City Review 2012
Special Volume in Contemporary Children’s Literature
Edited by Joel D. Chaston and Linda Trinh Moser
Book design by Eric Pervukhin
color-illustrated, the 2012 volume of Moon City Review
centers on children’s literature and its increasingly
blurry borderlands. MCR 2012 offers a variable feast
of poetry, fiction, criticism, graphic arts, and “archival
treasures” by Rose O’Neill, Robert Wallace, and
Young E. Allison (author of “Derelict” or “Dead
Man’s Chest”), all for and/or about children and
young adults. Contributors include D. Gilson, David Harrison,
Jean Stringam, and Laura Lee Washburn.
D. Chaston is distinguished professor of English
at Missouri State University, where he teaches children’s/young
adult literature. A past president of the Children’s
Literature Association, he has published several books and
edited collections, including Bridges for the Young: The
Fiction of Katherine Paterson (with M. Sarah Smedman),
Lois Lowry, and Theme Exploration: A Voyage of
Trinh Moser is professor of English at Missouri
State University, where she teaches the literature of multiculturalism.
Her books include Contemporary Literature: 1970 to the
Present (with Kathryn West) and an edition of Winnifred
Eaton’s Me: a Book of Remembrance.
Pervukhin is professor of art and design at
Missouri State University. His paintings, drawings, and book
illustrations have earned international acclaim.
7 x 9 1/2, 150 pages,
30 color illustrations
Distributed for Moon City Press.