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Copper Nickel (28)

Copper Nickel (28)

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Issue 28 of Copper Nickel includes:

Fiction by Preeta Samarasan, whose debut novel Evening Is the Whole Day was translated into 15 languages; Asako Serizawa, who has received a Pushcart Prize and two O. Henry Prizes; Scottish fiction writer Kirsty Logan; and NEA Fellow Sarah Strickley.

Nonfiction by Guggenheim and NEA fellow Paisley Rekdal; novelist Sheena McAuliffe; and poets Rebecca Lehman and Celia Bland.

Poetry by MacArthur "Genius" and National Book Award finalist Edward Hirsch; regular NPR reviewer Tess Taylor; Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Gary Jackson; Guggenheim fellow Geoffrey Brock; co-founder of VIDA Ann Townsend; Stegner fellow Brian Tierney; NEA fellows Sandra Beasley and Michael Bazzett; Yale Younger winner Sean Singer; Best American Poetry contributor Andrew Feld; author of four poetry collections Heather Christle and author of three collections Catherine Pierce; and numerous emerging poets, such as Dominica Phetteplace, Mejdulene B. Shomali, and Samuel Cheney.

Translation Folios featuring work by Israeli poet and editor of the newspaper Haaretz Eli Eliahu, translated by Marcela Sulak; Younger French poet Muriel Pic, writing about the massive, ruined Nazi vacation structure Rügen, and translated by Samuel Martin; contemporary German poet Ute Von Funcke, translated by Stuart Friebert; and ancient Roman poet Martial in new, highly contemporary translations by Tyler Goldman.

The cover features work by New York-based artist Xaviera Simmons, whose work has been shown at the MoMA and MoMA PS1 (NYC); the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis); the P rez Art Museum Miami, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, among other venues.

Author: Wayne Miller
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
Published: 03/12/2019
Pages: 186
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.75lbs
Size: 8.90h x 6.90w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780986247088

About the Author
Copper Nickel is the national literary journal housed at the University of Colorado Denver. It is edited by poet, editor, and translator Wayne Miller (author of four collections, including Post- and The City, Our City, coeditor of Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century, and cotranslator of Moikom Zeqo's Zodiac)--along with poetry editors Brian Barker (author of Vanishing Acts, The Black Ocean, and The Animal Gospels) and Nicky Beer (author of The Octopus Game and The Diminishing House), and prose editors Teague Bohlen (author of The Pull of the Earth) and Joanna Luloff (author of The Beach at Galle Road and Remind Me Again What Happened).

Since the journal's relaunch in 2015, work published in Copper Nickel has been selected for inclusion in Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, Best Small Fictions, and the Pushcart Prize Anthology, and has been listed as "notable" in the Best American Essays. Contributors to Copper Nickel have received numerous honors for their work, including the Nobel Prize; the National Book Critics Circle Award; the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; the Kate Tufts Discovery Award; the Laughlin Award; the American, California, Colorado, Minnesota, and Washington State Book Awards; the Georg Büchner Prize; the Prix Max Jacob; the Lenore Marshall Prize; the T. S. Eliot and Forward Prizes; the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award; the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award; the Lambda Literary Award; as well as fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim, Ingram Merrill, Witter Bynner, Soros, Rona Jaffe, Bush, and Jerome Foundations.

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