Peggy Rambach’s novel Fighting Gravity is now available in paperback! And, for the first time, Fighting Gravity is also available for the Kindle. The New York Times writes of the book, “…[Rambach’s] prose is wiry, deft and piercingly descriptive; she
Congratulations to Judith Vollmer, who is featured today at Poets.org, selected by the Academy of American Poets. Vollmer’s poems “The Bowl,” “On The Hudson,” and “Trees At Night” appear in Issue 8. Vollmer’s poem “For Aaron Sheon” can be found here
Fiction editor Robert Yune has nominated Lisa Heiserman Perkins’ story “Buds, and Bells, and Stars Without a Name” for a Pushcart Prize. Explaining his decision, Yune said, “Perkins’ story has a wildness to it that I don’t see very often. The description
Issue 8 Now Available! Issue 8 of The Fourth River is now available for purchase! Contributors include Evan Morgan Williams, Dilruba Ahmed, Rose Black, BK Loren, and Judith Vollmer, among others. Visit our Order page to purchase your copy.
Hillary Wenthworth, whose fantastic and mythic essay “Blowing Rock” appeared in Issue 7, is being featured in Minnesota’s “Art on Foot” festival.
Congratulations to Dilruba Ahmed, whose debut book Dhaka Dust is now available from Graywolf Press. Dhaka Dust was also awarded the 2010 Bakeless Prize for Poetry, selected by Arthur Sze. Ahmed’s has three achingly beautiful poems in Issue 8: “Fugue of New
Tina May Hall is working on a collection of stories grouped by GPS coordinates. Her story “42°33′N 0°33′W” is live at The Fourth River, and you can read her story 33̊ 25’ 55” N, 111̊ 52’ 34” W at Corium Magazine.
Congratulations to Abby Geni, whose story “Captivity” appears in the anthology New Stories from the Midwest alongside Bonnie Jo Campbell and Benjamin Percy. Geni’s story “Fire Blight” is forthcoming in Issue 9 of The Fourth River.
Sandra Gail Lambert’s essay “Rolling in the Mud” is out now at Alaska Quarterly Review. Lambert’s story “Marine Biology,” about a last romantic stand between two women, is available in Issue 8.
Jackie Craven’s story “Special Ed” is out now at Verdad Magazine. Craven’s story “Feeling Red,” about a young girl discovering blindness, is available in Issue 8.