January 2012

We ring in the new year with our 37th issue. All of us at Fogged Clarity hope you enjoy our January edition and the coming year.

Benjamin Evans
Executive Editor, Fogged Clarity

January 2012

Table of Contents


  • Colin FlemingColin Fleming is a contributing writer for The Atlantic, The New Yorker, The Boston Globe and The New York Times Book Review. His fiction has appeared in Boulevard, Texas Review, Slice Magazine and The Iowa Review, among other publications. Mushroom Wine


  • Daniel SchwarzDaniel R. Schwarz is Frederic J. Whiton Professor of English Literature and the Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow at Cornell University. He is the author of numerous books and has published poems in journals throughout the world. Closure: 1986
  • klipschutzklipschutz is a poet living in San Francisco. His poems have appeared in venues ranging from Poetry (of Chicago) to FUCK! (Tucson), along with many anthologies. His books include Twilight of the Male Ego and The Erection of Scaffolding for the Re-Painting of Heaven by the Lowest Bidder (o.p.). In 2006, through Luddite Kingdom Press, he issued the collectible All Roads. . .But This One. Upon Reading About Frank Lloyd Wright in a Rented Basement Room
  • The Alpha Beta Male
  • Dennis MahaginDennis Mahagin is a poet from the Pacific Northwest. His work has appeared in magazines such as 42opus, Exquisite Corpse, Night Train, Juked, Stirring, 3 A.M. and The Nervous Breakdown, among other journals. His chapbook, entitled Fare, is forthcoming in 2012 from Redneck Press.Fence Fragment
  • Luke HollisLuke Hollis has studied at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and currently is a student at the University of Oregon Master of Fine Arts program. He has received the Miriam Starlin Award and Irby F. Wood Prize for his poetry. The Co-op in Fairmont, NE
  • Ron AntonucciRon Antonucci is a librarian and book critic whose reviews and articles have appeared in dozens of magazines and newspapers. He has had poems published in Whiskey Island Magazine, The Vincent Brothers Review, Pudding, Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine and I Have My Own Song for It: Modern Poems of Ohio (University of Akron Press, 2002). He was fiction editor at Artful Dodge and currently serves as a contributing editor for The Journal. Supplicant
  • A Picasso Blue


  • Akos MajorAkos Major is a Hungarian photographer currently living and working in Vienna, Austria. Minus & White
  • Maurizio AnzeriMaurizio Anzeri is an Italian artist living and working in London. Embroidery on Photographic Prints
  • Michael ZimmererMichael Zimmerer is a fine art and commercial photographer who graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2009. He currently resides in Orlando, FL. White Horizon



  • Bruce SniderBruce Snider is the author of two poetry collections, Paradise, Indiana, winner of the 2011 Lena-Miles Wever Todd Poetry Prize, and The Year We Studied Women, winner of the Felix Pollak Prize in Poetry. His poems and non-fiction have appeared in the American Poetry Review, Southern Review, Ploughshares, Gettysburg Review and Ninth Letter, among other journals. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, he has been writer-in-residence at the James Merrill House in Stonington, CT as well as at the Amy Clampitt House in Lenox, MA. He currently lives in San Francisco and teaches at Stanford University. discusses his prize-winning collection “Paradise, Indiana”


  • Scott HightowerScott Hightower is the author of three books. This fall, Self-Evident, his fourth collection stateside, is forthcoming from Barrow Street Press. Early next year, Oases/Hontanares, a bi-lingual book, is forthcoming from Devenir, Madrid. Hightower teaches as adjunct faculty at NYU and Drew University. A native of central Texas, he lives in Manhattan and sojourns in Spain.reviews the poetry of Steve Fellner