the English department at (775) 673- 7092. The Meadow is not interested in acquiring rights to contributors’ works. All rights revert to the author or artist upon publication, and we expect The Meadow to be acknowledged as original publisher in any future chapbooks or books. The Meadow is indexed in The International Directory of Little Magazines and Small Presses . Our address is Editor-in-Chief, The Meadow , Truckee Meadows Commu- nity College, English Department, Vista B300, 7000 Dandini Blvd., Reno, Nevada 89512. The views expressed in The Meadow are solely reflective of the authors’ perspectives. TMCC takes no responsibility for the creative expression contained herein. Cover art: Thomas Gillaspy Novella Contest Judge: Christian Kiefer ISSN: 1947-7473