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Call for Submissions: Desire

Submit to Issue 75: Desire A desire can be a vague wish, a sharp craving, a steadfast longing, a helpless obsession. It can signal an absence or a presence, a need or a commitment, an ideal or an impossibility. The root of the word “desire” links it to consider and to terms of investigation and augury, thereby

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“Folded notes that make an arrow”: An Interview with Erin Adair-Hodges

ERIN ADAIR-HODGES is the winner of the 2016 Agnes Lynch Starrett prize for Let’s All Die Happy (University of Pittsburgh, 2017). Winner of The Georgia Review’s Loraine Williams prize, she’s also been a Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe and Sewanee-Claudia Emerson scholar and has had work featured in The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, The Sewanee Review, and more. She received her

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SR72 Contributor Interviews: Marsha Truman Cooper

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write that interests you/draws you in?   When I was in the third grade, I wrote a poem for Danny, the shiest human being I have ever met.  Our desks were enclosed boxy things on legs, dark inside, smelly if we made the mistake of putting

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SR 72 Contributor Interviews: Elizabeth O’Brien

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? I write in all genres, and I’m often most interested in the similarities and differences between one genre and another—how a piece that isn’t working as a poem suddenly feels right when it’s taken into prose. How does this

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SR72 Contributor Interviews: Sho Sugita

What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? A lot of poetry can be stuck inside an echo chamber of self-admiration. That doesn’t interest me very much as a reader. But poetry is intensely appealing when it is able to draw in a constellation of multiple disciplines,

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