Announcing the release of CQR #35!

Featuring work by: Prad Aphachan * Ann Voorhees Baker * A. J. Bermudez * Anthony Berris * Sheldon Costa * William C. Crawford * Alicia DeRollo * Terri Drake * Mark Duncan * Banzelman Guret * Barbara Haas * Charlie Hahn * Stephanie Hayes * Gary Houston * Ulrica Hume * Amy Kiger-Williams * Federico Garcia Lorca * Michelle Massie * Michael Mattes * George McDermott * Sam Meekings * Jane Morton * Dipika Mukherjee * Jan Nakao * Yoram Naslavsky * E. Nolan * Jack Norman * Ann Pedone * Matt Polzin * John Robinson * William Roebuck * Malcolm Rothman * Andrew Schofield * Susan Shepherd * D. James Smith * Wally Swist * Kristine Thatcher * Michael Trocchia * Francis Walsh * Whitney Watson

Cover: “Labyrinth” by Jan Nakao

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The Poets of CQR #34!

Fabulous gathering hosted by CQR poetry editor Jake Young–with C. Dylan Bassett, John Blair, Laurel Blossom, Erika Brumett, Kwame Dawes, Stephen Gibson, Lowell Jaeger, Dorianne Laux, John Sibley Williams, and Pui Ying Wong.

Announcing CQR #34!

Cover photo “Midday” by Susan Mathison

Featuring work by: Jordi Torres Barroso * C Dylan Bassett * John Blair * Laurel Blossom * Erika Brumett * Christopher Buckley * Kwame Dawes * Stephen Gibson * Charles Holdefer * Richard Holinger * Jack Hurst * Lowell Jaeger * Dorianne Laux * Zhengqian (Ian) Li * George Looney * William Luvaas * Michael Malan * Susan Mathison * Deborah Moreno * Yxta Maya Murray * Steve Nam * A.D. Nauman * Amy Newman * Christopher Notarnicola * Dan Pinkerton * Antonia Pozzi * Elisabeth Preston-Hsu * Elizabeth Richardson * William Roebuck * Melinda Rooney * Victor Ladis Schultz * Kylee Sibilia * Diane Sunden * Wally Swist * Giuseppe Ungaretti * Lavanya Vasudevan * Siamak Vossoughi * James Whorton Jr. * Henry Clayton Wickham * John Sibley Williams * Ian Randall Wilson * Gregory Wolff * Pui Ying Wong * Rogers Worthington

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CQR Contributors receive Best American recognition!

 

Congratulations to our contributors who’ve been recognized this year in various volumes of the Best American Series!

Samina Hadi-Tabassum, whose story “Sajid” from CQR #32 has been named a Distinguished Story of the year by Best American Short Stories 2021!

George Cotkin, whose essay “A Kiss: Marianne Moore and Joseph Cornell” from CQR #31 has been named a Notable Essay of the year by Best American Essays 2021!

Jessie Kraemer, whose essay “The Wright Brother” appeared in CQR #32 and has been selected as a Notable Essay of the year in Best American Essays 2021!

Harrison Hill, whose essay “Rapture” from CQR #32 has been named to the list of Notable Travel Writing in Best American Travel Writing 2021!

Delia C. Pitts, whose story “The Killer” from CQR #31 has been named a Distinguished Mystery and Suspense story in Best American Mystery and Suspense 2021!

Announcing the release CQR #33, An Anthology of Black American Literature edited by Charles Johnson

 

Guest edited by Charles Johnson, this anthology of Black American literature features work by: Jeffery Renard Allen * Steven Barnes * Arthur Burghardt * Cyrus Cassells * Louis Chude-Sokei * Aaron Coleman * celeste doaks * Rita Dove * Rachel Eliza Griffiths * Peter J. Harris * Le Van D. Hawkins * Tsehaye Geralyn Hébert * David Henderson * E. Hughes * Charles Johnson * Jamiel Law * Clarence Major * John McCluskey, Jr. * E. Ethelbert Miller * Yesenia Montilla * David Nicholson * Delia C. Pitts * Mona Lisa Saloy * Sharyn Skeeter * Clifford Thompson * Jerald Walker * Jan Willis

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Cover Art by Jamiel Law

Best American Essays 2020

The Chicago Quarterly Review celebrates the recognition of four of our contributors and their pieces in Best American Essays 2020 as Notable Essays of the year. Congratulations to Louise LeBourgeois for her essay “Liquid Boundary,” Gregg Murray for “Big Twist,” Malcolm Rothman for “Family Photos” and Robert Kerwin for “In the Cold”!

