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A Literary Review
About Valley Voices: Valley Voices: A Literary Review features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, and criticism from writers and scholars from the Mississippi Delta and anywhere in the world.
Editors: John Zheng, Claude Wilkinson, Jo Ann Baldwin
Mississippi Valley State University
MVSU 7242, 14000 Hwy 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
Phone: (662) 254-3451
Genres: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, reviews, interviews
Simultaneous submissions: no Email submissions: yes (see website) Reading period: 9/1-6/1 Response time: 3 weeks to 3 months Payment: no Contests: no ISSN: 1553-7668 Founded: 2000 Issues per year: 2 Copy price: $12 Sample price (postpaid): $10 Average pages: 120 Subscription (ind/inst) 1 year: $20
Publisher's description: Valley Voices: A Literary Review is located in the heartland of the Mississippi Delta. It is dedicated to readers and writers with a purpose to promote works of the writers from the Delta and other regions and foster appreciation of the literary diversity of our multicultural society in the Mississippi Delta.
Some special issues featuring The Mississippi Writers, Poetic Translation in a Global Context, The Richard Wright Centennial, Sterling Plumpp, and Tennessee Williams are guest-edited by well-known scholars such as Philip Kolin and Christopher Maurer. Valley Voices also runs a campus issue to promote works of the Valley students.
Though we hope to see more creative work about the South, Valley Voices features fiction, poetry, interviews, and criticism from writers and scholars anywhere. Authors we have published include John Hart, Ted Haddin, Tayari Jones, Lenard D. Moore, Linda Pastan, Hermine Pinson, Sterling Plump, Patrick Pritchett, Larry Sams, Jean-Mark Sens, Sue Walker, Jerry Ward, Joe Wilkins, and Steve Yates.
We hope you will find, as Charles Davenport says in his review on NewPages, that "The great Mississippi River comes alive on every page." He says, "I want it to carry me away."
The spring 2013 issue features poetry by Ted Haddin, a poet living in Birmingham, Alabama, with an interview by the editor and publishes fine work by twelve poets and two story writers (Sterling Plumpp, Randall Horton, Jean-Mark Sens, Gwendolyn Mitchell, Ken Letko, Mack Hassler and Philip Kolin) from California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Hong Kong and Japan. It also publishes two essays on African American literature and five reviews on poetry and fiction.
last updated 06/03/2013