We are looking for writers who, like us, love literature that doesn’t value, as Robert Stewart, the editor of New Letters, puts it: “cleverness, smugness, in-consequence.”
After a 1960 film that won the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize, Erin Lyndal Martin crafts a poem that engages the reader even though they could be lost in abstract, emotion-rich language.
Maya Jewell Zeller’s first book, Rust Fish, is due out in April from Lost Horse Press. Individual poems have been published recently in Rattle, Camas, and Pank, and are forthcoming from The Spoon River Poetry Review and Mississippi Review. Maya lives in Spokane with her husband and daughter and teaches English at Gonzaga University. [...]No Comments | Read More ›
We thought our first issue would be hard to beat. But, because of the great writing of the authors featured in our second issue we are once again excited about this issue and pleased to introduce them to you. If you haven’t yet, make sure to check out Rachel’s impressive style and Michael’s ability to draw you in.No Comments | Read More ›
A lot of people talk about the best books ever, but I’m often wishing that many of the authors I respect were represented on these lists a little better. So, I thought I’d put together a little a list of books that I’ll always remember; and that you, when I die, will have to rip from my cold, dead fingers.No Comments | Read More ›
Today, I was reading the latest issue of Hayden’s Ferry Review when I realized that it’s very diverse collection of literary artifacts represents the large fragmentary nature of litery styles in contemporary writing. Their have always been a wide range of literary styles being published at any point in history, but I’m talking about a new ultra-fragmented group of styles, a net size never thrown before. The poems and prose selected by the editors at HFR exemplify this hyper-mode art.No Comments | Read More ›