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Next Week, the Natural Bridge Debut Writers Series Hosts Chinelo Okparanta

Next Week, the Natural Bridge Debut Writers Series Hosts Chinelo Okparanta

Chinelo Okparanta Tuesday February 9, 2016 St. Louis County Library Headquarters Chinelo Okparanta is the author of the debut novel, Under the Udala Trees and the story collection Happiness, Like Water.  She was born in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Okparanta received her BS from Pennsylvania State University, her MA from Rutgers University, and her MFA from […]

Natural Bridge is Reading: Send Us Your Work

Natural Bridge is Reading: Send Us Your Work

As you can tell by the film reel clock in the background, it’s time for you to submit to Natural Bridge Literary Journal. After their brief interlude between semesters, the Natural Bridge staff is back in the building and eager to read. We want your poems, your fiction, your essays, and your translations. In short, […]

Natural Bridge Announces our 2017 Pushcart Prize Nominees

Natural Bridge Announces our 2017 Pushcart Prize Nominees

The editors of Natural Bridge are proud to announce our nominations for the Pushcart Prize. -“If You Don’t Stop Right Now” by Jen Hirt, Issue No. 33 -“Ghosts” by Tom Andes, Issue No. 33 -“Louisiana Sweet Crude” by Reggie J. Poché, Issue No. 33 -“Saint Francis” by Noah Davis, Issue No. 34 -“Self-Portrait as a […]

Natural Bridge Issue #34 Release Imminent!

Natural Bridge Issue #34 Release Imminent!

Gaze upon the glorious cover of the upcoming issue of Natural Bridge (Issue #34), guest edited by UMSL’s own Shane Seely. This masterpiece collection of modern literature will be available in approximately three to four weeks (exact release date to be determined), once printing is complete. The editors of Natural Bridge would like to recommend that, […]

Eamonn Wall Celebrates New Poetry Collection

Eamonn Wall Celebrates New Poetry Collection

            Natural Bridge is proud to celebrate the publication of Eamonn Wall’s new poetry collection, Junction City: New & Selected Poems 1990-2015. Wall is the Smurfit-Stone Corporation Professor of Irish Studies at UMSL and a three time guest editor for Natural Bridge.   Share

Advisory Board Member, Gay, Finalist for National Book Award

Advisory Board Member, Gay, Finalist for National Book Award

    Natural Bridge is happy to announce the success of one of our advisory board, Ross Gay. His newest poetry collection, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, is a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award. Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude is a sustained meditation on that which goes away—loved ones, the seasons, the earth as we […]

Steven Schreiner Celebrates New Collection, “Belly”

Steven Schreiner Celebrates New Collection, “Belly”

Červená Barva Press is pleased to announce the publication of Belly by Steven Schreiner. STEVEN SCHREINER is the author of the collection Too Soon to Leave and the chapbook Imposing Presence, and co-author with Allison Cundiff of In Short, a Memory of the Other on a Good Day. His poems have appeared in many magazines, […]

See Natural Bridge at the St. Louis Small Press Expo

See Natural Bridge at the St. Louis Small Press Expo

What: The St. Louis Small Press Expo Who: Over 60 publishing projects from around the midwest, including literary mags, comics, publishers, and more. When: Saturday, September 26th, 11:00-5:00 Where: St. Louis Public Library – Central Branch 1301 Olive St St. Louis, MO 63103 Make sure to stop by the Natural Bridge table to chat with our […]

Issue 33 Editorial Staff

Issue 33 Editorial Staff

Introducing the editorial staff for Issue 33 coming Spring 2015. Left to right back row: Candise Henson, Sarah Pitt, Abigail Matthews, Rita Chapman, Glenn Boothe, Jennifer Goldring, Matthew Freeman Left to right front row: Raf Redlinski, Mary Troy, Mary Grace Buckley, Chevy the Wonder Dog Share

Issue 32 Now Available

Issue 32 Now Available

Don’t miss Natural Bridge’s veterans theme issue. No. 32 is filled with compelling fiction, poetry, and essay. Order your copy or subscribe here. Share

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