The Summer/Fall 2021 issue of Notre Dame Review is subtitled “New Life” and offers stellar prose and poetry from Adam Byko, Natalie Storey, and John Vanderslice, as well as poetry from Mary Gilliland, David Moolten, and Honora Ankong, among many others. As a companion to the print issue, the website includes additional content such as author commentary on their published work, weblinks, expanded bios, links to other works, and related interviews. The publication also provides a “web extra” from the print edition to read in full. For this issue, William O’Rourke’s A Covid-19 Journal: Intermittent is available. Stop by the Notre Dame Review website for all this and more.
Hailing from the University of Colorado Denver, the Spring 2022 issue of Copper Nickel is host to dozens of outstanding writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and “Translation Folios,” each with multiple works introduced by the translator.
In the Winter 2021-2022 issue of Kestral: A Journal of Art and Literature, the editors comment that “A theme emerged organically” around food, hunger, and thirst: “We not only spend time thinking about food; we have deep feelings about it, hard thumbs up for our favorites or thumbs down for disgusting foods we’d rather start than eat. Food can provide solace and sustain us with its memory. It’s mythic and essential, political and also a point of conflict.” Visit the Kestral website to read select content by Patricia Caspers, Mark Crimmins, Hayley Harvey. Lily Lauver, Jory Mickelson, Jane C. Miller, and Rose Strode.
The March 2022 issue of Rivanna Review (#3) includes stories by Lynne Barrett, Harris Coverley, Maija Haavisto, and Mitchell Toews, essays by Maxim Matusevich, Brother Boncoeur, Brent Howe, and Muriel Gudgeon, art by Jim Ross, Lia Mageira, and Norm Melichar, as well as a feature called “Notices” which includes three historical essays about “Little Blue Books,” “The Sorcerer,” which examines “the writer as sorcerer […] and none more adept than Marcel Proust,” and “La Scarzuola,” the Franciscan monastery. Visit Rivanna Review for more information.
The March 2022 issue is now online featuring Joe Balaz, Sekhar Banerjee, Ric Cheyney, John Dorroh, Alex Josephy, Casey Killingsworth, Carolyn Oulton, Marc Isaac Potter, Robert Rothman, Fiona Sinclair, J. R. Solonche. Reviews of Tom Kelly’s This Small Patch and NYC from the Inside ed. George Wallace. Stop by The Lake‘s website to read the issue.
The March 2022 issue of online literary magazine Allegro Poetry Magazine features poetry by Christopher Southgate, Elizabeth Barrett, Anna Saunders, Tim Love, Jane Angué, John Grey, Tony Beyer, Gareth Roberts, Robin Helweg-Larsen, Jane Simpson, Rod Whitworth, Stephen Cramer, Marjory Woodfield, Simon Smith, Richard Cecil, Peter J. Donnelly, Ed Ahern, Tim Dwyer, Alwyn Marriage, Hélène Demetriades, D A Prince, Phil Wood, Julie Mullen, and Caroline Maldonado.
Read the issue online at Allegro Poetry Magazine‘s website.
The Gettysburg Review 33:4 features paintings by Erik Weisenburger, fiction by Jackson Saul, Benjamin Ehrlich, and Sofia Ergas Groopman; essays by Molly Gallentine, Alexis Richland, Cassandra J. Bruner, Stephen Corey, and James McKean; poetry by Kathryn Cowles, Janice N. Harrington, Colin Pope, Alice Friman, Albert Goldbarth, Christopher Howell, Margaret Gibson, Bruce Snider, Floyd Collins, Sherod Santos, Jaswinder Bolina, Nicholas Friedman, and Sydney Lea.
Issue #26 of online literary magazine Topical Poetry features work by Dan Dana, Zebulon Huset, Wendy Dodek, Lois Perch Villemaire, and Howard Richard Debs. Stop by their website to read these pieces and more in Topical Poetry‘s archives.
Welcome to the February 2022 issue of Split Lip Magazine, featuring art from Marie Nova, writing from Andrea Harper, Jihoon Park, Anna Chotlos, and Sara Elkamel, plus a review from Connor Harrison and an interview from Courtney Lund O’Neil with David Nelson.
Stop by Split Lip Magazine‘s website to read the full issue.
The Spring 2022 issue of Story features new stories by Caroline Kim, Barbara Sutton, Tamara Dean, Mack Marsden, Vida James, Anu Kandikuppa, Susie Nadler, Matthew Meduri, Youn Rourke, and Rebecca Orchard. Stop by Story‘s website to order the issue or subscribe.
