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The Oval
The Oval is a literary magazine published annually by the Associated Students of the University of Montana, the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, and the Creative Writing Program of the University of Montana English Department. It includes fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and visual art.

Current Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1 (2017)

Full Volume

Front Matter

Poetry

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One Night Stand
John Christenson

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Balm
Amber Davis

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Understudy
Steven Abell

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Poem At Twenty-One
Elizabeth Mays

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The Grateful Shed
Brad Lambert

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A Winter Woman
Elizabeth Griffin

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Her Watercolor Depression
Cassandra Sevigny

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Poppies
Brad Lambert

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Spatial Awareness
Elizabeth Mays

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Smoke Unthreading
John Christenson

Prose

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Gladys
Emily Morrison

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For My Next Trick
Trisha Bartle

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Bloodlines
Megan Jessop

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Wilde Ruhe
Anna Weishaar

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The Second Question
Jenny-Lin Smith

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Give the Dog a Bone
Claire Venery

Visual Art

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Aquarium
Lindsay Laird

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Roxy
Lucy Torgrimson

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Exhale
Andrea Morawic

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Depth and Perception
Kelaiah Horat

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Glimpse
Hannah Fay

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Fragility, No. 4
Kelaiah Horat

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Onlooker
Lindsay Laird

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The Great Attractor
Juliette Viera

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After the Storm
Megan Jessop

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Silence
Kelaiah Horat

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Macie, Too
Savannah Stewart

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Baths
Dylan McCarthy

Contributors

Editors

Co-Editor-in-Chief
Hanna Ziegler
Co-Editor-in-Chief
Stacia Hill
Faculty Advisor
Robert Stubblefield