This issue of The Woven Tale Press features Matthew Bollinger, Erin Cone, Mary E. Croy, Daniel Featherstone, Paul Hostovsky, Jason Leadingham, Susannah Lee, Hadley Rittgers, Eric Robitaille, Gale Rothstein, and David Shields. Find it at the Mag Stand.
The writers and artists whose work makes up Ruminate issue 60 probe the imagery and metaphor of being at sea. Whether it is being at sea in the waiting to find out if a beloved will survive, as in Devon Miller-Duggan’s poem, “Perhaps a Prayer for Surviving the Night. Or as in Peggy Shumaker’s “Gifts We Cannot Keep.” See what else you can find in this issue at the Mag Stand.
This month’s featured selection: Christopher Buckley on “Naming the Lost: The Fresno Poets” with an interview by Nancy Mitchell. Sonia Greenfield reviews Sean Thomas Dougherty’s Not All Saints. In nonfiction: “The Solotaroff Protocol” by David Kirby. See who contributed poems to this issue at the Mag Stand.
In this issue, Daniel Leach delivers two poems from the South Carolina low country beginning with “the year after your father dies.” Lauren Green tells the story of a couple’s reconciliation trip after the husband’s affair is discovered in “My Life.” And noted essayist Chris Arthur reveals the joy and sometimes dark thoughts that are inspired by his page-a-day art calendar in “Picturing the Day.” Find out about this issue’s images at the Mag Stand.
A new issue of Brilliant Flash Fiction is at the Mag Stand with flash fiction by Filip Wiltgren, Belinda Whitney, Quinn Forlini, Cade Hagen, Martin Penman, Sage Tyrtle, T.J. Fier, Jonathan Worlde, and Lisa Fox.
Our Autumn 2021 features the poetry of Alice Pettway who is interviewed at length about her poetry and her travels by our editor. Also included in this issue are short fiction pieces by Sergey Gerasimov, Nathan Greene, Amanda Jayne, Bruce Lawder, and Alexis Levitin. In addition there are translations from the poetry of Martín Camps, Lêdo Ivo, Luís Miguel Nava, Enriqueta Ochoa, Daniela Nazareth Romero, and Maria Wine. See what else is in this issue at the Mag Stand.
Rattle‘s issues always have a special section, and the Fall 2021 issue includes a Tribute to Indian Poets. Poets included are Tishani Doshi (who is also interviewed in the issue), Kinshuk Gupta, Zilka Joseph, Pankaj Khemka, Sophia Naz, and others.
The Summer 2021 issue of Nimrod International Journal brings us work that focuses on “Endings and Beginnings.” The editors promise “work that presents familiar beginnings and endings in new and compelling ways as well as work that illuminates smaller, unique kinds of endings and beginnings.” Angela Sucich, Sarah Carleton, Katie Culligan, and Bethany Shultz Hurst are a few who take on this task.
Every issue of THEMA is a themed issue. This time around for the Summer 2021 issue, writers and artists responded to the prompt “The Tiny Red Suitcase,” including Lynda Fox, Laura Ruth Loomis, James Penha, and Laura Blatt.
Rain Taxi‘s Twin Cities Book Festival continues to offer virtual events. Events coming up include: “Speaking Up” with Veera Hiranandani, Ronald Smith, and Susan & Lexi Haas; Achy Obejas and Phillip B. Williams in conversation with Gary Dop; Kate DiCamillo and Sophie Blackall in conversation with Ann Patchett; and more.
Find out more about these free events and register at the Twin Cities Book Festival website.
The Fall 2021 issue of The Writing Disorder features fiction by Tori Bissonette, Ethan Klein, Sarah Terez Rosenblum, Marcia Bradley, Justin Meckes, Carolyn Weisbecker, Paul Garson, and Austin McLellan; poetry by Milton P. Ehrlich, Travis Stephens, Maria Marrocchino, Jordyn Taylor, Mikayla Schutte, and Kim Zach; and nonfiction by Jamie Good, Ruth Heilgeist, Graeme Hunter, and JoAnne E. Lehman. Plus art by Amy Earls and an interview with Pauline Butcher Bird.
Translation takes the spotlight in WLT’s autumn issue, which—for the first time in its ninety-five-year history—is entirely devoted to the craft that makes world literature possible: every poem, story, essay, interview, and Notebook/Outpost contribution has been translated into English, and the entirety of the book review section is likewise dedicated to translated books. Check out what else you can find in this issue at the Mag Stand.
The October issue of Poetry is now at the Mag Stand. It features work by Destiny O. Birdsong, Maya Salameh, Anni Liu, Lindsay Sletten, Stevie Edwards, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Kitchen McKeown, Anuradha Bhowmik, Allyson Paty, Aubrey King, Arthur Sze, Yasmine Ameli, Julie Carr, Mai Der Vang, Carlina Duan, L.A. Johnson, E.J. Koh, and Teresa Pham-Carsillo.