The Crooning Wind, poems by three mysterious Greenlandic writers translated by Nive Gronkjaer and David R. Slavitt, is now available.
Craig Davis's fiction collection, Ramshackle Wonderlands, is now available.
The postmark deadline for the 2012 New American Poetry Prize was December 31, 2012. Please visit our current contest page for more information.
Readers continue to read submissions for the 2012 New American Fiction Prize. Final judge will be Kyle Minor, author author of two collections of stories: In the Devil’s Territory (Dzanc, 2008) and Praying Drunk (Sarabande, forthcoming in 2014). He is the winner of the 2012 Iowa Review Prize for Short Fiction and the Tara M. Kroger Prize for Short Fiction, one of Random House’s Best New Voices of 2006, and a three-time honoree in the Atlantic Monthly fiction contest. His work has appeared in The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, The Iowa Review, Best American Mystery Stories 2008, Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers, and Forty Stories: New Voices from Harper Perennial. He has also done reporting for Esquire, and writes a biweekly audiobooks column for Salon.
We are pleased to announce that Andrew Hudgins chose Paul Nemser's manuscript, Taurus, as the winner of the 2011 New American Poetry Prize. The book will be available in summer 2013.
Finalists for the 2011 New American Poetry Prize included the following:
The Hungry Pronouns, by Brent Armendinger
The Desire Path, by Annie Boutelle
The Ghost, the Line, the Way, by Gaylord Brewer
Historia calamitatum, by Christopher Kempf
Daylights, by Muriel Nelson
Local Extinctions, by Mary Quade
As People, Who Live Their Whole Lives in One Place, Do, by Scott Withiam
On the Corner of Guilt and Ash, by Monica Zobel
The latest issue of MAYDAY Magazine features new fiction, poetry, nonfiction, translations, and artwork. Our submission period is Oct. 1 - May 1 each year. More information is available at the MAYDAY website.