Please do judge us by our cover

Becca Wadlinger

Feb 10, 2011

Image: The Citizen-Scientist Bands (2010) by Dario Robleto. Image courtesy of Brad Nagar and Reid Sutton Collection.
Here's a sneak peek at the cover for Gulf Coast's 25th anniversary issue (Summer/Fall 2011). The issue includes some real rock stars on the inside, too: - This year's Barthelme Prize for Short Proze Winner Lillian-Yvonne Bertram - Fiction from Bret Anthony Johnston, Quintan Ana Wikswo, Jenn Scott, and more... - Nonfiction from Sarah Gorham, Josh MacIvor-Andersen, Michael Copperman, and more... - Poetry from Dorothea Lasky, Aracelis Girmay, Andrew Zawacki, Yusef Komunyakaa, Allison Titus, Valzhyna Mort, D. A. Powell, and more... - A 25th anniversary visual art retrospective that features new work by a dozen artists previously featured in the magazine - Interviews with Matt Bell and Ben Mirov, along with reviews of writers' first books - Essays on literary influence and the craft of writing by Phillip Lopate and Michael Parker - And much, much more! Gulf Coast 23.2 will hit bookshelves in early April. Stay tuned for the launch of new material on our website!