Friday, August 26, 2011

Update: Reading Period/Volume 9

Submissions are now open! Here's everything you need:

Now you're all set to send us your best stories, essays, and poems for our 9th volume!

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A quick reminder that our reading period for the next volume opens on September 1. All work submitted will be considered for volume 9. That's right, the 9th volume of Ninth Letter! If you want to be apart of this extra special volume, send us your best poems, stories or essays. Head on over to our guidelines for details on submissions.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Contributor Update (New Books Edition)

This time of year always puts me in a book buying mood. If you're also looking for some good stuff to read, you should check out some of these new books from our contributors.


Saint Monica by Mary Biddinger (vol. 5, no. 1)



Former 9L fiction editor, Alex Shakar's new book, Luminarium will be out on August 23. It's getting great reviews!

I also want to direct you to The Carr Reading Series page for this semester's readings, which include former 9L staff members, Andrew Ervin and Andy Frazee as well as 9L contributor John Warner (vol. 6, no. 2). I'll post more info as we get closer to each event.

Also, just a reminder that our annual yard sale is still going on right now. You can get any back issue for $5.95!

Friday, August 05, 2011

Contributor Round-Up

The Lost Episodes of Revie Bryson by Bryan Furuness (vol. 6, no. 1) will be published by Black Lawrence Press in Late 2012. Anyone who has read any of Bryan's Revie stories knows that more of that character is a good thing.

Michael Czyzyniejewski's (vol. 7, no. 2) second story collection, Chicago Stories, will be published by Curbside Splendor in early 2012.

New Pages has posted a new batch of book reviews, featuring some looks at books by 9L authors, including Brian Oliu (vol. 6, no. 1), Maxine Scates (vol. 8, no. 1), Camille Dungy (vol. 5, no. 1), and Mary Miller (vol. 7, no. 2).

The Indiana University Press blog has an interview with Marianne Boruch (vol. 6, no. 1) about her book, The Glimpse Traveler.

Congratulations to everyone on their new books!

And don't forget our annual yard sale is going on right now. All back issues are on sale for $5.95!

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

9L Yard Sale

It's August, which means it's time for the annual 9L yard sale!

Get any back issue for $5.95!

There are two easy steps to take advantage of the deal:

1. Browse through our archives to see which one(s) you want. We're sold out of two issues (vol. 3, no. 2 and vol. 2, no. 2), but everything else is available.

2. Head over to the webstore. Pick the 5.95 Editor's Choice option and put the volume/issue number of your choice in the instructions box.