A special section devoted to Graphic Nonfiction, showcasing seven writers and artists from around the globe, headlines the Spring 2020 issue of World Literature Today. The issue also presents interviews with translators Antonia Lloyd-Jones and Isabel Fargo Cole; new fiction from Italy, France, and the Philippines; essays on Nigerian fiction and the “humanity on display” in museum exhibitions; poetry by Elyas Alavi (Afghanistan), Khaled Mattawa (Libya/US), and Mohamad Nassereddine (Lebanon); and Poupeh Missaghi’s recommended booklist about cities. More than forty book reviews also round out the issue, giving readers a wealth of titles to inspire their spring reading adventures.
The latest issue of Prime Number Magazine includes the winners of the Flash Fiction Contest: Alan Sincic, Danielle Gillespie, and Christopher Notarnicola; winners of the monthly 53-word Story Contest: Scott B. Shepherd, Elizabeth Barton, and Eric Waddon; poetry by alyssa hanna, Forrest Rapier, Jeff Schiff, and Terin Weinberg; and fiction by Alyssa Asquith, Lisa Cupolo, and Richard Farrell.
The April issue of Plume is at the NewPages Mag Stand. This month’s featured selection: Christopher Salerno interviewed by Nancy Mitchell, with work by the poet included. Chad DeNiord in the essay & comment section. Mark Wagenaar reviews three new books on armed conflict and armed service. Plus our monthly poetry selections, which you can learn more about at the Mag Stand.
The Spring 2020 issue includes poetry by Desirée Alvarez, Danusha Laméris, Julie Murphy, Nancy Miller Gomez, Charlie Peck, Cynthia White, Keith Leonard, Augusta Funk, and more; fiction by Sylvia Hanitra Andriamampianina, Karin Cecile Davidson, Tad Bartlett, Gabriella Kuruvilla, Hebe Uhart, Jung Young Moon, and others; and nonfiction by Gianni Celati, Lesley Wheeler, Amy Yee, and Melanie McCabe. Learn more at the NewPages Mag Stand.
Deadline: June 1, 2020
Gold Man Review, a West Coast Journal, is currently looking for submissions in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for Issue 10. We are open to all topics and themes and love writing that pushes boundaries. If your work is on the unusual side, then we’re probably the journal for you. If you’re interested in submitting to Gold Man Review, please see our website for full submission guidelines. Please also note that we only accept submissions from writers in Oregon, Alaska, Hawaii, California, and Washington. www.goldmanpublishing.com
HA&L‘s Indigenous led issue with Guest Editor Johannah Bird is at the NewPages Mag Stand. Contributors include: Kaitlin Debicki, Wenda Debicki, Sara General, Kent Monkman, Jenny Ferguson, Alyssa General, Terri Monture, Janet Rogers, Philip Cote, Taif Zuhair and more.
That’s right, writers of flash fiction! Storm Cellar‘s annual FORCE MAJEURE Flash Contest closes to entries on April 30. $5 fee for one story or $12 for three. Pieces must be under 1,000 words and can be a combination of nonfiction, fiction, marks, or images. First place winner receives $300 and publication. Learn more…
The Georgia Review‘s Spring 2020 issue, at the NewPages Mag Stand this week, presents authors’ and artists’ explorations of what it means to attempt representation of the diverse communities that comprise the United States. Special features include “Un-Redacted: A Census of Native Land,” a collection of writings by Native authors on the legacy of settler colonialism in the U.S.; a section on the internment of people of Japanese descent in North America during WWII; and dispatches from an innovative research project on prison labor in the post–Civil War “New South.” Art by Eddie Arroyo.
Don’t forget that literary magazine Transference officially closes to translations of poetry from (or inspired by) works originally written in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, French, German, Latin, and Classical Greek on April 30. Submissions must be accompanied by commentary. They especially would like poetry on the themes of vision/seeing. They also would love to see essays on the translation of poetry. scholarworks.wmich.edu/transference/. Transference is peer-edited in a blind submission process. Published by the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University. Write to the editors at email@example.com.
Featured in this issue of Colorado Review, find poetry by Jack Ridl, Amanda Gunn, and Yerra Sugarman; fiction by Alyssa Northrop; and nonfiction by David Schuman. Plus Raksha Vasudevan, Emily Van Kley, Leah Tieger, Gay Baines, Michael Homolka, Kazim Ali, Franco Paz, Laura Kolbe, Angie Macri, Benjamin Seanor, and many more. Find out more at NewPages.
Each month, the editors will select one short-short story (under 1,000 words). The winning story will grace the front page of the website for the entire month and will be listed on the Stories of the Month Page, as well as the Fiction Page. The reading fee will be $10, and the winner will receive $50. Submit here: fictionsoutheast.submittable.com/submit/163713/story-of-the-month.