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!
Book Review - “Counting Sheep Till Doomsday” (BlazeVOX [books], 2011)
Guest reviewer Michele Merens profiles Carlo Matos and discusses his poetry from Counting Sheep Till Doomsday (BlazeVOX [books], 2011). Read the full article.
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.
Book Review - “Happy Life” (Copper Canyon Press, 2011)
The Conium Review’s Susan Lynch discusses Happy Life (Copper Canyon Press, 2011), a collection of poems by David Budbill. Read the full review on our website: http://www.coniumreview.com/happy-life.html
Literary Journal Review - “The Kenyon Review” (Vol. 33, No. 1)
Tristan Beach shares his thoughts on Vol. 33, No. 1 of The Kenyon Review.
Read Tristan’s full article here: http://www.coniumreview.com/kenyon-review-vol-33-no-1.html
And be sure to check out Susan Lynch’s profile of Vol. 33, No. 2 here: http://www.coniumreview.com/kenyon-review-vol-33-no-2.html
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.
“A Tale of Two Chapbooks”
Susan Lynch takes a look at two chapbooks: Memory Future by Heather Aimee O’Neill (winner of the 2010 Gold Line Press chapbook contest in poetry) and The Pulpit vs. The Hole by Jay Shearer (winner of the 2011 Gold Line Press chapbook contest in fiction). Read the full article on our website.
Book Review - “Chinoiserie” (Ahsahta Press, 2012)
The Conium Review’s Tristan Beach reviews Karen Rigby’s Chinoiserie (Ahsahta Press, 2012), winner of the 2011 Sawtooth Poetry Prize. Read Tristan’s book review at our website.
Vol. 2, No. 1 is Open for Submissions
We’re open for submissions again! Send in your best poetry and fiction for consideration. Details here: http://www.coniumreview.com/general-poetryfiction.html