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PR Contributor Michael Robbins featured in this week’s New Yorker

August 3, 2017

Contributor Michael Robbins is featured in an article by Louis Menand in this week’s New Yorker, and excerpts from Michael’s essay in Post Road 27 on Frederick Seidel are included as well. Please click here to learn more about Michael’s new book, Equipment for Living: On Poetry and Pop Music.





Post Road 32

July 31, 2017

We’re pleased to announce the publication of Post Road 32, which features work by over forty writers – they include Gail Mazur, Major Jackson, Carolyn Ferrell, Jess E. Jelsma and Thomas Dolinger, plus artwork by Charles McGill and cover art by Henry Samelson. We started sending out issues last week – get yours here!





PR Contributor Margot Livesey reads at Newtonville Books Tonight

July 12, 2017


New York Times bestselling author (and Post Road contributorMargot Livesey will be reading at Newtonville Books tonight. She’ll be discussing her new book, The Hidden Machinery: Essays On Writing, and celebrating the paperback release of her latest novel, Mercury. You don’t want to miss this event!





PR Contributor Tracy K. Smith is the New U.S. Poet Laureate

June 14, 2017

We were thrilled to hear that Post Road contributor Tracy K. Smith has been named the new U.S. Poet Laureate. Please click the links to read Ms. Smith’s poems “A Hunger So Honed” and “Self Portrait as the Letter Y,” both of which appear in Post Road 7.





Editors’ Roundtable @ PSB

April 1, 2017

This Monday, April 3, six local journal editors will convene for a roundtable at Porter Square Books beginning at 7 p.m. Moderated by Journal of the Month‘s Jenn ScheckKahn, the panel will feature Sven Birkerts (AGNI), Christina Thompson (Harvard Review), Jennifer Barber (Salamander), Mark Polanzak (draft), Greg Harris (Pangyrus) and Christopher Boucher (Post Road).  Hope to see you there!

 





How We Speak to One Another

March 14, 2017

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Happy publication day to PR Contributors Ander Monson (PR8) and Craig Reinbold (PR24), whose new book How We Speak to One Another is out today from Coffee House Press.  Please click here for information.





Contest Deadline Extended!

February 28, 2017

Good news! We’ve decided to extend the deadline for our flash-fiction contest to March 10th, 2017.  The contest will be judged by writers Elizabeth Graver and Suzanne Matson, and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will receive prizes of $500, $250, & $100, respectively. All entries will be considered for publication, and selected finalist manuscripts will be included in the prize folio in Post Road 33, due out in the fall of 2017.

The  co-judges will consider previously unpublished stories up to 1000 words. The contest is open to all fiction writers except current Boston College students, faculty, and staff, and the $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription.  Please click here to submit.





Post Road Meetup at AWP

February 7, 2017

If you’re attending AWP in Washington D.C. later this week, I hope you’ll stop by Rocket Bar (714 7th St NW) on Friday between 6 and 8.  We’ll be giving away drink tickets and free back issues, but both are limited – so please arrive early!





Got Flash Fiction?

February 1, 2017

Submit to Post Road’s first-ever flash fiction contest, to be judged by writers Elizabeth Graver and Suzanne Matson. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will receive prizes of $500, $250, & $100, respectively. All entries will be considered for publication, and selected finalist manuscripts will be included in the prize folio in Post Road 33, due out in the fall of 2017.

The contest deadline is March 1st, 2017, and the co-judges will consider previously unpublished stories up to 1000 words. The contest is open to all fiction writers except current Boston College students, faculty, and staff, and the $15 entry fee includes a one-year subscription.  Please click here to submit.





And the nominees are…

December 6, 2016

2017coverotherpagesPost Road is pleased to announce our nominations for the 2017 Pushcart Prize.  Our editors chose the following selections:

Fiction
“The Woman in the Barn,” by Jaclyn Gilbert
“The Goldfish,” by Julia Strayer

Nonfiction
“Clutter,” by Caitlin Garvey
“The Himalayas Are Not Flat,” by Jennifer Sinor

Poetry
“Deafheaven Fried Chicken,” by Matt Hart
“Mafiosa,” by Suzanne Roszak

Congratulations to these writers!  We’ll keep our fingers crossed!