Natalie Diaz was born in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, California. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian community. She is the author of the poetry collection When My Brother Was an Aztec (2012). Her honors and awards include the Nimrod/Hardman Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, the Louis … Continue reading THE LETTERS WERE ONCE BODIES: A CONVERSATION WITH NATALIE DIAZ
Carmen Maria Machado's debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, was the winner of the Bard Fiction Prize, the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction, the Brooklyn Public Library Literature Prize, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard Prize. Her essays, fiction, and criticism have appeared in the … Continue reading Sex, Death, Gender, Bodies, Sex, Death, Illness, Sex, Death, Bodies: A Conversation with Carmen Maria Machado
Following is an interview conducted by Lauren Mallet for Sycamore Review in October 2015. Mary Ruefle is the author of eleven books of poetry, two books of erasures, a book of collected lectures, a book of prose, and a comic book. Madness, Rack & Honey, her book of lectures, was a finalist for the 2012 … Continue reading It’s Exactly like Having to Pee, but It’s in Your Head: A Conversation with Mary Ruefle
On Wednesday, April 26, Sycamore Review is participating in Purdue's Day of Giving donation drive. If you donate $12 or more, we'll sign you up for a one-year subscription! Just donate any time during the day at https://dayofgiving.purdue.edu/ and then email us with your mailing address at email@example.com. Thanks!
The Wabash Prize for Nonfiction 2017 is considering submissions until April 15. Prize is $1,000 and publication in Sycamore Review. Our judge is Brian Blanchfield. Fee: $20, which includes a copy of the prize issue for all entrants. See our contest page for more details.
Send us your fiction and poetry by November 15th, 2016 and enter our 2016 Wabash Prize in Fiction or Poetry. Submissions cost $20 and the fee includes a copy of the contest issue. Learn more about the guidelines for submission under our Contest tab. Final Fiction Judge: Adam Johnson Final Poetry Judge: Reginald Dwayne Betts First … Continue reading Wabash Prizes in Fiction and Poetry NOW OPEN
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By David Blomenberg, Reviews Editor This just in: Alice Notley, whose recent book was reviewed on Sycamore blog (see link here), unveiled a portion of a new work, as yet unpublished, titled For the Ride, at a reading in San Francisco last month. You can see the video below:
BY THERESA SMITH, Poetry Editor I’ve been checking out the blog for the hot and forthcoming magazine Artifice put together by our intrepid (and ever-amusing) former Editor-in-Chief Rebekah Silverman (known as r) and former Fiction Editor Tadd Adcox (known as t). Judging from their past work (and oh, we do) it should be amazing. In … Continue reading Check. It. Out.