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It’s contest season at SER!

Our 2016 writing contests are now open.

This year’s World’s Best Short-Short Story, Gearhart Poetry, and Narrative Nonfiction contests are judged by Robert Olen Butler, Virgil Suárez, and Elizabeth Stuckey-French, respectively.  Send us your best work before March 15, 2016.  Prize: $500 in each category.  All entries are considered for publication in The Southeast Review.

Vol. 33.2 is ready to mail to you.

Our current issue features poems by Clayton Adam Clark, Hannah Gamble, Kevin Weidner, and others; prose by Sari Boren, Brandon Lingle, Colleen Morrissey, Peter Stenson, and more; reviews of collections by Tarfia Faizullah, Claudia Rankine, Matt Rasmussen, and Danniel Schoonebeek; an interview with poet Alexandra Teague; and artwork by Julia Gfrörer and Alexa Torre.

Writer’s Regimen

We run an all-new content Writer’s Regimen to coincide with the publication of each new print issue in the fall and the spring.  You could be thirty days away from a new body of work!  The next Writer’s Regimen, a rerun of October’s, begins December 1st.  Makes a great holiday gift!

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Review: Days of Shame & Failure

Days of Shame & Failure “made me stand up, spit my tea, and then die of jealousy like a teenager fuming around her bedroom, ripping up Tigerbeat pin-ups of Jennifer L. Knox.” This is SER reviewer Laura Minor’s reaction to Jennifer Knox’s newest book of poems, Days of Shame and Failure, which was published by Bloof Books on December 1, 2015. Knox’s poems have appeared four times in the Best American Poetry series as well as the anthologies Great American Prose Poems, From Poe to Present and Best American Erotic Poems. In addition to her three other books of poetry, her work has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, the New Yorker, American Poetry Review, McSweeney’s, and BombRead our review here.