Monday, April 16, 2012

Calls for Submissions - April 2012

The Cupboard's Second-Ever Contest Deadline Extended

Reading now to April 30

Prize: $500 & publication
Judge: Maud Casey

The Cupboard has extended the deadline for its first-ever contest. We'll be accepting submissions through Monday, April 30. The winning author will receive $500 and the manuscript will be published as an upcoming volume. We're looking for prose submissions between 4k and 10k words. In the past, we've published short stories, essays, collections of flash fiction and prose poems, and combinations thereof. Send us your best work. Submissions are received and read anonymously, and all submissions are eligible for regular publication. Contest fee is just $10. Maud Casey will serve as final judge.

To submit, go to: http://www.thecupboardpamphlet.org/submit.html

Please email cupboard@thecupboardpamphlet.org with any questions.

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Book Reviews from AU Students and Alumni


As part of course requirements at Ashland, many students write book reviews.  Some students have had their reviews published while others have become strong reviewers and have gone on to review books regularly.  Here are a few recent book reviews published by Ashland University MFA students and alumni.