Jessica Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief With the March 30 deadline for the 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction coming up fast, looking back at our archives, we were gratified to see how many of our contributors have gone on to impressive writing careers. One such writer is Benjamin Percy, whose story “Unearthed” was featured in Sycamore Review Issue … Continue reading 2012 Wabash Prize for Fiction: Only Two More Days to Enter
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!
For more than 20 years, Sycamore Review has been providing its readers with author interviews. Now, we’ve collected 15 of those interviews in a new anthology available now in print or ebook format from our publishing partner, Parlor Press. You can also purchase a copy at a reduced price directly from us by visiting our … Continue reading Sycamore Review’s new interview anthology now available
ISSUE 22.2 is here! It’s our largest issue in years, bringing you more fiction, poetry, essays, interviews, and reviews. You’ll find fascinating interviews with writer Benjamin Percy and poet Eleanor Wilner; new poetry from David Wagoner, Matthew Lippman, and Deborah Slicer; a hilarious story by Brock Clarke; and the winner of the 2010 Wabash Prize … Continue reading Issue 22.2 has arrived!
Sycamore Review has been providing its readers with author interviews for more than 20 years. Now, we’ve collected 15 of those interviews in a new anthology due out this summer from Parlor Press. TELLING STORIES, TALKING CRAFT is a collection of conversations with some of the finest contemporary fiction writers. These distinguished authors discuss their … Continue reading Telling Stories, Talking Craft
Benjamin Percy, author of forthcoming novel The Wilding, as well as two short story collections, sat down to talk with Sycamore Review’s James Xiao during a visit to Purdue University in March. You can click on the following links to listen to audio clips from the conversation. Clip 1: Story Ideas and Constellations Clip 2: … Continue reading The Audio Files: An Interview with Benjamin Percy
This spring Sycamore Review will publish interviews with two poets, Eleanor Wilner and Ted Kooser, in addition to nonfiction writer and novelist Benjamin Percy. I, for one, am chomping at the bit. Editing interviews is in some ways the most exhilarating part of my job as Nonfiction Editor at SR, because it means getting first … Continue reading Upcoming Interviews
BY MEHDI OKASI, Editor-in-Chief If you haven’t read it yet, there is a great feature story in the new issue of Poets & Writers about Benjamin Percy whose new collection of stories, Refresh Refresh (Graywolf Press) has been getting great reviews. Percy first published his story “Unearthed” in issue 17.1 of Sycamore Review.