Reading Session Now Closed

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief

Our reading session is closed as of today, April 1. Thank you to all who submitted. We have received a lot of exciting work, some of which we’re still reading. One thing is already clear, though: Issue 22.2, due out in July, is shaping up to be a fantastic one. It will feature interviews with Benjamin Percy and Eleanor Wilner, fiction by Brock Clarke and the winning entry of the 2010 Wabash Prize for Fiction (selected by guest judge Peter Ho Davies and to be announced soon), poetry by David Wagoner, book reviews, a personal essay about pen pals, some exciting illustrations by artist Amber Albrecht, and much more.

In the meantime, we will continue to accept submissions to the 2010 Wabash Prize for Poetry throughout the summer. Poet Jane Hirshfield will serve as final judge. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in Issue 23.1-Winter/Spring 2011. See the full guidelines here. We’ll begin accepting regular submissions again August 1. As you polish those submissions, remember to check back here often for sneak peeks of soon-to-be-published fiction, poetry, essays, reviews, and art.