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Calling All Poets for The Wheeler Prize in Poetry!

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 07.23.14 // Read more

Art In The Heart of It All

While the calendar year is only halfway over, the fiscal year is finished. We here at The Journal are happy to announce that for the 2014-15 fiscal year, we’ve been awarded our second consecutive matching grant of $833 from the … Continue reading

Posted on 07.07.14 // 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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