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Viewing: November, 2014

A Second Look: “Critter Control” by Lori Jakiela

By on November 19, 2014

We’ll Just See About That  -by Ryan Rydzewski, The Fourth River Staff “And now the sun was shining, the birds were singing, and my mother had a shovel,” writes Lori Jakiela at the beginning of her essay, “Critter Control,” from The Fourth

The Fourth River O.1: The Best of the First Ten Print Issues

By on November 17, 2014


A Second Look: “A Year of Dreams” by Sarah A. Chavez

By on November 12, 2014

“From Waking to Dreaming” –by Kylie Walnoha, The Fourth River Staff   The rarity of being on the end of publishing that involves making decisions for the journal has been a unique as well as a fun journey. I have

2014 Pushcart Prize Nominations

By on November 10, 2014

We’re excited to nominate the following authors and their work for the 2014 Pushcart Prize anthology: Terry Belew: “Cigarette Vending Machine, an Elegy” (Poetry) Beth McKinney: “In Preparation for Shortening Days” (Poetry) Elizabeth Dodd: “The Meeting of the Waters” (Poetry

A Second Look: “Fugue of New Motherhood,” by Dilruba Ahmed

By on November 5, 2014

In this new series, the staff of The Fourth River comb back through our archives to find and share with you the pieces they believe deserve a second look. New Complications –by Tess Wilson, The Fourth River Staff During the

Letters from Lindsay House

By on November 3, 2014

  November: when the too-early dark of Standard Time returns, but thankfully we have all that Halloween candy to light the way! Hello from Lindsay House, where the staff of The Fourth River is spread out among three different conference