One of our six Pushcart nominations, Ocean Vuong’s “Self-Portrait with Exit Wounds,” has won a Pushcart Prize and will be featured in the next Pushcart anthology. The poem first appeared in ASSARACUS ISSUE 08. Congratulations, Ocean!
Jonathan is a brand-new journal featuring short fiction by queer male writers. Named after the lesser-known close friend (and speculated lover) of King David in the Old Testament, Jonathan features gay writers and their short stories in each issue.
Jonathan: A Journal of Gay Fiction
Bryan Borland, Publisher
Raymond Luczak, Editor
Seth Pennington, Associate Editor
Release Date: May, September, December
Issues Available in PAPERBACK and EBOOK
JONATHAN ISSUE 01 (ISBN: 978-1-937420-30-7): Short fiction by emerging and established gay, bisexual, and transgender authors. Featured in Issue 01 of Jonathan are Daniel Nathan Terry, Paul Lisicky, Matthew R. Loney, Eric Norris, James Powers-Black, Chip Livingston, Philip Dean Walker, Ian Young, Reginald T. Jackson, and Wendell Ricketts. Proudly published by Sibling Rivalry Press.
JONATHAN ISSUE 02 (ISBN: 978-1-937420-43-7): Short fiction by emerging and established gay, bisexual, and transgender authors. Featured in Issue 02 of Jonathan are Steven Cordova, Aaron Hamburger, Telly McGaha, Andrew Demcak, Eric Nguyen, Michael Thomas Ford, Jonathan Vatner, Robert Smith, Kenneth Pobo, and Michael Carroll.
Calls for Submission. UPDATE: SUBMISSIONS FOR JONATHAN ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED. In our first submission period, we received so many high-quality stories that our first three (!) issues have been filled. Our next submission period will run from June 1 to August 31, 2013.
The Editor. Raymond Luczak is the author and editor of 15 books, including How to Kill Poetry (Sibling Rivalry Press, March 2013), Among the Leaves: Queer Male Poets on the Midwestern Experience (Squares & Rebels, October 2012), Road Work Ahead (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2011), and Mute (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2010). His novel Men With Their Hands (Queer Mojo, 2009) won first place in the Project: QueerLit 2006 Contest. [www.raymondluczak.com]