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Sky Island Journal’s stunning 7th issue features poetry, flash fiction, and creative nonfiction from contributors all around the globe. Accomplished, well-established authors are published—side by side—with fresh, emerging voices. Readers are provided with a powerful, focused literary experience that transports them: one that challenges them intellectually and moves them emotionally. Always free to access, and always free from advertising, discover what 33,000 readers in 137 countries already know; the finest new writing is now at your fingertips.

Edwidge Danticat, winner of the 2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, headlines the Winter 2019 issue of World Literature Today. In the issue’s expanded 112-page format, the book review section has also been given a fresh new look, with boxed reviews highlighting titles we’re especially excited to share with readers. Additional highlights include work by Achy Obejas, André Naffis-Sahely, Grace Chia, Emeka Ogboh, Patrick Chamoiseau, and four “fabulist fables” by Pierre Bettencourt. As always, new books, recommended reading lists, and luminous literati are featured throughout, along with web-exclusive content.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 60, January 2019 online

Our January 2019 Issue contains brilliant flash nonfiction from Abby Mims, Dustin Parsons, Susan Jackson Rodgers, Prajeet Heir, Sam Kiss, Amy Stonestrom, Rebecca McClanahan, John Skoyles, Richard Hoffman, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Bryn Chancellor, Niya Marie, Jennifer Wortman, Lisa Fay Coutley, and Harrison Candelaria Fletcher. In our Craft Section, Nicole Breit reveals the power of the literary diptych (with writing prompts), Susan Bruns Rowe considers the elusiveness of voice, and Michael Downs shows how “a single sentence or detail or image – even a particular word – can act as a ‘vein of jade’ that makes the whole work glisten." And stunning artwork by Dev Murphy.

Special Issue on Justice. Creative nonfiction by Margaret Donovan Bauer, Robin Gow, Jennifer Case, Vic Sizemore, and more; an essay by Laurie Klein; fiction by Dustin M. Hoffman, Cassandra Passarelli, and Michael McGuire; and poetry by Daisy Bassen, Elizabeth Diebold, Alice B. Fogel, Es Foong, Tim Krcmarik, Keli Osborn, Joel Peckham, Katherine Russell, Amie Whittemore, and others. Plus, Katherine Abrams in conversation with Vivian Shipley.

Issue 27 is here with nonfiction by Fred Haefele, CMarie Fuhrman, Lauren Fath, and Alexis Bonogofsky; fiction by Brady Harrison, Robert Kostuck, and Hillary Behrman; and poetry by Paulann Petersen, Tiah Lindner Raphael, Gene Goldfab, Zachary Eddy, Jeanne Julian, and Judith Chibante. Art by Kim Matthews Wheaton.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 48 Number 3, Winter 2018/19

In this issue: cyanotypes, a giant hedge, nuns with tattoos, food carts, a divorcée in pumps, Naima Coltrane, an ode to the dumbphone, Charlottesville, and the winners of the 2018 Iowa Review Awards.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 13, 2018

New work by Cameron Morse, Stefene Russell, Theresa Williams, Daisy Bassen, Mark Mazzoli, M.G. Martin, Steve Owen, Darren C. Demarree, Calvin Haul, Brittany Ackerman, Makamae Murray, Colin Dodds, Carolyn Martin, J. Tarwood, Mark DeCarteret, and Maura Way.

In this issue, find Howard Faerstein’s editor selections in poetry: Eden Bailie, Emily Robidoux, Noel Sloboda, and Robert Schultz. Also in this issue are Virginia Pye’s editor selections in short fiction: Jason Grunspan, Jessica Barksdale, Lois Wolfe, and Victoria Kellawy.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Winter 2018 online

Winter Sleet's special environmental edition hits the stands! If there's one issue close to our sleety hearts, it is the environment. Work by Renee Beauregard Lute, Timothy Pilgrim, Charles Springer and more. Stop by our place for new fiction, poetry, irregulars and CNF, as well as our 2019 Pushcart and Best Small Fiction nominees.

The 2018 Winter Issue of SRPR has been released. In the issue 43.2, you will find: cover art by Camila Marianela; new poems by Angela Narciso Torres, the SRPR Illinois Poet, plus an interview with Joanne Diaz, SRPR Feature Poet & Interview Editor; the winning poem of 2018 Editors' Prize Contest by Mark Svenvold, poem by runner-up David Wright and Chad Foret, and poem of honorable mentions Ed Frankel, Timothy McBride and Lan Duong; poems by Joshua Corey, Sasha Banks, Nichole Goff, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, and Karen An-Hwei Lee; and the SRPR Review Essay by Brian Rejack, who reviews the works of Dan Beachy-Quick and Eric G. Wilson.

