Mastodon Publishing fiction, nonfiction, poetry
New, used, and remainders. Located in the heart of Downtown Providence, RI since 2003. We focus on independent presses, academic publishers, art publishers, and other quality presses. New book ordering. Shipping available worldwide. Symposium Records - We also carry new and used vinyl records. Second location - Symposium Books @ Waterfire Arts Center. 475 Valley Street, Providence, RI. Curated collection of Art, Design, Photography, and Architecture.
Featuring new work from Mauro Guidi-Signorelli, Brittany Ackerman, Katherine Gekker, Joseph Cummins, Christopher Todd Anderson, Robert Radin, Simon Perchik, Claudia Serea, Lynne Knight, Lynn C. Miller, Ryan Thorpe, and Gabriel Chávez Casazola (translated from the Spanish by Morgan Cayce Harden). Cover artwork by José María Velasco.
Our Spring/2018 issue features the work of the wonderful poet and translator, John Taylor. There is an in-depth interview with the poet, and a generous selection of his poetry. Also included in this issue are translations from the poetry of Ute von Funcke (Germany), Riad Saleh Hussein (Syria), Franca Mancinelli (Italy), Salgado Maranhão (Brazil) and Jorge Ortega (Mexico). Short fiction by Shawn Goodman, Peter Gordon, Cheryl Pappas, Benjamin Selesnick and Angela M. Shupe as well as original poetry by John Bradley, Alan Britt, Stephanie Dickinson, Lara Gularte, Liz Marlow, Patty Dickson Pieczka, and Anthony Seidman.
The latest issue features an art portfolio by Elizabeth Hershon and exciting new work from Jack Anderson, Carole Bernstein, Jiwon Choi, Gerald Fleming, Caroline Knox, Pablo Medina, Dan O'Brien, Mark Pawlak, Tim Robbins, Mather Schneider, Wang Ping and many more, including our regular section of wonderful high school writing.
Boulevard Nos. 98 & 99 debuts our craft interview with Nathan Englander. Also featuring Joyce Carol Oates’s intense yet subtle fiction; poetry by Morgan Parker; and Sommer Schafer’s whimsically haunting story. Also featuring the 2017 Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets winning entry: Elizabeth Hoover’s group of three poems on the art of listening while female, Lolita, lies, and more. Plus, fantastic and striking cover art by Rene Lynch! Fiction and essays by J. T. Barbarese, John Dalton, Lee Upton, and more. Poetry by Lea Anderson, Melissa Ginsburg, Orlando Ricardo Menes, David Moolten, Doug Ramspeck, Floyd Skloot, Chelsea Wagenaar, Maceo J. Whitaker, and more.
Our latest issue is dedicated to the memory of Jim Clark, longtime editor of The Greensboro Review and MFA Writing Program director at UNC Greensboro. Featuring new work from Karen Harryman, John Sibley Williams, Natalie Serber, Adam Vines, Alicia Wright, Doug Ramspeck, Andrew Coddington, and many more. Plus, we feature the winners of our annual Robert Watson Literary Prizes—Eli Cranor for fiction and Alison Powell for poetry.
In the latest issue, read “Daylighting Chedoke part 2: The River that Runs Two Ways” by John Terpstra; “Coming of Age: Hungarian-Canadian Artist Tibor Nyilasi (1936-2015)” with writing by Donna Nyilasi, Bryce Kanbara, P. Mansaram, and Lydia Nyilasi. The issue is guest edited by Melissa Tanti with Guest Poetry Editor Canisia Lubrin, with work by Klyde Broox, Kim Echlin, Kaitlin, Ashli Akins, Gary Barwin, Philip Kanwischer, Matt Snell, Darren C. Demaree, and more.
MAKE 17’s theme, Belonging, came about as our landscape continues to be dominated by issues surrounding immigration, systemic violence, and the question of who belongs. With a variety of approaches, the authors and artists in this issue find ways to express the humanity of peoples and cultures—to generate awareness, hope, and empathy. Featuring poetry, prose, visual art and more by Steven Alvarez, Kelly Caldwell, Edgar Garcia, Jaime Luis Huenún, Kirsten Leenaars, Ada Limón, Álvaro Mutis, Irma Pineda, Legna Rodríguez Iglesias, Kenyatta Rogers, among many others.
In this issue, you’ll find work that subverts expectations and blurs boundaries between memory and perception, the self and the world, written by Shannon Spies, Barbara Crooker, Andrew Hemmert, and Jay Leeming. Also in this issue, Tony Hoagland explores the evolving achievement of poet Henri Cole, and Sandra M. Gilbert offers an intimate review of Chana Bloch’s last book. Our World Poets in Translation portfolio showcases the late Ilja Kostovski.