The Conium Review (Fall 2013) Cover Art Unveiled & Pre-Orders on Sale
We’re pleased to unveil the cover art for The Conium Review, Vol. 2, No. 2 (Fall 2013). The artwork, entitled “River Horse,” is courtesy of Loren Kantor.
Pre-orders of the issue are currently on sale through our Online Store. For a limited time, pre-orders are available for $10.00 (normal list price is $12.00). Reserve your copy of the Fall 2013 issue now!
This Year’s Pushcart Prize Nominees
Our nominations for the Pushcart Prize are in the mail. Congratulations to this year’s nominees!
From the The Conium Review‘sSpring 2012 issue, the Pushcart nominees are:
- “Nogoodfornothin’,” by Nick Sanford (fiction)
- “Buy Your Own,” by Margarita Meklina (fiction)
- “Dear Penthouse,” by Benjamin Schachtman (fiction)
- “Earl Grey Moonlight,” by Ben Nardolilli (poetry)
And from our Fall 2012 issue, the nominees are:
- “Inside/Man,” by Tigh Rickman (fiction)
- “Sunrise in Honolulu,” by Kirby Wright (poetry)
Spring 2013 Cover Art Unveiled
We’ve selected cover art and created the mock-up for Vol. 2, No. 1.
The artwork is by Ivan de Monbrison. His work has appeared in NY Arts Magazine, Anobium, and elsewhere. His work has been exhibited internationally, at galleries including Espace42, the Siena Art Institute, and Galerie du Croissant.
Our Guest Editor for Vol. 2, No. 1 was Marc Schuster, author of The Grievers and The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom & Party Girl. The issue features poetry and fiction from a variety of new and established authors. It’s due out in February, 2013. You can pre-order the issue from our online store.
Upcoming Workshops from Conium Press Editors
James R. Gapinski and Susan Lynch will be teaching courses through Mt. Hood Community College’s continuing education department this fall. Each of these fun, community-based workshops are just $29 for the entire eight-week course, and the are open to writers of all skill levels. Whether you want to write the next great book, or tinker with writing as a hobby, these workshops can help you grow as an author.
James’ short fiction course is offered through the Portland campus, and Susan’s poetry course is housed at the Gresham campus. Details for either course are found on The Conium Review’s website or through Mt. Hood Community College. Feel free to e-mail with any questions about these upcoming workshops.
Release Reading on July 23rd in Portland, Oregon
On July 23rd, there will be a release reading for Vol. 1, No. 2 of The Conium Review in Portland, Oregon. Find out details and invite your friends on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/412373975480804/
For this reading, visiting writers Jasmine Cronin and Maya West share their work. Local readers include Douglas Allen, Thor Benson, and Nancy MacLaren. James R. Gapinski and Susan Lynch also read selections from The Conium Review’s second issue. Come get a taste of the new issue, hear some travelogues, enjoy some poetry, and share in the celebration as we launch Volume 1, Number 2 of The Conium Review.
Announcing the Guest Editor for Vol. 2, No. 1
We’ve selected Marc Schuster as Guest Editor for Vol. 2, No. 1 of The Conium Review, due out in early 2013. Marc is the author of two novels: The Grievers (The Permanent Press, 2012) and The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom and Party Girl (The Permanent Press, 2011). And Marc teaches writing and literature courses at Montgomery County Community College in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.
You can submit to our next issue here: http://www.coniumreview.com/general-poetryfiction.html
And you can learn more about our new Guest Editor at his website.
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Chapbook Review - “Black Birds : Blue Horse, An Elegy” (Gold Line Press, 2012)
Associate Editor Tristan Beach reviews Natalie Peeterse’s Black Birds: Blue Horse, An Elegy, winner of the Gold Line Press 2012 chapbook compeition in poetry. Read the full article here.
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NewPages.com Reviews “The Conium Review”
We’ve had positive reviews in Small Press Reviews and Stone Highway Review, and now NewPages.com weighs in. In the review, Kenneth Nichols says “the pieces draw you in with character work that is compelling” and the issue “devote[s] attention to the small moments that reflect our true identities.” Read the full review here.
We’re Looking for a Guest Editor
Vol. 1, No. 2 is almost completely wrapped up, and it’ll ship to bookstores and subscribers in July! This means that Ian Chung has completed his stint as Guest Editor. We’re conducting our search for the next Guest Editor now; if you’d like to work on an issue on The Conium Review, please visit the following link for more details:
Last Chance for Vol. 1, No. 2 Pre-Orders
Pre-orders for Vol. 1, No. 2 of The Conium Review close on Friday, June 15th! You have less than one week to reserve your copy of our next issue. Visit our Online Store to purchase.