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Are we not like two volumes of one book?  —Marceline Desbordes-Valmore Just a few short months until the 35th anniversary of our first issue! Right now, purchase Volume 35.1 and receive a vintage back issue featuring literary superstars back when.

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Enjoy the Labor Day Weekend with The Chattahoochee Review at the annual AJC-Decatur Book Festival (AJC-DBF). This year marks the 10th anniversary of the largest independent book festival in the country that features a stellar gathering of world-class authors, illustrators, editors, publishers, and booksellers. The festival kicks off at Emory’s Schwartz Center for the Performing […]

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Our double issues with special focuses Skin and The Animal are now available for download from our TouchNet store for only $4 each. Simply choose your preferred issue, 33.2-3 for The Animal or 34.2-3 for Skin, and after payment, you will be able to download the best new writing from the South and around the […]

The Belle Mar. Katie Bickham. Pleiades Press. 2015. Katie Bickham’s The Belle Mar is set on a plantation in the American South. Spanning over a century, the poems are infused with a rich narrative, distinct characters, and gritty, sometimes even ghastly, images. Each scene is original, intense, and intimate. While each poem focuses on multiple […]

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Katherine Conner, author of the story “Relay Operator” appearing in Volume 35.1, on the pleasures and influences of reading her favorite writers. We all began as readers—kids who haunted the local libraries, who blew their allowance or babysitting cash at the Waldenbooks and B. Dalton’s. As a preteen, I spent hours at the Northpark Mall […]

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Townsend finalist and novelist Stacia Brown talks about writing and reads from Accidents of Providence for TCR‘s Guest Author Series. Listen to this highly interactive and engaging session about historical fiction, writer’s block, and influence.

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And some people are calling it our best yet. We’re working hard with your support to make it happen! See what all the fuss is about.

Big congrats to Farhin Lilywala, longtime Hooch intern, for her upcoming internship at the New York Times! We’ll miss you, Farhin!

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Joel Wayne is a writer living in Boise, Idaho. His articles, fiction, nonfiction, and other works have appeared in AdPulp, apt, Glassworks, The Moth, Salon, Story Story Night and the Sun Valley Film Festival. He occasionally teaches fiction at The Cabin, is an assistant editor at The Idaho Review, and can be visited at JoelWayne.com. […]

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The Chattahoochee Review seeks submissions for its Fall/Winter 2015 double issue with a special focus on Migration. Literal and figurative translations of the theme welcome. Not only flight, but also movement; not only movement, but also kinetics; not only kinetics, but also conflict; not only conflict, but also arrival; not only arrival, but also immersion. Dare to be […]

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No Shape Bends the River So Long, winner of the 2013 New Measure Poetry Prize, is the work of two poets, Monica Berlin and Beth Marzoni, who have joined forces to co-create a collection of poems deriving their strength and vitality from America’s heartland. Divided into five sections, much of No Shape Bends the River […]

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Congratulations to Lindsey Drager and Stefanie Freele, whose stories originally published in The Chattahoochee Review were chosen for the first edition of the Best Small Fictions! Drager’s “Reasons for Elevators” and Freele’s “Scarlet Fever” both appear in our current double issue with a special focus on Skin. Check out our Skin issue, and then hurry to get your hands […]

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Exciting book news from our contributors! Lindsey Drager’s debut novel now available from Dzanc, The Sorrow Proper, is an “investigation of the anxiety that accompanies change.” Laird Hunt praises its “rigor and tenderness,” echoed by Brian Evenson:  “Deft and moving, The Sorrow Proper intricately explores the dynamics of loss, both cultural and personal, and the way […]

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At The Chattahoochee Review, each submission receives at least two votes from professionals (not interns or graduate students) who have a wide range of tastes as well as highly-trained and experienced eyes: our Contributing Editors, Faculty Readers, and just about the entire top half of our masthead are our readers. Our active involvement means we are […]

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Our next special-focus issue, due out in January, is all about Skin. Eva Talmadge, co-author of The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide, talks with editor Anna Schachner in the editor’s note, and so we asked co-author Justin Taylor to give us some additional insight on what is fast becoming a subculture. First, a […]

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We’re reading submissions for our Lamar York Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction, and we asked last year’s winners, Jeremy Collins and Alexander Weinstein, to share a few words of advice with prospective entrants. Winningly, they agreed.   Jeremy Collins, Prize for Nonfiction Winner: I almost deleted the message. My thumb hovered over the delete button. […]

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Award-winning short-story writer and TCR contributor Phong Nguyen follows the progress down roads not taken in Pages from the Textbook of Alternate History for TCR‘s Guest Author Series. Listen to the reading and Nguyen’s Q & A with GPC students.

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A hearty congratulations to our notables: Gail Griffin’s “The Messenger,” Volume 33.2-3 Delaney Nolan’s “Söyleyelim,” Volume 33.1 Deborah Thompson’s “Scavenger Love,” Volume 33.2-3 Special Issues: The Animal, Volume 33.2-3  

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TCR has continued its Classroom Adoption Program by joining CLMP’s Lit Mag Adoption Program to offer more students the best value around for a literary journal in the classroom. Students can discover what’s happening in the literary world now for $3 an issue, including shipping! Find out why creative writing and literature classrooms around the country […]

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Visit the TCR Touchnet store for our back-issue bundles, $8, or our sample back issues for $3!

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If you are a GPC student and wish to learn more about the world of literary publishing by becoming an intern, please send an email to gpccr@gpc.edu from your GPC email account. Every semester we mentor interns, working closely with them in an effort to provide an unmatched learning opportunity for GPC students.