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"Portrait as Saggitarius A*" by Patrick Ramsay
"Honeycrisp" 
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Volume 15 Spring 2024 Print Edition

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This issue features fiction by Michael Nath, Annie Bashaw, and Shannon Savvas; poetry by Richard Blanco, Luke Johnson, jason b. crawford, Tamara Panici, Joshua Nguyen, and Nik Moore; CNF by Athena Dixon, Lisa Knopp, and Elizabeth Gonzalez James; visual art by Patrick Dougher; interviews with Richard Blanco, Athena Dixon, and Michael Nath.

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West Trade Review Visual Poetics: Latest Video Poem

"[Take the gravel underneath my feet]" by Alan May


We're excited to present the premiere of the next video poem in our Visual Poetics Series. "[Take the gravel underneath my feet]" is written and read by Alan May. Video edited by Sarah Edmonds. West Trade Review Visual Poetics developed by Ken Harmon.

May's poem appears in the Winter 2023 collection of Online Exclusives


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Phyllis Grant Zellmer Prize for Fiction

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 Grand prize is $1000 and publication in the spring 2025 print edition.

The contest will be judged by Margaret Malone, author of the story collection People Like You, Finalist for the 2016 PEN/Hemingway Award, and Winner of the Balcones Fiction Prize.⠀

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West Trade Review Prize for Poetry $1000

Our third annual poetry contest, the West Trade Review Prize for Poetry is open for submissions. The grand prize is $1000 and publication in West Trade Review.

The contest will be judged by Brian Turner. Turner is the author of five collections of poetry (from Here, Bullet to The Wild Delight of Wild Things) and a memoir (My Life as a Foreign Country)

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Ecobloomspaces:  Poetry at the Intersection of Social Identity and Nature/Environment/Place

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We are currently seeking poems that somehow engage with the intersection of social identity and place/environment/nature. Specifically, we'd like to read poems that explore the relationship between place/environment/nature and gender, sexual identity, race, ethnicity, disability, and/or social class.  

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Manuscript Queries Open

Iron Oak Editions seeks full-length poetry, as well as fiction, and creative nonfiction manuscript queries 

           See submission guidelines here.
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CNF Anthology Submissions Open

We're currently seeking creative nonfiction that engages with the ideas of mental health and mental well-being.


            See submission guidelines here.

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