The newest issue of The Apple Valley Review online literary magazine has been released. Readers can enjoy short fiction by Emmanuel Nwafor, K. A. Polzin, Conor Barnes, and Magda Bartkowska; creative nonfiction by Yuko Iida Frost; and poetry by Eric Braude, Tina Blade, Miriam Levine, Paul Dickey, Devon Brock, Hedy Habra, and Matthew Johnson. Cover artwork by Japanese woodblock printmaker Hasui Kawase. Founded in 2005 by its current editor, Leah Browning, The Apple Valley Review is published in the spring and fall, and submissions are open on a rolling basis with no fee for short stories, flash fiction, personal essays/creative nonfiction, poetry, and prose poetry.
In addition to having a most gorgeous cover photograph by Kyaw Tun, the newest issue of Apple Valley Review (17.1) features creative nonfiction by Charlotte San Juan and Amy Kroin; short fiction by Péter Moesko (translated from the Hungarian by Walter Burgess and Marietta Morry) and Lucy Zhang; and poetry by Jane C. Miller, Wojciech Kass (translated from the Polish by Daniel Bourne), Lulu Liu, Paola d’Agnese (translated from the Italian by Toti O’Brien), Amanda Rachel Robins, and Nathaniel Cairney.
Featuring short fiction by Alice Wilson, Alex Haber, L. Mack, Zulaikha Yusuf (translated from the Arabic by Essam M. Al-Jassim), and Mariana Villas-Boas; a novel excerpt by Josh Emmons; and poetry by Daniel Bourne, Gail Peck, DS Maolalai, Alaíde Foppa (translated from the Spanish by Dana Delibovi), Mary Crow, Julia Lisella, Judith Harris, Susan Johnson, and Robert Herschbach. Cover painting by Russian artist Ivan Shishkin. More info at the Apple Valley Review website.
Featuring new fiction by Michael Beadle and Mary Gulino, an essay by Carl Schiffman, and poetry by Linda K. Sienkiewicz, Giovanni Raboni (translated from the Italian by Zack Rogow), Joseph Fasano, James P. Cooper, Katherine Fallon, Barbara Daniels, and Mark Belair. Cover painting by Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. More info at the Apple Valley Review website.
Featuring short fiction by Kevin Bray, Morgan Cross, Adam Luebke, Tove Ditlevsen (translated from the Danish by Michael Goldman), and Epiphany Ferrell; an essay by Samantha Steiner; and poetry by Liana Sakelliou (translated from the Greek by Don Schofield), DS Maolalai, Emily Hyland, Antonio Machado (translated from the Spanish by Thomas Feeny), Tiffany Hsieh, and Joseph Zaccardi. Cover artwork by Konstantin Somov. More info at the Apple Valley Review website.
Deadline: September 15, 2020
Apple Valley Review is reading submissions of short fiction, personal essays, and poetry for the Fall 2020 issue (Vol. 15, No. 2). Flash fiction, prose poetry, fabulism, and translations are welcome. Pieces from the journal have later appeared as selections, finalists, and/or notable/distinguished stories in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best Microfiction, Best Small Fictions, Best of the Net, Best of the Web, storySouth Million Writers Award, and Wigleaf‘s Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions. Published work is automatically considered for our annual editor’s prize. The current issue, previous issues, and complete submission guidelines are available online. www.applevalleyreview.com