Issue 5 Open to Submissions!

We are accepting art, photography, comics, poetry, creative nonfiction, comics, and fiction for our fifth issue. This time we are going to have a themed section, and we will accept other pieces that do not fit with the theme.

The theme: Depression. Show us the diagnosis, dealing with depression, overcoming depression, anything to do with depression. Give us artwork, stories with depressed characters, poems with depressed speakers, comics, and so on. Interpret it yourself and show us what you created.

Deadline is November 15. For information on how to submit, check our Submit page. We are interested in comics, so please send them our way!

DSM-IV-TR Mood Disorders

1. Major Depressive Episode and Major Depressive Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder requires two or more major depressive episodes.

Diagnostic criteria:

Depressed mood and/or loss of interest or pleasure in life activities for at least 2 weeks and at least five of the following symptoms that cause clinically significant impairment in social, work, or other important areas of functioning almost every day

1. Depressed mood most of the day.
2. Diminished interest or pleasure in all or most activities.
3. Significant unintentional weight loss or gain.
4. Insomnia or sleeping too much.
5. Agitation or psychomotor retardation noticed by others.
6. Fatigue or loss of energy.
7. Feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt.
8. Diminished ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness.
9. Recurrent thoughts of death (APA, 2000, p. 356).

Issue 5 Update!

We are accepting art, photography, comics, poetry, creative nonfiction, comics, and fiction for our fifth issue. This time we are going to have a themed section, and we will accept other pieces that do not fit with the theme.

The theme: Depression. Show us the diagnosis, dealing with depression, overcoming depression, anything to do with depression. Give us artwork, stories with depressed characters, poems with depressed speakers, comics, and so on. Interpret it yourself and show us what you created.

Deadline is November 15. For information on how to submit, check our Submit page. We are interested in comics, so please send them our way!

DSM-IV-TR Mood Disorders

1. Major Depressive Episode and Major Depressive Disorder

Major Depressive Disorder requires two or more major depressive episodes.

Diagnostic criteria:

Depressed mood and/or loss of interest or pleasure in life activities for at least 2 weeks and at least five of the following symptoms that cause clinically significant impairment in social, work, or other important areas of functioning almost every day

1. Depressed mood most of the day.
2. Diminished interest or pleasure in all or most activities.
3. Significant unintentional weight loss or gain.
4. Insomnia or sleeping too much.
5. Agitation or psychomotor retardation noticed by others.
6. Fatigue or loss of energy.
7. Feelings of worthlessness or excessive guilt.
8. Diminished ability to think or concentrate, or indecisiveness.
9. Recurrent thoughts of death (APA, 2000, p. 356).

 

Issue 5 Open to Submissions!

Don’t forget to submit to the fifth issue of The Magnolia Review! Deadline is November 15. For information on how to submit, check our Submit page. We publish art, photography, poetry, creative nonfiction, and fiction. We are interested in comics, so please send them our way!

Issue 4 is on its way!

For the fourth issue of The Magnolia Review, 9 artists submitted 50 pieces of art and photography, 8 creative nonfiction writers submitted 8 creative nonfiction pieces, 75 fiction writers submitted 78 stories, and 77 poets submitted 334 poems.

The Issue will be available on July 15.

Update: The issue has been delayed and will be available by the end of July. Apologies for the delay.

 

Volume 2, Issue 1

Welcome to the third issue of The Magnolia Review!

To download the PDF, click The Magnolia Review Volume 2 Issue 1 Jan 2016.

Thank you, and enjoy the issue!

Contributors for Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2016: W. Jack Savage, Samantha Peterson, Richard Vyse, Patty Paine, Sharon Tapia, Amy Wood, Meghan McNamara, Rob Sobel, Robert Schuster, Sri Ram, William Morris, Elisha Holt, Margarita Meklina, Todd Mercer, Kevin Rabas, Richard Jones, Aden Thomas, Tom Montag, Matthew Wallenstein, Jesse Millner, Danny P. Barbare, Cathryn Shea, Art Heifetz, Joseph Dorazio, J.R. Solonche, S. Whitaker, Carol Lynn Grellas, Gary Beck, Tobi Alfier, Tom Pescatore, Doug Bolling, David Anthony Sam, Chumki Sharma, Lavana Kray, Lisa Stice.

