The incomparable Vievee Francis, recent winner of the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award, is judging our 2017 Poetry Prize. If you’re looking for inspiration, why not look at her work? Indiana Review editors share their favorite poems below!
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IR is proud to be partnering again with IU Press to award our second annual Blue Light Books Prize, this time to an outstanding poetry collection! Submissions open December 1, 2016. Check out our guidelines for more details.
In preparation for Blue Light Books submissions, IR staff and MFA students in the Indiana University Creative Writing Program reflected on the poetry collections they’re most thankful for this holiday season. Think of these collections as our blue lights through clouded times.
Be sure to check out our Blue Light Books Prize tableau on our Instagram page.
To celebrate Halloween, Indiana Review senior editors shared what stories, poems, and novels cause shivers down our spines. If you’re wanting a spooky evening in tonight, why not check out our recommendations?
Be sure, too, to see our literary Halloween tableau on our Instagram page.
Indiana Review is proud to have the incomparable Aimee Bender judging our 2016 Fiction Prize. If you’re taking a break from preparing your submission, check out the senior editors’ favorite Bender stories. Perhaps her spellbinding prose and uncanny premises will inspire you.
The Little Edges by Fred Moten (Wesleyan University Press, 2014)
Reviewed by Emily Corwin
Fred Moten once sat in my car. The roads were bad, first snowfall of the year in small town Ohio. I was nervous, feeling all this responsibility: young poet driving famed poet to campus for a workshop. Yet despite the snow, and my neurotic driving, Moten was at ease, hands folded in his lap across his winter coat. There was a warmth in his voice, an openness that made you glad to be in his presence. Read more…