Category: Features

“Many Muses”

Featured Art Linda Plaisted

A pioneer in contemporary photographic illustration and photomontage, each piece of artwork she creates is layered by hand with images she has captured...

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The Tourist Trail by John Yunker

Book Review Collin Grabarek

Perhaps the competing narrative of Robert Porter, an FBI agent bound for a mission in Argentina, should have tipped me off, but if you'd told me after...

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Fall contests! $1000s in prizes + publication

Winter Fiction Contest: judged by Caitlin Horrocks.

Greg Grummer Poetry Award: judged by Dan Beachy-Quick.

FIRST EVER! Nonfiction Contest: judged by Shauna Cross....

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Hank: a book review

Book Review Daniel D'Angelo

I have no love (nor hate, to be fair) for country music or folk singers, and zero involvement in their history. I have, therefore, no idea who Hank...

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Jericho Brown’s PLEASE

Blog K. Goodkin

As books of poems go, Please, Jericho Brown’s first book, is especially unconcerned with subtlety. This is the book’s biggest weakness, though also perhaps...

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It Doesn’t Happen Often–But Should We Look At It?

Poetry Eric Burger

Young children, ages 8-11, were swimming out into the bay, disappearing under the water, and swimming back to the beach where they displayed their tiny...

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Gold Without Warning–a three day poetry festival


GWW is a three-day festival of capital-region poets, and features a number of past Phoebe contributors, as well as a few current or former staffers. More details at ...

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Why nonfiction?


You’ve probably noticed that Phoebe is taking a big step: We’re now accepting nonfiction submissions.

That’s the...

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Are You Sure You Want to Shut Down…?

Blog Collin G

I stare at electronic screens a lot. I watch television and play video games, and half the time I listen to music I’m mesmerized by iTunes’ Visualizer......

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Telling Our Stories

Interview Leslie Maxwell

Lisa Tracy's most recent book, Objects of Our Affection, is a work that combines history and memoir to tell the tale of objects that are part of...

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