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“Free Ploughshares” Review: Spring 1988

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  Issue: Spring 1988 This is a review of a back issue of Ploughshares. The author won our “Free Ploughshares” contest that we hosted earlier this year and agreed to review his/her free issue. This post was written by Bonnie B. Lee. Enjoy! The Spring 1988 issue edited by

So You Know It’s Me

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So You Know It’s Me Brian Oliu Tiny Hardcore Press, June 2011 56 pages $7.00 This post was written by Kim Liao. A good piece of experimental nonfiction is hard to find: Creative nonfiction writers experiment rarely, and when they do, the result is often too tentative or too

“Free Ploughshares” Review: Spring 1987

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Issue: Spring 1987 This is a review of a back issue of Ploughshares. The author won our “Free Ploughshares” contest that we hosted earlier this year and agreed to review his/her free issue. This post was written by Angela Spires. Enjoy! Derek Walcott’s guest edited issue of Ploughshares definitely

The Letter Killers Club

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The Letter Killers Club Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky (Trans. Joanne Turnbull) New York Review Books Classics, December 2011 144 pages $14.00 Separating the mysteries of Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky’s own story from those within the stories he published is a difficult task, especially when, in the case of The Letter Killers Club, written

“Free Ploughshares” Review: Spring 2005

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Issue: Spring 2005 This is a review of a back issue of Ploughshares. The author won our “Free Ploughshares” contest that we hosted earlier this year and agreed to review his/her free issue. This post was written by Alex Rieser. Enjoy! Ploughshares loves good lines. Lines that simply make

“Free Ploughshares” Review: Spring 1984

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Issue: Spring 1984 This is a review of a back issue of Ploughshares. The author won our “Free Ploughshares” contest that we hosted earlier this year and agreed to review his/her free issue. This post was written by Sarah Berry. Enjoy! In his introduction to the Spring 1984 special

“Free Ploughshares” Review: Spring 1982

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Issue: Spring 1982 This is a review of a back issue of Ploughshares. The author won our “Free Ploughshares” contest that we hosted earlier this year and agreed to review his/her free issue. This post was written by Jenn Moland-Kovash. Enjoy! When the 1982 special poetry issue of Ploughshares arrived,

“Free Ploughshares” Review: Spring 1999

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Issue: Spring 1999 This is a review of a back issue of Ploughshares. The author won our “Free Ploughshares” contest that we hosted earlier this year and agreed to review his/her free issue. This post was written by Sarah Nance. Enjoy! When I first moved to Los Angeles a

Not Unlike…

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The Blue Tower Tomaz Salamun (translated by Michael Biggins with the author) Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, October 2011 96 pages $22.00 Editor’s note: P. Scott Stanfield holds a Ph.D. in English and teaches literature at Nebraska Wesleyan University. Recently, I challenged him to see how many literary references he could

“Free Ploughshares” Review: Spring 1980

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Issue: Spring 1980 This is a review of a back issue of Ploughshares. The author won our “Free Ploughshares” contest that we hosted earlier this year and agreed to review his/her free issue. This post was written by C. Wallace Walker. Enjoy! As a child I fell in love