Press 53 has set July 19 as the launch date for its new quarterly online magazine, Prime Number Magazine: A Journal of Distinctive Prose and Poetry. Award-winning writer Clifford Garstang (In an Uncharted Country) will serve as editor, and award-winning poet and writer Valerie Nieman (Wake Wake Wake) will serve as poetry editor. Plans include an annual print anthology featuring selected works from the editors. Prime Number Magazine will publish short stories, poetry, creative nonfiction, essays, book reviews, and craft articles on writing. The premiere issue, set to launch July 19, will contain works from invited writers, with submission guidelines for future issues.
To celebrate the launch of Prime Number Magazine, Press 53 will give away over $250 in short story and poetry collections to one lucky person. To be entered into the drawing, simply follow Prime Number Magazine on Twitter or Facebook, or register (for free) on their web site. The winner will be announced in the premiere issue.