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  1. 9:02 AM

    I hurtled down Interstate 40, late for work as usual, barely noticing the beautiful spring morning. I was frustrated with my wedding coordinator, who wouldn’t call me back. And a church staff member had promised me the use of some hurricane lamps for my wedding reception, but I couldn’t reach her either. It was stressful […]

    April 19, 2015

  2. An Odder Science

    I pulled up behind Dr. Randy Wymore’s pickup right as he pulled up in front of Sidney Presley’s house. “Sorry I don’t look like a journalist,” I apologized, explaining I’d smeared bike grease on the button-up I’d laid out for the evening. “Oh, that’s okay,” Wymore half-laughed. “Do you think I look like a scientist?” […]

    April 17, 2015

  3. Horse Teeth and Heartbreak

    Elbow deep inside the jaws of a stallion, Edye Lucas closes her eyes as her fingers explore a landscape of slivered canyons and barbed peaks in the moist hollow of a horse’s mouth. It’s cold enough in the barn to freeze saliva on the stainless-steel speculum wedged between the animal’s upper and lower jaws, where […]

    April 16, 2015

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April 15, 2015

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March 01, 2015

Vol. 6, Issue 5

Our 99th issue is filled with stories of progress and unlikely martyrdom.

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February 15, 2015

Vol. 6, Issue 4

In this issue, R.E. Graalman Jr. explains how a classified World War II program in Stillwater launched an academic and cultural transformation, LeAnne Howe reflects on Japan, Wall Street, and indigenous ancestry, and Cheryl Pallant criss-crosses the country with T.C. Cannon's "Two Guns Arikara" in her backseat. Plus, we've got new poetry by Benjamin Myers and Victoria McArtor and more.

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February 01, 2015

In this issue, we bring you stories of love, struggle and triumph. Find out how a golf course in western Oklahoma has weathered years of drought, and what happens when an alcoholic dries out in Coweta. Plus, we've got poetry that presupposes all the fabulous things that could come with the legalization of gay marriage, fiction that wades through the morning after a startling breakup, and more.

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January 15, 2015

Wilber Glasby knows some folks think he’s a hoarder, but he sees cash value in his eight-acre junk-strewn kingdom in Yale, Oklahoma. Deaf since birth and retired from laying railroad track, the scrap dealer says he now lives off selling old soda machines, rusty farm implements and anything else on the place. His wife, Jane, hopes American Pick...
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January 01, 2015

Lee Lyles of Sulphur, Oklahoma, forged a love for heavy metal as a kid and blazed a farrier career that earned him an induction into the International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame. He’s shod horses for Elvis Presley and Loretta Lynn and amassed one of the world’s largest collections of blacksmith tools displayed at his National Museum of Horse...