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Now Available! Volume 15, no. 2 - Fall/Winter 2018-19


Featuring new work from:
Tom Howard, Matthew Gavin Frank, Teresa Dzieglewicz, Leila Chatti, Cortney Lamar Charleston, Whitney Collins, TaraShea Nesbit, and more! Plus: 2018 Literary Award Winners Ashley Farmer, Zachary Hester, and Pascha Sotolongo!

cover, volume 15 number 2

 

Special Feature: Creative Nonfiction in the Age of the Trans New Wave

    

Journal – No. 17

Spring/Summer 2012 – Vol. 9, No. 1

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Contributors

Fiction

Amy Sayre-Roberts "Whatsoever"
Brian Beglin "Little Trenches"
Ling Ma "The Scientist"
William Kelley Woolfitt "Sons with Apples in Their Hands" 
Ramon Isao "Tumblarosa"

Nonfiction

Brenda Miller "Dark Angel" 
Anna Vodicka "As Seen on TV!"
Joseph Gross "Picnic Geese"
Timothy L. Marsh "Something Californian"

Poetry

Paisley Rekdal seven poems from Go West
Brendan Todt "At the Particle Accelerator at Krasnoyarsk"
Anna Lowe Weber "Pre-natal Musings"
Rupprecht Mayer "Heirs", "An open relationship"
John A. Nieves "Hasp"
Cindy Beebe "Burkha"
Oliver Bendorf "I Promised Her My Hands Wouldn't Get Any Larger"
M. A. Vizsolyi "Temptation"
Brynn Saito "Match"
Gerard Beirne ""Meditation #35 Working the Height", "Meditation #39The Ambiguous Endings"
Josh Kalscheur "How Will You Believe What I Say?"
Devon Branca "Tape of 'Robert Vu Makes the Weight for the Winds'"
Annie Liontas "Selling Knives to the Arab Revolution"
Marcus Wicker "Call"
Gary Dop "Bill Bitner Daydreams"

Art Feature

Laurie Hogin "Articulated in a Quadrangle"

Where We’re @

Laura Adamczyk, “Of Fossils (Softball) and Catfish”
Angela Hine, “Out There”

Editorial Staff

Editor: Jodee Stanley
Creative Nonfiction Editor: Philip Graham
Poetry Editor: Michael Madonick

Assistant Editors: Michael Don, Eduardo Gabrieloff, Max Somers

Editorial Assistants: Laura Adamczyk, Kendra Chapman, Sara Gelson, Khaleel Gheba, Angela Hine, Roya Khatiblou, Sean MacIntyre, Natalie Mesnard, Jessica Thom, Lucilena Williams

Design Staff

Art Director: Matthew Peterson

Designers: Lucas Albrecht, Hannah Burtness, Garrett Campagna, Maggie Day, Katy Dondzila, Alex Dye, Brent Hofacker, Olivia La Faire, Taekyeom Lee, Tanner Mei, Marco Novielli, Annaka Olsen, Diane Park, Will Ryan, Cassie Tu, Jacie Wandell

Photographers: Maggie Day, Brent Hofacker, Marco Novielli, Jaci Wandell

Production Assistant: Garrett Campagna

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College of Fine and Applied Arts
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Department of English
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
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Office of the Chancellor
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School of Art and Design

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Publisher
Kai Haber
Robert and Kay Merrick
Richard Powers
Robert Skiba

Patron
Melvin A. Skvarla

Friend
Joan Golder 
Robert Graves 
Kathleen Harleman
Janice N. Harrington and Robert Dale Parker
Keri Kaeding and Steve Danzer
Benjamin C. Krause 
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Marc Snir

This project is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council.

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Pushcart Prize Nominations


We're pleased to announce that we've nominated the following works for The Pushcart Prize XLIV:

Kyle McCord, “Envisioning My Grandfather in the Shadow of Hopper’s Lighthouse” (poetry), from Ninth Letter Web Edition, Winter 2018 (February 2018)

Patrick Nathan, “Host” (fiction), from Ninth Letter volume 15, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2018)

Rochelle Hurt, “Zombieland” (essay) from Ninth Letter volume 15, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2018)

Dylan Loring, “Despite Radically Asynchronous Work Schedules and Fetishes” (poetry) from Ninth Letter volume 15, no. 1 (print edition, May 2018)

Shangyang Fang, “Tether” (poetry), from Ninth Letter Web Edition, Summer 2018 (July 2018)

Tom Howard, “Scarecrows” (fiction), from Ninth Letter volume 15, no. 2 (Fall/Winter 2018-19, forthcoming Dec. 2018)

Featured Writer: Sarah Minor


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