The Mauve IssueTiny Donkey, a collaborative project between our editorial staff and editorial assistant Wren Awry, is now live. Read more about the project here.

Our second annual awards for poetry and prose are now open for submissions; Brian Evenson will judge prose and Joyelle McSweeney will judge poetry. $1,000 prizes and publication in The Ochre Issue for the winners.

General submissions of prose and poetry to The Ochre Issue are now open.

The Mauve Issue is now available for order from Wayne State University Press.

We continue with our Fairy-Tale Files blog feature with a discussion of fairy-tale plants, herbs, and mushrooms, with appearances from Puff the Magic Dragon and Lyra from Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials.

The newest Pins & Needles interview features Emerald Issue contributor Matthew Mercier on all things green, ugly, and evil.

We have announced the winners of the first annual Fairy Tale Review Awards in Poetry and Prose.

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Kate Bernheimer’s latest collection, How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales, is now available from Coffee House Press.

Read a review of The Emerald Issue from New Pages or The Review Review.