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 […]

Guest Post, Brad Modlin: Giving Writerly Thanks on Friendsgiving

My favorite part of Thanksgiving is when we go around the table and say for what we’re thankful for. For an electronic Friendsgiving dinner, I’ve asked some folks what they are thankful for when it comes to writing, reading, and teaching.   Angela S. Gentry: “I’m thankful writing is the kind of friend you can […]

Interview with Matthew Gavin Frank

  Matthew Gavin Frank is a contributor for Superstition Review’s Issue 7. In this interview, SR talks to Frank about work and his newest piece, The Morrow Plots. SR: After so much time spent in the food and wine industry, what inspired you to pursue degrees and careers in writing and poetry? Matthew Gavin Frank: I loved writing […]