Contributor Update: Valerie Bandura

Valerie Bandura's poem "Step Right Up" was first published in Issue 78 (Fall 2012) of the minnesota review. Since then, Bandura has just released a new book of poetry, Freak Show (Black Lawrence Press/Dzanc Books, 2013). Bandura's poems have also appeared in numerous journals, including Ploughshares,  Alaska Quarterly Review, Cimarron Review, Mid-American Review, The Asheville Poetry … Continue reading Contributor Update: Valerie Bandura

[Contributor Update]: Jesse Damiani

In honor of the new academic year, we're re-visiting Jesse Damiani's "First Grade," which appeared in issue 78 of the minnesota review. Damiani is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His poetry has been published or forthcoming in 42opus, elimae, Pleiades, and Ninth Letter, among others. He is a past … Continue reading [Contributor Update]: Jesse Damiani

Pushcart Prize Nominee: Paul Robert Chesser

the minnesota review is pleased to feature each of our nominees for the 2012 Pushcart Prize in the coming weeks.  This week we are excited to bring you an excerpt of Paul Robert Chesser's "Widening Gyre." Please check back next week for more on our nominees and their work. The Widening Gyre Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus):
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An Interview with Alan Britt

Alan Britt's "Ebb and Flow" is featured in our current issue (78). Alan Britt teaches creative writing, poetry, and composition at Towson University and is the author of Vermilion (The Bitter Oleander Press: 2006), Infinite Days (The Bitter Oleander Press: 2003), Amnesia Tango (Cedar Hill Publications: 1998), and Bodies of Lightning (Cypress Books: 1995). This … Continue reading An Interview with Alan Britt

Interview: Brad Green (Issue 78)

Brad Green's "Devil's Fingers" appears in our current issue (78). His work can be found in The Texas Observer, Surreal South '11, Needle: A Magazine of Noir and elsewhere. He edits at PANK magazine and Dirty Noir. Find him online at http://about.me/bradgreen. tmr: How did you come to writing fiction? BG: I've been writing fiction seriously (that … Continue reading Interview: Brad Green (Issue 78)