The editors of St. Petersburg Review are very pleased to announce that the winner of its 2014 poetry contest is George Drew of Poestenkill, NY. His poem, “The Color Red: Mr. Émigré in Manhattan,” will be published in St. Petersburg Review 8.
Introducing Springhouse, a new international online magazine from the publishers of St. Petersburg Review, the independent, international review of literature that popularized translations and helped bring down the wall surrounding the ivory tower of literature.
In my study and enjoyment of literature, I feel I have never found a writer (with the possible exception of Gertrude Stein) who wrote hoping readers would not understand what they were doing. Some of them—Faulkner and James Joyce, for example—place demands on their readers, but they’re not doing it to be incomprehensible.
Come out and join SPR on March 9 in NYC as Ken Calhoun launches his new novel, Black Moon, and readers Jeffrey Renard Allen, M.M. De Voe, and Mona Awad captivate listeners with readings from their recent work. At KGB Bar, 85 E 4th St., NYC 10003 at 7 p.m.
On November 17, Laurie Stone, Jacinto Lucas Pires, and Brian Sousa read publicly at KGB Bar in New York City to celebrate St. Petersburg Review’s launch of its sixth issue. Pires and Sousa read from their recently published novels, The True Actor and Almost Gone, respectively, and Stone from recently penned “flash fiction.” All three writers have work in the new 356-page issue.