Issue 41 : Spring 2016

Special Feature: Andy Young

“The Efficacy of Poetry is Nil”: Lenses, the Lyric and Disaster by ANDY YOUNG

Far from Her in Egypt under Curfew | The People Is Singular | Woman Dancing on Her Son’s Coffin by ANDY YOUNG

Special Feature: Hastings Hensel

Inletting: An Interview with Hastings Hensel by DANIEL CROSS TURNER

At the Grave of The Fabulous Moolah | Go-Devil | Late Spring Inlet Arrangement by HASTINGS HENSEL



Fuckface by LEAH HAMPTON

One of the Men by LANA SPENDL

Sacrifice by TYRESE L. COLEMAN

Who Will Testify? by MAXIM LOSKUTOFF



Early Winter in the Psychiatric Ward by CHLOE HONUM

Introduction to Gerontology | Portrait of My Father as an Extra on Miami Vice by CHELSEA RATHBURN

Orpheus & EuroDisney by AMY WOOLARD

Rappahannock Bestiary | Smallmouth Bestiary by JON PINEDA

That Were It, Or | The Clutch by MARIELLE PRINCE

The Day His Pink Slip Came by ADAM TAVEL

The Point by C. DALE YOUNG

To the Egtved Girl | Where Are You Tonight? by CHAD TEMPLES

When Asked About My People I Say by EMILY NASON


Burnt Bridge by CHERYL SMART

Lost in the Reeds by WILLIAM GARLAND

What Are You Going to Do With the Rest of Your Life? by KELLY K. FERGUSON


Interview with Eliza Borné and Maxwell George by ROSS GARRISON

Interview with Jason Ockert by CARA BLUE ADAMS & DANIEL CROSS TURNER

Finding Love in Loss: An Interview with Kathleen Driskell by CAITLIN McCANN

Interview with Logen Cure by MICHELLE ROSQUILLO


Anders Carlson-Wee’s Dynamite by SHAWN DELGADO

Ginger Murchison’s a scrap of linen, a bone by SHAWN DELGADO

James Tate Hill’s Academy Gothic by REBECCA DAVIS

Lament on the Death of a Book Page: John S. Sledge’s Southern Bound by ROB MAXWELL

“The Wine and Flesh”: Stephen Massimilla & Myra Kornfeld’s Cooking with the Muse by CHLOE ANNE CAMPBELL

Issue 40 : Fall 2015

Special Feature: Jesse Goolsby

There are No Binaries: An Interview with Jesse Goolsby by WILLIAM HALLAL

In Admiration of Goolsby's Debut by MICHAEL GARRIGA

Special Feature: Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

An Interview with Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum by MARK JAY BREWIN, JR



July, After Church by WILEY CASH

The Milk of Paradise by MICHAEL GASPENY


Near the Tracks by SUSAN TEPPER

There is a Garden in Her Face by SUSAN WOODRING



The Passing of Everyone Else by TASHA COTTER

Lake Heavy with Fish by VIRGINIA DARE COX

A Song of Thrift | Song of the Compatriots | On the Invention of Shoes by STUART DISCHELL

Cashier by LISA DORDAL


Things I Need from Wal-Mart by JESSICA M. LOCKHART

Affliction | Inevitable by KATHLEEN NALLEY

Leaving His Farm on Lime Kiln Road | Deer Madness by AMANDA NEWELL

Christmas in Columbus, Georgia | Phenix City Story by NICK NORWOOD

The Former War Reporter Paul Watson Finds It Beautiful | The Poet Confesses to the War Reporter | The War Reporter Paul Watson in a Coffee Shop in Aleppo by DAN O’BRIEN


