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A team of readers and a large editorial board evaluate each story, which means we do not have a particular aesthetic other than quality. Please send us your best story. Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let us know immediately if a piece is accepted elsewhere. Limit 5,000 words.
Ends on May 1, 2018
A team of readers and a large editorial board evaluate each piece, which means we do not have a particular aesthetic other than quality.  Simultaneous submissions are fine, but please let know immediately if a piece is accepted elsewhere. 

 

 

Poetry by

JANE MILLER  | DIANA KHOI NGUYEN | CHRISTOPHER DEWEESE | JOE JIMENEZ | KARYNA MCGLYNN | LAWRENCE RAAB | KIM KYUNG JU & JAKE LEVINE | ALISHA DIETZMAN | APRIL SOJOURNER TRUTH WALKER | AMY JO TRIER-WALKER | MICHELLE CHEN | W. TODD KANEKO | JACKIE CAMPBELL | PHILIP SCHAEFER | SUSAN SONDE | ELIZABETH BRADFIELD 


Fiction by

JUSTIN BROUCKAERT | AMIT MAJMUDAR | ERIC VAN HOOSE | ANDREW SIEGRIST


Nonfiction by

STEVE STERN | TONI JENSEN | BRENT FISK

Art by

PABLO LOPEZ LUZ | NEDKO SOLAKOV | LEIGH MERRILL | BILL DANIEL | JENNY HARP | NICK SATINOVER | KRISTIN TEXEIRA | SEAN SULLIVAN | ROBERT A. PRUITT


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Poetry by

ROGER REEVES  | AMORAK HUEY | PHILIP PARDI | KAY COSGROVE | RENÉ CHAR | MICHAEL MARBERRY | CHLOE HONUM | MICHAEL MCGRIFF | EDGAR KUNZ | FERNANDO FLORES | DEBORAH FLANAGAN | GC WALDREP | CHRISTOPHER BLUNT | PETER TWAL | KNAR GAVIN | CAROLINE CREW | STEPHANIE BERGER | NATHAN HOKS | JERIKA MARCHAN | ERIC WEISTEIN | JOSHUA RIVKIN | JOE HALL | JAMES SHEA | CARRIE FOUNTAIN | REBECCA GIVENS ROLLAND | MAKALANI BANDELE

Fiction by

VENITA BLACKBURN | GEORGI TENEV | BENJAMIN GUERETTE | NICK FRANCIS POTTER | ADAM GARDNER | REBECCA EVANHOE

Art by

JONATHAN WEBB | HUI-YING TSAI | MIMI KATO | VIRGINIA WAGNER | BECCA MIDWOOD


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poetry by

STEPHANIE HORVATH | MATT HART | BENJAMIN PALOFF | DANIEL POPPICK | MEGHAN PRIVITELLO | ALICE BOLIN | JEFFREY MORGAN | DARCIE DENNIGAN | VINCENT GUERRA | ANDREW GRACE | HALINA DURAJ | SAM SELINGER | POLINA BARSKOVA, TRANS. CATHERINE CIEPIELA | NATALIE EILBERT | ADAM DAY | SARAH CROSSLAND | ALEX CHERTOK | JANE LOECHLER | NORMAN DUBIE | RACHAEL KATZ | MICHAEL EARL CRAIG | TIMOTHY DONNELLY | FARNOOSH FATHI | ANTHONY MADRID | HOA NGUYEN | JEFFREY PETHYBRIDGE | ROGER SEDARAT | SOLMAZ SHARIF | KATAYOON ZANDVAKILI | MATTHEW ZAPRUDER

 

fiction by

B.N. LANDRY | KYLE THOMPSON | G C CUNNINGHAM | JANALYN GUO | LILA PEARL SHAPIRO 

 

nonfiction by

RACHEL YODER

 

art by

HEDIEH JAVANSHIR ILCHI | FAUSTO RUGHESI | KARL DMITRI BISHOP

 

