New Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry by Marcia Aldrich, Monica Berlin, Traci Brimhall, Karen Hays, BJ Hollars, Melissa Goodrich, Amy Holt, Matthew Fogarty, Michael Martone, GC Waldrep, Mel Bosworth & Ryan Ridge, Lydia Ship, Sean Webb and more.
Notes from Crew Quarters — PN Goes to the Movies
Since summer is the time for blockbuster movies, the Passages North crew weighed in on the movies they think everybody should watch.
Day of the Dead by Hilary S. Jacqmin
Associate poetry editor Kelsey Lueptow on today’s poem: Hilary S. Jacqmin's "Day of the Dead" illuminates the eerie moment when one is forced to confront… [more]
2015 Hrushka Memorial Prize Winner
Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson's essay, "On Nostalgia," was selected by guest judge Steven Church as the winner of Passages North's 2015 Nonfiction prize.… [more]
2015 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize Winner!
Guest judge Lynn Emanuel has chosen "Antikythera," by poet Lindsay Means, as the winner of the 2015 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize. Lynn has the following… [more]
Self-portrait with Tucson by Julie Swarstad Johnson
Associate poetry editor Sarah Bates on today's poem: Every line in Julie Swarstad Johnson’s “Self-Portrait with Tucson” has me believing in a body… [more]
Notes from Crew Quarters — The Days of Summer
Notes from Crew Quarters is back for the summer! In honor of the time off, Ben Kinney asked the crew to describe their ideal summer day.
Turnpike by Kathryn E. Hill
Managing Editor Robin McCarthy on today’s bonus story: Kathryn E. Hill’s “Turnpike” won my heart with the line “…she died like the Venus de… [more]
The Books by Young Rader
Managing editor Matt Weinkam on today’s short: This is my favorite kind of fiction. “The Books” moves fast, reads funny, and appears light, but surprises… [more]
How to Celebrate a Birthday by John Hart
Sarah Bates on today's bonus poem: How much of ourselves do we give to the mundane? To Tuesday and Thursday, back stairwells and morning? How much of our… [more]
Notes from Crew Quarters — Lit Mag Names
This week, Mike Jacoby asked our crew what they would name their fantasy lit mag.
Associate Editor, Poetry
I would… [more]
Since summer is the time for blockbuster movies, the Passages North crew weighed in on the movies they think everybody should watch. Rachael Belmore Associate Editor, Creative Nonfiction Marquette, Michigan [...]
Associate poetry editor Kelsey Lueptow on today’s poem: Hilary S. Jacqmin’s “Day of the Dead” illuminates the eerie moment when one is forced to confront cultural interpretations and tributes. The [...]
Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson’s essay, “On Nostalgia,” was selected by guest judge Steven Church as the winner of Passages North’s 2015 Nonfiction prize. “‘On Nostalgia,’ says Church, “begins with a consideration [...]
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