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#30: Summer, 2019

Our annual literary contests in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction are now open! 
Check out our Contest page for information on prizes and guidelines for submission. 

Ed Davis
   Bend the Knee

Carol J. Luther
   Lady Lieutenant Red

Cathy Rigg Monetti
   Edna Allen's Descent

AshleyRose Sullivan
   Town | nwoT
Chelsea Campbell
   Unsent Letters from Rabbit to Dog

Richard Hague
   Being Chuckie

Ryan Kauffman
   On Torture

Mary Sansom O.
   An Aquakening
Courtney Balestier
The Pine Mountain Sessions
Paul Brett Johnson (1947-2011)
Courtney Balestier on patience
Our annual contests in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction are now open
Michelle Castleberry
   Raccoon Prayer
   Crow Prayer
   Deer Prayer

Genevieve Creedon
   Fire & Ash
   Cooking for Dogs

Timothy Kleiser
   Your Face Alone Remains

Cathy Ann Kodra
   Columbus Mistakes Manatees for Mermaids . . . 
   Little Red Myth

George Ella Lyon
   Why I Fell at the Folger Shakespeare Library
   First Ticket

Christopher Martin
   At the She-Wolf
   My Daughter Refuses to Smile

Christine Pakkala
   Belief Systems

Katherine Smith

A Poetry Sampler: 
Open Histories


Joyce Compton Brown
Andrew Butler
Sean L. Corbin
Zac Furlough
Jeremy B. Jones
Kathleen Brewin Lewis
Heather Loudermilk
V. C. McCabe
Whyt Pugh
Larry Thacker
Andrena Zawinski

Still: The Journal is an online literary magazine publishing Appalachian literary, visual, and musical artists since 2009. Still: The Journal was awarded the e-Appalachia Award for Outstanding Website from the Appalachian Studies Association in March, 2014. The award is presented annually "in recognition of an outstanding website that provides insight on Appalachia and its people, or provides a vital community service to Appalachia." 

photo by Dereck Hammers
Congratulations to our Pushcart Prize nominees, 2019

    Amanda Bales, Agnes & Elpis (poetry)

    Michelle Castleberry, Lauds (poetry)

    Meagan Lucas, Voluntary Action (fiction)

    Erin Miller Reid, The Offering (fiction)

    David Evans, Divine Wind (creative nonfiction)

    Keith Stewart, Sancti (creative nonfiction)

Congratulations to our Best of the Net nominees, 2018

    Amanda Jo Slone, Marrowbone (fiction)

    Gary Thomas Smith, Raw (fiction)

    Sean L. Corbin, You missed it Father (poetry)

    Cat Dixon, The Mother's Creed (poetry)

    Brian Fanelli, April Light (poetry)

    Leslie LaChance, Day Lies Down on Dingle Hill (poetry)

    Lucien Darjeun Meadows, Evening Primrose (poetry)

    Katherine Smith, Red Shoe (poetry)

    Katie Fallon, Feeding (creative nonfiction)

    Richard Hague, Ice Time (creative nonfiction)


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