Redivider Podcast: Episode #2

Redivider Podcast: Episode #2

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In this episode, Brad, Doug and SPECIAL GUEST Simon talk about Jessa Crispin’s comments on the state of American literature and American literary criticism, the purpose of negative reviews, and submission strategies. Also, Simon makes us stop the podcast so…

Inaugural Redivider Podcast!

Inaugural Redivider Podcast!

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In this inaugural episode, Brad (host, contest editor, fiction reader), Doug (fiction editor), and Simon (fiction reader) cover the recent Pulitzer news (having read none of the nominees) and how awards do or don’t affect their reading habits. From there,…

~Redivider Beacon Street Prize DEADLINE EXTENDED through May 5~

~Redivider Beacon Street Prize DEADLINE EXTENDED through May 5~

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REDIVIDER BEACON STREET PRIZE

We launched the Beacon Street Prize in 2012, in honor of our 10th anniversary, and writers and readers responded with such enthusiasm that we now hold it annually. Welcoming submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, the 2016 contest will open…

Review of Kamden Hilliard’s chapbook “Distress Tolerance”

Review of Kamden Hilliard’s chapbook “Distress Tolerance”

distresstolerance_webI’ve come to Hilliard’s work little by little over the past year: a poem in Bodega, a couple in Jellyfish, and, thank goodness, a clutch in line for consideration at Redivider. (Be sure to subscribe to Redivider and receive issue 13.2 to read…

Nina Boutsikaris shares how winning the 2015 Beacon Street Prize in Nonfiction confirmed she was OK

Nina Boutsikaris shares how winning the 2015 Beacon Street Prize in Nonfiction confirmed she was OK

With submissions for our 2016 Beacon Street Prize rolling in, we decided to reach out to past winners and ask what their success in the BSP meant for them then, and means to them now. Nina Boutsikaris, whose essay, “I’m Trying…