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"Trampoline" by JESSICA HOLLAR
"Tuesday Night Figure Drawing at the Community Center"
by DIANA SMITH BOLTON
"Closed for Business"
8 Photographs by DAVID J. THOMPSON
Teenaged mothers... "Always in Season"
"fact" by JENNIFER KOVELAN
New Poems by:
JENNIFER ELIZABETH SAUNDERS!
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It's back! 10th year!
The RRofihe Trophy
No-Fee Short Story Contest
Deadline October 15th, 2015
Bonus e-Book! BOYS who DO the BOP
Nine New Yorker Stories by RICK ROFIHE
“Confident . . . disorients . . . dazzles.” —Kirkus Reviews
Whiting Award Winner!
"They had never been married, but they had been happy..."
"Pregnant" — a short story by EENA RUFFINI
"What I Did Last Summer" Black Mountain College, 1948
a Memoir by SYLVIA ASHBY
Read "Cutting Through" — a poem by KENDRA KOPELKE
Anderbo Almost-Spring Reading
@ Rouge et Blanc Restaurant,
48 MacDougal Street, NYC
March 18th, 2013
2012 Anderbo Poetry Prize
Judged by Sidney Wade Contest Assistant: Charity Burns
Winner Announced! MARGAUX GRIFFITH for "Apple Galette"
Honorable Mentions (3):
GRACE MARIE GRAFTON for "Rising"
LELAND JAMES for "What God in This Forest Dwells"
JULIE STUCKEY for "The Student"
What an Anderbo tote bag looks like...
Announcing the Winner of the
2012 Open City Magazine No-Fee RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest:
MARTHA CLARKSON for "Her Voices, Her Room" — read it here.
WORD RIOT interviews ANDERBO'S Editor
The 2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award
Robert Flatt for RICE'S OWLS
Full Contest Results here
OPEN CITY Magazine & Books' Joanna Yas: Via Bookslut! Via Powell's!
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Time to change your password? (Again?)
Read "Beginning Again With zer0" — Fiction by NATANYA ANN PULLEY
Poem by MERITA LJUBANOVIC : "My Mother Is a Muslim"
"Iggy Pop remembered my name..."
Memoir Excerpt: "The Perfect Groupie" by ROBIN MALTZ
"My Sister Bags Groceries" — a "fact" by ALEXANDRA TANNER
Marilyn Monroe? As you've never seen her!
Read "How Do You Feel About Modernity?"
An Anderbo Essay — by JUSTIN WOLF
FRED FRANCO: (Re)Born on the Fourth of July (Photographs)
Anderbo At Home (A Trailer by Thomas Beller)
Number 1 on the Anderbo Short Story Hit Parade!
"How James Franco Became My Boyfriend" by CAROLYN SILVEIRA
Soon to be a Major Motion Picture? Our Most-Read Story!
"The Rules of Urban Living" by KARA JANECZKO
Now — the first chapter! Read an Excerpt from "MY GARDEN"
A novel-manuscript by THOMAS CREGAN
4 Anderbo Creative Nonfiction Prize Finalists Published:
ERIN WOOD! ROB LAVENDER!
LISA SHANNON! SUZANNE ROBERTS!
Need money from Pop? Read "Dings" by WAYNE CONTI here
and/or listen to it via MyAudioUniverse here
2011 Anderbo Poetry Prize
Judged by Debora Greger
Winner Announced! SUSAN COHEN for "Their Voices"
Honorable Mention: CASEY CHARLES for "She Dreams for Me"
Contest Assistant: Charity Burns
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Read the 2010 OPEN CITY RRofihe Trophy
Short Story Contest Winner:
"The Wrong Heaven" by AMY BONNAFFONS
A Living Legend of British Rock'n'Roll!
"Wee Willie Harris" by TONY RICKABY
Jane Fonda! Lee Marvin! Nat "King" Cole!
CARMIEL BANASKY Recalls and Reviews CAT BALLOU
A bridge to Algeria? Read "Photographs of a Girl"—
an Anderbo "fact" by SAMIA BOUZID
Even for profound philosophers, literacy has its limitations...
Read "If Wittgenstein Had Been an Eskimo"
an essay by EDMUND CARPENTER
F for Fake— a film by Orson Welles
Reviewed by TREVOR LAURENCE JOCKIMS
See "Ruins"— a photo essay by ERIK SATHER
Celebrate National Novella Month with
We Were There and Now We're Here
by KAYLA SOYER-STEIN
Fiction Photo Feature!
"When My Grandpa Worked in Kazakhstan"
by KATARINA HYBENOVA
Ivan Turgenev! Edmund Wilson! The New Yorker!
Farrar, Straus and Cudahy! Rick Rofihe!
Read "The Life-Giving Drop" via our Anderbo links-list...
Academy Award Nominee!
Film Review: ELIZABETH ZIMMER looks at
Wim Wenders' 3-D take on the life and work of Pina Bausch
Anderbo 2011 No-Fee Novel Contest/
The Mercer Street Books Fiction Prize Winner Announced!
