Texas Reporter, Texas Radical, writings by Dick J. Reavis, compiled and introduced by Michael Demson
Where Are the Snows, by Kathleen Rooney
Because a Fire in Our Heads, by Jay Udall
Contests and Submissions
The Clay Reynolds Novella Prize is open for submissions January 1st through March 31st. Established in 2001, The Clay Reynolds Novella Prize highlights one book a year that excels in the novella format. The winner receives a $500 advance and publication.
2023 Judge: Michael Martone
The Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize is open for submissions January 1st through March 31st. Established in 2001, The Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize highlights one book a year that excels in the chapbook format. The winner receives a $500 advance and publication.
2023 Judge: Alison Pelegrin
The TRP Southern Poetry Breakthrough Series: South Carolina is open for submissions December 1st through February 28th. Open to any poet born or living in South Carolina who has not published a full-length poetry collection.
Tender the River, by Matt W. Miller, is the 2022 IPNE Book Awards Winner in Poetry.
Flare Stacks in Full Bloom, by Katherine Hoerth, reviewed by Jan Seale in Concho River Review.
“…a collection of poems fully realized both artistically and practically…”Jan Seale, Concho River Review
Don’t Make Me Do Something We’ll Both Regret, by Tim Jones-Yelvington, reviewed by Elizabeth Smith in Necessary Fiction.
This collection of dizzying and dazzling dystopian fairytales propels the reader through a sexually intriguing, violent, shy, erudite, and disingenuous mind—think Glee Club and High School Musical meet American Psycho.Elizabeth Smith, Necessary Fiction
Interviews and More
Jennifer Sperry Steinorth, author of Her Read, interviewed by Miranda Ramírez in Defunkt Magazine.
Marisa Tirado, author of Selena Didn’t Know Spanish Either, talks with Helena de Groot on Poetry Foundation’s podcast Poetry Off the Shelf.
Thomas H. McNeely, author of Pictures of the Shark, reading and interview on Thursdays Dire Literary Series with Timothy Gager.
“Fighting Season” and “What Can I Tell You That You Don’t Already Know” from We Find Each Other in the Darkness, by Richard Boada, selected, the week of 1/31, for PoemoftheWeek.com Celebration #413, by Guest Editor Gerard Robledo.
An excerpt of Churn (Fall 2023), by Chloe Chun Seim appeared in Split Lip Magazine.
New from TRP Authors
Kelly McQuain, author of Scrape the Velvet from Your Antlers, and Caridad Moro-Gronlier, author of Tortillera, have poems in Let Me Say This: A Dolly Parton Poetry Anthology, out now from Madville Publishing.
New story, “Spiritual,” from Garret Keizer, author of The World Pushes Back, in The Hudson Review.
Joshua Robbins, author of Eschatology in Crayon Wax (forthcoming 2024), has two new poems in Denver Quarterly, vol. 57, no. 1.
Jenny Shank, author of Mixed Company, reviewed Sam by Allegra Goodman for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Shank also reviewed two novels for America Magazine: Michelle Gallen’s Factory Girls and Angie Cruz’s How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water.
Kathleen Rooney, author of Where Are the Snows, wrote an essay about first generation Jewish-American novelist Edna Ferber for the reissue of Ferber’s 1921 novel The Girls. A version of the essay appears on JSTOR Daily.
Rooney also reviewed Alba de Cespedes’ The Forbidden Notebook for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.