2014 Emrys Journal Launch

2014-Journal-CoverEmrys has launched the 31st Emrys Journal. Published annually since our organization was founded in 1983, it now receives national and international submissions. This issue includes fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry from traditional to experimental. The Journal’s caliber continues to increase, publishing both emerging and established, award-winning writers. Selections in the 2014 Journal range from haunting to hilarious and everything in between.

Writing In Place Conference

The annual Writing in Place conference will be held on the Wofford College campus (see map) July 11-13, 2014. Classes are available in poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Registration is now open. Details here…

Emrys Prizewinner Publishes Chapbook

Terresa-HaskewTerresa Haskew‘s new chapbook, Breaking Commandments is a collection of 25 poems including “Ursa Major,” winner of the Emrys 2013 Nancy Dew Taylor First Prize for Poetry. You may purchase Breaking Commandments from Fiction Addiction or from Terresa’s author page on Main Street Rag. You may contact the author at TerresaHaskew@yahoo.com.

SCGSAH Students Published in The Atlantic

James and Deborah Fallows of The Atlantic visited the Governor’s School as part of their on-line series for the magazine. After the visit, Deborah asked the creative writers to contribute essays about their Govie experiences. She has chosen three of the pieces to feature on The Atlantic.com. This is a huge honor for Cameron Messinides, Shelley Hucks and Jackson Trice, students of Scott Gould. Here’s a link to their work on an international stage: The Atlantic

Emrys Journal Editor Nominated For A Pushcart Prize

Lindsey JonesRuminate Magazine has nominated Emrys Journal editor, Lindsey DeLoach Jones, for her essay “Fall in Love, Lourdemie”, published in Issue 28, Not Forgotten, and runner up in the 2013 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize.

President And Past-President Are Emrys Emissaries

AK-CGCurrent Emrys president, Anna Katherine Freeland, and past-president, Carol Gallagher, are two of the most involved and energetic individuals of the women and men on the Emrys board. An article in the January 2014 issue of Fête Magazine gives just a sample of their many activities.