Wishing the Best To Our Outgoing Editors

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief It’s a sad fact of life here at Sycamore Review. Because we are a graduate student-run publication, our editors change every year or two. This summer, four staffers will be leaving us: Managing Editor Katie Connor, Fiction Editor James Xiao, Nonfiction Editor Ruth Joynton, and Assistant Director of Creative Writing Chris … Continue reading Wishing the Best To Our Outgoing Editors

Stories to check out in Ecotone, Cincinnati Review

BY ANTHONY COOK, Editor-in-Chief Though I’m not usually in the habit of sending our readers elsewhere, I’ve got to plug two stories recently published or coming out soon in Ecotone and the Cincinnati Review. These are the kinds of stories we’d love to publish, but alas, the writers are current or recently graduated Sycamore staffers, … Continue reading Stories to check out in Ecotone, Cincinnati Review

The Audio Files: An Interview with Donald Ray Pollock

Donald Ray Pollock, author of the linked short story collection, Knockemstiff, sat down to talk withSycamore Review’s Christopher Feliciano Arnold during a visit to Purdue University in September. You can click on the following links to listen to audio clips from the conversation. A transcript of the interview follows. Clip 1: On writing and working … Continue reading The Audio Files: An Interview with Donald Ray Pollock

Congratulations

BY THERESA SMITH While I still have a blog ID, I’m going to embarrass and offer public congratulations to some members of our staff. First to our editor, Mehdi Okasi, who recently won a statewide National Society of Letters contest and gave a reading down in Bloomington Sunday. Also congratulations to our rising Assistant Director … Continue reading Congratulations