Together with the Lawrence-Minh But Davis of the Smithsonian’s Asian Pacific American Center, and Cathy Schlund-Vials, Professor of Asian American Studies and English at UConn, MR is proud to present a special issue on Asian American literature, Rethinking the Canon. With over 280 pages of new poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and graphic narrative, this issue reexamines the field and suggests where it might head next. With work by Kazim Ali, Marilyn Chin, Javanica Dai, Kimiko Hahn, Matt Huynh, Rami Karim, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Amit Majmudar, Amy Uyematsu, Ocean Vuong, Jane Wong, and many more.

In this issue, see how writers and artists utilize the elements “gristle,” “bolt,” and “kitchen table” in their work. Art and photography by Anna Graziosi, J. Dawson, Chris Roberts, Buku Sarkar, Jennie MacDonald, and Shara Kronmal; fiction by Julia Rocchi, Randall Brown, Kathryn Kulpa, Maureen Brady, and Carla Kitchner; nonfiction by Riley Roberts and Brad Gibault; and poetry by A.M. Kennedy, Monique Gagnon German, MEH, Elizabeth Austin, Terrence Spohn, Angela Lim, Robyn Hunt, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 6 Number 1, January 2019 online

In this issue, find work by and interviews with Claire Agnes, Shane Page, Julia Levine, Roy White, Zachary Eller, Annette Schlichter, Joshua Silavent, Mary Maroste, Joshua Orol, Rainie Oet, Jason Hart, Cindy House, and J. Collings. Plus, work by Thomas Terceira, Tara Roeder, Jacqueline Berger, Crystal Stone, and Alexander Landerman.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 110, 2018

Art by Trevor Winkfield.  Words by David Lehman, Marge Piercy, Joanna Fuhrman, Keri Smith, Charles North, Kimiko Hahn, John Godfrey, Sherman Alexie, Gary Lenhart, Caroline Knox, M.L. Smoker, Keith Taylor, Wang Ping, Tom Wayman, many others.

In this issue: essays by John Nelson, Martha Gies, Roberta Payne, and Floyd Collins; fiction by Sean Bernard, Laura Kolbe, and Lynda Sexson; paintings by David Graeme Baker; and poetry by Matthew Kilbane, Kat Lewis, Brian Brodeur, Victoria Luizzi, Gary Fincke, Danusha Lameria, R. T. Smith, Allison Hutchcraft, Peter Grandbois, Danielle Weeks, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Volume 41 Number 1, January/February 2019

“Dientes for Dentures” by Laura Roque, the winner of our 2018 Short Fiction Contest, appears in the January/February issue, as well as runners-up by Tyler Barton and Christopher Fox. New poetry by Elizabeth Bradfield, Brian Cochran, Jerzy Ficowski (trans. Jennifer Grotz and Piotr Sommer), Sharron Hass (trans. Tsipi Keller), José Kozer (trans. Peter Boyle), Keetje Kuipers, Philip Metres, Rajiv Mohabir, Mary Ruefle, and Brian Tierney; new fiction by Hanna Halperin Goldstein, Gabriela Alemán (trans. Dick Cluster), and Wendy Rawlings; and nonfiction by Sangamithra Iyer and Albert Goldbarth.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date January 2019 online

The January issue is now online featuring Stefano Bortolussi, Clare Crossman, Greg Dotoli, Oz Hardwick, Beth McDonogh, Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco, Todd Mercer, Joan Michelson, Kenneth Pobo, Alec Solomita, Pamela Sumners. Reviews of Angi Holden’s Spools of Thread and Ayelet McKenzie’s Messages Written on Envelope Backs.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Issue 41, January 2019 online

In this issue: art by Malaika Favorite, fiction by Nathan Alling Long, poetry by Arjun Parikh, and nonfiction by Chila Woychik. Additional imagery by Joey Aronhalt, Krysta Ryan, and Richard Vyse.

In this Issue: Jennifer Stock considers her mother’s parrot and other hazards of imperialism; Peter LaSalle visits the city of Fernando Pessoa; Paisley Rekdal on sex and soldiering in the poetry of war; Katherine E. Standefer explores the power of attraction; and Stephen Benz looks back on a hundred years at Guantánamo, from Stephen Crane to the War on Terror. Plus thirteen poets new to NER and translations from Russian and French. Poetry by David Biespiel, Chelsea Dingman, Gavin Yuan Gao, Christopher Salerno, and Jane Wong. Fiction by Noah Bogdonoff, Ella Martinsen Gorham, Joan Leegant, and more. Nonfiction by Stephen Benz, Peter LaSalle, and more.

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  • Volume/Number/Issue/Date Number 89, January 2019 online

This month, our Featured Selection presents work by five poets under the age thirty-five: Kimberly Grey, Ella Flores, Emma DePanise, E.G. Cunningham, and Caroline Chavatel. John A. Nieves interviews each of these poets as well. In Essays and Comments: “Dredgings” by Alexander Dickow. Joshua Corey reviews Pressure Dressing by Mark Scroggins. This month’s poetry selections include Marilyn Kallet, Ernest Hilbert, Jo-Ann Mort, Adam Tavel, Stephanie Burt, Billy Collins, Christopher Buckley, and more.


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