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National Book Awards Open for Submissions

The 2019 National Book Awards are open for submissions, deadline: May 15. All books must be published by U.S. publishers located in the United States between December 1, 2018 and November 30, 2019. For the Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People‚Äôs Literature Awards, authors must be U.S. citizens, or if authors are non-U.S. citizens or […]

Support for Underrepresented Voices: Backbone Press

Last year on our blog, we highlighted one literary magazine each week. The response was so positive, we decided to continue with a variation on a theme. In 2018, the focus will be on publishers: the small presses, hybrid companies, and purveyors of quality handbound titles we’ve grown to love and that are cultivated right […]

Raleigh Review’s Immediate and Lasting Impact

It feels like a rare thing for a fledgling literary magazine to have an immediate impact on its community, but such was the case for Raleigh Review. Founded in 2010 by North Carolina State University alum Rob Greene, RR’s Poetry on the Bus program was placing poems on Raleigh city buses by 2012. By then, […]