Posts By: Essence London

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!

 

Indiana Review Online seeks submissions of poetry, short prose (fiction and non-fiction), and art from undergraduate writers.* Indiana Review, in collaboration with Indiana University-Bloomington’s Literary Editing & Publishing class, will curate an online space for emerging writers and artists from across the country and around the world. We are open to a variety of styles–everything from realism and satire to the supernatural and experimental forms. We feel strongly about representing diverse voices and identities, including young writers of color, immigrants, the LGBTQ+ community, and women. Give us your carefully strange writing: your nature poems and political poems, your dark humor fiction, your personal essays about pop culture, family, fairy tales, etc. We especially encourage previously unpublished authors to submit.

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39.2 PREVIEW: A FAMILY RECIPE THAT CANNOT BE FOLLOWED WRITTEN DOWN by TIANRU WANG

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Tianru Wang grew up in Los Angeles, but was born in Jinan and is in love with New Orleans. Her work has been recognized by the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, the Live Poets Society of New Jersey, and the English department at Yale University, where she is currently an undergraduate.

 

 

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39.2 PREVIEW: APOCALYPSE DREAM AGAIN by KRISTEN STEENBEEKE*

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*an Indiana Review Pushcart Prize nomination

Kristen Steenbeeke is an MFA candidate in poetry at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she received the Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship. She’s had work in Pleiades, Tin House, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Poetry Northwest, and others. She was recently a finalist in Mid-American Review‘s Fineline Competition and Third Coast‘s Poetry Contest.

 

 

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39.2 PREVIEW: HOW DO YOU LOVE SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO BE ALL GHOST? by CANESE JARBOE

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Canese Jarboe is the author of the chapbook dark acre (Willow Springs Books, 2018). Canese has been the recipient of an editorial internship with River Styx, a scholarship from The Frost Place, and currently serves as a reader for Boulevard. Their poems appear recently or soon in TYPO, New South, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and elsewhere. Originally from rural southeastern Kansas, Canese has since moved from town to town in Europe and the U.S. They currently live and teach in coastal Louisiana.

 

 

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39.2 PREVIEW: CUNT by SIÂN GRIFFITHS

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Siân Griffiths lives in Ogden, Utah, where she directs the Creative Writing Program at Weber State University. Her work has appeared in The Georgia Review, American Short Fiction, Ninth Letter, Redivider, Fifth Wednesday Journal, Quarterly West, and The Rumpus, among other publications. Her short fiction has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, once by Versal and once by The Georgia Review, and her debut novel, Borrowed Horses (New Rivers Press), was a semi-finalist for the 2014 VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. Currently, she reads fiction as part of the editorial team at Barrelhouse. For more information, please visit sbgriffiths.com