Today we are pleased to share news about past contributor Emilia Phillips. Empty Clip, Phillips’ third poetry collection, will be released by University of Akron Press on April 23, 2018. The collection deals with the cultures of violence in the United States and the effect they have on female body image and mental health. Empty Clip is available for preorder from University of Akron Press here.
Four poems by Emilia Phillips can be read in Issue 6 of Superstition Review.
Today, we here at Superstition Review want to take time to mourn the loss of past contributor Elaine Ford, who passed away in August 2017 at the age of 78. We will forever be grateful for Elaine’s contribution to our magazine and are honored to announce the release of her seventh book, This Time Might Be Different, which will be out from Islandport Press on March 13, 2018. The books is available for preorder from both Amazon and Islandport Press.
“Foreclosure” by Elaine Ford can be read in Issue 16 of Superstition Review.
We are pleased to announce that Alison Benis White’s Please Bury Me in This won the UNT (University of North Texas) Rike Prize for 2018.
To learn more about the UNT Rike Prize and events, visit the announcement page here.
Allison and Please Bury Me in This last appeared on the blog in a contributor update back in April of 2017 announcing that selections of her work were featured in the Spring-Summer 2017 edition of American Poets.
Please Bury Me in This is available from both the publisher Four Way Books and Amazon. You can also read, “Everything That Is Not Conversation,” an Interview with Allison Benis White featured in Issue 15 of Superstition Review.
We are happy to announce that Kirsten Voris took third place in the 2018 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards in non-fiction for her story, “With Vampires, There Were Rules.” The full announcement can be read online at Tuscon Festival of Books.
Kirsten, whose poetry is featured in Issue 18 of Superstition Review, was recently featured on the blog for “Swimming with Headscarf Ladies” which can be read here.
We are excited to announce that past Superstition Review contributor, Rose Knapp, has a new poetry collection available. Metempoïesis was released at the end of January and can be purchased through Dostoyevsky Wannabe.
Rose was featured in Issue 19. Her three poems are accompanied with sound and can be read, and heard, here. Rose also contributed to the Superstition Review Blog via an Authors Talk. Here she discusses about her poetry, language, and translation.
We are excited to share that Terese Svoboda will be reading some new poetry along with Dennis Nurske at Local 138 on February 10, 2017. Terese has several other upcoming events such as The Lives of Others: Biography as Creative Nonfiction panel at AWP on March 10, 2018, and celebrating the paperback of Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet at Book Culture with Ajay Chaudhary on March 12, 2018. For more information and events with Terese we recommend visiting her events page at teresesvoboda.com.
Terese’s appearance in Superstition Review begins with an interview in issue 5. She has contributed several guest posts, and has been part of our SR Pod/Vod Series, which can be found here. Madonna in the Terminal, a fiction piece by Terese, can be read in issue 7.
We are excited to share news that Kevin McLellan’s 2018 forthcoming collection Ornithology (the Word Works) will include seven poems published with Superstition Review. Kevin has made available a list of his other published poems appearing in Ornithology (the Word Works) on his site.
Kevin’s poems were featured in two issues of Superstition Review, issue 14 and issue 17 He also participated in the SR Pod/Vod Series on February 10, 2015 and November 8, 2016 where you can follow along as he reads his poems.