ZAUM, Creative Writing Journal

Join Sonoma State University in their submissions period for their literary magazine, ZAUMS’s, 25th issue. ZAUM is both edited and designed by students, as well as, accepts submissions from any student, whether they attend SSU or any other university. The magazine is distributed across the Bay Area and is overseen by faculty advisor, Professor, and Poet-in-Residence Gillian Conoley. “Each issue publishes over 100 pages a year of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or visual art…”

ZAUM has been publishing for over 20 years, and the magazine has received “several national student awards from the Associated Writing Programs: for editorial vision (1996), and for graphic design (1998).” Additionally, “student work from issue # 6 and # 7 were nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize, a national prize open to any writer in the country.”

ZAUM is currently accepting submissions, with their priority deadline as February 20th and their final deadline as February 28th.

To learn more about ZAUM and their submissions process click here. Also, be sure to follow ZAUM on Twitter.

We can’t wait to see your work!

SR Pod/Vod Series: Writer Jessica Dur Taylor

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

Jessica Dur Taylor teaches college composition at Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College. A former food writer for the Bay Area alt-weekly The Bohemian, her writing has appeared in Fractured West, Prick of the Spindle, Recess Magazine, Cobalt Review, Brain Child online, Mutha Magazine, Gloom Cupboard, Hobo Camp Review, Hip Mama online, and others. Her essay “Cuba Libre” received a Solas Award for Best Travel Writing from Travelers’ Tales. She lives in Santa Rosa, California, with her guitar-picking husband and her three year-old daughter, Mallory.

You can listen to the podcast on our iTunes Channel.

You can read along with the work in Superstition Review.