Natural Bridge is happy to announce our nominations for the Pushcart Prize!
Our nominations include:
“Man on the Floor” by Kirsti Sandi
“The Abandoned Quarry” by Travis Mossotti
“Ten Bands of an Oval Braided Rug” by Andy Fogle
“Occupy This Threshold” by Nandini Dhar
“Scion” by Chris Souza
“The War Ends Many Times” by Rachel hall
Congratulations to all our nominees! We hope to see you in the forthcoming issue of the Pushcart!
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.
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!
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.
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!
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 the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere.
For more information, please visit Natural Bridge Debut Writers Series or click on the image for a direct link to the Facebook Event Page.
Natural Bridge editorial staff are in the building, devouring your submissions.
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, we want the best you have to offer and we want as much as you are willing to send.
Just head over to our Submit tab and follow the instructions there to get your work to our eyes. We accept electronic submissions via Submittable and we’re open to physical copies through the good old US Postal Service as well. We look forward to seeing your work.
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 Vegas Casino” by Chuck Sweetman, Issue No. 34
-“The Italian Literature Professor Caught in the Current of Want” by Kevin Clark, Issue No. 34
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, as quantities are limited, you should begin queuing as soon as possible to ensure that you can get all the copies you need for those special someones on your holiday shopping list. Don’t miss out.