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Rachel Arndt

Rachel Arndt Judges 2019 Nonfiction Contest

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Judge: Rachel Arndt Deadline: April 2, 2019 at 11:59 pm Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 48.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words Rachel Z. Arndt is the author of the essay collection Beyond Measure (Sarabande, 2018). She received an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and an MFA in nonfiction…
Jon Pineda

Jon Pineda Judges 2019 Fiction Contest

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Judge: Jon Pineda Deadline: April 2, 2019 at 11:59 pm Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 48.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words Poet, memoirist, and novelist Jon Pineda earned his BA from James Madison University and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. His first collection of poetry, Birthmark (2004), won the…
Jos Charles

Jos Charles Judges 2019 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest

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Image Courtesy of Cybele Knowles Judge: Jos Charles Deadline: April 2, 2019 at 11:59 pm Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 48.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 3 to 5 poems per submission, totaling no more than 10 pages. Trans poet, writer, translator, and intertextual artist Jos Charles is the author of the poetry collections Safe…
Meet Me Here at Dawn: Stephanie Klahr

A Review of “Meet Me Here at Dawn” by Anatoly Molotkov

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Meet Me Here at Dawn by Sophie Klahr YesYes Books, December 1, 2016 ISBN: 978-1-936919-42-0 Reviewed by Anatoly Molotkov Sophie Klahr doesn’t offer much biographical information on her website, http://www.sophieklahr.org. It’s as if the poet could be anyone, a non-person, non-entity, a collection of words. Fragmentary constructions are abundant in her starkly stated and marvelously tangible…
Shawn Wen

2018 Creative Nonfiction Contest

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Judge: Shawn Wen Deadline: March 18, 2018 Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 47.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words Shawn Wen is a writer, radio producer, and multi-media artist. She is the author of A Twenty Minute Silence Followed By Applause (Sarabande, 2017), and her work…
Karan Mahajan

2018 Fiction Contest

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Judge: Karan Mahajan Deadline: March 18, 2018 Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 47.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 1 piece per submission, up to 5,000 words Karan Mahajan is the author of Family Planning, a finalist for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and The Association of Small Bombs, which was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Awards, won…
Dorothea Lasky

2018 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest

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Judge: Dorothea Lasky Deadline: March 18, 2018 Prize: $500 and publication in phoebe 47.2 (online issue) Entry Fee: $9 Submission Size: 3 to 5 poems per submission, totaling no more than 10 pages. Dorothea Lasky is the author of five books of poetry, the forthcoming Milk (Wave Books, 2018), as well as ROME (W.W. Norton/Liveright, 2014) and…

Book Review: SFWP Annual: Selections from the SFWP Quarterly

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SFWP Annual: Volume 1 Selections from the SWFP Quarterly Editor: Melanie J. Cordova Contributors: Samantha Edmonds, “How to Be” Kelli Jo Ford, “Terra Firma” Sadie Hoagland, “Dementia, 1692” Randon Billings Noble, “Moon and the Man” Kerri Pierce, “Better Than Six” Emily Rems, “Absolution Bake Shop” N. R. Robinson, “Our Institutions” June Sylvester Saraceno, “Buttercup Chain”…

Book Review: The Missing Girl by Jacqueline Doyle

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The Missing Girl Jacqueline Doyle Black Lawrence Press, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-62557-983-6 When it comes to narratives on missing and abducted girls, we normally explore titillating, abhorrent, and violent story arcs, for understandable reasons. But, Jacqueline Doyle’s chapbook of flash fictions, The Missing Girl, gives a deeper sense of abhorrence and haunting in the sheer simplicity,…
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