FEATURED POEM: “The Night Driver reads The Night Driver by John Cork” by Michael Spence

Michael Spence has driven public-transit buses in the Seattle area for thirty years. This poem is from his book, The Bus Driver’s Threnody, recently published by Truman State University Press.

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Throwback: “Mr. Tall” by Tony Earley (TSR Spring 2009)

Tony Earley’s newest short story collection, Mr. Tall: A Novella and Stories (2014, Little, Brown and Company), was published this week. The title story first appeared in the Spring 2009 issue and was also included in the 2011 Pushcart Prize Anthology (XXXV).

Here’s an excerpt:

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Throwback: “The Kayak and the Eiffel Tower” by Fleda Brown (TSR Summer 2008)

This poem, “The Kayak and the Eiffel Tower” by Fleda Brown, was published in our 2008 summer issue. It was also included in the 2010 Pushcart Anthology (XXXIV). 

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Two of Fleda Brown’s new poems will appear in the Fall 2014 issue.

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Throwback: “Potential Energy Is Stored Energy” by Kevin Prufer (TSR Winter 2011)

This poem, “Potential Energy Is Stored Energy” by Kevin Prufer, was published in our Winter 2011 issue.

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This poem also appears in Kevin Prufer’s collection, CHURCHES (Four Way Books, 2014).

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Throwback: “One Hundred Percent Cotton” by David James Poissant (TSR Summer 2011)

This story, “One Hundred Percent Cotton” by David James Poissant, was published in our Summer 2011 issue.

If you subscribe to The Southern Review before August 30th, you will get 4 free summer back issues, including this one!

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This story also appears in David’s new short story collection, “The Haven of Animals” (Simon & Schuster, 2014).

 

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