Sycamore Review Contributor, William Woolfitt, Wins Epiphany Editions Chapbook Prize

By Rosalie Moffett, Blog Editor From time to time, we at Sycamore Review like to celebrate our keen ability to recognize promising writers. Like, writers who not only engage and enthrall, but win prizes, too. William Woolfitt, whose story “Bellboy” appeared in our issue 20.2, is one of these writers. His chapbook was picked by … Continue reading Sycamore Review Contributor, William Woolfitt, Wins Epiphany Editions Chapbook Prize

Stuff To Buy If You’re A Soldier In The War On The War On Christmas: Literary Gift Ideas For Specific Kinds Of People From Sycamore’s Editors

By Jacob Sunderlin, Rosalie Moffett, Conor Broughan, and Matt Kilbane BOOK FOR A CRATE-DIGGING VINYL SNOB How Bluegrass Music Destroyed My Life (2000) by John Fahey Drag City Books, $15.00 Do you have one of those uncles who has more square-footage of used records than he has money in the bank? Does he sometimes wonder … Continue reading Stuff To Buy If You’re A Soldier In The War On The War On Christmas: Literary Gift Ideas For Specific Kinds Of People From Sycamore’s Editors

Jazz Odyssey Acid Trips: Matthew Dickman Answers a Few Questions Before He Is Urgently Lead Away to a “Reception”

By Rosalie Moffett, Blog Editor Last night, I and two of my cohort drove through the sunset on a little two-lane highway that felt especially middle-of-nowhere, even for Indiana. We drove to Depauw University, to a building so glassy and lit up it looked more like a mothership than a “performing arts center.” This was … Continue reading Jazz Odyssey Acid Trips: Matthew Dickman Answers a Few Questions Before He Is Urgently Lead Away to a “Reception”

Who Reads My Submission? Questions and Reflections from a Young Reader in the Poetry Factory

By Rosalie Moffett, Blog Editor This is, in part, a response to Sean Bishop’s blog post for the VQR, “The Poetry Factory: On Mass Submission Culture” It’s true. I was extensively vetted. I graduated from Lewis and Clark College with an English degree. I wrote a cover letter. I took the bus to, what was … Continue reading Who Reads My Submission? Questions and Reflections from a Young Reader in the Poetry Factory