Rebecca Pyle

Poet, Fiction Writer

Salt Lake City: Utah

Author's Bio

Rebecca Pyle is a writer of stories, poetry, essays, and reviews, in numerous art/lit journals in the United States and also in art/literary journals published in England, Northern Ireland, Belgium, Germany, India, and France.

Rebecca Pyle is an artist, also.

Her writing and artwork are in dozens of journals:

Writing:  The Klecksograph (Belgium) (forthcoming), The Honest Ulsterman (Northern Ireland), Posit (forthcoming), Gris-Gris, Gargoyle (forthcoming), GuesthouseCommon Ground Review (forthcoming), National Poetry Review, Cobalt Review, Requited Journal, The Chattahoochee Review, The Penn Review, Constellations, Map Literary, Wild Roof Journal, Belletrist Magazine, Sweet Tree Review, Bridge Eight Literary Magazine, Cobalt Weekly, Muse/A Journal, Pomme Journal, Coffin Bell Journal, Die Leere Mitte (Berlin), Litro (U.K. edition), Oxford Magazine, Artists of Utah's 15 Bytes, Twyckenham Notes, La Piccioletta Barca (U.K., Greece), Forbidden Peak Press, Equinox, Thirty West Publishing House, Lindenwood Review, Poor Yorick, The Remembered Arts Journal, Taj Mahal Review (India), Bangalore Review (India), Indian Review (India), Stoneboat Journal, Wisconsin Review, Wayne Literary Review, The Healing Muse, Roanoke Review, The Underwater American Songbook (poetry chapbook, published within/by Underwater New York, 2018), LIT Magazine, The Cape Rock: Poetry (print issue, forthcoming), Underwood Review, The HitchLit Review 

Visual Art:  The Madison Review (forthcoming), JuxtaProse (forthcoming, cover, oil painting, The Young Man in India Who was Cold), Penumbra (forthcoming), New England Review, JuxtaProse, Raven Chronicles Journal, The William and Mary Review, Permafrost, Hawai'i Review, Oxford Magazine, The Underwater American Songbook (cover artwork for her poetry chapbook, published within Underwater New York, 2018), Tishman Review, Tayo Magazine, Pomme Journal, The Emerson Review, Stoneboat, DASH, Artists of Utah's 15 Bytes, The Healing Muse, The Menteur (Paris; Canterbury, U.K.), Watershed Review, Roanoke Review, Wayne Literary Review, Friends of the Great Salt Lake, The Helix, Inklette, DeLuge Journal, Litro (London, U.K.), Belle Ombre, TINT Journal (Austria/Germany/U.S.), The Perch, The Remembered Arts Journal, Dark Ink Magazine, Abstract, Thirty West Publishing House, Alexandria Quarterly, Rathalla Review, Apeiron Review, The Moving Force Journal, Folio, Dream Noir, JuxtaProse, La Piccioletta Barca (Cambridge, U.K./Greece), Anomaly (London), Another Chicago Magazine, LIT Magazine, Barzakh Magazine, River River, Here Comes Everything Magazine (Coventry, U.K.), Works in the 2020 Alfred Lambourne Prize Competition, The HitchLit Review, Sand Hills, Gulf Stream, Blood Orange Review, Gris-Gris, Cream City Review (forthcoming), The Klecksograph (Belgium) (forthcoming)

Rebecca Pyle's artwork is also on art/lit journals' covers: Raven Chronicles Journal, The Underwater American Songbook, Oxford Magazine, The HitchLit Review, and soon, on another cover of JuxtaProse.

Pyle is a featured artist--many images of her artwork in one issue--in issues of JuxtaProse, Tayo Magazine, Alexandria Quarterly, Watershed Review, Rathalla Review, Gulf Stream, and Gris-Gris.

Interviews with Rebecca Pyle (as both writer/artist) can be found in issues of JuxtaProse and Roanoke Review.

Rebecca Pyle also is occasionally asked to write art reviews which appear in the Utah arts review 15 Bytes.





Publications & Prizes


The Underwater American Songbook (Underwater New York, 2018)
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Coffin Bell
Die Leere Mitte
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Prizes won: 

Short story "White as Clouds" nominated for a Pushcart Prize, 2020, by Guesthouse.

A poem ("The Young in New York") a finalist in the 2018 Penn Review Poetry Competition; poem published in The Penn Review.

An essay about writers and writing ("Writing, and Chaplin") in 2019 selected as the best essay in an edition of Litro (U.K.).

A poem ("The Pig and the Milk-White Jar") runner-up to overall winner of The National Poetry Competition, 1979, United Kingdom. (Poets reading onstage in London created a National Poetry Competition BBC2/Poetry Society live television/radio broadcast.)

University writing prizes, 1978-1979: The Edna Osborne Whitcomb Fiction Competition, first prize (University of Kansas); The Edgar Wolfe Fiction Competition, first prize (University of Kansas); The William Herbert Carruth Poetry Competition, first prize (University of Kansas).

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Diary of Virginia Woolf by Virginia Woolf, Peking Story by David Kidd, The Little Book of Chanel by Emma Baxter-Wright, The Sacred and the Profane by Mircea Eliade

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Last update: Mar 31, 2021