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Creative Nonfiction, #11 Spring/Summer 2018


Featured Artist

Jon Tarleton

What’s on the Blog?

That Good, Sweet High: The Abounding Addictions of Writers

Ask the Editor: Reasons for Declination (Or, How to Write a Better Essay)

Crush – graphite on paper ©Jon Tarleton


We will open submissions again in the Fall. Spend your summer writing and we hope to read your work for Issue #12!

  • Our guest editor for Issue #11 is Larry Thacker. Larry is a man of many a talents, describing himself as Writer, Artist, Willing Bohemian. He hails from Kentucky, lives in Tennessee, and has the best Twitter handle, ever: @Thackalachia. He has two forthcoming full collections: GRAVE ROBBER CONFESSIONAL (Main Street Rag Publishing, 2018) and FEASTS OF EVASION (Future Cycle Press, 2019). Visit his website to find out more about this #WVWCMFA grad: LarryDThacker.com.
  • Suzanne Farrell Smith’s travel essay, “Married by a Monk,” recently appeared in Wanderlust: A Narrative Map. Her essay, “The Helping Man,” is forthcoming in the 50th issue of Pembroke Magazine.
  • Elizabeth Gaucher’s development of Longridge Review is featured on the #WVWCMFA site, MFA Alumni, Where Are They Now? She also has five 100-word stories (yes, they are all creepy) published in Issue 2 of Drabbelz.


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