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Featured in this issue:
2016 Mary C. Mohr Poetry Award Winner:
Richard Thompson – manhood
Bio: 2016 Mary C. Mohr Poetry Award winner Richard Thompson was recently awarded Sigma Tau Delta’s Eleanor P. North Poetry Award. His poetry has appeared in Skive Journal, Empirical Journal and The Avenue, among others. He grew up in rural Canada, and now lives with his wife, Sherise, and son, Jacob, in Houston, Texas, where he is a clinical psychologist and studies creative writing at the University of Houston.
Judge: Jericho Brown
2016 Mary C. Mohr Fiction Award Winner:
Bradford Kammin – The One Good Thing About Las Vegas, Nevada
Bio: 2016 Mary C. Mohr Fiction Award winner Bradford Kammin’s short stories have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Arts & Letters, Cimarron Review, and elsewhere. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s MFA program in creative writing, and is currently pursuing a PhD in English and creative writing at Western Michigan University, where he teaches creative writing and serves as fiction editor of Third Coast.
Judge: Adam Johnson
Bio: Robert Pollard, who is best known for his sustained, prolific songwriting and recording, was creating collages even before he was writing songs. Often satirical, political, dark, and sarcastic, his collages have been exhibited at Michael Imperioli’s Studio Dante in New York, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, and Merge Records headquarters in Durham, North Carolina.
Hidden in a Limousine, 2015
Collage, Nine Pieces with Spray Enamel
13" x 17.75"
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Photo Credit: Cover art by Robert Pollard
Robert Pollard Hidden in a Limousine, 2015 Collage, Nine Pieces with Spray Enamel 13" x 17.75"