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51.2

2022 Spring Fiction Contest Winner A Bed Filled with Birds by Faith Shearin...

Issue 51.2 is Here!

At long last, here it is: phoebe’s spring 2022 contest issue. For this one,...

The Uselessness of Fog: How Paradox Haunts Emily Wilson

Christian Stanzione Paradox isn’t the problem we take it for. Our want, or at...

Nonfiction as Contradiction: On Jami Attenberg’s Memoir “I Came All This Way to Meet You”

Lena Crown “No fantasy is wrong,” Jami Attenberg writes in her memoir I...

The Quiet Zone: A Town Layered By Its Silence

Melissa Wade Towards the end of his recent stand-up special, Aziz Ansari asks...

The Processes Behind Poems and Novels: An Interview with Laura Kasischke

As a fiction writer without much of a knack for poetry, I’ve long appreciated...

Hypothesis/Meaning: Erasure as a Vehicle for Understanding

Christian Stanzione What the erasure is is hard to pin down. In one sense, it...

The Interior Design of Art: An Interview with Camilla Taylor

KS Keeney While phoebe is primarily a journal for literature, over the years we...

Review of Matt Bell’s “Refuse to Be Done: How to Write and Rewrite a Novel in Three Drafts”

Leah Sumrall I love craft books. It isn’t so much that I read them hoping to...

Interview with Zev Labinger, Cover Artist for Phoebe 51.1

Timothy Johnson I believe you should judge a book by its cover. Of course, we...

Emily Wilson Judges 2022 Greg Grummer Poetry Contest

Judge: Emily WilsonDeadline: March 15, 2022, at 11:59 pmPrize: $500 and...

Phoebe Issue 51.1 Takes Flight

Timothy Johnson Phoebe 51.1 is ready to read. It’s soaring through the air...