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This issue features our 2014 James Hearst Poetry Prize winners. It also has a special four page full-color spread with poems by James Hearst and illustrations by Gary Kelley to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the James and Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts. This is a one time only feature.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 11 Number 1, 2014
“I liked the idea of a city atop hundreds, thousands of canals of streaming light...” Thus begins the May Shorts edition of Atticus Review, featuring flash and poetry that does quality work in limited space. Then on Thursday, Gyaltsen F. Go brings you “Red Elephants,” a candid story of dependency, love and loss.
Guest edited by Natalie Easton, our “Repeat Review” issue featured pieces previously published in other publications and books. Spotlight piece by Aaron Hawkins. Additional contributors: Katherine Ringley, Tony Brown, Karen Jakubowski, Ronald Ray, Chrystal Berche, Kate Garrett, Tom Sheehan, and Kim Peter Kovac.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date May 2014 online
It’s a short but good issue, featuring new work from L. M. Alder, Katie Berka, Adam Crittenden, Mark Cunningham, Jennifer Dunn, Nicholas Grider, Christina Olivares, Suzanne Reid, Caleb Tankersley, and Marcelle Thiebaux.
“A Morbid Longing for the Picturesque”: The Novels of Donna Tartt
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 1, Spring 2014
Thrive and dive into every storytelling genre with science fiction (by JJ Lee), literary fiction (KM Vaghela), paranormal adventure (AY Dorsey), graphic novel excerpt (Kris Sayer), romance (Jacqui Hartwood), doppelganger (Trevor Shikaze), and other fantastical genre-bending tales by EL Firestine, Sarah Pinsker, and Milo James Fowler. (Plus poems and illustrations...)
Explore the desert in stories by Peter Levine, Aurelie Sheehan, and Beth Alvarado—three of the seven stories featured. This issue also includes essays by William Lychack, Diana Spechler, and poets Lance Larsen and Anna Journey. Two new poems by David Kirby are joined by works by Wendy Barker, Bonnie Jo Campbell, David St. John and Ryan Teitman.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 99 Number 2, 2014
Atticus Review presents our featured poet Mary Biddinger, a “famed lyrical engineer”, in the words of Poetry Editor Michael Meyerhofer. Then on Thursday, a From the Attic non-fiction piece by Douglas Penick, “Time’s Unending.” Finally, the fifth installment of our 12 Moons Videopoetry Series: Flower Moon. Read on!
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 3 Issue 1, Winter 2014
Featuring work from Maureen Alsop, Alexander Lumans, Catherine Bresner, Simon Perchik, Michael Levan, Francesca Bell, Amber Rambharose, McKinley Murphy, Paula C. Lowe, Sandy Longhorn, Jeff Tegchelaar, Emma Lister, Derek Pollard, John A. Nieves, Sarah McKinstry-Brown, Jeff Whitney, Aran Donovan, and more.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 80, Winter/Spring 2014
Our 25th anniversary issue features artists under 35.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date May 2014 online
The May issue of The Lake features Jean Atkin, Chris Bullard, Karen Jane Canon, David Flynn, George Freek, Wendy Gist, Robert Halleck, William Ogden Haynes, Mary Ann Honaker, M. J. Iuppa, Geraldine O’Kane, Albulena Shabani, Ian C. Smith, Jayne Stanton, Lena Khalaf Tuffaha. Reviews of Elizabeth Bishop and Muriel Rukeyser.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date April 29, 2014 online
Read the new story on matchbook that takes place in a Japanese internment camp, by Kiik A.K., titled “An Egg.”
This special issue celebrates the 100th year of William Stafford’s birth through poetry and essays remembering him and responding to his writing. Guest editor is Poet Israel Wasserstein, Washburn University. Additional material includes two essays (one on violence), a short story, poems, and books reviews.
“Words to Cure the Tameness” consists of 3 short chapbooks by three authors, Sarah J. Sloat, Lauren Gordon, and Mary Buchinger.
Featuring fiction by Abbigail N. Rosewood, paintings by Melissa Wilkinson, poetry by Kristen Tauer, Cheryl Diane Kidder, Grace Molloy, Kristin Roedell, Linda Quinlan, and others.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 1 Issue 1, Spring 2014
Features Karl Taro Greenfeld, Trinie Dalton, Steve De Jarnatt and Michelle Chihara. Gary Soto offers whimsically urgent essays, Roberto Ontiveros messes with time, Ryan Ridge and Mel Bosworth speak giddy language-driven satire, Monona Wali tells a family story, Christian Kiefer enters Reagan’s brain, and Mark Maxwell resurrects David Foster Wallace.
  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 15, April 2014 online
Featuring stories about a boy forced to grow up too soon in Vietnam; an orangutan confronting reality in Malaysia; growing comfortable with one’s sexuality and dealing with law enforcement in Thailand; learning the local culture of Bali’s Nusa Penida; 1980s life and friendship in the Nong Chan Camp along the Thailand-Cambodia border; and a handful of poems.

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