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Contributor News: Kayla Pongrac’s “Playing Cards/Cards Playing” coming in 2015

PlayingCards-CardsPlayingKayla Pongrac (a contributor to The Conium Review Online Compendium) recently announced her collaborative project “Playing Cards/Cards Playing,” a 52-piece deck of art cards.  For this project, Kayla Pongrac penned two-sentence stories for each card, and artist Shayna Blackford provided vibrant artwork. In addition to being a beautiful artwork, the deck is fully functional (i.e. you can play a game of poker with it).  Visit Kayla’s website to pre-order the deck of cards, slated for release on January 10th, 2015.

Printer’s Devil Review releases its latest issue

Printer’s Devil Review has just released a new issue, featuring several poems, a short story about queer life in rural America, and a story by David Varderman that’s accompanied by illustrations from Harriet Burbeck. This issue also features excerpts from Gemma Cooper-Novack’s novel Go Home Faster, Jade Sylvan’s memoir Kissing Oscar Wilde, artwork from Keith Francis, and more.  You can find the issue here: http://www.pdrjournal.org/fall2013

Fall 2013 contributor, Thomas Dodson, edits and designs Printer’s Devil Review.

Spring 2013 Cover Art Unveiled (and Pre-Orders are Available Now!)

We’ve selected cover art and created the mock-up for Vol. 2, No. 1.

The artwork is by Ivan de Monbrison.  His work has appeared in NY Arts MagazineAnobium, and elsewhere.  His work has been exhibited internationally, at galleries including Espace42, the Siena Art Institute, and Galerie du Croissant.

Our Guest Editor for Vol. 2, No. 1 was Marc Schuster, author of The Grievers and The Singular Exploits of Wonder Mom & Party Girl.  The issue features poetry and fiction from a variety of new and established authors.  It’s due out in February, 2013.  You can pre-order the issue from our online store.

A First Look at the Cover of Vol. 1, No. 1

After careful consideration, we selected a cover image for Vol. 1, No. 1 of The Conium Review.   The artist behind this painting is Emma Cook.  She holds a BFA from the University of Minnesota, is a recipient of the Carter Prize in Painting, and has shown her work at numerous galleries.

The issue is slated for Spring 2012 (with an anticipated February release).  There’s still time to pre-order the issue through our online store.  Inside this edition, you’ll find poems and stories from several new and established authors.

Here’s the mock-up of our inaugural cover.