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Announcements

Robert Pinsky and Maud Casey await your contest entries! Deadline March 10th. Click here to view contest guidelines.

Congratulations to:

Lawrence Raab, whose feature essay "Should Poems Tell the Truth?" from issue #16 was recently featured on the Poetry Daily website.

John Bargowski, whose poem "Activity Room" from issue #16 was also recently featured on the Poetry Daily website.

Charles Haverty, who has won the 2015 John Simmons Short Fiction Award (judged by Karen Russell) for his collection Excommunicados, which will be published in the fall of 2015 by the University of Iowa Press. The collection will include “A Toast in Cancun,” which was first published in issue #15.

Michelle Boisseau, whose poem "Sunrise with Hydra" from issue #15 was recently featured on the Poetry Daily website.

Nathan Anderson, whose poem “Stupid Sandwich” from issue #11 has been reprinted in Best American Poetry 2013, edited by Denise Duhamel.

Carol Anshaw, whose short story "The Last Speaker of the Language" from issue #10 was featured in Best American Short Stories 2012 and was also listed as a Notable in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013.

So I'm learning to squeeze a little discipline
From the porous emotions, though they're prone to go berserk,
Like weasels on a trapeze.

Elton Glaser, “Aftermath in Brine” from Issue 15

Congratulations 2014 Contest Winners

Fiction Prizes

1st - Robert Glick
2nd - Joseph Scapellato

Poetry Prizes

1st - Stephanie Horvath
2nd - Jennifer Perrine

Featured NOR Audio

Joseph Scapellato

Cecilia Pinto

James Davis May

William Lychack