2. Good Grief by Stevie Edwards (Write Bloody Publishing, 2012)
3. System of Hideouts by Heather McNaugher (Main Street Rag, 2012)
4. Ophelia Unraveling by Carol Berg (dancing girl press, 2012)
5. Women Who Pawn Their Jewelry by Sheila Squillante (Finishing Line Press, 2012)
--picks by Laura E. Davis, author of Braiding the Storm (Finishing Line Press 2012) and founding editor of Weave Magazine.