March 2016

A hybrid forms person: Meet PN’s nonfiction editor Rachel May

by JHow March 29, 2016

Rachel May, the newest nonfiction faculty member at Northern, just celebrated the release of her latest work, The Benedictines: A Novel, along with recently exhibiting a selection of her [quilts […]

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“Pleasurable and/or disturbing”: Meet PN poetry editor Patricia Killelea

by JHow March 28, 2016

Patricia Killelea is Passages North’s new poetry editor and NMU’s newest creative writing and Native American literature professor. A transplant from the West Coast, Killelea holds a PhD in Native American […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–March Madness!

by Ben Kinney March 25, 2016

This week, we asked our editors: If you were filling out March Madness brackets for literary journals instead of basketball teams, who would make your Final Four? Robin McCarthy Managing […]

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One Helluva Novelluva

by JHow March 24, 2016

Or, A Deathmask that I’ll Tear off Again and Again: Brandon Davis Jennings on Little Presque Isle novella contest winner, Dan Mancilla’s The Deathmask of El Gaucho A couple days […]

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[smashes fist into hand]: Meet PN fiction editor Monica McFawn

by JHow March 22, 2016

Monica McFawn, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and recipient of an NEA Fellowship in Literature, is taking the helm as both fiction editor of Passages North […]

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The Gulf by Josh Weston

by JHow March 21, 2016

EIC Jennifer A. Howard on today’s bonus story: The two halves of Josh Weston’s “Gulf” at first seem to sit on either side a chasm of white space — of […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–Travel Reading

by Ben Kinney March 18, 2016

The Passages North staff does a lot of traveling–including to AWP in a few weeks, where we hope to see many of you! In honor of that, we asked our […]

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PN interviews Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize winner Lindsay Means

by JHow March 16, 2016

Passages North is excited to introduce you to the winner of the 2015 Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize, Lindsay Means. In her first published poem, “Antikythera,” Means explores a jumble of gears from […]

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The larger story: PN interviews nonfiction prize winner Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson

by JHow March 14, 2016

Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson is a journalist, essayist, and author whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, PANK, and Post Road, for starters. Passages North is excited to […]

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Notes from Crew Quarters–We’ve Gone Green

by Ben Kinney March 11, 2016

This week, in honor of the brand new Issue 37 of Passages North, we asked our editors: What on earth would you call that green on the cover? Amy Hansen […]

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