West Branch (journal)

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West Branch
West Branch Journal Cover.jpg
Editor G.C. Waldrep
Categories Literature
Frequency Biannually
Publisher Stadler Center for Poetry, Bucknell University
First issue 1977
Country United States
Website http://www.bucknell.edu/WestBranch.xml
ISSN 0149-6441
OCLC number 232113785

West Branch is an American literary magazine based at Bucknell University and published by the Stadler Center for Poetry. It was established in 1977 and publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and literary criticism.[1][2][3][4] The editor-in-chief is G.C. Waldrep, a former editor of the Kenyon Review. In addition to the print magazine, West Branch also publishes West Branch Wired, an online supplement featuring fiction, poetry, and interviews.

Notable contributors[edit]

Honors and awards[edit]

Works originally published in West Branch have been subsequently selected for inclusion in The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Poetry, and The Pushcart Prize: The Best of the Small Presses.[5] Randy DeVita's story, "Riding the Doghouse," was reprinted in The Best American Short Stories 2007.[6] Marjorie Hudson's story, "The Clearing" received a Pushcart "special mention" in 2008.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Another Start," Reading Eagle, Oct 2, 1978
  2. ^ Reading Eagle, Dec. 28, 1986
  3. ^ "West Branch," Writers Chronicle, Dec 2002, Pp. 34-38
  4. ^ The Writer (Magazine), featured journal, June 1996
  5. ^ Pitor, Heidi and Rushdie, Salman (editors), The Best American Short Stories 2007 Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2007
  6. ^ Pitor, Heidi and Rushdie, Salman (editors), The Best American Short Stories 2007 Houghton Mifflin, New York, 2007
  7. ^ Pushcart Prize XXXII: Best of the Small Presses, 2008 Edition, Pushcart Press, Bill Henderson (Editor)

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