Survival 101

Advice from the Norse

Expect the best, but don’t leave the house without your spear. Continue reading


“Heat” by Michael Chitwood

Michael Chitwood sees in the work of ironing an attempt to correct, at least temporarily, flaws with larger implications than wrinkles and rumples. The crooked, however, are hard to keep straight. Continue reading

New Reading Period for Fiction

SHENANDOAH to Begin Reading Fiction Submissions January 20

Please submit through our link to Submittable or the Submittable website. Continue reading

Featured in this Issue

“Beyond Autobiography: Claudia Emerson,” essay by Philip Belcher/ Review of HILLBILLY ELEGY

Now in current issue: Emerson essay
A review of HILLBILLY ELEGY Continue reading


Under Discussion Now

The passing of Irish poet John Montague. Thomas McGuane’s CROW FAIR. Woodpeckers, zealots, shackles & Shallots. VISIT OUR BLOG FOR EVERYTHING FROM POGO THE POSSUM TO HARPER LEE. Continue reading