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A Writer’s Insight: Amy Rowland

Amy Rowland’s short story, “Thirteen Ways of Thinking about Time; or, Time, the Two-Handed Thief” appears in the winter 2017 issue of The Southern Review. Hear Rowland read an excerpt of her story in our audio gallery here; read more about her process of crafting the story, as well as her own thoughts about time […]

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A Writer’s Insight: Arianne Zwartjes

Arianne Zwartjes’s essay “These Dark Skies: Seeking Refuge on Europe’s Shores” appears in the winter 2017 issue of The Southern Review. Hear Arianne read an excerpt of the essay in our audio gallery and read more about her thoughts on proximity, the challenges of volunteerism, and where to find hope under “dark skies” below. The […]

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PEN America award winners announced

We would like to offer our congratulations to Crystal Hana Kim! She is a winner of the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers for her story “Solee”, which appeared in the winter 2016 issue. The prize is awarded to 12 emerging fiction writers for their debut short story published in 2016. All of the prize winning […]

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A Writer’s Insight: Ryan Teitman

Ryan Teitman’s poem “An Essay on Criticism” appears in the winter 2017 issue of The Southern Review. Hear Ryan read the poem in our audio gallery here, and read more about his thoughts on defying, and defining, genre below.   Kathleen Boland: What inspired you to write “An Essay on Criticism”? Ryan Teitman: The inspiration […]

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AWP in Washington, D.C., and the Winter 2017 Issue

With the holidays seeming a distant memory at this point, we are making final preparations for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference in Washington, D.C., February 8–11. All of us from The Southern Review will be at the conference, eager to talk with both old and future friends, so we encourage you […]

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