TSR Announces New Fiction Editor: Amy Hempel

September 19, 2017

Amy Hempel is the author of four story collections, including Reasons to Live, At the Gates of the Animal Kingdom, Tumble Home, and The Dog of the MarriageThe New York Times named The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel one of the Ten Best Books of 2006. A 2017 inductee to the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Hempel is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; a Guggenheim Fellow; and the recipient of the Hobson Award, a USA Fellowship grant, the Rea Award for the Short Story, the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction, and the John William Corrington Award for Literary Excellence from Centenary College. Hempel is a founding board member of the Deja Foundation, which offers direct assistance to dogs rescued from high-kill shelters in an effort to empower small rescue organizations to support sustainable adoptions.

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Emily Gilbert

Congratulations to Alicia Mountain

Former TSR contributor Alicia Mountain's poetry debut, High Ground Coward, has been awarded the 2017 Iowa Poetry Prize.

"Her voice is intimate, brash, always precise, heartbreaking in both its vulnerability and its authority. These poems are carried away by both lust and intelligence—this poet understand desire." —Brenda Shaughnessy, 2017 Iowa Poetry Prize Judge

Read three poems from High Ground Coward (Spring 2018, University of Iowa Press) that first appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of TSR here

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Emily Gilbert

ANNOUNCING THE FRANK MCCOURT MEMOIR PRIZE WINNERS

"Delivering" by Suzy Vitello

"Sounds Kept in the Valley of the Tongue" by Sarah Cadorette

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HORSES

Showing at Avram Gallery
39 Tuckahoe Rd.
Southampton, NY, 11968

July 3–August 14
Mondays from 5:30-7pm

Friday, July 14
7–9:30pm

See the portfolio of images published in the Summer/Fall 2017 issue of TSR here

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Emily Gilbert

We're thrilled to announce that "Taut Rhythmic Surfaces" by George Saunders has been chosen for publication in the 2018 edition of the Pushcart Prizes

"Taut Rhythmic Surfaces" originally appeared in the Winter/Spring 2016 issue of TSR: The Southampton Review.

Read an excerpt here.

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Emily Gilbert