Progress Update: Interview Editors Confirm Grogan and Thomas Interviews for Issue 7

We are accepting submissions of Art, Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry until March 31st. You can submit at

Our Interview Editors have added authors John Grogan and Abigail Thomas to the list of author interviews to appear in Issue 7. John Grogan is the author of the 2005 memoir about his life changing experience with his dog, titled Marley and Me. In 2008, his book was turned into a feature film starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston. His latest book, The Longest Trip Home, is a memoir of his childhood in 1960’s and ’70s Detroit.

Abigail Thomas is the author of A Three Dog Life, a memoir that chronicles her experiences rebuilding her life after her husband was left mentally disabled after a car accident. A Three Dog Life was selected as one of the Best Books of 2006 by the L.A. Times and The Washington Post.

In the coming weeks the Superstition Review staff is looking forward to Alison Hawthorne Deming’s reading at the Arizona State University Tempe campus on Wednesday, April 13th, at 7 p.m. The reading will be held in the Education Lecture Hall, EDC, room 117.

Progress Report: Submissions Period Open for Issue 7

The submissions period for Superstition Review Issue 7 opened February 1st. If you have any works of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and art that you would like to submit, or if you would like more information about our guidelines, please visit The deadline for submissions is March 31st.

Our Section Editors for poetry, fiction, nonfiction and art are familiarizing themselves with our submission management program, Submishmash, and are looking forward to reading submissions.

In other news we have scheduled our two readings for 2011. Our first guest in our reading series is poet, essayist and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming. Deming is currently a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Arizona. Her reading will take place on April 13th at 7 p.m. More information will be available in the coming weeks.

Our second guest in our reading series is writer, activist and teacher Mary Sojourner. Mary, an NPR commentator, has taught writing across the West for 20 years. Her reading will take place November 9th at 7 p.m.

Keep an eye on the blog for more updates on submissions, our interns and upcoming literary events.