Monthly Archives: October 2014

Come visit us at the Louisiana Book Festival!

You can hear Nick Mainieri read, along with The Southern Review contributors and Louisiana writers Alison Pelegrin and John Biguenet, at this year’s Louisiana Book Fest on Saturday, November 1. The trio will participate in “Approaching Eighty: A Pre-Anniversary Reading from The Southern Review,” from 2:15–3:15 pm in House Committee Room 2. Also, swing by […]

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Throwback: “Poltergeist” by Jennifer Metsker (Autumn 2007)

A haunted poem from our autumn 2007 issue, please enjoy Jennifer Metsker’s “Poltergeist.” Happy Halloween, and hope to see many of our readers at this weekend’s Louisiana Book Festival. http://thesouthernreview.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/TSR_Autumn2007_JenniferMetsker.pdf

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Throwback: “This Game Do That to You” by Nicholas Mainieri (Spring 2010)

With the World Series underway, we thought it would be a great time to feature a story from spring 2010—our baseball issue. Below, enjoy Nicholas Mainieri’s “This Game Do That to You.” You can hear Nick read, along with The Southern Review contributors and Louisiana writers Alison Pelegrin and John Biguenet, at this year’s Louisiana […]

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Throwback: “I Hate Telling People I Teach English” by Wendy Barker (Spring 2009)

Over the past five years we’ve published a number of Wendy Barker’s teaching poems, including this one, “I Hate Telling People I Teach English,” from the Spring 2009 issue of The Southern Review. Recently, Barker’s work won BkMk Press‘s John Ciardi Prize for Poetry. The award includes publication; her book, One Blackbird At a Time: […]

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The Southern Review Approaches Eighty and the Autumn Issue Is Now Available

We have just returned to school, or at least I keep telling myself that, and yet it is already October, well into the new school year. Despite the quick passing of the days, the second half of August and all of September did not go unnoticed, as our submissions period opened September 1, with a […]

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