Jane Eyre and the invention of the self; a singer’s homage to poet Anna Akhmatova; Ann Beattie on David Markson; and other news.
The issues are cohesive; the whole of the magazine is comprehensive.
Submit anything, from new to almost-forgotten, previously published if noted in an email, or rejected for whatever reason from other venues. I do work with talented writers if a theme or plot or character can be drawn out and refined for publication in Wood Coin. The magazine is uncensored as of January 2018, yet extreme literary or artistic stunts need to coincide with US obscenity laws.
Dundee International Book Prize winner announced; Dylan Thomas’s reputation in Wales; Maryland bookstore donates to international charities; and other news.
Bronx bookstore to remain open after all; the San Antonio Library launches an “airport e-book” branch; the age of “Transrealism”; and other news.
New fairy tales discovered in Germany; Lambda Literary awarded $10,000; Patti Smith recites poetry; and other news.
Appeals court upholds verdict in favor of HathiTrust’s digital library; investor pulls out of Books-A-Million; a Barnes & Noble store closes in Phoenix; and other news.
Philip Roth’s literature of desire; topless readers take New York City; Kurt Vonnegut’s forays into art; and other news.
Mathematical Poetry Month; the best books to celebrate warmer weather; John Updike’s home turf; and other news.
Roger Reeves on the AWP conference; thoughts on writing success and failure; a San Francisco housing project inspires poetry; and other news.
Small Press Points highlights the innovative and can-do spirit of independent presses. This issue features Black Balloon Publishing, the New York City–based publisher of “the weird, the unwieldy, the unclassifiable.”