Quarterly literary magazine Southern Humanities Review is open to submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and book review pitches until May 1, 2019. When SHR first began, our founding editors called for work which was “thoughtfully conceived to enrich the mind and stir the heart.” More than fifty years later, this call remains relevant. While we are located in the American South, we are interested in work from all human communities and variety of perspectives, geographic and otherwise. We are also interested in writers in various stages of their careers, and especially in work from historically underrepresented voices. Please submit through our website: www.southernhumanitiesreview.com.
In this issue: Kanika Agrawal, R. Cassandra Bruner, Kristin Chang, Yongyu Chen, Don Mee Choi, Natalie Eilbert, Jamie Gusman, Taraka Hamada, Ava Hoffmann, Mohammed Khaïr-Eddine (translation by Jake Seyersak), Ndinda Kioko, Sabrina Li, Aurielle Marie, Sophie Paquette, Mwinji Siame, Billie R. Tadros | Tam(sin) Blaxter, My Tran, David Joez Villaverde, and Candice Wuehle. Plus a chapbook by Naima Yael Tokunow, and cover art by Charlotte Edey.
The Georgia Review’s first issue of 2019 leads off with “Etymology of a Mood” by Ama Codjoe, chosen by final judge Natasha Trethewey as the winner of the 2018 Loraine Williams Poetry Prize. Readers will also find work by Jane Wong, Sheldon Costa, Leila Chatti, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Kimiko Hahn, and many more. Special features include a collaborative fiction project between writer Scott Russell Sanders and photographer Peter Forbes; an in-depth interview with Barry Lopez in advance of his long-awaited new book, Horizon; and a dazzlingly colorful collage portfolio by Colombian-born artist María Berrio, whose work graces the cover.
In this issue, find an artist spotlight on Hiroshi Hayakawa; poetry by Dave Roskos, Lucinda Watson, and Shane Carreon; music feature “Songs for Alexandra” compiled by Fred Roberts; an interview with Judith Skillman by Carol Smallwood; and Steve Poleskie on “Eating Peas in Calais.” Also in this issue: Mika Kangas, Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret on location in France, L. John Harris, Bill Vernon, and more.
This issue focuses on "The Garden" and includes work of roughly sixty artists and writers from all over the world as we start to prepare our gardens for another season of beauty and bounty. Our featured artist is Jane Gottlieb, and our featured writers include William Vernon, Sidney Bending, Scott Ragland, Susan P. Blevins, Atreyee Gupta, Margaret Chula, Camille Kraus, Barbara Haas, Robin Chapman, and more.
Find new work on the website so far this month, with poetry by Robert Morgan, Scott Minar, and Michael Hettich; nonfiction by Michael Engelhard; and fiction by Marvin Shackelford.