We are seeking material for TWO different print issues for 2017. Please visit links to details below.
Submissions open in October.
New opportunities & guidelines for Issue 3.
Special TEN Debut Authors Only (Issue 4).
What contributors & readers are saying about Issue 2.
Open submissions October 2016 through March 2017 for our Lyric Essay edition - Issue 3. Details here.
Open submissions October through December 2016 for our TEN Debut Authors Only edition. Details here.
6/8/2016 Eastern Iowa Review:
We are closed to essay submissions until October,
2016 Award Winner List
Our new Longform Lyric Essay Award for 2017
Q&A's from contributors to the 2016 issue of the Eastern Iowa Review.
2015 Pushcart nominations from Port Yonder Press / Eastern Iowa Review. Congratulations, authors!
Short story - "Emily Overhears a Mourner" - Stephanie Dickinson
Essay (experimental) - "Mantissa" - Isabel Lederman
Essay - "Changeling" - Lianne Simon
Essay - "The Beach Club, 1971" - Francine Tolf
Poem - "March 28, Monday" - Joy Mlozanowski
Poem - "Jael" - Nancy Hightower
"How can we combine the old words in new orders so that they survive, so that they create beauty, so that they tell the truth? That is the question."
Only Surviving Recording of Virginia Woolf
"Vivid, uncompromising, and saturated with spiritual longing, these poems offer both a critique of our old readings of the Bible, and a passionate series of new ones." - Sofia Samatar.
Nancy Hightower's The Acolyte includes the 2014 Rhysling nominated poem, "A Virtuous Woman," which is available in the 2014 Rhysling Anthology.
Joliet in My Blood by Francine Tolf - Flawed beauty, fragility of relationships, mystery beneath surfaces, class differences, race - all find their way into various pieces in this collection of related essays that explore how growing up in Joliet, Illinois, in the late sixties and early seventies shaped the author as a person and a poet.
Night Flying by Joy Christine Mlozanowski: epistolary pieces/poems which form a powerful fictional, non-judgmental narrative around faith and the controversial topics of abortion and end-of-life care.
Tony Connor, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature says this: "Audacious and original, it fuses Job-like questioning of God’s goodness with the colloquial exchange of emails, touching, as it does so, upon religious heritage, the flawed human flesh, childhood hopes, death’s certainty, the limits of language and truths to be apprehended only in silence."
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