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Orange Bikini-Fiction by Maria Espinosa
Sirens-Fiction by Jason Bougger
Death Takes a Snow Day-Fiction by Cindy Rosmus
The Chill of a Lifetime-Fiction by Robert Aguon Perez
HIJAX-Fiction by Liz McAdams
Marriage-Fiction by Doug Hawley
Secrets-Fiction by Carole Sojka
The Ten Ten-Fiction by A. F. Knott
Losing Eileen-Fiction by Marci McKim
Snake Dog-Fiction by Catfish McDaris
My Heart Will Always Be Yours-Fiction by Jon Park
Unicorn-Fiction by Rob Dominelli
Call Girls-Flash Fiction by Gay Degani
Hollywood Harry's bar and Grill-Flash Fiction by Fred Zackel
Grandmother Nightmare-Flash Fiction by Rick McQuiston
Death Row-Flash Fiction by Luann Lewis
The Jarvis and Mae Team-Flash Fiction by Paul Beckman
Flying Away-Flash Fiction by Jerry Vilhotti
A Note for Alex Gildzen-Poem by Mark Young
Spoiled-Poem by Chad Haskins
Recognized-Poem by Michael Keshigian
the only goodbye he deserved-Poem by J. J. Campbell
Dropping the Ball-Poem by Ian Mullins
A Song of Vengeance-Poem by Christopher Hivner
A Slip of the Tongue-Poem by Robert Halleck
Again the 11th Hour-Poem by Robert Halleck
Jack-Poem by Judith Partin-Nielsen
singles ad Westwood Magazine-Poem by Judith Partin-Nielsen
Love is all-Poem by Meg Baird
Travelling-Poem by Meg Baird
Roxyanna-Poem by David Spicer
Wanted-Poem by David Spicer
Whataya Say?-Poem by David Spicer
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Hail, Tiger!
Angel of Manslaughter
The Gazing Ball
Strange Gardens
Gutter Balls
Calpurnia's Window
No Place Like Home
Dark Tales from Gent's Pens

Issue # 66, February 15th, 2018

Art by Ann Marie Rhiel 2018

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"Welcome to YELLOW MAMA, a crime fiction 'zine as sizzling as the chair it's named after."

Note: At Yellow Mama, we deal in FICTION, just for entertainment. We never condone senseless mass murders and our hearts go out to the victims of all mass shootings, terrorist attacks and other acts of senseless violence. We are holding them in our thoughts and prayers.



Cindy Rosmus-Editor/Art Director
Kenneth James Crist-
Ann Marie Rhiel-Assistant Art Director

(In order of appearance)

Kenneth James Crist

j. brooke

Maria Espinosa

Jason Bougger

Cindy Rosmus

Robert Aguon Perez

Liz McAdams

Doug Hawley

Carole Sojka

Anthony Knott

Marci McKim

Catfish McDaris

Jon Park

Rob Dominelli

Gay Degani

Fred Zackel

Rick McQuiston

LuAnn Lewis

Paul Beckman


Mark Young

Chad Haskins

Michael Keshigian

J. J. Campbell

Ian Mullins

Christopher Hivner

Robert Halleck

Judith Partin-Nielsen

Meg Baird

David Spicer


Cover: Ann Marie Rhiel

Sean O'Keefe

Ann Marie Rhiel

Cindy Rosmus

L. A. Barlow

Steve Cartwright

Kevin Duncan

Noelle Richardson

John Lunar Richey

Hillary Lyon

W. Jack Savage

John Thompson

Patty Mulligan

Hillary Lyon

Kenneth James Crist

Bill Zbylut

Bryan Cicalese

Special thanks to Lot-13 Bar, of Bayonne, NJ for allowing our artists to use their facilities for some of the illustrations in this issue.

Published by Fossil Publications, Wichita, Kansas.

All fiction, poems and artwork are copyrighted and owned by the contributors. No unauthorized use or reproduction without the consent of the owners/artists. We know some lawyers, too!

In Association with Black Petals & Fossil Publications 2017