Cagibi fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translations, photography, art
Our 57th Issue features flash nonfiction from Beverly Donofrio, Jack Pendarvis, Abigail Thomas, Temim Fruchter, Heather Sellers, and an esteemed array of other outstanding writers, chronicling pine trees and gar, the mud and the gravel, the creek and the trees, and the endless peculiarity of the human experience. Plus, in our Craft section, Chelsey Drysdale examines how a writer transforms an essay collection into a memoir, Felicia Rose Chavez asks why so many wives and mothers feel like a “sometime-y writer,” and Annelise Jolley captures Mary Karr’s sacred carnality.
Ecotone 24 offers poetry, fiction, and essays that explore craftsmanship of all kinds, that exhibit their own craftiness, that makes us think about the act of making in new ways. A daughter learns to crochet snowflakes. A father reflects on his trade as a telephone lineman. A poet considers the violence inherent in industrial structures. In our closing section, our contributors offer a single sentence on craft.
The Fall 2017 issue features a special section on prison, with work by Ana Castillo, Sean J. White, Tyler McAndrew, Todd Henry, Lauren Page, Timothy Tingle-Brown, and Nicole Santalucia. Additional fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and graphic narrative by Roy Bentley, Alex McRae Dimsdale, Gregory Djanikian, Daphne Kalotay, Kelly Martineau, LaTanya McQueen, Jennifer Murvin, Esteban Rodriguez, Veronica Schuder, Lee Upton, Steve Ward, Jeremy T. Wilson, and more! We’re also happy to reach the first anniversary of Aquifer: The Florida Review Online, including recent work by Bryan Harvey, Ambalila Hemsell, Patron Henekou, Ann Huang, and interviews, book reviews, and visual and multimedia arts.
The Winter issue features mixed media by Jonathan Laurence, fiction by Janice Obuchowski, Phillip Scott Mandel, Elise Levine, Craig Bernardini. and Grant Faulkner, essays by Chad Davidson and Jane Marcellus, and poetry by Mark Kraushaar, Frank Paino, Alice Friman, Kara Van de Graaf, Maurya Simon, Christopher Buckley, Hailey Leithauser, and Molly Spencer, among others.
In this issue, find poetry by Casey Clague, Matt Kolbet, Charlene Langfur, Anda Totoreanu, and more; flash/hybrid by Debra Di Blasi, Anna Kander, Cassandra Keenan, Tara Murphy Sullivan, and more; fiction by Michael Colbert, Blaze Farrar, Andrew Stiggers, Jay Tanji, Nicholas White, and others; and creative nonfiction by Beulah Amsterdam and Teresa Price. Plus, multimedia by Colleen Purcell.
The Fall 2017 issue features poetry by James Longenbach, Sarah Gridley, Jonathan Moody, Jennifer Moxley, the four poets also included in the 4x4 section, each answering four questions supplied by Nicholas D. Nace. Other poets found in this issue include Aiden Coleman, George David Clark, G.C. Waldrep, Lisa DeSiro, Jennifer Key, Lawrence Raab, Kiki Petrosino, A. Lincoln, Salgado Maranhão, and more.
Interviews with Eric Shonkwiler and Juan Gelacio; fiction by Mollie Boutell, Malcolm Cumming, Liz Egan, and Brian Kamsoke; essays by Leonard Kress and Erinn Seifert; and poetry by Ruth Awad, Devon Balwit, Nick Conrad, Jesse DeLong, Darren Demaree, Stephen Gibson, Ian Haight, Divya Rajan, Rush Rankin, and more. Translations of work by Sergio Ballouk, Martyna Buliżańska, José Daniel García, Tatiana Neshumova, Grzegorz Wróblewski, and more. Brian Satrom reviews Thousand Star Hotel by Bao Phi, and art by Evan Baden.
The Winter 2017 issue of Prairie Schooner includes work by Toi Derricotte, Kevin Prufer, Abdourahman Waberi, Susan Laughter Meyers, Mahtem Shiferraw, Clara Chow, Robert Gibb, Jennifer De Leon, Morri Creech, Alpay Ulku, Kate Folk, Hussain Ahmed, Adrienne Su, David Koehn, Katie Condon, Kerrin McCadden, Julian Randall, Rachel Heimowitz, Susan Okie, Patricia Clark, Katie Farris, Komal Mathew, and more.
World Literature Today kicks off its ninety-second year with an impassioned look at the literature of resistance, featuring an essay/poetry diptych from Mapuche writer Liliana Ancalao; Maureen Freely on writing as resistance in Turkey; and poetry of witness from Italy and Greece. The issue also showcases stunning essays by Kapka Kassabova and Dunya Mikhail; interviews with Li-Young Lee (Indonesia/US), Eleni Kefala (Greece), and Jia Pingwa (China); and a wealth of other fiction and poetry. As always, a generous selection of book reviews, featured new books, recommended reading lists, and online exclusives round out the issue.