Hanging Loose

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Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
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The editors are proud of having published many first books, including the first full collections by Sherman Alexie, Eula Biss, Kimiko Hahn, D. Nurkse, Jack Agueros, Joanna Fuhrman, Cathy Park Hong, Michael Cirelli, Maggie Nelson, Indran Amirthanayagam, Yolanda Wisher, and Beth Bosworth, among others. Some of the other writers published by HL are Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, Harvey Shapiro, Jayne Cortez, Ron Overton, Helen Adam, Paul Violi, Charles North, Ha Jin, Hettie Jones, Morton Marcus, Maureen Owen, Donna Brook, Yukihide Hartman, Jack Anderson and Ed Friedman.
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
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Less than 1,000

Editorial Focus

Hanging Loose is celebrating 50 years of publishing new writers and older writers whose work deserves a larger audience. The first issue of Hanging Loose Magazine was published in 1966, and in 1968 it introduced a regular section devoted to work by talented high school writers.

Tips From the Editor

Please send up to six poems or one story at a time. We rarely publish nonfiction, but there are exceptions. We do not publish reviews. For more information, please see the submissions information on our website.

Contact Information

Robert Hershon, Co-editor
231 Wyckoff Street
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Last updated: Jul 14, 2022