We are pleased to bring you our small but mighty Issue 7!
As we gear up for AWP in Los Angeles, we'd like to remind you all of a few things:
1) Our bookfair booth is space 1132. We'll be there with Blue Mesa Review & Orange Monkey Publishing, selling/giving away T-Shirts.
2) Our offsite reading is a collaboration with Cactus Heart Magazine and will feature Issue 6 contributors Peter Schuler, Matt Hart, and California Book Award winner, Isabel Quintero! We hope to see you Friday, April 1st, 7PM @ Barrel Down Beer Hall (Approx. 1 mile from the Convention Center).
3) The food in Boston, Seattle, and Minneapolis was trash compared to Los Angeles. #GetThatMexicanFood
Our 2016 Pushcart Prize XL: Best of the Small Presses nominations have been submitted. We wish the greatest of luck to the following writers who made our list:
L.I. Henley - LIVING ALONE
Lynn Hoffman - THE TREE ON TASKER STREET
Philip Schaefer - WATER LOGIC
Bill Cole - THE SHORTENED SETLIST OF MR. GROOVY TOONS
Matthew Di Paoli - OVERCOMING THE MONSTER
David Morgan O'Connor - WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN
Read their work by visiting our archives, recent issues, or by clicking above!
Our editorial staff is hard at work finalizing its decisions for Issue 5 from the HUGE number of submissions we received. As always, we appreciate your patience while awaiting a response.
Our 2015 Best of the Net Anthology nominations have been submitted. We wish the greatest of luck to the following writers who made our list:
Stefan Karlsson - The Finer Details
Elizabeth Savage - Path
Conor Bracken – Elegy for a Classmate
L.I. Henley – Winter’s Hill or Summer’s Lawn
L.S. Klatt – Red Cape, Yellow Mantle, Violet Tail, Blue Feet, Green Mouth
Jeff Burt - Ponderosa
Denise Tolan – Saying Goodbye to an Atheist
Patricia Brooks – Tuesdays at the Happy Family Restaurant
Browse their work in our archives, past issues, or by clicking on their names here!
We are currently OPEN for submissions through September 30th.
We are proud to announce that Issue 4 is live! Please check it out in our 'Current Issue' section!
Congratulations to Arthur Sexton, winner of our "Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest" and to honorable mention Matthew Di Paoli! Please view our About page to read Arthur's winning story of The Great American Lit Mag's false history.
Thanks to all who submitted to Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest. We will announce our winner on June 13th!
Don't forget to submit to Since 1912: A Micro Fiction Contest. The contest is free to enter so please spread the news! Good luck.
It has come to our attention that a contributor from Issue 3 does not represent the vision of The Great American Lit Mag. Thus, this contributor's work has been retracted. We apologize to anyone who may have been negatively affected by our oversight.
AWP15 in Minneapolis was a success! We are excited to be back home and diving right back into submissions for our micro fiction contest!
Our editors hard at work staffing The Great American Lit Mag table during the bookfair.
We are SO excited that there's only a week until AWP! If you'll be in Minneapolis next week, stop by our table for your chance to take home a free T-Shirt from us and hear about our upcoming micro fiction contest!
The submission deadline for The Great American Lit Mag Issue 3 is March 31st - Don't miss it. Seriously.
Issue 2 is ALIVE! Click HERE to check it out, or view it in our 'Current Issue' section.
We're hard at work finalizing Issue 2 for release sometime before January's end. Stay tuned!
Today's the day. Issue 1 appropriately launches on Halloween as it's filled with tricks and treats! See our "Current Issue" section to find it or click HERE. In addition to our launch, we are re-opening immediately for submissions toward Issue 2 starting now and running through the end of the year. Starting with Issue 2, we will also be accepting poetics essay submissions. Please visit our "Submissions" page to learn more.
Do not fret! Though we are officially closed for submissions during the month of October as we finalize and launch our inaugural issue, we will re-open in November for submissions toward our second issue. You can expect that to be the standard haymaker following the many sharp jabs of issue one!
There is just over a week left to get those submissions in for our inaugural issue! Tell your friends! Tell your mom! (unless she's anything like DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince's mom because sometimes parents just don't understand)
It is nearly impossible to believe the incredible submissions we are receiving. Issue 1 is shaping up to be a doozy! The only thing missing is your work. Writers to expect in Issue 1 include: Grand Rapids Poet Laureate, L.S. Klatt and H_NGM_N founder and editor, Nate Pritts! Keep those submissions coming!