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Round-Up: Simon & Schuster Authors Protesting, Book Deserts, and GoT

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From a protest of Milo Yiannopolous' book deal to the sixth Game of Thrones book, here's the latest in literary news.

Our Winter 2016-17 Issue Has Been Released!

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We are pleased to announce the release of our Winter 2016-17 issue! This staff-edited issue of Ploughshares features a vibrant collection of essays, poems, and short stories.

Round-Up: Print Sales on the Rise, Trayvon Martin, and Amazon Books

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From an increase in print sales to a book about Trayvon Martin, here’s the latest literary news.

Round-Up: Word of the Year, June Eric-Udorie, and Best of 2016 Lists

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From the the word of the year to an anthology on feminism, here's the latest literary news.

New Ploughshares Solo Now Available!

We’re excited to announce the release of our November Solo, “A History of China” by Carolyn Ferrell.  Following the death of her father, Sasha Jean attends a family reunion, after years of estrangement, with the uncomfortable knowledge that she has inherited the estate where her relatives live. “A History of China” explores the multi–generational

Ploughshares Solos Omnibus Volume 4 Now Available!

We are thrilled to announce the release of the Ploughshares Solos Omnibus Volume 4, the fourth print compilation of our Ploughshares Solos series! The Ploughshares Solos Omnibus Volume 4 can be purchased on our website for $19.95. It is also available digitally for $9.99.

New Ploughshares Solo Now Available!

We’re excited to announce the release of our October Solo, "Footing Slow: A Walk With Keats" by Eli Mandel. Read it today for $2.99!

New Ploughshares Solo Now Available!

We're excited to announce the release of our September Solo, "Koppargruva" by Hugh Coyle. Alfred Nobel, inventor of nitroglycerin and inspiration for the Nobel Peace Prize, visited the United States twice. "Koppargruva," from Hugh Coyle’s forthcoming book Peace at Last, is a fictionalized account of one of those excursions.

Ploughshares is Headed to the Brooklyn Book Festival!

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Ploughshares will be at the Brooklyn Book Festival this Sunday, September 18. Stop by and see us at Booth #527! Several members of the Ploughshares family will also be in attendance, moderating or contributing to panels.

Announcing the 2016 Emerging Writer’s Contest Winners

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After receiving thousands of submissions from talented writers, we’re proud to announce the three winners of the 2016 Emerging Writer’s Contest, judged by Anthony Marra (fiction), Dinty W. Moore (nonfiction), and Marianne Boruch (poetry).