is news, information, and guides to literary magazines, independent publishers, creative writing programs, alternative periodicals, indie bookstores, writing contests, and more.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 35, Fall 2017

As we celebrate our 60th Anniversary, we reprint work from our archives that reflect the times in which they were written. Authors include Mao Tse-Tung (1958), Joyce Carol Oates (1969), Vaclav Havel (1969), George Blake (1972), Kenzaburo Oe (1987), Terese Svoboda (2002), Percival Everett (2012), and many more.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 235, December 2017

"Pups" by Kate Folk

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 15 Number 1, Winter 2018

Featuring a Folio on Contemporary French Fiction, and a Folio on Eastern European Poetry. Also announcing the prize winner for the G.B. Crump Award, Jenny Drai.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Numbers 91 & 92, Autumn 2017


  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 17, Winter 2018

A Christmas ghost story from JJ Lee. Short fiction from AJ Odasso, Anat Rabkin, Erin Slaughter, Misha Handman, and Soramimi Hanarejima.  Poetry from Emily Osborne, Kelli Allen, Matilda Berke, and John Davies. A post-apocalyptic comic from Gabriel Craven and Mikayla Fawcett, novel excerpts, and the winners of the Hummingbird Prize.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 40 Number 4, 2017

Let's Make Contact. Featuring: 2017 Short Forms & CNF Contest Winners. New fiction by Ashley Little. An interview with Renee Sarojini Saklikar.

  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 31 Number 1, January 2018

Remembering Ed Herman. An Essay for the New Year. Trump's Reckless Action on Jerusalem.

Our latest issue includes work inspired by the three elements: delusion, blueprint, and fisherman. Find fiction by Nanc Tingley and Brian Shulz and nonfiction by Bryn Gribben and Joanna Eleftheriou, as well as poetry by Robbi Nester, Brent Fisk, Cathy Cook, Lois Harrod, Michael Brosnan, Lynne Knight, Frederick Lord, Rikki Santer, Kim Harvey, and more. Plus art and photography by John Gardner, Enid Becker, Chris Boyko, Alexa Dearing, George Stein, Aman Bhargava, and Guido Siporin.


We welcome any/all Feedback.