Getting to Know 2017 Phillips Prize winner Evana Bodiker
Contributing writer Savanah Burns recently interviewed the 2017 Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook Prize winner and author of Ephemera, Evana Bodiker.
Q: How did you hear about the Texas Review Press?
A: My partner and I both write poetry. We had just completed chapbooks in one of our advanced level poetry writing courses, so we were looking to get some of those poems out into the world. He had read Jesse Graves’ two books from the TRP and through a Google search, found out about the Robert Phillips Poetry Chapbook prize. He encouraged me to submit after we read through some of the past winners’ poetry. Read more
Clay Reynolds Novella Prize
Submissions are closing soon for the 2017 Clay Reynolds Novella Prize. Read more
Mystic Sails, Texas Trails by Robert Davant with Mickey Herskowitz
This review was written by Dr. Diane Dowdey and was originally published in the Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas. Read more
Get a Grip by Kathy Flann
This post was written by contributing writer Laura Brackin.
Kathy Flann’s writing has seen no shortage of prizes. As the 2014 winner of the George Garrett Prize, her short story collection Get a Grip (Texas Review Press, 2015) follows in the award-winning tradition of her earlier work. With engaging characters and honest insights, Flann creates meaningful stories with relatable themes which are sure to touch readers of all interests and backgrounds. Read more
We Are the Bus by James McKean
This post was written by contributing writer Savanah Burns.
In the winter of 2011, James McKean’s We Are the Bus debuted onto the literary scene with the Texas Review Press. McKean’s hard work won TRP’s X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, an annual contest accepting submissions from poets from all over. McKean’s rich background in nonfiction and poetry, along with a hoard of life experience, shows through in his writing. He is an esteemed professor who teaches for the MFA program at Queens University Low Residency, located in North Carolina.
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The Gordian Review
The Gordian Review is now in its third year and currently accepting submissions for its 2018 issue.
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