Breakout novelist Nami Mun reading tonight

BY THERESA SMITH, Poetry Editor Please join Sycamore Review and the Department of English for a reading by fiction writer Nami Mun tonight at 7:30. The reading, held in the Krannert Auditorium on the Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, is free and open to the public. Since her fiction debut, Miles from Nowhere, Mun has been … Continue reading Breakout novelist Nami Mun reading tonight


BY THERESA SMITH, Poetry Editor Sycamore Review would like to congratulate one of our past contributors, Will Nixon, on his first full-length book of poems, My Late Mother as a Ruffed Grouse. You can check out the book (and the title poem) at the Foothills Publishing site here. Will Nixon has published two poetry chapbooks: … Continue reading Accolades!

Best New American Voices

BY THERESA SMITH, Poetry Editor I haven’t seen it posted on the blog yet, but a shout out to our Editor-in-Chief Mehdi Okasi.  His beautifully written story “Salvation Army” has been included in Best New American Voices 2009.  Congratulations Mehdi!


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