Intern Post, Kelly Vo: How Many Revisions Are Too Many?

        Let me clarify something first. My definition of revision: Revision [ri-vizh-uh n] Noun 1. The act of completely revamping a previous version of a story. 2. When God looks down after creating the earth for six days and says, “Nope. Not so much.” And so He erases days two through six […]

Guest Article: Spotlight on Kelly Vo, by Asonta Benetti

Superstition Review student intern Asonta Benetti interviewed past intern Kelly Vo to see how she was impacted by her experiences with SR: “It really was not a planned internship,” Kelly Vo remembers, “but I know that without the amazing experiences I had at Superstition Review, I wouldn’t be as prepared for the next steps of […]

SR Pod/Vod Series: Writer Kelly Morris

Each Tuesday we feature audio or video of an SR Contributor reading their work. Today we’re proud to feature a podcast by Kelly Morris.  Kelly Morris holds an MFA from Spalding University, and her work has appeared in various literary magazines. She is a co-founder and regular contributor to the blog Literary Labors (And the Occasional […]

#ArtLitPhx: Kelly Nelson at Changing Hands

   On October 16th, at Changing Hands in Tempe, the poet and Arizona Commission on the Arts recipient, Kelly Nelson, shares selections from her new chapbook, a meditation on love, loss, and the things that go unsaid. The Event starts at 7:00pm. After the Event there will be an Open Mic for all interested. The poems […]

Guest Post, Kelly Morris: Where I’m Writing From

I’ve recently realized the importance of my own physical setting as an influence in my writing. When I’m working on a story, I like to write at my desk while drinking a particular type of green tea out of a specific mug. But sometimes I make myself go out and write in a coffee shop […]

Intern Spotlights: Week 1, Wrap-Up

Where are they now? We are so proud of our past and present staff here at Superstition Review, and we’ve decided to celebrate the accomplishments of our past interns throughout the month of April. Each day, we will feature an intern on social media and share what they’re up to now. Then, at the end […]

Guest Post, Mary Sojourner: What a Hard Fall Taught Me About Boots on the Ground Community

Solstice light silvers and goes gray. The air is heavy with the scent of a desert river. My friend and I carry some of her partner’s ashes down a rocky slope to the Verde River in Central Arizona – more accurately, we brace and skitter our way to what we hope is the shoreline. We […]

Four Chambers Presents Welcome Home Book Release and Live Reading

Four Chambers – an independent community literary magazine and small press based in Phoenix, Arizona – has released their latest volume, Welcome Home, a special collection of poetry and prose inspired by Welcome Diner, Welcome Chicken + Donuts, and the sense of community and belonging they bring to downtown Phoenix. The collection features 12 poems […]

Guest Post, Dinah Lenney: One Step Forward, Two Back: On Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood

Literary truth is entirely a matter of wording and is directly proportional to the energy that one is able to impress on the sentence. It reanimates, revives, subjects everything to its needs.     That’s Elena Ferrante, the Italian author of the much-lauded Neapolitan novels, in an interview just published in the Paris Review. And […]