UNACCOMPANIED MINORS, the much-anticipated collection by 2013 New American Fiction Prize-winner Alden Jones, is now available! Check out the interview at Bloom, another at Fiction Writers Review, and some thoughts at The Rumpus. Then give it a read!

TAURUS, poems by Paul Nemser, is ready for your order. What are folks saying about this myth-infused love story set amongst the sentient robot arms of contemporary St. Petersburg? Check out this review at The Huffington Post by Valerie Stivers-Isakova.



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On October 9, Paul Nemser will read from Taurus, his collection of poems set in a new Russia steeped in myth and dancing robot arms. Check the Blue Hill Library's event page for more details.

The submission period for the 2015 New American Poetry Prize is now open. Deadline is December 31, 2014, and the final judge will be Maggie Smith, winner of two Academy of American Poets Prizes and three Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council. Click here for more details.

We're also busy reading some excellent full-length manuscripts for the 2014 New American Fiction Prize, and plan to announce a winner in November.

MAYDAY Magazine features new fiction, poetry, nonfiction, translations, artwork, and reviews. Our latest issue is devoted to nonfiction, and we're currently accepting submissions for a special LGBT issue. Learn more at the MAYDAY website.


THE THAW, newly-translated stories by award-winning Icelandic novelist Ólafur Gunnarsson, was released January 1, 2014. Check out one critic's thoughts at The Arts Fuse, or Catherine Browder's excellent review at New Letters.


ELECTRICITY & OTHER DREAMS, a collection of magical stories by Micah Dean Hicks, is now available. Check out the starred review at Publishers Weekly!