The Summer issue features poems, fiction, and creative nonfiction by: Teresa Dzieglewicz, Tasia M. Hane-Devore, Myronn Hardy, Rage Hezekiah, Matt Izzi, Donald McCarthy, Mary Ann McSweeny, Kathryn Merwin, Jeffrey Morgan, Barry Peters, Claire Robbins, Sarah Shotland, Rebecca Starks, Celisa Steele, and Emily Anderson Ula.
The new issue of Gemini Magazine features the winners of our Short Story Contest. First prize goes to George Harrar, second prize to Evelyn Kriegerm and honorable mentions Kim Hooper, R.S. Wynn, and S.J. Cahill.
The September issue of The Lake is now online featuring Joe Balaz, Saloni Kaul, Lynn McGee, Todd Mercer, Tony Press, Maureen Sherbondy, Dana Sonnenschein, John L. Stanizzi, Patricia Walsh, Louise Wilford, Rodney Wood. Review of Lola Ridge’s, To the Many: Collected Early Works.
In this issue: Virginia Keane, Keith S. Wilson, Franz Wright, Carolina Ebeid, Mia Kang, Donika Kelly, Alex Dimitrov, Rae Armantrout, Alison C. Rollins, Jennifer Jean, Terese Svoboda, Nestor Gomez, Claudine Toutoungi, sam sax, Ange Mlinko, Rebecca Ariel Porte, Nomi Stone, Aram Saroyan, Nate Marshall, Zack Strait, Jayme Ringleb, John Wieners, Valzhyna Mort, and Matthew Sweeney.
What’s new in this issue of Ragazine.CC: poetry by Maria Gillan, T.R. Hummer, Lyn Lifshin, and Michael T. Young; fiction by Jean E. Verthein; and nonfiction by Rich Ives. Karen Lethlean with “An Ironman’s Story,” Barbara Rosenthal on “A Crack in the Sidewalk,” and Ed Coffey on “Why I Run.” Sherrie Harvey writes of “The Bermuda Triangle,” Michael Goldstein examines album art, Tom Zatar Kay with “Holy Shit: A 3-Hour Poem,” and more.
This fall we’re celebrating the joy of first publication with fourteen poets who have never before had their poems appear in print. Rattle has always been a testament to the fact that publishing histories do not matter—powerful poems lurk inside all of us—and this issue highlights that truth. Culled from over 1,000 submissions, these standout poets are starting what we expect to be long careers in literature. Alan Fox interviews Marvin Artis for this issue, a previously unpublished lawyer in New York City who has enough brilliant poems hidden away to fill up a book.
The latest issue features our Fall 2018 Contest Winner: Rebecca Dettorre with her poems “Encounter” and “What If.” Also in this issue, find poetry by Tohm Bakelas, Ray Ball, Abby Caplin, Simona Carini, Alan Catlin, Katherine Davis, Kieran Egan, Marc Frazier, Matthew James Friday, Melinda Giordano, David M. Harris, Paul Ilcheko, Marjorie Moorhead, Donna Reis, Duncan Richardson, Marc Swan, Ann Christine Tabaka, and Thomas Willemain.
"6'3" Man with Doritos" by Matthew Clark. Home alone for a month, a married man on the verge of midlife revisits old letters from his first love and wonders why it's so hard to apologize.
A special section devoted to Music & Lit, featuring eight writers and musicians from around the globe, headlines the September 2018 issue of World Literature Today. “Bonus tracks” include a Spotify playlist tied directly to the cover feature; a trio of recommended rock operas; and a profile of Prince’s Minneapolis. The issue also features an essay on post-Soviet poetry by Philip Metres; new fiction from the Faroe Islands and Mexico; and translated poetry from Brazil, China, Colombia, Denmark, and Lebanon. As always, a wealth of book reviews, featured new books, recommended reading lists, and online exclusives round out the issue.
Blink-Ink, a quarterly print journal of 50-word fiction has has a new issue themed “State Fair.” Young love, corn-dogs, demonic carnies, and warm summer nights. All these and more are covered nicely by such writers as; Gay Degani, Nancy Stohlman, and Kevin Ridgeway. Editors Doug Mathewson & Sally Reno.