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poetry by

REBECCA MORGAN FRANK | CHARLIE CLARK | DONALD REVELL | HANNAH ENSOR | HEATHER CHRISTLE | SETH ABRAMSON | CHARLIE CLARK | JILL MCDONOUGH | REBECCA MORGAN FRANK | MONIKA RINCK, trans. NICHOLAS GRINDELL | JAMES GENDRON | MARY BIDDINGER | ERIN LYNDAL MARTIN | KERRI WEBSTER | SAM ROSS | CYNTHIA CRUZ | KATY DIDDEN | NICHOLAS GULIG | KIKI PETROSINO | SHANE MCCRAE | JULIE CARR | BRIAN RUSSELL | MICHAEL SCHMELTZER | TOMAZ SALAMUN and MICHAEL THOMAS TAREN | SEAN BISHOP | H.L. HIX | RALPH ANGEL | CARRIE FOUNTAIN

 

fiction by

LINDSAY MARIANNA WALKER | CHLOE COOPER JONES | DEJA EARLEY | MATT WILLIAMSON

nonfiction by

MARY RUEFLE | SUSANNAH HOLLISTER

 

art by

NICKY ARSCOTT | MATTHEA HARVEY | GREGORY EUCLIDE

 

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poetry by

JUSTIN SIDER | AVERILL CURDY | CHELSEA HENDERSON | ANDREW FELD | JOHN M. ANDERSON | KATHRYN NUERNBERGER | STUART DISCHELL | GLYN MAXWELL | JENNIFER FAYLOR | MICHAEL C. PETERSON | AIMEE BAKER | EVAN HARRISON | NATHANIEL PERRY | T. ZACHARY COTLER | RYAN J. BROWNE | BENJAMIN S. GROSSBERG | CARL PHILLIPS | ADAM O. DAVIS | SIMON PERCHIK | HAINES EASON | LAURIE CAPPS | DAVID WAGONER 

 

fiction by

AJA GABEL | SARA FLOOD | JULIE CHINITZ | RON SAVAGE

 

nonfiction by

ANTHONY DOERR

 

art by

ANTHONY CAMPUZANO | ECHO EGGEBRECHT

 

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poetry by

FADY JOUDAH | MICHAEL MCGRIFF | GEOFFREY HEEREN | SIMONE MUENCH and PHILIP JENKS | ELAINE BLEAKNEY | CM BURROUGHS | HARRY KARDON | ADONIS trans. KHALED MATTAWA | DAVID HAWKINS | W. VANDOREN WHEELER | DAVID LEHMAN | CARL ADAMSHICK | MICHAEL SZCZERBAN | LAURA KOCHMA | CHARLES HARPER WEBB | MARK BIBBINS | CAMPBELL MCGRATH | DAVID M. DELEON | DENNIS J. BERNSTEIN | KRISTIN HATCH | P.J. GALLO | ERIC EKSTRAND | ZACHARY HARRIS | LAURA CRONK | G.C. WALDREP 

 

fiction by

JAMIE SHARPE | DAVID MANNING | CHRISTIAN A. WINN | BRIAN OLIU | ALYSSA KNICKERBOCKER | MATTHEW ELLIOTT | JOHN OTTEY | LUKE ROLFES 

 

art by

GERALD MANLEY HOPKINS | D.H. LAWRENCE | GREGORY CORSO | CLARA TERNE | RUAIRIADH O'CONNELL | OLIVER SMITH | BRIAN BROWN

 

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poetry by

JOSHUA BECKMAN | CHRISTOPHER DEWEESE | ANNE MARIE ROONEY | NOELLE KOCOT | CAROLINE BIRD | ZACH SAVICH | TYLER MEIER | BRANDON SHIMODA | K.A. HAYS | JOSH MORISON | ALEX QUINLAN | PATRICIAL LOCKWOOD | JENNY BROWNE | DAVID SEWELL | MATT ANSERELLO | MATTHEW RORHER | KAREN RIGBY | DARA WIER | KRISTIN AARDSMA | BRITTANY CAVALLARO | SARAH PERRIER | ADAM ATKINSON | YONA HARVEY | ADAM CLAY | MATHIAS SVALINA |

 

fiction by

ELIZABETH CRANE | ISMET PRCIC | MATTHEW STUART | NAMI MUN | ROBERT TRAVIESO | ARNA BONTEMPS HEMENWAY 

 

nonfiction by

MICHAEL PARKER and MARK RICHARD | MICHAEL PARKER

 

art by

E.E. CUMMINGS | K.A. HAYS | KIERSTEN ESSENPRIES

 

