Tuesday, December 20, 2011

This Year's Pushcart Nominations are...

Congrats to this year's Pushcart nominees: Mark Wagenaar and Melissa Palladino (from Spring 2011), and Sarah Elizabeth Schantz, Jennifer Perrine, Bruce Bond, and Mariko Nagai (from Fall 2011). Best of luck!

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Fall 2011 Issue is Here

The Fall Issue of Third Coast is HERE!
Order your copy today.

Featuring work by: Bruce Bond, Jennifer Perrine,
Mario Chard, Farid Matuk, Nance Van Winckel,
Mal Westcott, Katie Ford, Jordan Sullivan,
Sarah Elizabeth Schantz, Mariko Nagai, and Jonathan Starke.
Plus Joe Fassler interviews Donald Ray Pollock.

*And don't forget about our Fiction and Poetry contests. Judges: Jaimy Gordon (Fiction) and Major Jackson (Poetry).
Your work could be featured in our Fall 2012 issue!

Friday, November 4, 2011


Congrats to Kathleen Flenniken, whose poem "Horse Lattitudes" (included in our Spring 2010 issue) is featured in the 2012 Pushcart Prize Series! We got our copy today and are so excited to see your work! And another congrats to WMU colleague and friend Chad Sweeney for his Pushcart Prize for "Little Wet Monster."

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Former TC Fiction Editor Nominated for "5 under 35"

Congrats to former Third Coast Fiction Editor, Melinda Moustakis, on being nominated as one of the Nation Book Foundation's "5 under 35." We're so proud!

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Announcing the
2012 Third Coast Fiction and Poetry Contests!

This year's judges are Jaimy Gordon (Fiction) and Major Jackson (Poetry). $1000 prize and publication in each genre. We'll be accepting both mailed AND online submissions this year, so start submitting! Visit our Contests page for complete guidelines. To submit to the contest online, click HERE. We look forward to reading your work!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Submissions Manager OPEN

We're now accepting submissions. Send us your best fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and drama. We're excited to read it! To submit, please visit: www.thirdcoastmagazine.com/submissions.

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Spring Issue: It's Here!

The Spring 2011 issue of Third Coast is now available! The issue includes work by Susan Briante, Mark Wagenaar, Rebecca Balcarcel, Melissa Palladino, Jake Wolff, Gregory Hischak, Rob Schlegel, and many more. Order your copy or subscribe today.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

2011 Contest Winners and Finalists Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners and finalists of the 2011 Third Coast Poetry and Fiction Contests. Thanks to all who entered, and congratulations to the winners and finalists.
A special thank you, too, to our judges Natasha Trethewey and Brad Watson.

Poetry Contest Winner: Judged by Natasha Trethewey
Jennifer Perrine for her poem “On Fallibility”

Fiction Contest Winner: Judged by Brad Watson
Sarah Elizabeth Schantz for her story "Cut-Out"

Poetry Contest Finalists:
Gary Jackson: “Pit Stop”
Nandi Comer: “Chicken”
Bill Carty: “The Third”
Richard Boada: “Mississippi Sound”
Allison Hutchcraft: “Body, Won’t You Go a Little Further”
Ryan Browne: “Litany at the Gates”
Nicole Sealey: “Unframed”
Mark Brewin: “On Thunderstorms”
Nadine Meyer: “The Lace Maker’s Bloom”
Jeremiah Childers: “That the Snag and Its Roots May Burn” and “Wading through My Mother’s Psychosis, Pliny the Elder Recounts”

Fiction Contest Finalists:
Chidelia Edochie: “Things of Beauty”
Scott Marengo: “Ballpark Sushi”
Ernest K. Allaire: “You Don’t Mean Me No Good”
Paul Takeuchi: “Unhappy Women I Have Loved”
Jordan Sullivan: “Wuss”
Raf Leon Dahlquist: “Dr. Dr. M Undergoes a Starch-ectomy”
Karen Uhlmann: “Amalfi”

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Spring Issue: Coming Soon!

The Spring Issue of Third Coast will be coming out soon! Here is a preview of some of the content and contributors:

Tanya Jarrett "What We Say to the Tree"
John Rybicki "I Flew Out to You through Bone Timber"
Mark Wagenaar "Bat Hour Gospel in Charlottesville"
Katrina Vandenberg "Mirror Palace"
Rob Schlegel "Approaching Larry Rivers"
Malinda Markham "Sword Lozenge"

Melissa Palladino "Red Dust"
Ron Ost "Decoy"

Creative Nonfiction
Deborah Joy Corey "Pony"

Gregory Hischak "Hygiene"

Jason Skipper "Craft Talk with Steve Almond"

Monday, January 31, 2011

Third Coast heads to AWP!

Third Coast editors will be on hand during the 2011 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Washington, DC this coming week.

Stop by and visit us at our table at the bookfair portion of the conference and take the chance to ask editors what they're looking for and hoping to see more off.

We'll have copies of our Fall 2010 issue with Symposium on the Midwest, as well as deep discounts on back issues, so bring your pocketbooks and pick up some good deals!