Publisher’s description: Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction is a literary journal devoted to publishing notable, innovative work in creative nonfiction. The journal explores the genre's flexibility and expansiveness with works ranging from personal essays and memoirs to literary journalism and graphic or hybrid pieces. FG publishes essays that are lyrical, self-interrogating, meditative, and reflective, as well as, expository, analytical, exploratory, or whimsical. In addition to essays, each issue features a substantive review section. The spring issue features winners of the $1,000 annual essay contest.
Recent issues have included work by Isaac Anderson, Ira Sukrungrang, Katherine Standefer, Patrick Madden, Jen Palmares Meadows, Nick Neely, Kathryn Winograd, Ryan Van Meter, Renee E. D’Aoust, Ned Stuckey-French, and Re'Lynn Hansen.
Fourth Genre is available at www.msupress.org, in both print and electronic form.