#ArtLitPhx: Four Chambers 05 Launch Party

Four Chambers 05 Launch Party

Four Chambers Press is so excited to celebrate their 5th anniversary, and they’d like to invite everyone to celebrate with them at their launch party on Saturday, November 18! The party will take place from 7pm to 10pm at the Hive (2222 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006).

Issue 05 features poetry and prose from a list of fantastic contributors: Eloisa Amezcua, Kristin Berger, Justin Bigos, Carl Boon, Marianne Botos, Shevaun Brannigan, Jefferson Carter, Alana de Hinojosa, Ryan Evans, Troy Farah, Joshua Gage, Sarah Gzemski, Todd Hawkins, Giancarlo Huapaya transl. Ilana Luna, Jabari Jawan, Alyssa Jewell, Diane Martini Richard, Alysse McCanna, Elizabeth McNeil, Jessica Mehta, Nicole Miyashiro, Greg Moore, Natasha Murdock, Emily Price, Sara Sams, Erin Stalcup, Sharon Suzuki-Martinez, and Elijah Tubbs.

For more information, check out the event’s Facebook page.

#ArtLitPhx: Superstition Review Issue 20 Launch Party

Issue 20 Launch Party

If you’re in the Phoenix area, we hope you will join us for our Tenth Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, December 7! The party will take place from 6pm to 8pm at the Contemporary Arts Museum at the Mesa Arts Center. We are so thrilled to celebrate our tenth year and our twentieth issue.

Since the magazine’s founding in 2008 by Patricia Murphy, Superstition Review has published engaging and innovative works of fiction, nonfiction, interviews, poetry, and art. We have featured over 750 established and emerging authors from all over the world and are excited to announce the expansion of our family of contributors with our upcoming issue.

All staff members, contributors, members of the literary community, and friends and family are welcome to join Superstition Review in the celebration of ten years and twenty issues at the Mesa Arts Center.

The event is free and open to the public.

We will be serving cake and exploring the exhibits at the Contemporary Arts Museum, including “Slang Aesthetics!” by Robert Williams in the Dobson Main Gallery, “After Party” by Julie Heffernan in the SRP Gallery, and “The Dusk Parade” by Joe Sorren in the North Gallery.

The agenda will also include a brief talk from the issue’s editors.

Please check out the Facebook event page for updates. We hope to see you there!

#ArtLitPhx: Superstition Review Issue 18 Launch Party

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Superstition Review will launch their 18th issue on Thursday, December 1, at 6 PM at the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.

Since its founding in 2008 by Patricia Murphy, ASU’s online literary magazine has made it their goal to publish engaging and innovative works of fiction, nonfiction, interviews, poetry, and art. They have published over 750 established and emerging authors from all over the world and are thrilled to announce the expansion of their family of contributors with their upcoming issue.

All staff members, contributors, members of the literary community, and friends and family are welcome to join Superstition Review  in the celebration of the issue’s launch. Please view more details about this event on our Facebook event.

#ArtLitPhx: Issue 17 Launch Party

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Mark your calendars for the launch party of Superstition Review’s Issue 17.

Our online issue airs May 1st, 2016 at superstitionreview.asu.edu.

We will celebrate 8 years and 17 issues of the magazine at the Northlight Gallery, where artwork in Ryan Parra’s VIVARIUM showcase will be displayed. The showcase interests in the rich history and current practices of ethno-botany (such as traditional shamanic practices), the history of still life paintings and plant illustrations, the exploration of plants as a system of knowledge, and the organization of agriculture for the purpose of sustaining the masses. The exhibition on view includes still lifes of edible, medicinal, and psychoactive plants growing in the Tempe/Phoenix valley, along with video and installation continuing the theme of containment and control.

This event is free and open to the public. View more details on our Facebook event.

#SRIssue16 Launch: An Interview with Maggie Nelson

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Maggie Nelson is an American poet, art critic, lyric essayist and nonfiction author of books such as Women, the New York School, and Other True AbstractionsThe Red Parts: A MemoirThe Art of CrueltySomething Bright, Then HolesJane: A MurderThe Latest WinterShiner, and Bluets. Her most recent work, The Argonauts, was published by Graywolf Press. She currently is on the faculty for the MFA Program at CalArts.

Superstition Review was lucky enough to interview Maggie Nelson for its 16th Issue. The interview, and the rest of the issue will go live on December 1st.

Launch Party Mesa Arts Center May 1

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If you’re in the Phoenix area, we hope you will join us for our Launch of Issue 13 on Thursday May 1 from 6-8pm at Mesa Arts Center, Contemporary Arts Museum.

The first hour will include cake and a tour of the museum. The second hour will be a program including a reading by SR Issue 13 contributor Melissa Pritchard and presentations from our student interns on their favorite work from the issue.

Issue 9 Launch Party

Next Friday, April 6th Superstition Review will be hosting a party to celebrate the launch of Issue 9 at Art Intersection in downtown Gilbert. We are proud to display the outstanding work from the 63 contributors for Issue 9. Our student editors will present their favorite pieces. Local artists Carolyn Lavender, Monica Alissa Martinez and Constance McBride will also give presentations on their art that appears in Issue 9.

We couldn’t ask for a more beautiful setting for the party than Art Intersection’s gallery, currently featuring photography from their exhibit “Art & the Dark Room.”

We’ll be featuring hors-d’oeuvres provided by local organic restaurant Pomegranate Café and cake pops from Tempe bakery Mind Over Batter.

If you’re hungry before or after the party, there are several great options next door: Romeo’s Euro Cafe, Joe’s Real BBQ, Liberty Market, and Postino Winecafe.

Come join us for a fun evening of literature and art in the Gilbert Heritage District to celebrate the release of our Issue 9.