Congratulations to Rachel Mangini, who was just nominated for a 2012 Micro Award for her piece in Smokelong Quarterly. Mangini’s story “My Sister, The Tiger,” a haunting example of tense, compressed writing, can be found in Issue 9.
The editorial board of The Fourth River is proud to select the following pieces from The Fourth River Issue #9 to be nominated for the Pushcart Prize: “Anything for Johnny” by Eric Boyd “I Would Be True in My Own
This Thursday, we are very lucky to have Afro-Brazilian poet Salgado Marnanhao and his American translator Alexis Levitin featured at Chatham University. Maranhao’s collected poems The Color of the Word won Brazil’s highest award, the Premio de Poesia da Academia Brasileira de