Each copy of #003 is wrapped lovingly in a hand-pulled, two color serigraph with stencil on 100% recycled (25% PCW) 65-105# stock. The edition of #003 is 100 & each is hand-numbered & handsewn. (Spring 2015) // $10 via WickedLittleHeart.etsy.com

Our cover features a skeletal lizard inspired by Russel Hehn’s “Brittle Little Things.”

Contents & Contributors

Valentina Cano, “Sea Bed Truths”
Sara Biggs Chaney, “How I Learned That I Was Poisonous”
Yuan Changming, “Solitude”
Tessa Cheek, “Grandmother”
Audrey Childress, “Between You and Death” & “Mourning Dove”
Dana Clark, “Remembrance”
Liz Dolan, “Holding Pattern” & “If the Bus is Late I Will Wait in the Rain”
Katherine Frain, “For Julia, Whom I No Longer Love” & “Say Honey”
Jennifer Gravley, “Daughter”
J. Todd Hawkins, “On the Glories of Graffiti” & “November Missing”
Russel Hehn, “Brittle Little Things”
Ann Hudson, “Crush”
Mark Jackley, “Country Dance” & “History and Geography”
Anna Leahy, “Nuclear Haiku”
Rachel Mangini, “A Test of Art and Science”
Sarah Nix, “Photograph”
Molly Prosser, “My Ex-Boyfriend’s Ex-Drummer Used to Live in Texas” & “Dawn”
Jim Redmond, “E Motherfucking T”
JoAnna Scandiffio, “Moonlighting at the Post Office”
Caitlin Scarano, “What Should Have Been Four” & “The Animal for the Year in Which You Left”
Melvin Shackelford, “Vital Mechanics of the Cold War, Ended”
Rhiannon Thorne, “The Ringer”
Maggie Woodward, “Field Guide to Farming in Winter”
Alicia Wright, “Some Wildness” & “Memorial Gardens”
Emily Yoon, “It’s Dark in Here” & “Your Poem About Another Woman” & “Grandmother Reminisces with Peaches”


We’re at it again with screen prints! This edition of 100 features a thickly printed white skeletal lizard with a few metallic gold accents. His tail appears on the back cover, clearly up to no good.

Printmakers: Nicci Mechler & Jonathan Rountree.


The third issue of Sugared Water was selected by: Nicci Mechler, Lauren Magee, Ashley Blake, Caitlin Neely, Shandra Lalley, Rebecca McLeod, Mark Payne, Minadora Macheret, & Brittney Blystone.