Thank You for the River: Mathilde Walter Clark,

Strange Orange World: Tom Dreyer,

Half Children: Jaed Muncharoen Coffin,

A Change of Weather: Jesse Blackadder,

Jackalope Dreams: An Excerpt: Mary Clearman Blew,

“Readers of Connotations in the greater world outside Sitka can’t be expected to know much about the Island Institute’s residencies for writers. But if they’ve taken note of the short contributor bios, at least they will have seen frequent references to this program. We take the opportunity here to say something more about it since four of the five writers whose work is included in this issue reflect the talent and diversity the program has brought to Sitka…”