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Featured Writer: A. Kendra Greene


On Necropants: The Museum of Icelandic Sorcery and Witchcraft

an excerpt from The Museum of Whales You Will Never See

Featured Writer: Katherine Scott Nelson


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Now Available! Volume 16, no. 2 - Fall/Winter 2019-20


Featuring new work from: Geri Doran, A. R. Zarif, Samantha Edmonds, Amy Stuber, Kerry Folan, Mason Andrew Hamberlin, and more!. Plus: Winners of the 2018 Illinois Emerging Writer Awards and Winners of the 2019 Ninth Letter Literary Awards!

 

 

Pushcart Prize Nominations 2019


Nominees Announced!

We're delighted to announce that 9L has nominated the following works from our Spring/Summer 2019 and Fall/Winter 2019-20 editions for The Pushcart Prize XLV:

Spring/Summer 2019 (vol. 16 no. 1, published May 2019)

Michael Torres, "The Pachuco Himself Considers the Audacity of Language" (poetry)

Jacob Aiello, "Units of Measurement" (creative nonfiction)

Alex McElroy, "The Cruise" (fiction)

Fall/Winter 2019-20 (vol. 16 no. 2, forthcoming December 2019)

Samantha Edmonds, "The Adventures of Earthgirl and Starboy" (fiction)

Jenny Tinghui Zhang, "Party Trick Chinese" (creative nonfiction)

Adam Meisner, "Fourteen Translations for a Line from Barthes' Incidents" (poetry)

Current Web Edition: Winter 2020


Featuring Dave Harrity, Michael Alessi, Kelsey Rexroat, Matt Muilenburg, Daniel Garcia, Aliza Ali Khan, Sue D. Burton, Candice Wuehle, Aimee Seu, Tom Kelly, Threa Almontaser, Mónica Gomery, Susan Comninos

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