Announcing CQR #32

Featuring work by: Walid Abdallah * Matt Baca * Gabriella Bedetti * Chris Bentley * Sebastian Bitticks * Don Boes * Don Bogen * Paola Bruni * Jessica Campbell * Kevin Clark * Mark Crimmins * Robbie Curry * Ron Dean * Dante Di Stefano * Raoul Felder * Sonia Feldman * Andy Fogle * Mike Gillis * Farouk Goweda * João Luís Barreto Guimarães * Stephen D. Gutierrez * Samina Hadi-Tabassum * Becky Hagenston * Harrison Hill * Charles Hood * Fred Hood * Julie Jones * Robert Kerwin * Ronald Kovach * Jessie Kraemer * Nasma Kublawi * Lynn Martin * Michela Martini * Bruce McKay * Elizabeth McKenzie * Henri Meschonnic * Tom Miller * Yxta Maya Murray * Jonathan Muzzall * Calvin Olsen * Romeo Oriogun * Derek N. Otsuji * Cassandra Passarelli * Micah Perks * Andrew Porter * Jory Post * Kristel Rietesel-Low * Giacomo Sartori * Vandana Sehrawat * Neal Snidow * Eleanor Spiess-Ferris * Joseph Thomas * Andreas Trolf * Marcos Villatoro * Maria Zoccola

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Best American Short Stories 2020!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re thrilled to announce that “Liberte” by Scott Nadelson, CQR #29, has been included in Best American Short Stories 2020, edited by Curtis Sittenfeld!

And more news: three stories from our pages have been included in the “Distinguished Stories of 2020” list in Best American Short Stories:

“Sting” by Genevieve Plunkett, CQR #29

“The Other Side of the Dog’s Head” by Jennifer Signe Ratcliff, CQR #29

“McGuffin” by Eric Severn, CQR #28

Congratulations to our contributors!

Chicago Quarterly Review #31!

Announcing the release of CQR #31, featuring work by: Karen Ackland * Evan Anders * Aaliyah Bilal * John Blair * Jaswinder Bolina * Lilah Clay * George Cotkin * Brad Crenshaw * Tandy Cronyn * Donna L. Emerson * Ethan Feuer * Amy A. Foley * Tim Griffith * Alan Gross * S. Afzal Haider * Syed Ishaq Haider * Shen Haobo * Bella Hayes-Roth * Raymond Hummel * Kristopher Jansma * Stephen Kessler * Thomas Lee * Michael Milburn * A. Molotkov * Jacob Anthony Moniz * Delia C. Pitts * Sarena Pollock * Richard Prouty * Molly Quinn * Malcolm Rothman * Yan Sham-Shackleton * Matthew Socia * Cutter Streeby * Shoshana Surek * Gabriella R. Tallmadge * Amanda Uhle * Anthony Varallo * Primo Ventello * John Walser * Zachary Watterson * R. Hunter Whitworth * Jennifer Wortman * Liang Yujing

Cover images by Syed Ishaq Haider

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The Chicago Quarterly Review presents: The Australian issue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cover Art: “My Story is Your Story” by Jandamarra Cadd

This special Australian edition of the Chicago Quarterly Review, guest edited by Paul Williams and Shelley Davidow, presents a mosaic of diverse and exceptional writers’ voices from a multi-faceted multicultural land. Featuring work by: MICHAEL MOHAMMED AHMAD * ROSE ALLAN * VAN BADHAM * YASAMAN BAGHERI * BEHROUZ BOOCHANI * HILARY BURDEN * JANDAMARRA CADD * SARAH CASEY * SIMON CLEARY * CLAIRE G. COLEMAN * SHELLEY DAVIDOW * QUINN EADES * ALI COBBY ECKERMANN * ANNAH FAULKNER * NIGEL FEATHERSTONE * PETE GOODLET * ARIA IQBAAL * ANNA JACOBSON * LEAH KAMINSKY * KRISSY KNEEN * MICHAEL LEUNIG * BELLE LING * KIM MAHOOD * DAVID MALOUF * FIONA KELLY MCGREGOR * PATRICK NUNN * FELICITY PLUNKETT * CANDY ROYALLE * INGA SIMPSON * SHERIDAN STEWART * MARIA TAKOLANDER * DEVI A. TELFER * OMID TOFIGHIAN * MARK TREDINNICK * DEWA WARDAK * SAMUEL WAGAN WATSON * PAUL WILLIAMS * EIRA WOLFF * JOHN WRENCH

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