See more work by Richard Kostelanetz.

Three days left to submit to the Non/Fiction Prize!

Why should you submit your manuscript to the Non/Fiction Prize? 1. You’re passionate about your work. You put in the time. 2. You’ve got a fierce competitive streak. You don’t just want to win; you want to vanquish your opponents. … Continue reading

Posted on 02.11.15 // Read more

The Journal/OSU Press Announce The River Won’t Hold You

The Journal and The Ohio State University Press are thrilled to announce the publication of Karin Gottshall’s new collection of poems, The River Won’t Hold You. Gottshall was the winner of the 2013 Wheeler Prize in Poetry. Laura Kasischke calls … Continue reading

Posted on 02.10.15 // Read more


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