Home » Archives by category » Editors’ Blog

Natural Bridge Podcast Episode 3

Natural Bridge Podcast Episode 3

Listen to episode three of our podcast, featuring Jamie Written-Colbert reading from her collection Wild Things. Visit her website here to see more! Share

Pushcart Prize Nominations!

Pushcart Prize Nominations!

Natural Bridge is happy to announce our nominations for the Pushcart Prize! Our nominations include: Nonfiction: “Man on the Floor” by Kirsti Sandi Poetry: “The Abandoned Quarry” by Travis Mossotti “The War Ends Many Times” by Rachel hall “Scion” by Chris Souza “Occupy This Threshold” by Nandini Dhar Fiction: “Ten Bands of an Oval Braided […]

Mary Troy’s New Book: Swimming on Hwy N.

Mary Troy’s New Book: Swimming on Hwy N.

  Natural Bridge Editor, Mary Troy, has a new novel, Swimming on Hwy N. It is available from Moon City Press/University of Arkansas Press. She will read from it at the Book Cellar in Chicago, November 9, 7 pm, and at Left Bank Books in St. Louis, November 14, 7 pm. Share

Jaimee Wriston Reading

Jaimee Wriston Reading

Natural Bridge is happy to sponsor a reading and discussion by Jaimee Wriston Colbert,Monday, November 7, UMSL Campus, Clark Hall room 400, 7 pm. Free and open to all. Q&A after reading, and books for sale!   Share

Natural Bridge Podcast Episode 2

Natural Bridge Podcast Episode 2

Natural Bridge is happy to present our second podcast! In this episode, John Domini reads from his newest book Movieola, and interviews with the Natural Bridge staff.  More to come soon! Like and let us know what you think on our Facebook page! Share

Inaugural Natural Bridge Podcast

Inaugural Natural Bridge Podcast

Natural Bridge is happy to announce the first Natural Bridge Podcast, hosted by Liam Cassidy and featuring fiction writer Leslie Pietryzk as she reads from her new collection, “This Angel on My Chest.”     Be on the lookout for more podcasts coming soon! Share

Leslie Pietrzyk Reading: Thursday, September 29

Leslie Pietrzyk Reading: Thursday, September 29

  Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:00 pm UMSL North Campus SSB 331 (The bldg next to the Tower) 1 University Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63121  Author Leslie Piertryzk will read from her newest short story collection, This Angel On My Chest, winner of the 2015 Drue Heinz award. Kirkus Reviews named it one of the 16 best story collections of the year! Books will be […]

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 […]

Page 1 of 512345