Venita Blackburn, author of the short story collection Black Jesus and Other Superheroes (her 2017 debut, published as a result of her Prairie Schooner book prize for fiction) visited the UA Prose Series this September. Post-reading, Suyi Okungbowa of the Sonora Review had a chat with her. Prof. Venita Blackburn is an Assistant Professor at
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All of us at Sonora Review want to invite you to our double issue release party this Friday (10/12) at Antigone Bookstore, 7 p.m. We’ll have pizza & wine, & readings from four of our amazing contributors. You can read all about them below, and you can find all the details for the event on Facebook as well. Readings from: Claire Meuschke writes from her grandfather’s
Non-Contest Submissions: “Desire” (Issue 75) UPDATE: We have re-opened non-contest submissions for fiction, nonfiction and poetry for the next two weeks, until Saturday, November 10th, 2018. Submit! Contest Submissions: “Desire” (Issue 75) Submission Period: September 24th – November 5th Finalist Judges: Jo Ann Beard – Nonfiction Contest Nicole Walker – Flash Prose Contest A desire can be
What is it about the genre or cross-genre you write in that interests you/draws you in? I write in many genres, working to find the right one for the given material, which can take several tries. “Lyme Disease” probably found its shape as a poem because the experience it recounts comes out of Romantic poetry.
Congratulations to the winners of the Sonora Review 2017 Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction contests!