the minnesota review invites you to join us at the MLA Convention in Boston, January 3-6! We have arranged a Cash Bar for Saturday, January 5 from 7:00-8:15 pm in Fairfax B of the Sheraton Hotel (session #654). For more information, please refer to the conference program, available here. We hope to see you there!
Fall 2012 Reading Period Closes November 1!
The close of our Fall 2012 reading period is this Thursday, November 1. If you are still mulling over whether or not to submit your work in this reading period, don't wait until the last minute! But if you do, here are a few hints to help you get through that last-minute submission. We cannot … Continue reading Fall 2012 Reading Period Closes November 1!
Issue 79 out October 19!
We're happy to announce that Issue 79 will be available this Friday, October 19! Issue 79 features work from the following authors: Barrett Bowlin Victoria Chang Susanna Childress Robert Cording Sarah Johnson W. Todd Kaneko Keith Leonard Maxim Loskutoff Jamaal May Dzvinia Orlowsky Paisley Rekdal Christa Romanosky Austen Rosenfeld Natasha Sajé Margot Schilpp B.T. Shaw Nicomedes Suárez Araúz … Continue reading Issue 79 out October 19!
the minnesota review's literary editors work during academic semesters, which means we've got a new batch of excited editors bringing you interviews and updates with former contributors, new creative work, and cartoons here on the blog! In addition, we'll continue to feature an occasional look back at critical theory essays and interviews from our archives. … Continue reading Introducing …
It's that time of year again, met with equal parts eager anticipation and growing dread ... fall at its finest! We at the minnesota review are gearing up for the next school year by doing-- what else?-- lots of reading and writing. That's right, as a reminder, our fall reading period is open now (through … Continue reading Welcome Back!
Fall Reading Period Opens Tomorrow (8/1)
Our fall reading period opens tomorrow, August 1, and we're looking for your best fiction and poetry. Please remember that we won't be reading creative nonfiction during this reading period, and we never publish reviews of creative work. More about our submission guidelines is available here. We are only able to accept submissions through our online … Continue reading Fall Reading Period Opens Tomorrow (8/1)
Issue 78 Out June 1
We're happy to announce that Issue 78 will be available this Friday, June 1! Issue 78 features work from the following authors: Valerie Bandura Janée J. Baugher Timothy Brennan Alan Britt Paul Robert Chesser Rob Cook Emily Brown Coolidge Toker Jesse Damiani Jennifer Duprey Brad Felver Amy Fleury Brad Green Kimiko Hahn Scott Hightower Fredric … Continue reading Issue 78 Out June 1
It's looking and feeling like summer in beautiful southwest Virginia (as I write this, it's slated to be over 90 degrees, which normally doesn't happen till August here), so we're going to go smell a few roses and play a bit of disc golf. We'll still be sharing weekly content on this blog over the … Continue reading It’s summertime…
Spring 2012 Reading Period Closes April 1!
The close of our Spring 2012 reading period is this Sunday, April 1. (If you follow our Twitter feed, you likely already know this. This is for everyone who doesn't follow us. Also, if you're on Twitter and you aren't following us, we're going to be hurt.) Because I'm a procrastinator at heart, I understand … Continue reading Spring 2012 Reading Period Closes April 1!
Books Received (Cultural and Literary Criticism)
the minnesota review welcomes proposals for review essays on these and other recent books in cultural and literary theory. We do not publish reviews of fiction or poetry. For reviews, we much prefer overviews to reports on specific books. For examples, check the review-essays in our current and past issues. Andrade, Susan Z. 2011. The Nation Writ … Continue reading Books Received (Cultural and Literary Criticism)
Reading Period Now Open!
In case you missed the handy-dandy update on the left side of the page (or if you're reading this blog through an RSS feed), our reading period for creative writing is now open! You can submit your work for review by our editors at our submission site (http://www.cddc.vt.edu/host/TheMinnesotaReview/index.php/creativecritical/login). You will need to create a user … Continue reading Reading Period Now Open!
Our editors are taking a brief holiday break, but we'll be back Tuesday, Jan. 3, with more posts. Thanks for reading!
Our editors are taking a brief Thanksgiving break, but we'll be back Tuesday, Nov. 29, with more posts. Thanks for reading!
New Posting Schedule
Dear readers, With the end of the semester, we will be shifting to a reduced posting schedule. Look for new posts every Tuesday and Thursday starting this week. As always, thanks for reading!