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The Fourth River at AWP 2012 Chicago

The Fourth River at AWP 2012 Chicago

By on January 28, 2012

The Fourth River will be at AWP 2012 in Chicago! Come see us at table 021 in the Bookfair. We’ll be selling current and back issues of the journal, and would love to meet our readers and contributors. We hope

Stewart O’Nan’s New Novel Released

Stewart O’Nan’s New Novel Released

By on January 18, 2012

Stewart O’Nan’s new novel, The Odds, will be released this week by Viking Adult. O’Nan’s thirteenth novel, The Odds centers around Art and Marion Fowler, who throw everything they have into a second honeymoon in Niagara Falls in an attempt

Where the Music Happens: An Interview with Judith Vollmer

Where the Music Happens: An Interview with Judith Vollmer

By on January 16, 2012

By Marcella Prokop Judith Vollmer’s collection of poems The Water Books was published this month by Autumn House Press. Her previous books include Reactor, nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award; The Door Open to the Fire (1997 Cleveland

Janisse Ray’s Book Available as ebook!

Janisse Ray’s Book Available as ebook!

By on January 11, 2012

Janisse Ray’s critically acclaimed book, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood, is now available as a Kindle ebook! The book has been selected as a New York Times Notable Book of 2000 and a Bloomsbury Review Editors’ Favorite Book of 2000,

Poem: “Light, Pinned and Singing,” by Jessica Reed

Poem: “Light, Pinned and Singing,” by Jessica Reed

By on January 7, 2012

I am finally present. As Virginia said, My eyes are hard. Years ago now, in optics lab, my partner’s strange pronunciation of ‘frosted glass’. We were looking at spectra then: glass- shattered light lines. But I couldn’t focus. Those radiant