First Poetry Collection from Rachel Mennies

We are always excited to see the debut books from writers we have published, and Rachel Mennies’s first full-length collection of poetry has just been released! The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards received the Walt MacDonald First Book Prize and is now available from Texas Tech University Press. Two poems of the poems in the collection, … More First Poetry Collection from Rachel Mennies

Find Our Writers in the New Alaska Quarterly Review

The Alaska Quarterly Review is one of the old stalwarts of a literary magazine landscape that has new digital journals popping up like flowers once spring’s come to town. (It was over 70 degrees in Virginia on Tuesday! However, a week before it was snowing, so I can’t really speak for the season down here…) … More Find Our Writers in the New Alaska Quarterly Review

Issue 32 available to read on our website

Have you checked out Meridian 32 yet? If you don’t have a subscription, you can still read the issue digitally via our website! Remember to check out our special art insert, which includes additional paintings by Philip Geiger, who contributed our beautiful cover image, and Yuehan He, a Chinese artist recently in residence at the University … More Issue 32 available to read on our website

Meridian Writers in Issue 35 of Passages North

The latest issue of Passages North is a hefty one, and it includes work from quite a few former Meridian writers within its brick-like body. It features a nonfiction piece by Monica Berlin entitled “Still, Rivers,” which you can read in full online. Our most recent issue, Meridian 32, ends with a poem written by Monica Berlin in collaboration with … More Meridian Writers in Issue 35 of Passages North

New Pleiades

Former Meridian contributor Phong Nguyen currently edits Pleiades alongside another past Meridian writer, Wayne Miller. And it turns out, not only do we like their work, but they like quite a few of the same writers who have filled the pages of Meridian. In the latest issue of Pleiades, Michael Martone has a short story called “scale,” while Christine Sneed … More New Pleiades

White Pine Press Releases Poetry Collection by Rochelle Hurt

If you were following the Meridian Twitter during AWP, perhaps you noticed our shoutout to contributor Rochelle Hurt, who was signing copies of her new first book conveniently right across the aisle from our book fair table! We featured her poem “Last Chance, California” in issue 29 in May 2012, and we were thrilled to … More White Pine Press Releases Poetry Collection by Rochelle Hurt