Mark Your Calendars! (September)

Submissions closing for The $10,000 X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, and The $1,000 George Garrett Fiction Prize. Author Events with Kathleen Rooney, Jim Kelly, and Thomas H. McNeely.

Mark Your Calendars! (August)

Calls for submissions to The $10,000 X. J. Kennedy Poetry Prize, The $1,000 George Garrett Fiction Prize, and The McNeese Review. Author Events with Jenny Shank and Thomas H. McNeely.

Weeding Out the Good Reads

My friend has a habit of reading the last page of a book, before ever looking at the first page.

Another friend doesn’t judge a book by its cover, rather they glance at its spine.

Yet another friend does this thing where they looks at a book’s sleeve, reads the author’s biography and pretends to talk to the author by wondering, how did you get from point A to point B? How can I get published?

We Are the Bus

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 fromContinue reading “We Are the Bus”