The University of Findlay announces the release of a new literary journal, Slippery Elm.
More than 600 writers from around the world submitted work for the inaugural issue, and more than 400 entered work to be considered for the contest portion of the project.
Jeff Gundy’s “Something the Winter Wren Didn’t Say” was selected by judge Mary Biddinger in the poetry category. Sandra Van Pelt Hogue’s short story “Harm” was selected by judge Robert James Russell in the prose category. Both Gundy and Hogue will receive $1,000.
For more details, please visit the website: http://journals.findlay.edu/index.php/SlipperyElm/index
Submissions for the 2014 issue and contest will open in the summer. For updates, follow the Slippery Elm Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/slipperyelmfindlay
Copies of Slippery Elm are $10 each. Checks can be made to “Slippery Elm” and mailed to The University of Findlay, David Essinger, 1000 N. Main St., Findlay, OH 45840.