20th Anniversary Fall Issue is Here!

September 3, 2012 by So to Speak
Filed under: Announcements, Art, Fiction, Literary Resources, Nonfiction, Poetry 


Happy Fall Issue! We are proud to announce the arrival of So to Speak‘s Special 20th Anniversary 2012 Fall Issue, Volume 21 No. 2! The issue features Florine Demosthene, whose visual art “examines how black culture is commodified and fetishized” (Artist’s Statement) through the experiences of the black herione, Bitta. Along with poetry by Paisley Rekdal, Julie Carr, and Sheila Black, the issue celebrates Fiction Contest winner Geri Lipschultz‘s piece “Slow Dance of the Heart,” selected by Judge Ru Freeman.

This issue of StS also showcases translation pieces by Mexican poet Sara Uribe, translated by Toshiya Kamei and Italian nonfiction prose writer Nuto Revelli, translated by John Penuel.

This is a really exciting issue, and we thank you for all of your support over these past 20 years! It has been exciting to see and participate in all of So to Speak‘s changes and transformations! To purchase a copy of the issue please visit our Subscribe page or click here for a subscription form to mail to:

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Look forward to our contributing fiction writer and winner, Geri Lipschultz’s blog post, “A Fiction Writer’s Ever So Delicate Negotiation of History” on Wednesday, September 5th. And revisit contributing poet, Jill Leininger‘s poetry cables from the United Arab Emirates (via YouTube) and from Moscow on Pussy Riot’s conviction.

Celebrate all your hard work on this Labor Day by submitting to So To Speak today! Poetry and Nonfiction contests and Fiction are now accepting submissions! Check out our Submit page for more information.

Be well, and happy reading and writing!



So to Speak
George Mason University
4400 University Drive, MSN 2C5
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444