Literary Partners: Indiana Review

Featured Partner: Indiana Review


Indiana Review and Indiana University Press are proud to present the Blue Light Books prize, awarded on alternating years to short story and poetry collections of outstanding merit.

This year, we will be reading full-length poetry collections. Submit a manuscript between 48 and 75 pages with a $20 reading fee for a chance to win $2,000 and a publication contract with IU Press. The deadline is February 15. Ross Gay will judge.

To learn more about Blue Light Books or to submit your manuscript, please see our website:

Indiana Review

Aimee BenderIndiana Review’s 2016 Fiction Prize is now open for submissions. Entry fee is $20 which includes a one year subscription to the magazine. Winners will receive $1,000 and publication in IR 39.1.

The final judge is the wonderful Aimee Bender, author of The Girl in the Flammable Skirt and The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake. Her short fiction has also appeared in Granta, Harper’s, The Paris Review, Tin House, and more!

Please send in your amazing works by the deadline, October 31st at Midnight. More information can be found at

Indiana Review’s 2015 1/2 K Prize Contest

contestSubmissions are now open for Indiana Review‘s 2015 1/2 K Prize, judged by Kim Chinquee. Work from any genre will be considered–just as long as it’s under 500 words. Entrants may send up to three pieces of up to 500 words per submission. All entries are considered anonymously. Multiple entries are OK, but the entry fee is non-refundable if the submitted work is accepted elsewhere.

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The Indiana Review 2015 Poetry Prize


The Indiana Review is now open to submissions for its 2015 Poetry Prize, judged by Eduardo C. Corral.  The winner will receive $1,000 and publication.  All entries are considered for publication, and all entries are considered anonymously.  Multiple entries are okay, as long as a separate reading fee is included with each entry.  For complete guidelines, visit:  Please note that the submission deadline has been extended through April 15th, 2015. 



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SR Pod/Vod Series: Poet Jennifer Givhan

Each Tuesday we feature audio or video of an SR Contributor reading their work. Today we’re proud to feature a podcast by Jennifer Givhan.

unnamedJennifer Givhan was a PEN Emerging Voices Fellow, the DASH 2013 Poetry Prize winner, a St. Lawrence Book Award finalist and a Vernice Quebodeaux Pathways finalist for her poetry collection Red Sun Mother, an Andres Montoya Poetry Prize finalist and a 2014 Prairie Schooner Book Prize finalist for her collection Karaoke Night at the Asylum. She attends the MFA program at Warren Wilson College with a fellowship, and her work has appeared in over seventy literary journals and anthologies, including Best New Poets 2013, Prairie Schooner, Indiana Review, and Rattle. She teaches at Western New Mexico University.

You can listen to the podcast on our iTunes Channel.

You can read along with the work in Superstition Review

SR Pod/Vod Series: Micah Dean Hicks

Each Tuesday we feature audio or video of an SR Contributor reading their work. Today we’re proud to feature a podcast by Micah Dean Hicks.

micahhicksMicah Dean Hicks is an author of fables, modern fairy tales, and other kinds of magical stories. His work is published or forthcoming in over forty magazines, including Indiana Review, New Orleans Review, and New Letters. His short story collection, Electricity and Other Dreams, was recently published by New American Press. He is a PhD student at Florida State University, where he studies creative writing and folklore.

You can listen to the podcast on our iTunes Channel.

You can read along with his work in Superstition Review.

SR Pod/Vod Series: Poet Brad Modlin

Each Tuesday we feature audio or video of an SR Contributor reading their work. Today we’re proud to feature this podcast by Brad Modlin.

Brad Modlin’s poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have appeared in Denver Quarterly, Indiana Review, The Florida Review, The Pinch, and River Teeth, among others. His work has been nominated for several Pushcart Prizes. He holds an MFA from Bowling Green and is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at Ohio University, where he reads for New Ohio Review. He just finished discussing modern-day panopticons with his students and looks forward to discussing less scary topics next term—Beowulf and Middle English Chaucer.

You can read along with his poem in Issue 8 of Superstition Review.

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