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"In America, It Seems Loving Yourself Means Forgetting History" 
by Jordan Charlton
"Coyote" by Zachary Small
"Glazed" by Spike Wong
"The Right Kind of Animal" 
by Corley Longmire
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Phyllis Grant Zellmer Prize for Fiction

We are excited to announce our first annual fiction contest, the Phyllis Grant Zellmer Prize for Fiction. Grand prize is $1000 and publication in West Trade Review.  

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

See full contest guidelines here.
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Volume 12 Winter 2021 Edition 

​The winter issue features fiction by Katherine Serna, L.A. Clark, and Corley Longmire; poetry by Dontay Given, Jordan Charlton, Ben Kline, Rachael Inciarte, Dare Williams, H.C. Bending, Brandon Kilbourne, Katherine de Lancellotti and many others; creative nonfiction by Spike Wong, Lauren Sieben, and Kevin Grauke.

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BOOK REVIEW

​"Home, Approximately: Ananda Lima’s Mother/land Contemplates Origins and What It Means to Belong"
by Mary Sutton

'"Reading this collection feels like finding connections where one would least expect them. Lima challenges our linguistic and cultural boundaries, our empirical knowledge, and the self-defeating American habit of reading history selectively."
  
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Writer Corley Longmire speaks with Associate Fiction Editor Melanie Pierce in this episode of West Trade Review’s PostScript Interview Series.

"A lot of times in fiction and in real life we see how parents respond to gender and children and their expectations of them, so I really wanted to write about that..."



Corley's short story "The Right Kind of Animal" is forthcoming in West Trade Review’s Winter 2021 online edition.  See link above.


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