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Andi Boyd  | Anne Boyer | Nakeya Brown | Rocket Caleshu

Katy Chrisler | CAConrad | Scott Fenton | Meg Freitag | Johanna Hedva

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2017 Contest: An Interview with Flash Prose Judge Joyelle McSweeney

Joyelle McSweeney is the author of eight books...
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From the Archives: fragments from RECONSOLIDATION by Janice Lee, 2012 Nonfiction Contest Winner

There is a thin film of muteness over everything I now encounter, “ghost” just another word for “mother,” just another word for “memory,” just another word for “gone.”

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Free General Submission Period!

Wednesday, July 12th 8 a.m. - 12 a.m. (CT)...
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43.2 Feature: An Interview with Sara Jane Stoner

I could say these poems are “about” how we all have our monsters on the inside and on the outside.

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An Interview with Yanara Friedland

I am less of a writer and more grounded in a tradition of chronicler, scribe, archivist; someone who moves between times and their respective archives, lifting and carrying materials across the heavy thresholds of so-called history and space.

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2016 Contest: Nonfiction Runner-up THE FUTURE OF THE LYING BODY by Sarah Cook

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Review: OVERPOUR by Jane Wong

Overpour Jane Wong 2016 Action Books 99 pages...
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2017 Contest: An Interview with Poetry Judge Rachel McKibbens

Rachel McKibbens is a two-time New York...
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2017 Contest: A Conversation with Nonfiction Judge Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib

Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and...
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2017 Contest: An Interview with Fiction Judge Nicola Griffith

Nicola Griffith, a dual UK/US citizen, is the...
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2016 Contest: Poetry Runner-up HEAVEN MAKE ME A WARRIOR TO SLAY ALL THE BAD MAGIC by Lauren Eggert-Crowe

2016 poetry judge Hoa Nguyen selected “Heaven Make Me a Warrior to Slay all the Bad Magic” by Lauren Eggert-Crowe as the poetry runner-up.

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2016 Contest: Fiction Runner-up TELL ME A STORY ABOUT LIONS by Abby Horowitz

“Tell Me a Story About Lions” is a fairytale with teeth. It brings together the figures of the mother and the carnivore, pitting care of the self against caring for others. The results are gripping, unsettling, and delicious.

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