Self-Portrait | The Morning Rick Died by AUSTIN SEGREST

Friendship | Imitation by ALAN SHAPIRO

Spring Up Everlasting by WILLIAM WOOLFITT


The Scent of Strangers by ROBERT S. BRUNK

Statement of Teaching Philosophy by PAUL CRENSHAW

Get Rhythm by D. GILSON

Black and Yellow by MATTHEW KOMATSU

A Ballad for You by SARAH VIREN


Sarah Rose Nordgren’s Best Bones by JOELLEN CRAFT

A Review of ‘I’d Walk with My Friends If I Could Find Them by ROSS GARRISON

A Review of ‘All I Have in This World’ by JORDAN SERVISS

A Review of ‘Twelve Women in a Country Called America’ by JESSE VAN RHEENEN


Humor Makes Any Aspect of Life More Tolerable: An Interview with Greg Shemkovitz and James Tate Hill

An Interview with Josh Weil by BRANDON DUDLEY

An Interview with Ann Pancake by JIM MINICK

An Interview with Elise Blackwell by ASHLEY STROSNIDER


Full listing of past issues...

15 April 2016.
Just posted: storySouth’s Spring 2016 issue, including new poetry from Chelsea Rathburn, new fiction from Tyrese L. Coleman, new nonfiction from Cheryl Smart, and special features on Andy Young and Hastings Hensel.

1 November 2015.
Just posted: There Are No Binaries: An Interview with Jesse Goolsby

20 January 2015.
Just posted: Platonic Love Letter to a Cruise Ship Lookout by Michael Meyerhofer

15 January 2015.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Million Writers Award!

16 December 2014.
Just posted: An interview with William Wright.

15 December 2014.
Just posted: Bastard, new short fiction from Melissa Fraterrigo.

15 November 2014.
Just posted: Diagonal, new short fiction from Kevin Catalano.

1 April 2014.
Just posted: storySouth’s Spring 2014 issue, including a Writers Who Edit Feature on Kathryn Stripling Byer, a novella from Kevin Grauke, new fiction from Anne Valente, and new poetry from Sarah Rose Nordgren.

1 January 2014.
Just posted: Review of Mark J. Brewin, Jr.'s Scrap Iron by Dean Julius.

15 December 2013.
Just posted: Review of Chelsea Rathburn's Raft of Grief by Shawn Delgado.

1 December 2013.
Just posted: Review of Michael Farris Smith's Rivers by Brendan Missett.

15 November 2013.
Just posted: Review of Wilton Barnhardt's Lookaway, Lookaway by Win Bassettt.

1 November 2013.
Just posted: Winning entries from The North Carolina Writers' Network 2013 Randall Jarrell Competition including poems by Alan Michael Parker, Joseph Mills, Katherine Soniat, and Ross White.

15 October 2013.
Just posted: Reviews of Jennifer Hable's Good Reason and Nate Pritts' The Wonderfull Yeare.

1 October 2013.
Just posted: A Special Feature on Jon Tribble, managing editor of Crab Orchard Review and the series editor of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry.

15 September 2013.
Just posted: storySouth’s Fall 2013 issue, including a Special Feature on John Hoppenthaler, a novella from Nick Ripatrazone, new fiction from Dan Gutstein, new poetry from Caki Wilkinson, and interviews with A. Van Jordan and Laura van den Berg.

1 January 2013.
Just posted: storySouth’s Winter 2013 issue, including a Special Feature on the 19th Annual ‘Will Read for Food’ Benefit Reading for Greensboro Charities, new fiction Lee Zacharias and Michael Parker, new poetry from Stuart Dischell, David Roderick, Rebecca Black, and a review of Amanda Auchter's The Wishing Tomb by Julie Brooks Barbour.

1 December 2012.
Just posted: Joe Oestreich'’s ‘Hitless Wonder’ and Watershed'’s ‘Brick & Mortar’ by Matthew Fiander

1 November 2012.
Just posted:
Julie Brooks Barbour’s ‘Come to Me and Drink’ by Jennifer Whitaker

15 October 2012.
Just posted: Craig Nova introduces his latest novel, The Constant Heart.

15 September 2012.
Just posted: storySouth’s Spring 2012 issue, including new poetry from Kathleen Kirk, new fiction from Jason Ockert, reviews of new work by Ira Sadoff and John Thomas York.