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Submissions For The Wheeler Prize Open on Monday!

Submissions open September 1st for the annual OSU Press/The Journal Wheeler Prize in Poetry. Online entries only, so please send us those puppies via Submittable. Each year, The Journal selects one full-length manuscript of poetry for publication by The Ohio … Continue reading

Posted on 08.29.14 // Read more

Summer Reading: Assistant Managing Editor Angela So

From genetic manipulation to a restriction on women’s rights, the issues that populate dystopian novels speak to my deepest fears: a look into a possible future where humanity morphs into new. So that’s what I did this summer. I read … Continue reading

Posted on 08.25.14 // Read more


Our current issue features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and artwork from:

Karin Gottshall
Janine Joseph
Michelle McGurk
David Susman
Sarah Skeen

and many more.

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