Publisher's description: Eastern Iowa Review - A Journal of Good Spaces publishes fine lyric essays, prose poetry, monthly short fiction in several categories, plus experimental and hybrid work that makes sense. We also publish full-length book manuscripts via our Mary Hunter Austin Book Award.
From our contributors: "The review is a piece of art in itself, the whole greater than the sum of its parts." (Toti O'Brien)
"Deeply engaging .... you have a marvelous publication." (Paula Marafino Bernett)
"I really enjoyed the overall flow of the journal and the wonderful diversity of lyrical works. I feel like I have a greater understanding and newfound appreciation for the genre." (Cindy Lamothe)
"You and your staff did a stunning job ... I'm so impressed ... Your eye, your aesthetic sensibility, your crunchy know-how, and your (collective) spirit have created a quality journal. (Nancy Haverington)
Representative authors include Stephanie Dickinson, Robert Miltner, Sean Prentiss, Joan Connor, Jane Harrington, Kathleen Hellen, Ashley Kunsa, Andrea Marcusa, Anna Leahy, Marlene Olin, Bob Schildgen, Alan Steinberg, Clarence Young, Rekha Valliappan, and many more.
Our focus is beauty, truth, unique takes, place-based work for a wide audience.