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Last Issue of Glimmer Train Set for October

Glimmer Train will join Tin House magazine as the second major literary journal to close its doors in 2019. The last issue of the iconic rag, which has been published continuously for nearly thirty years, will be published in October. Founded by two sisters, Susan and Linda, in 1990, Glimmer Train established itself as a […]

Final Issue of Tin House Set for June

The literary world will lose one of its prized citizens in June when Tin House, one of America’s premier literary journals, stops the presses after two decades serving readers and writers. Editors Win McCormack and Rob Spillman sent an e-mail to subscribers in mid-December, announcing the decision. “Twenty years feels like the right time to […]

New Resources and New Markets for Writers

There are good things brewing, literarily speaking, in Logansport, Louisiana. The Cahaba River Literary Journal is now under new ownership. They publish prose between 1,000-2,000 words and poetry up to thirty lines. It’s only $35 a year to subscribe (six issues), and now through June 1, every subscriber gets a free edit or critique of […]

Firefly Helps Women Heal by Finding their Voice

For years, LaVenson Press Studios, in Hillsborough, has offered “women and young women writing workshops that instill emotional, and psychological truth in their writing.” Founded by Zelda Lockhart, the 2010 Piedmont Laureate, LaVenson Press Studios helps women use writing as a mode of healing and a way to celebrate their natural gifts. Firefly Ridge Literary […]

Snapdragon Offers Healing and Direction for Our Creative Powers

In healing tradition, the snapdragon flower helps redirect creative power into more culturally appropriate endeavors, easing physical ailments such as mouth and jaw tension, grinding teeth, and oral fixations. Snapdragon: a Journal of Art & Healing, offers a platform for self-expression and the healing of the soul. Through poetry and prose, the journal hopes to […]

Follow South 85 for Rare Finds, Hidden Gems

South 85 Journal, published by the Low-Residency MFA Program at Converse College, encourages us “write like mad.” If it’s good, they’ll want to see it. Founded in 2012, this online literary journal blends excellent writing and design with an eye toward expanding its multimedia presence; it recently launched a YouTube channel with videos of readings […]

Portals: the Practical Journal

With an enrollment of 23,000; small classes that allow for individualized attention; and affordable tuition, Cape Fear Community College is “a major economic development partner in southeastern North Carolina.” Students either earn two years of credit toward a four-year degree or graduate CFCC with world-class workforce training and employable skills. This same dedication to ethos […]

Small CRAFT Warning

Self-described as a “platform for emerging writers,” The Master’s Review is an online and print publication that offers a Fall Fiction Award (now open!) and publishes writers you may not have heard of yet—but will hear more from soon—in their New Voices section. Now they’ve launched CRAFT, an “online literary journal which explores the art of […]

Tar River Poetry Offers Expedited Submissions

Tar River Poetry was born in 1978, which means they’re coming up on their fortieth anniversary! Produced at East Carolina University in Greenville, Tar River Poetry publishes twice each year. The Spring 2017 issue featured a review of Peter Makuck’s collection Mandatory Evacuation, as well as poems by NCWN regional reps Catherine Carter and Karen […]

How Do You Spell Yemassee? Q-U-A-L-I-T-Y

Since 1993, students in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina have produced Yemassee literary journal. In little more than a generation, Yemassee has thrust itself into the national spotlight, becoming not only a community anchor by hosting events and readings around the Columbia area, but also establishing a presence […]