The Mauve IssueGeneral submissions of prose and poetry to The Ochre Issue are now closed, as are submissions to our second annual awards for poetry and prose. The winners of the contests will be announced by the end of September—Brian Evenson will judge prose and Joyelle McSweeney will judge poetry.

We continue with our Fairy-Tale Files blog feature with a traipse through the history of fairy-tale robots, from automatons with four possible phrases, to a robot that can give gentle hugs, to the (theoretically) gleaming city of Robot Land.

Read a review of The Mauve Issue from The Review Review.

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

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

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

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