The Spring 2022 issue of Rattle featured a Tribute to Librarians. Librarians work on the front lines of literature and are often the last bulwark against censorship, as we discuss with former librarian Janice N. Harrington in the conversation section. The theme includes 16 poems by librarians and their always-interesting contributor notes. The open section features 22 poets exploring the mysteries of life, both large and small. You can purchase the new issue at the Rattle website.
Online literary magazine Grand Little Things is dedicated to “returning versification to verse.” They publish work on a rolling basis throughout the month. During February, they featured poems by J.P. Sexton, Gillian Thomas, Mark Burgh, Fabrice Poussin, Seth Wieck, Diane Lee Moomey, Louise Machen, J. Napolitano, Lisa Creech Bledsoe, and Paul Jones. Stop by Grand Little Things to read these and more.
February was Flash Fiction month for online literary magazine Fictive Dream. Every day they featured one piece of flash fiction. You’ll find stories by Fiona J. Mackintosh, Thaddeus Rutkowski, Sandra Arnold, Cath Holland, Jude Higgins, and more. Stop by Fictive Dream‘s website to catch up and to start reading their March pieces.
Issue 71 of online literary magazine The Penn Review features poetry by Anne Kwok, Grace Gilbert, Tom Hunley, Grug Muse, Sheree La Puma, and more; fiction by Merridawn Duckler, Scott Karambis, Christina Irmen, Thea Goodman, and K.C. Mead-Brewer; nonfiction by Siamak Vossoughi, Caitlin McDermott-Murphy, and Denise Tolan; plus art by Sijia Ma, Jay Mitra, Michael Hower, Susan Slocum Dyer, and Nicole Fang.
Stop by The Penn Review website to read the current issue.
In online literary magazine Persimmon Tree‘s Winter 2022 issue find seemingly simple things that are so much more than what they seem. Enjoy work by Mary Beth O’Connor, Leslie Clark, Opal Palmer Adisas, and more.
Stop by the Persimmon Tree website to read the issue.
This month online literary magazine Terrain.org published the winners of their 12th Annual Contests. Find “The Frontier” by Sean Sam, “The Snake and the Sanctuary” by Melina Walling,” and two poems by Jennifer K. Sweeney. Plus, find work by John Washington, Rob Carney, Molly Lanzarotta, Laurel Anderson, Sharon Hashimoto, Cassandra Cleghorn, Cheryl Merrill, Ian Capelli, Amy Dryansky, D.S. Walsman, and more.
The March 2022 issue of World Literature Today foregrounds New African Voices in a cover feature guest-edited and introduced by Mahtem Shiferraw; poetry, fiction, and essays from Australia, Denmark, Greece, and Mexico; reviews of 30 outstanding new books from all over the world; recommended reading; and much more.
Shot Glass Journal Issue #36 has been posted to the Muse-Pie Press site. This issue represents talented poets from Australia, Canada, China, Germany, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Wales, the UK and the US. Stop by the Muse-Pie Press website to read this issue of Shot Glass Journal.
In this special double issue of Western American Literature, the contributors write about the literature of California, cli-fi, and climate crisis. Contributors include: Jennifer K. Ladino, Daniel D. Clausen, Ryan Hediger, Cory Willard, Ashley E. Reis, Matt Burkhart, and Kevin Maier. You can find more information at the WAL website.
The Hollins Critic features a central essay on a contemporary writer, reviews, and poetry. In this issue, Cathryn Hankla examines Jeanette Winterson’s early novels; poetry by Angela Ball, Max Roland Ekstrom, Will Cordeiro, and a translation of Louis Miguel Nava by Alexis Levitin and Ricardo Vasconcelos. More info at The Hollins Critic website.
The Winter 2021-22 issue of Barrow Street features Denise Duhamel, Vievee Francis, Dorianne Laux, Pablo Medina, Mihaela Moscaliuc, D. Nurkse, Matthew Olzmann, Simon Perchik, JJ Peña, Simone Savannah, Judith Vollmer, Michael Waters, and many others.
View a full list of contributors and purchase a copy at Barrow Street‘s website.
The Malahat Review Issue 217 features Constance Rooke Creative Nonfiction Prize winner Justina Elias, fiction by Carousel Calvo and Ayaz Pirani, poetry by Kai Conradi and Patrick Grace, creative nonfiction by Jaime Sugiyama and Laura Vukson, and more.
Read the full table of contents, interviews, and excerpts on The Malahat Review website.