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Jen McClanaghan & Steve Kistulentz

  Jen McClanaghan, Assistant Professor and Writer-in-Residence at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island, earned her undergraduate degree from Antioch College then moved to New York City where she worked in publishing for seven years, including a job as a photo editor for the National Audubon Society Field Guides. She graduated from Columbia University with an MFA (2004) and Florida State…

Author Q&A: Patty Seyburn

Interview by Ramsey Mathews Patty Seyburn has published three books of poems: Hilarity (New Issues Press, 2009), Mechanical Cluster (Ohio State University Press, 2002) and Diasporadic (Helicon Nine Editions, 1998). Her fourth collection, Perfecta, was just released from What Books Press. She is an Associate Professor at California State University, Long Beach and co-editor of POOL: A Journal of Poetry…

Erin Belieu & Skip Horack

Listen to Erin Belieu & Skip Horack read their work at The Warehouse. Erin Belieu, Professor at Florida State University, MFA The Ohio State University (1992), MA Boston University (1995), specializes in poetry. Her first book, Infanta, was selected by Hayden Carruth for the National Poetry Series and was named one of the ten best books of 1995 by Library Journal, Washington…

Author Q&A: CJ Hauser

Interview by Amy Denham Q: Music seems integral to the very soul of The From-Aways. We have Guns N’ Roses in the epigraph, a singer-waitress, a folk songwriter, and the inception of the Band with the Best Band Name Ever, Cassandra Galápagos and the Aged Tortoise. But for me, the town itself felt like a song. (That song would probably…

Steve Almond

Listen to Steve Almond share excerpts from his new book, Against Football: One Fan’s Reluctant Manifesto. Steve Almond spent seven years as a newspaper reporter in Texas and Florida before writing his first book, My Life in Heavy Metal. His non-fiction book, Candyfreak, was a New York Times Bestseller. His most recent collection of short fiction, God Bless America, won the Paterson Prize…

Volume 33.1

Contributors Kiik A. K., Donald Anderson, Kate Angus, Robert Antoni, J. Camp Brown, Adrienne Celt, Annie Christain, Alex Cigale, Kirsten Clodfelter, Jennifer M. Colatosti, Mira Dougherty-Johnson, Jessica Durham, Shawn Fawson, Laurel Ferejohn, Ruth Foley, Mark Medric George, Ben Gunsberg, Elizabeth-Burton Jones, Nathan Kemp, Megan Kirby, Kristin LaCroix, Gabriel Leal, Gary Leising, Kerstin Lieff, W. M. Lobko, Mitchell McInnis, Michelle Menting,…

Craft Talk: Katie Cortese

Flash Fiction: A World in the Palm of Your Hand As a kid, I collected snow globes. As many as I could get my hands on. The weirder the better. One was a red kaleidoscope with the snowy globe set ingeniously in a ring around the twistable tubes. Several were modifications on the concept, like the plastic dome that held a…

Raising Our Voices, Claiming Our Words

A special online feature of The Southeast Review: December 2014 It is impossible to know what will endure of the conversations about race, power, and justice that surfaced after the events in Ferguson, in Staten Island, and across the country. For many Americans, these events forced a long overdue reckoning: heated in-person debates and citywide marches, urgent newspaper editorials and…

Craft Talk: Erica Dawson

Moses Moment It’s the moment when you’re finishing up the first draft and you’re second-guessing every decision you’re made so far. Will readers understand or be confused? You want them to understand, so you’ve got to nail the ending. You have to close the door on any questions, and all future discussions of your subject. You know good and well…

Call for online poetry submissions

In the words of Salman Rushdie, “A poet’s work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it from going to sleep.”  As we follow the news in Ferguson, Missouri, The Southeast Review values and supports those who are raising their voices to participate in the ongoing conversation about…