Today we announce the opening of our 2017 contests in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction! Each year, three prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Sonora Review are awarded to a poem or group of poems, a short story, and an essay. This year, our judges are: Poetry: Anselm Berrigan Fiction: Brian Evenson Nonfiction: Irina Dumitrescu We
By Jon Riccio Lo Kwa Mei-en is a poet from Singapore and Ohio. She is the author of two full-length books of poetry, THE BEES MAKE MONEY IN THE LION (Cleveland State University Poetry Center) and YEARLING (Alice James Books), and two chapbooks. She has received a fellowship from Kundiman, and her MFA from The
The title says it all. Our poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction submissions are open today, and our readers are excited to see what you’ve been working on all summer! Check out our updated guidelines and send us your stuff! Our contests will be returning in the spring.
By Abby Dockter I am on another plane trip. Patchwork farms, webs of highways, wide rivers and furry green mountains, all pierced by the wing of the plane as we glide into a new port. That’s the outside—inside the plane are a middle-aged couple speaking soft Turkish and eating chocolate bars, a young man holding
By Jon Riccio Iliana Rocha is originally from Texas. She earned a PhD in English Literature with an emphasis in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University, and she holds an MFA in Creative Writing-Poetry from Arizona State University, where she was Poetry Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review. Her work was chosen for the Best New