Chiron Review

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Chiron Review is a literary journal based in St. John, Kansas.[1] It was founded as The Kindred Spirit[2] in February 1982, by Michael Hathaway shortly after graduating high school and taking a job as typesetter at a local daily newspaper.[3] In March, 1989, the title was changed to Chiron Review.[4]

Jane Hathaway served as assistant editor until her death on Feb. 20, 2000 at age 63.[5] In March 1989, Gerald Locklin became poetry editor and Rafael Zepeda became fiction editor.[6] In September, 2003, John Brantingham joined the staff as a second editor in fiction.[7] In March, 2008, Zachary Locklin joined as a second editor in poetry[8] and resigned in 2015.[9] In 2014, Wendy Rainey joined the staff as a poetry editor, and Sarah Daugherty as a fiction editor.[10]

Chiron Review is printed in tabloid format with photos of featured poets.[11] It is noted for publishing the widest possible range of contemporary creative writing.[12] It is also known for fostering a sense of "community" in small press circles.[13]

Chiron Review's archives are collected by and housed at Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University.[14] The journal is indexed by Humanities Index International Complete, Averill Park, NY.[15] Issues 18-81 were indexed by Index of American Periodical Verse.[16]

Chiron Review has published work by authors such as Charles Bukowski, William Stafford (poet), Jan Kerouac, Marge Piercy, James Broughton, Edward Field, Elizabeth Swados, Antler (poet), Richard Kostelanetz, Robert Peters, Leslea Newman, Lyn Lifshin, D.A. Levy, Charles Harper Webb, Erskine Caldwell, Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, Janice Eidus, Denise Duhamel, Wanda Coleman, Charles Plymell, S.A. Griffin, Harry Northup, Hugh Fox, A.D. Winans,Nilda Cepero, Clifton Snider, Felice Picano, Will Inman, Quentin Crisp, Lorri Jackson, James Valvis and Tony Barnstone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poet says Magazine about to resurface," Associated Press, Manhattan Mercury, Manhattan, KS, Feb. 3, 2003, p. A3
  2. ^ Miriam Sagan, "Chiron Review," Literary Magazine Review, Kansas State University Writers Society, Vol. 9, No. 1, spring, 1990, p. 11
  3. ^ Laurel Speer, "Chiron Away!," Small Magazine Review, Vol. 1, No. 12, May, 1994, p. 16
  4. ^ Susan Thacker, "St. John poet says magazine will resurface," The Hutchinson News, Feb. 1, 2003, p.A1
  5. ^ obituary, Great Bend Daily Tribune, Great Bend, KS, Feb. 22, 2000
  6. ^ Susan Thacker, "St. John poet says magazine will resurface," The Hutchinson News, Feb. 1, 2003, p. A1
  7. ^ Chiron Review #72, autumn, 2003, p. 2
  8. ^ Re)Verb, #5, spring, 2009, Kevin Lee, Ed., Long Beach, Calif.
  9. ^ Chiron Review #102, winter, 2015, p. 2
  10. ^ http://www.chironreview.com
  11. ^ Miriam Sagan, "Chiron Review," Literary Magazine Review, Kansas State University Writers Society, Vol. 9, No. 1, spring, 1990, p. 11
  12. ^ Bill Katz, "Magazines," Library Journal, May 1, 1990, p. 122
  13. ^ Scott Preston, "Small Press Saturation," Small Magazine Review, Jan., 1996, p. 19
  14. ^ Linda Deuser, "Chiron Review archives have new home at Yale," Great Bend Daily Tribune, Great Bend, KS, May 19, 1994, p. 9
  15. ^ http://www.ebscohost.com/thisTopic.php?marketID=1&topicID=87
  16. ^ 'http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~lcrew/poetryja.html

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