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Published April 13, 2010
From the SCR website: Occasionally The South Carolina Review will publish an issue devoted in large part to a particular theme. Examples in the past have included Virginia Woolf International (vol. 29.1), Ireland in the Arts and Humanities (vol. 32.1), and James Dickey Revisited (vol. 37.2).

Such themes, however, often transcend the boundaries of any particular issue of The South Carolina Review: the idea for a themed issue may grow out of past submissions, and the themed issue itself can elicit writings in response years down the line. In addition, the publication of a themed issue often generates other projects for the Press. (The Virginia Woolf International issue, for example, led to a series of Woolf conference proceedings volumes, among other publications.)

The virtual "Themed Issues" in the South Carolina Review On-Line Library therefore expand considerably upon their original, paper-and-ink counterparts. Not only do they include articles and other writings from past issues of The South Carolina Review, but they also incorporate other relevant CUDP publications as well as links to related online resources. Be sure to check back periodically, as new content is added as it becomes available.

The following virtual themed issues are currently available:

* Virginia Woolf International
* Ireland in the Arts and Humanities
* James Dickey Revisited
Published April 12, 2010
Hilda Raz, Editor of Prairie Schooner, has announced a new editorial position: Digital Development and Online Editor. Timothy Schaffert will be the energy behind the keyboard for Prairie Schooner's blog, tweets and Facebook updates as well as moving PS into new digital domains.
Published April 12, 2010
Jim Hicks of the Massachusetts Review notes some changes to the publication, "dramatically increasing the amount we publish in translation." To that end, he notes: "Edwin Gentzler, head of the Translation Center at UMass, will be joining Ellen Dor
Published April 05, 2010
Celebrating 45 years of publishing, TriQuarterly's double spring issue will be its final in print publication: TriQuarterly will be moving online. Editors Susan Firestone Hahn and Ian Morris offer a simple dedication-style page on the matter:

Published April 02, 2010
Despite a heroic battle to save the publication, Isotope (Utah State University) will cease with issue 7.2 - a special, double issue. Special thanks to Christopher Cokinos and all those who did what they could and have done all they have over the past nearly-decade of publishing Isotope.
Published April 01, 2010
After 15 years of, Issue 38 of Creative Nonfiction is "a magazine," taking on the larger, trade-size format on the outside, and on the inside, updated layout and design as well as expanded content: essays, columns, and more. Additionally, CNF will be adding exclusive online content for each issue. Check it all out here.
Published March 26, 2010
Published March 23, 2010
"This spring, Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review, celebrates one milestone and prepares for another. First comes the 60th anniversary issue of the journal, a tribute to writer Flannery O'Connor. And then comes a change, when Shenandoah shifts from print to Web." Shenandoah's attitude is upbeat, seeing the shift as one that will help them better meet their publishing needs (the last issue having hit 300 pages). Established writers will continue with the publication, but the first online issue to launch in 2011 will also allow Shenandoah to introduce new content: "Other facets of this ongoing Web conversation will be such features as songs, artwork and photography, as well as videos of poets reading their verse and authors discussing their stories."
Published March 18, 2010
With its fourth issue, J Journal, published by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at The City University of New York, introduces photography as a regular feature. Though, they are hoping to "stay away from shots of generic justice - police, inmates, judges, balancing scales," and instead hope that the images, like the poetry and prose included, "speak to the justice issue from unusual, subtle, evocative angles." Readers, you'll be the judge of that.
Published March 17, 2010
Anthony Cook has taken over as Editor-in-Chief of the Sycamore Review, trying, as he says, to "build on the legacy" of Mehdi Okasi. "Not easy," he comments, "at a journal where, by design, editorships roll over every year or two. I sometimes envy journals that are able to develop a focused and consistent aesthetic. Such focus makes a journal easier to market; you can find your readership and generate a following." But, after six months at the helm preparing this newest issue, he's convinced that "while such a set-up might seem ideal, it would greatly diminish the value of what, I believe, our journal can offer...In short, dissonance and diversity are our strengths, and they make for the kind of stimulating reading experience for which I long." And for which Sycamore Review is known to deliver!

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