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A Non/Fiction Prize FAQ

The Journal is happy to announce its new prose prize: The Non/Fiction Prize. We look forward to publishing an exceptional collection of essays or stories (or a collection of essays and stories) in 2015. Or a novella and stories. Confused? … Continue reading

Posted on 12.19.14 // Read more

Interview with Kyle McCord

Kyle McCord is the author of five books of poetry including You Are Indeed an Elk, But This is Not the Forest You Were Born to Graze (Gold Wake 2014) and Gentle, World, Gentler (Ampersand Books 2015). He has work … Continue reading

Posted on 12.12.14 // Read more


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