DORETTE SNOVER for "THE CITY OF LADIES"
Open City 2011 RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest Results—
Read the Winning Story "A Pair of Soup" by JL SCHNEIDER here
Novel-Manuscript Excerpt! "FRAGMENTS" by LARRY SHAPIRO
"Prenuptial"— a story from the collection Girls in Trouble
by DOUGLAS LIGHT
A BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS "Notable Essay"
LAURIE STONE: "Sex at 58 (Marco's Jew)"
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Anderbo a poor man's New Yorker? (Duotrope interview)
"A Dog Story"— Fiction by ELISSA SCHAPPELL from
BLUEPRINTS FOR BUILDING BETTER GIRLS (Simon & Schuster)
"...wise, sexy, funny, and fathoms-deep..." — Booklist
The Poetry Foundation + The Library of America present:
Seven Poems by SAMUEL MENASHE
Read "Cojimar"— a short story by ANA MENENDEZ
from her Grove/Atlantic collection
Adios, Happy Homeland
From New York to L.A., from L.A. to New York...
Read "Transcontinental"—a short story by ERIKA SWYLER
Book Review—THE ASTRAL: A Novel by Kate Christensen
(Doubleday/Random House) By CAROLYN SILVEIRA
Sound of Mind? Sound of Body?
Sonora Review on Anderbo's Case...
Maria Modrovich! Aziz Friedrich! Jennifer Hanks! Lauren Waterman! More!
Pictures from the Anderbo.com Spring 2011 KGB NYC Reading
via Electic Literature's Katarina Hybenova
SARAH GARDNER BORDEN's Novel Games to Play After Dark
"...reveals the real mess our expectations and desires
can get us into." —Bobbie Ann Mason Read an excerpt here.
"I was a man of principles..." Read "The Far Side of the Moon"
from the Story Collection I KNEW YOU'D BE LOVELY
by ALETHEA BLACK (Broadway Books/Random House)
Photoessay by NATASHA STAGG: "First Day in Berlin"
A "fact" for All Seasons: "Snow" by LISA MARGONELLI
2010 Anderbo Poetry Prize
Judged by Linda Bierds
Winner Announced: JENDI REITER for "Bullies in Love"
Honorable Mentions: JAMES K. ZIMMERMAN; THEA S. KUTICKA
Contest Assistant: Charity Burns
Anderbo's Second Essay Ever!
"Towards a Sublime Pineapple" by ELEANOR STANFORD
"Brooklyn"— an OPEN CITY Magazine story by WAYNE CONTI
Freud's Blind Spot, a book by Elisa Albert
(Free Press/Simon & Schuster) reviewed by GABRIELLE MITCHELL-MARELL
Bedbugs? Read "Woken" by LACONIA KOERNER
Miranda July on Kuzhali Manickavel's short stories:
"I can't shake the feeling that I know this woman,personally—like we hung out
at a party or something. But I don't, and we didn't. She's just that good."
Read "Everyone Does Integral Calculus" by KUZHALI MANICKAVEL
Anderbo KGB Bar Summer 2010 Reading Reviewed Here
"Anderbo stories are perfect for a
quick coffee break in your cubicle."
It's Super Mario's 32nd Birthday!
Read "Sleepover"— a poem by KENDRA VANDERVALK
(Faculty) Sex on Campus? Read "And So My Mother Told Me"
An Excerpt from the Novel-Manuscript "The Memoirist"
by LISA KUNIK
The 2009 Anderbo Poetry Prize Winner:
NANCY K. PEARSON for "Prairies"—read it here...
Judged by William Logan Contest Assistant: Charity Burns
"My Accidental AA Meeting"
An Excerpt from the Novel-Manuscript "Anonymous"
by ANNA LISA McCLELLAND
Susan Breen's Anderbo Story "Triplet" included in
Dave Eggers' BEST AMERICAN NONREQUIRED READING 2009;
+ Read Her Interview with Anderbo Editor Rick Rofihe HERE
Photography: JAMES FREY'S DOGS
"Tortilla Dreams"— an excerpt from the Grove Press novel
A Glass of Water by JIMMY SANTIAGO BACA
Our most popular "fact": "Letter to Maeve" by DONAL THOMPSON
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Nonfiction Feature by NICHOLAS KINNI—"An Open Window: Peru"
Read an Excerpt from the Novel
Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire
by MARGOT BERWIN (Pantheon Books/Random House)
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"Working for the Living" by MIRA PTACIN (Photos by ERIKA PREUSS)
2008 Anderbo Poetry Prize Results!
Judge: KIM WALLER
SABRA LOOMIS: Three Poems from her Book
House Held Together by Winds (Harper Perennial)
The Great Vegetarian Novel Manuscript!
BOCO DELI DAYS (excerpt) by ANDRE MEDRANO
2007 Anderbo Poetry Prize Results!
Judge: ELIZABETH ZIMMER
Book Excerpt! A Peculiar Grace A Novel by JEFFREY LENT
from Atlantic Monthly Press
anderquiz: Read a Story, Win a Prize!
"Island" by ERIKA RECORDON
Vera Long was born in 1924 and you (probably) weren't.
Read her 2006 Anderbo Poetry Prize-winning poems here.
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