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poetry by

RHETT ISEMAN TRULL | ZACHARY SCHOMBURG | JILL ALEXANDER ESSBAUM | SARAH BARTLETT and EMILY KENDAL FREY | LEIGH STEIN | JIM DANIELS | LARISSA SZPORLUCK | EVAN BEATY | CHARLES HARPER WEBB | MATTHEW ZAPRUDER | LUKE KENNARD | MAURICE MANNING | ANDREA SCARPINO | RON MOHRING | DENISE DUHAMEL | ELYSE FENTON | LILLIAN BERTRAM | CODY TODD | ALEXIS ORGERA | BETSY WHEELER | ANA BOZICEVIC-BOWLING | OLIVIA CLARE | JOSHUA A. WARE | NOAH GERSHMAN | MARY JO BANG | MATTHEW YEAGER  

 

fiction by

GINA OCHSNER | SHANE JOAQUIN JIMENEZ | SCOTT BLACKWOOD | ELIZABETH ESLAMI | EMMA NEALE | BARRY WADE SIMMS | ABBY STEWART 

 

art by

ALLISON SOMMERS | JEFFREY MICHAEL HARP | SU BLACKWELL | JULIEN PACAUD

 

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poetry by

 

DEEMA K. SHEHABI | EAMON GRENNAN | ALEX LEMON | CORAL BRACHO | FORREST GANDER (trans.) | CLAY MATTHEWS | ELLEN WEHLE | CHAD DAVIDSON | JIBADE-KHALIL HUFFMAN | PHILIP METRES | JOSHUA POTEAT | BILLY COLLINS | MARIAN HADDAD | AHIMSA TIMOTEO BODHRÁN | C.M. BURROUGHS | NICHOLAS READING | SHRODE HARGIS | JESSE GRAVES | BRADLEY W. BUCHANAN | TIMOTHY LIU | RICHARD GARCIA | LUKE SYKORA |  THOMAS SAYERS ELLIS | ANDREW NAJBERG | DEAN YOUNG | NICKY BEER | F. DANIEL RZICZNEK | JEFF ENCKE | ERYN GREEN | THOMAS KANE | SHARON DOLIN | JOE BARNES | ALLAN PETERSON | HAYAN CHARARA | EITAN KADOSH | FADY JOUDAH | NAOMI SHIHAB NYE | DAVID HERNANDEZ | JOSIAH BANCROFT | FRANNIE LINDSAY | JAMES TATE | HELENA MESA | JONATHAN FINK | DAVID FRANCIS | MAHMOUD DARWISH

 

fiction by

PATRICK MCGRATH | JAMES REED | SEAN BEAUDOIN | WILLIAM PEACOCK 

 

nonfiction by

COLM TÓIBÍN

 

art by

 

GEORGE BOORUJY | RETSU TAKAHASHI | CLINT BACLAWSKI | KRISTI HEAD | NICKY ARSCOTT

 

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poetry by

BILL KNOTT | MARILYN HACKER | ERIC MCHENRY | JOHN YAU | TRACY K. SMITH | KHALED MATTAWA | THYLIAS MOSS | MARY ANN SAMYN | MAURICE MANNING | BEN LERNER | MARLYS WEST | ANDREW STALLINGS | NORMAN DUBIE | C. DALE YOUNG | MARC MCKEE | ERIC PANKEY | MICHAEL BURKARD | FRANZ WRIGHT | DAVID WAGONER | PAUL MULDOON | TERESA CADER | JOHN BRADLEY | ANTHONY LACAVARO | KARL ELDER | KYLE DARGAN | RON RASH | CRAIG ARNOLD | MIKE CHASAR | PHILIP DACEY | C. K. WILLIAMS | EMMANUEL MOSES | GERRY LAFEMINA | ROBERT MORGAN | BARBARA RAS | ANDREW OSBORN | LARISSA SZPORLUK

 

fiction by

 

SARAH BIRD | THOMAS DAVID LISK | ANDER MONSON | JENNIFER NEVILLE | TERESE SVOBODA | HELENA MARÍA VIRAMONTES   

 

art by

OCKUM NORDSTRÖM | SHERRE PARIS | XAVIER PERÚ | UNIBROW

 

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