Flock (literary journal)

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Flock
EditorApril Gray Wilder
CategoriesLiterature, Art
FrequencyBiannual
Year founded2002
CountryUnited States
Based inJacksonville, Florida
WebsiteOfficial Website

Flock, founded in 2002, is a biannual literary journal based in Jacksonville, Florida.

History and mission[edit]

Flock (formerly Fiction Fix) was founded by University of North Florida students and author, musician, artist, and UNF faculty member Mark Ari in 2002.[1] Its original Editor-in-Chief was Sarah Cotchaleovich, followed by Melissa Milburn, Thelma Young, and current editor-in-chief April Gray Wilder. The journal publishes "accessibly experimental" and "soulful" literature in both traditional and experimental forms.[2] Since its inception the journal has been a part of a growing literary community in North East Florida and has attracted authors from across the United States and world. Between 2009 and 2013 the journal moved entirely online[3] and began showcasing contemporary art.[4] Under the name Fiction Fix, the journal published seventeen fiction issues, one issue of nonfiction,[5] two poetry issues, and two winners of its novella award: "The Sleeping Wall" by Jane Downs and "Homesick Redux" by Daniel Coshnear. In 2016 the journal became Flock with an expanded mission to publish fully multi-genre issues twice a year.

Awards[edit]

The journal periodically opens for submissions to its Novella Award, offering publication to the winning submission.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Book offers readers their fix of fiction, River City News, March 5, 2003
  2. ^ Fiction Fix - 2012, New Pages, October 15, 2012
  3. ^ What We're Reading: Fiction Fix Hazel and Wren, December 22, 2011
  4. ^ Get your Fiction Fix, now with a side of art, Spinnaker, Aug. 24, 2010
  5. ^ Bait and Switch: Fiction Fix Offers Nonfiction Issue, Brevity, June 27, 2011

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