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Cool Literary Magazine Subscriptions For About 3¢ a Day

April 19, 2016
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Do you have a permanent address? Are you interested in discovering new writers or even old ones? Do you want to read some literary journals and literary magazines, but are you not willing to pay hundreds of dollars per year for magazines you don’t even know if you’ll like? Here are some places where, for the price of a carpentry nail or one piece of Bazooka bubblegum …

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TCR’s Nominations for the 2016 Pushcart Prizes

November 16, 2015
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Here are The Cossack Review‘s nominations for the 2016 Pushcart Prizes. It was very difficult to choose only six from among the many wonderful pieces of writing we published in 2015. “FYI,” by Kristopher Oppegaard. Fiction, Fall Web Issue “Reproduction Pantoum,” by Denise Duhamel. Poetry, Issue 5 “Who Came Before,” by Marlys West. Poetry, Issue 4 “The Poet’s Wife’s Friends Final Words,” by Dan O’Brien. Poetry, Fall …

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Issue 5

October 22, 2015
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Issue 5 has gone to the printer!   You can soon order this issue on our website or see it at Wordstock in Portland on November 7. Here’s a look at the back cover.  

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Summer Reading

September 22, 2015
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Fall is here. The weight of our own mortality complements the length of our shadows. Pumpkin spice pop-tarts and gingerbread shoelaces for breakfast, dead-leaves-and-butternut-squash casserole for dinner. What did TCR staff read this past summer, aside from thousands of submissions? ❧ I’m a big believer in the therapeutic benefits of sunlight and, because I live in New England, I take warm weather very seriously. I began the …

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Links, August 4 2015

August 4, 2015

The purpose of a public intellectual is to be curious, to think and express oneself clearly, and by doing so help others think more clearly as well Ian Buruma interviewed at The Pen Ten   You can’t hear Keats if you don’t know that he was a Cockney, you can’t comprehend Wordsworth’s rhymes if you hear him as a BBC announcer. Don Share interviewed at …

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News: 2015

April 16, 2015

Over the past three years we have grown to publish more authors, a larger variety of work, and a print issue that we are very proud of. We hope to continue to become, necessarily, more inclusive and more frequent, and to continue to discern among work that is uniform only in its quality. We welcome Robert Long Foreman as our new Fiction Editor. His essay …

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Announcing our Pushcart Prize Nominations for 2012

December 7, 2012

By now you probably know that Issue 2 is available for sale on our website! If not, please visit our Contributors page and purchase the issue as a PDF or pre-order the print version, which is printed in San Francisco and ships on January 5th. I am pleased to announce our Pushcart Prize nominees for 2012. Fiction “Drifting Fortunes” (which you can read in its …

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