Three Open Calls
Issue 6: Best Lyric Essays
(includes the EIR Lyric Essay Award)
PYP's NEW Mary Hunter Austin Book Award
SmartApocalypse (Issue 5) Contributors
Arthur Doweyko (cover art & co-winner of the Editor's Choice Award), Daniel Link (fiction & co-winner of the Editor's Choice Award), Heidi Howell (poetry), Joan Connor (fiction), Meredith Stewart Kirkwood (poetry), Frank Brown Cloud (fiction), K Dulai (fiction), William Diamond (fiction), Jennifer Ruth Jackson (poetry), Daryl Scroggins (fiction), Alexandra Ledford (poetry), Jonathan Perry (fiction), Barbara Daniels (poem), Larry Lefkowitz (fiction)
Read it here!
A few samples:
Purchase Issue 3 (print version): Honoring the Lyric Essay
Why do your words sound like a song?
Our nominations for the 2018 Pushcart Prize
William Diamond for "The End of the World. Not." Issue 5
Cindy Lamothe for "You Will Have a Son" Issue 3
Andrea Marcusa for "Boulevard Mohamed Bouazizi*; Sidi Bou Zid, Tunisia, 2016" Issue 3
Luisa Kay Reyes for "My Border Crossing" Issue 4
Alan Steinberg for "My Father's Fiftieth Birthday" Issue 3
A J Tanek for "Counting Happy" Issue 4
Coming Summer 2018
"Best Lyric Essays Plus" print anthology
Top selections from Issues 1 - 6 + our online monthly Fictions category
Remember to always send us your very best!
P.S. We especially enjoy short, pithy, language-driven work
that makes sense.
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