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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 and then email us with your mailing address at Thanks!

Nonfiction Contest NOW OPEN

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.

New Work from Alice Notley

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Alice Notley, whose recent book was reviewed on Sycamore blog (see link here), unveiled a portion of a new work, as yet unpublished, titled For the Ride, at a reading in San Francisco last month.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:

Check. It. Out.

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.

Congratulations Patrick Nevins

BY MEHDI OKASI, Editor-in-Chief Sycamore Review’s former managing editor, Patrick Nevins, has published a story in the newest issue of Freight Stories.  You can read Patrick’s story, entitled “Harboring” here.  Also published in the issue are writers Lee Martin, Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, Daniel Wallace, and others.  This is Freight Stories’ fourth volume.  Congratulations to the journal … Continue reading Congratulations Patrick Nevins