Jabberwock Review


Jabberwock Review is pleased to announce the publication of our  Winter 2018 issue (38.2).

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Congratulations to the following contributors:

George Choundas (Summer 2015). His story collection, The Making Sense of Things, won the Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize and will be published in March 2018 by The University of Alabama Press. Amy Burroughs (Summer 2016). Her essay “Two Strangers on a Train” (Summer 2016) was cited as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2016.
Scott Loring Sanders (Summer 2017). His collection of essays, Surviving Jersey: Danger & Insanity in the Garden State, was published by Outpost 19 in October 2017. 
Kem Joy Ukwu (Winter 2014). Her story collection, Locked Gray/Linked Blue, is forthcoming in February 2018 from Brain Mill Press.
Alexander Weinstein (Summer 2013). His collection Children of the New World is a 2016 New York Times Notable Book.
Rochelle Hurt (Summer 2012). Her second book of poems, In Which I Play the Runaway, has been published by Barrow Street Press as the winner of the 2015 Barrow Street Book Prize.
Karen Kao (Winter 2015). Her first novel, The Dancing Girl and the Turtle, was published by Linen Press in March 2017.
Amina Gautier (Summer 2011). Her third story collection, The Loss of All Lost Things, won the Elixir Press Award.
Jacqueline Doyle, whose essay "Who's Your Stepdaddy?" (Winter 2014) was a "Notable Essay" in  Best American Essays 2015.
Toni Graham
, one of the two winners of the 2015 Flannery O’Connor Prize for Short Fiction. The title story of her collection, The Suicide Club, appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Jabberwock Review.

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Nancy D. Hargrove Editors' Prize for Fiction and Poetry.

Winner: Ramona Reeves, "The Right Side of the Dash"
Finalists: Hadley Griggs, “Teenagers During the Foreclosure Crisis”; Carla Myers, “Seven Ravens”

Winner: Zackary Medlin, “Pareidolia”
Finalists: Caroline Zimmer, “Suicide Note of the Tiger Wrangler”; Susan Cohen, “They’ve Discovered Spiders Can Hear Us”; Maja Zmyslowski, “Baltic Amber”

Congratulations to our winners and finalists!

Congratulations to our 2017 Pushcart Prize nominees!

Kathy Anderson, “My Woman” (fiction, Summer 2016)
Emma Bolden, “House is Writing a Symphony” (poem, Winter 2017)
Jennifer Maritza McCauley, “Bagmen” (fiction, Winter 2017)
Nancy Reddy, “Devotional” (poem, Winter 2017)
Scott Loring Sanders, “The Second Person” (nonfiction, Summer 2017)
Deborah Thompson, “Rescue Dogs” (nonfiction, Summer 2017)

English Department, Mississippi State University

Jabberwock Review is a literary journal published semi-annually by students and faculty of Mississippi State University. The journal consists of art, poetry, fiction, and non-fiction from around the world. Funding is provided by the Office of the Provost, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Shackouls Honors College, the Department of English, fundraisers, and subscriptions.

For further information about Jabberwock Review, contact

Michael Kardos, Editor (email)
Emily Stinson, Managing Editor (email)
Jared Lemus, Associate Editor (email)