In one way, Skin contributor Luis Jaramillo’s first collection, The Doctor’s Wife, is like any first collection in that autobiography prevails, if autobiography could be said to extend to a multigenerational saga in which the writer appears only intermittently as the storyteller in the last half of the book, and if the book as a […]
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Angela Morales’ work has appeared in journals and anthologies including Best American Essays 2013, The Southern Review, The Harvard Review, and Hobart. Currently, she is working on a collection of autobiographical essays. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated essay “Bloodyfeathers, R.I.P.” appears in our Fall/Winter 2014 issue with a special focus on Skin coming soon! Anna Schachner: “Bloodyfeathers, R.I.P.” […]
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 […]
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. […]
Our dynamic nonfiction editor Amber Nicole Brooks prepares readers for our forthcoming Skin issue with a tribute to one woman who started an important conversation on the topic, Eve Ensler, via Ensler’s new book, In the Body of the World: Author of The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek‘s 150 Women Who Changed the World, […]
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 […]
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
The Lamar York Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction await your stories and essays! With early submissions encouraged, now is the perfect time to submit! About our judges: Fiction David James Poissant is the author of The Heaven of Animals: Stories (Simon & Schuster, 2014). His stories and essays have appeared in The Atlantic, The Chicago Tribune, […]
Autumn is TCR‘s favorite, since that’s when The Lamar York Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction open to you, dear writers! Every year, we’re amazed by the talent in our prizes submissions. And this year, celebrated writers David James Poissant and Marcia Aldrich will be judging. We couldn’t be more excited! About our judges: Fiction David James Poissant […]
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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