2011 Wabash Prize for Fiction Results!

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief After careful consideration, guest judge Antonya Nelson has selected Joe B. Sills’ story, “The Duck,” as the winner of Sycamore Review’s 2011 Wabash Prize for Fiction. “The Duck” is at once deceptively simple and incredibly ambitious–its central character is a young Anton Chekhov. Ms. Nelson said of ”The Duck”: ”This story stands out … Continue reading 2011 Wabash Prize for Fiction Results!

The Audio Files: An Interview with Samrat Upadhyay

Samrat Upadhyay sat down with Sycamore Review’s Anthony Cook for an interview before a live audience at Purdue University in September. You can click on the following links to listen to audio clips from the conversation. A complete transcript of the interview follows. Clip 1: Outlines & Superstitions Clip 2: Short Stories vs. Novels Clip … Continue reading The Audio Files: An Interview with Samrat Upadhyay

N.Y. Times Sunday Book Review on Stuckey-French’s new novel

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief The New York Times Sunday Book Review has a write up on Elizabeth Stuckey-French’s new novel, The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady.  Stuckey-French will be visiting us Thursday for a reading at 7:30 p.m. in Purdue’s Krannert Auditorium. There will also be an interview the same day, at 4:30 p.m. at the Hicks Undergraduate … Continue reading N.Y. Times Sunday Book Review on Stuckey-French’s new novel

Louise Glück to Judge 2011 Wabash Prize for Poetry

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief I’m pleased to announce that former United States Poet Laureate Louise Glück will be judging Sycamore Review‘s 2011 Wabash Prize for Poetry. We  couldn’t be more excited to have such a talented and iconic figure in the field judging our contest. Glück is the author of eleven books of poetry, most recently A … Continue reading Louise Glück to Judge 2011 Wabash Prize for Poetry

Comprehensive List of Contributors Now Available!

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief Sycamore Review has a rich history of discovering talented writers and publishing new work by established writers. In 1990, we published a chapter of Derek Walcott‘s Omeros, which helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature two years later. We’ve published Pulitzer Prize winners (John Updike, Paul Muldoon, and Mary Oliver), U.S. Poet Laureates (Billy Collins and Donald Hall),  and … Continue reading Comprehensive List of Contributors Now Available!