Reviews for Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2016: Scrapper: A Novel by Matt Bell, The Bloody Planet: Poems by Callista Buchen, Camp Olvido: A Novella by Lawrence Coates, My Unsentimental Education: A Memoir by Debra Monroe, and Beautiful Day: Poems by J.R. Solonche.

Issue 3 is almost here!

The Magnolia Review Volume 2 Issue 1 will be available on Friday, January 15!

Here’s a sneak peek at our cover.

This Is Where He Fell

For the third issue of The Magnolia Review, 5 artists submitted 25 pieces of art and photography, 11 creative nonfiction writers submitted 11 creative nonfiction pieces, 61 fiction writers submitted 67 stories, and 104 poets submitted 440 poems.

 

Michael K. Brantley

Michael K. Brantley is the author of Memory Cards (2015, BRW) and the forthcoming Galvanized: The Unlikely Odyssey of a Carolina Confederate (2019, Univ. of Nebraska). He has an MFA from Queens University of Charlotte and teaches English at N.C. Wesleyan College.

Memory Cards, Volume 1, Issue 1
Number One Pork Chop Man, Volume 5, Issue 1

Volume 1, Issue 2

Welcome to the second issue of The Magnolia Review!

To download the PDF, click TMR Volume 1 Issue 2 July 2015.

For the ePub version, click here.

Thank you, and enjoy the second issue!

Correction: Sally Deskins’ pieces use text from Laura Madeline Wiseman.

Contributors for Volume 1, Issue 2, July 2015: Michael Albright, Amy Bassin, Danny P. Barbare, Roy Bentley, Mark Blickley, Katarina Boudreaux, Barbara Brooks, Audrey Carroll, Yuan Changming, Dylan Debeli, Christine Degenaars, Sally Deskins, George Drew, James English , Richard Fein, Ruth Foley, Erin Darby Gesell, Mitchell Grabois, William A. Greenfield, Zebulon Huset, James Croal Jackson, Seth Jani, Janne Karlsson, Robert S. King, Monique Kluczykowski, Lavana Kray, Thom Kunz ,Charlene Langfur, Christine M. Lasek, Andrew Lindquist, Taidgh Lynch, Carolyn Martin, Brendan McDonnell, Michael P. McManus, Brian McRoberts, Todd Mercer, Abigail Parlier, Michael Passafiume, Richard King Perkins II, Maria Picone, Frederick Pollack, Sally Reece, Jessica Robinson, Allison Rosh, Mark Antony Rossi, Terry Savoie, Domenic Scopa, Ruth E. Towne, Bill Vernon, Terri Hadley Ward, Bill Wolak

Reviews for Volume 1, Issue 2, July 2015:The Bones of Us by J. Bradley and Adam Scott Mazer, Sylph by Abigail Cloud, I Will Love You For the Rest of My Life by Michael Czyzniejewski, The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan, Praying Drunk: Stories, Questions by Kyle Minor, and The Great Glass Sea by Josh Weil.

Interview for Volume 1, Issue 2, July 2015: A Dance with Demons, and Other Melancholies, Interview with Abigail Cloud, author of Sylph, winner of the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize.

Issue 2 is almost here!

The Magnolia Review Volume 1 Issue 2 will be available next Wednesday, July 15!

Here’s a sneak peek at our cover.

TMR 1.2 cover

For the second issue of The Magnolia Review, 12 artists submitted 47 pieces of art and photography, 20 creative nonfiction writers submitted 25 creative nonfiction pieces, 69 fiction writers submitted 71 stories, and 100 poets submitted 447 poems.