Fall 2015 Issue Now Online!
Click here to read our Fall 2015 issue, featuring fiction by Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer, Tom Cantwell, Clarence Harlan Orsi, and Torrey Crim, nonfiction by Alice Elliott Dark, Indira Ganesan, Edie Meidav, and Annie Olson, and poetry by Keith Woodruff, Dan Beachy-Quick, K. A. Hays, John Estes, Javier Etchevarren, Alicia Rebecca Myers, Derek Mong, Clint Smith and many more.
First Listen: A Poetry Reading and Q & A with Kathleen Graber
Congratulations to 2014 Creative Nonfiction Winner Xujun Eberlein, whose winning essay, “Clouds and Rain over Three Gorges,” has been cited as one of the “Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction of 2014” in Best American Essays 2015.
Congratulations to Mark Wunderlich, the 2015 winner of the UNT Rilke Prize!
Wunderlich’s The Earth Avails, published by Graywolf Press, has won the 2015 UNT Rilke Prize. The $10,000 prize recognizes a book written by a mid-career poet and published in the preceding year that demonstrates exceptional artistry and vision.
Read Caitlin Pryor's interview with Mark Wunderlich here.
Reality Was More Surreal Than I Could Have Imagined: An Interview with Claire Vaye Watkins
Watkins's collection of short stories, Battleborn (Riverhead Books), won the Story Prize, the Dylan Thomas Prize, New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award, the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Silver Pen Award from the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame.
First Listen: A Reading with Fiction Writer CLaire Vaye Watkins
Jill Talbot is the author of The Way We Weren't: A Memoir and Loaded: Women and Addiction. She co-edited The Art of Friction: Where (Non)Fictions Come Together and edited Metawritings: Toward a Theory of Nonfiction. She is the nonfiction editor for BOAAT and the fiction editor for High Desert Journal.
Read an interview with Jill Talbot here.
"Blue Clay," John McLaughlin
Featured Artist: John McLaughlin is a self-taught artist working in mixed media on paper and canvas. He was born in Detroit Michigan in 1954 and has lived in Canton Michigan since 1980: “My painting and drawing process is a balance of skill and intuition, a combination of scribbled marks along with more thought out drawing. An inward journey. I find beauty in the mysterious and undefined.” More of his work can be found here and here