Sycamore Review’s 2013 Pushcart Nominations

We are pleased to announce that we have nominated the following authors for the Pushcart Prize: Poetry Mary Ruefle, “Address Book”  (25.1) Geffrey Davis, “What I Mean When I Say Elijah Man” (25.1) Nonfiction Jeremy Collins, “Songs of My Father” (25.1) Jill Smith, “Trust Someone” (25.1) Fiction Angie Kim “Buried Voice” (25.2) Hannah Gersen “The … Continue reading Sycamore Review’s 2013 Pushcart Nominations

Wabash Poetry Prize: Why We Want Your Poems in the Sycamore Review

By Matt Kilbane, Co-Poetry Editor Here’s something we know, whether we know it or not: there is only One Poem. To put it uncomfortably, and in no way plainly: this One Poem burns/floats/transpires always beneath/above/within us, pulsing in all its obscure glory and redolent music, as conduit to the human soul and psyche. When you’re … Continue reading Wabash Poetry Prize: Why We Want Your Poems in the Sycamore Review

“the unattainable…rising on the tips of forks:” Mary Ruefle’s Selected Poems

By Matthew Kilbane Mary Ruefle writes delectable poems. In celebration of her Selected Poems (Wave Books, 2010), grab a clean plate and stroll this buffet of poetic nourishment. Because you may not know it yet, but you’re most certainly hungry. Item #1: Rhetoric Ruefle has a rhetorical streak. Her speakers love the utterance, and her … Continue reading “the unattainable…rising on the tips of forks:” Mary Ruefle’s Selected Poems