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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 11, Issue 1 (2018)

Full Volume

Front Matter

Poetry

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My Fine China
Alecia Weis

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Heading Nowhere
Nicholas Soderburg

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Not an Exit
Lorri Bethel

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Dancing
Will Frost

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Queen
Shane C. Murphy

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In Poetry Class
Denae Carter

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Precipitation
Marko Capoferri

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Window Shopping
Denae Carter

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Forget Me Not
Erin Sargent

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Smoker's Outpost
Shane Coburn

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Tomato Sauce
Julia Burkhart

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Strangers and Sunsets
Anson Nygaard

Prose

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The Ocean
Mielle Hubbard

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Mixed Signals
Nicholas Puckett

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Green Sky
Pattie Wagner

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Chris Garry Died
Anson Nygaard

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Of Two Important Women
Schuyler Diess

Visual Art

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Untitled 8x8
Ellie Buick

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6 More Miles
Dylan McCarthy

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Untitled, Still
Kelaiah Horat

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Self-Portrait No. 1
Savannah Stewart

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Life in Color
Kelaiah Horat

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Boy in Colour
Kaden Harrison

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Reach for the Stars
Ashley Wilkins

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Chrysalis
Gabrielle Tusberg

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Boats on the Water
Madeline Broom

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Morning Coffee
Madeline Broom

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Frozen Starlight
Ashley Wilkins

Contributors

Editors

Editor-in-Chief
Courtney Coburn
Faculty Advisor
Robert Stubblefield