Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Meridian Editors’ Prize!

We here at Meridian are thrilled to announce the winners and runners-up of our 2016 Editors’ Prize. Fiction: Winner:”Woman and Giraffe,” Jessica Lilien Runner-up:”The Photographer,” Seth Gannon Poetry: Winner: “Bad Summon,” Philip Schaefer Runners-up: “Ariadne’s Guide to Getting a Man,” Analicia Sotelo and “Objectophile,” Sam Sax The winners will each receive $1,000 and publication in the … More Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Meridian Editors’ Prize!

Issue 36 is Online!

Dear readers, We are pleased to announce that Issue 36 of Meridian is now available to read in its entirety over at our website. Inside, you’ll find some of the best writing we’ve come across in recent memory, from Aimee Mepham’s mind-invading story “Raving Ones” to an incredible, visceral poem by Chad Temples called “Cantaloupe.” (Favorite … More Issue 36 is Online!

Read Anya Groner’s ‘Modern Love’ in the NYT!

2014 Editors’ Prize winner Anya Groner is totally on a roll, you guys. Check out her Modern Love column, “Is There a Doctor in the Marriage?” in this week’s New York Times. Congratulations Anya! Thanks for sharing this lovely piece with the world. P.S. If you are reading this and thinking how much you want to be just … More Read Anya Groner’s ‘Modern Love’ in the NYT!

Our 2016 Pushcart Prize Nominations

The editorial staff of Meridian is pleased to announce our nominations for the 2016 Pushcart Prize, all selected from issues 34&35. (Psst: click the links to read!) Fiction: J. David Stevens, “Murdertown” Lucas Southworth, “Last Winter Among the Coyotes” Poetry: Bruce Snider, “Suite” Megan Blankenship, “Fantasy” Michael Schmeltzer, “And these are plenty and manifold” CNF: Rachel Riederer, … More Our 2016 Pushcart Prize Nominations