Issue 99 is now available! This spectacular issue includes poetry, prose, and art on topics such as Japanese poets, gender identity, anthropology, love and loss, and much more!
Issue 99 has the winners of the International Poetry Contest, Bruce Bond, Charles Tisdale, Leslie Williams, among many others. Poetry in the issue features Sandra Marchetti, G. J. Sanford, Danielle DeTiberus, and David Shaddock. For Prose, Fiction comes from the very talented writers Phong Nguyen, Blair Hurley, and Ryan Choi, and an Essay by Alex Myers. The cover art is by Tim Liddy, and the inside art is a collection “NewCollage” by Basil Kincaid.
For the entire list contributors, please see the Table of Contents on our Archives Page.
Issue 98 was released Summer 2017 and is still available! You won’t want to miss out on this issue full of moving poetry about fathers, Nadia Comaneci, disappointment, and more. There’s poetry by D.M. Aderibigbe, Asnia Asim, John Murillo, Roy Mash, Rusty Morrison, and Melissa Stein, but take a peek at the table of contents for Issue 98 to see the entire list of contributors.
Explore the sexual tension in “Truck Manifesto” by Janelle Bassett and familial tension in “Pond Robber” by Woody Skinner, read about men and squirrels and dogs in the essays from Benjamin Busch, then enjoy the first-ever graphic story to be in an issue of River Styx! Tim Lane’s “Steve McQueen Has Vanished” follows the legend after he mysteriously vanished from the public eye and presents the story with hypnotizing art.
In this issue, you’ll also find stories about women, snakes, and music lessons by the winners of the 2017 Micro-Fiction Contest.
Read the last issue longtime Editor Richard Newman worked on and enjoy one of our non-themed issues! River Styx 97 features includes pieces on pride, passenger pigeons, garlic, wrestling, children in tough spots, nostalgia, and family, as well as many other touching themes.
There are poems by Marianne Boruch, Jeff Mock, Alison Palmer, Lawrence Raab, and Carrie Shipers; prose by Sharon Hashimoto, Molly Olguín, and Jeffrey Hammond; art by George R. Sams, Eric Baggett, and Tim Foley. The winners of the 2016 International Poetry Contest are also featured.
On March 4th, Robert J. Levy’s “Garlic” was featured on Poetry Daily!
Our contributors live across the US and internationally, as do our subscribers.