Copper Nickel (28)

Copper Nickel (28)

by Wayne Miller (Editor)


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Issue 28 of Copper Nickel includes:

Fiction by Preeta Samarasan, whose debut novel Evening Is the Whole Day was translated into 15 languages; Asako Serizawa, who has received a Pushcart Prize and two O. Henry Prizes; Scottish fiction writer Kirsty Logan; and NEA Fellow Sarah Strickley.

Nonfiction by Guggenheim and NEA fellow Paisley Rekdal; novelist Sheena McAuliffe; and poets Rebecca Lehman and Celia Bland.

Poetry by MacArthur “Genius” and National Book Award finalist Edward Hirsch; regular NPR reviewer Tess Taylor; Cave Canem Poetry Prize winner Gary Jackson; Guggenheim fellow Geoffrey Brock; co-founder of VIDA Ann Townsend; Stegner fellow Brian Tierney; NEA fellows Sandra Beasley and Michael Bazzett; Yale Younger winner Sean Singer; Best American Poetry contributor Andrew Feld; author of four poetry collections Heather Christle and author of three collections Catherine Pierce; and numerous emerging poets, such as Dominica Phetteplace, Mejdulene B. Shomali, and Samuel Cheney.

Translation Folios featuring work by Israeli poet and editor of the newspaper Haaretz Eli Eliahu, translated by Marcela Sulak; Younger French poet Muriel Pic, writing about the massive, ruined Nazi vacation structure Rügen, and translated by Samuel Martin; contemporary German poet Ute Von Funcke, translated by Stuart Friebert; and ancient Roman poet Martial in new, highly contemporary translations by Tyler Goldman.

The cover features work by New York-based artist Xaviera Simmons, whose work has been shown at the MoMA and MoMA PS1 (NYC); the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; the Walker Art Center (Minneapolis); the Pérez Art Museum Miami, the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, among other venues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780986247088
Publisher: Milkweed Editions
Publication date: 03/12/2019
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Copper Nickel is the national literary journal housed at the University of Colorado Denver. It is edited by poet, editor, and translator Wayne Miller (author of four collections, including Post- and The City, Our City, coeditor of Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century, and cotranslator of Moikom Zeqo’s Zodiac)—along with poetry editors Brian Barker (author of Vanishing Acts, The Black Ocean, and The Animal Gospels) and Nicky Beer (author of The Octopus Game and The Diminishing House), and prose editors Teague Bohlen (author of The Pull of the Earth) and Joanna Luloff (author of The Beach at Galle Road and Remind Me Again What Happened).

Since the journal’s relaunch in 2015, work published in Copper Nickel has been selected for inclusion in Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, Best Small Fictions, and the Pushcart Prize Anthology, and has been listed as “notable” in the Best American Essays. Contributors to Copper Nickel have received numerous honors for their work, including the Nobel Prize; the National Book Critics Circle Award; the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; the Kate Tufts Discovery Award; the Laughlin Award; the American, California, Colorado, Minnesota, and Washington State Book Awards; the Georg Büchner Prize; the Prix Max Jacob; the Lenore Marshall Prize; the T. S. Eliot and Forward Prizes; the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award; the Alice Fay Di Castagnola Award; the Lambda Literary Award; as well as fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim, Ingram Merrill, Witter Bynner, Soros, Rona Jaffe, Bush, and Jerome Foundations.

Table of Contents

Contributors to issue 28 come from all over the country and the world. Some U.S. cities/regions where contributors are concentrated include:

Denver, CO (home of Copper Nickel and the Copper Nickel staff; contributors Joseph Hutchison and Emily

Minneapolis/St Paul, MN (home of Milkweed Editions; contributors Michael Bazzett and Jessica
Harkins; contributing editor V. V. Ganeshananthan)

New York, NY (contributors Celia Bland, Regan Good, Edward Hirsch, and Sean Singer; contributing editor Jason Koo)

San Francisco Bay Area, CA (contributors Dominica Phetteplace, Tess Taylor, and Brian Tierney;
contributing editors Robin Ekiss and Randall Mann)

Philadelphia, PA (contributors Tyler Goldman, Samuel Martin, and Owen McLeod)

Boston/Cambridge, MA (contributor Asako Serizawa and contributing editors Martha Collins and
Frederick Reiken)

Baltimore, MD (contributors Samuel Cheney and Mejdulene B. Shomali)

Asheville, NC (contributors Brandon Amico and Jessica Jacobs)

Washington, DC (contributor Sandra Beasley and contributing editor David Keplinger)

Chicago, IL (contributor Elizabeth Spesia; contributing editor Robert Archambeau)

Pittsburgh, PA (contributor Lauren Shapiro and contributing editor Joy Katz)

Other Contributors & Contributing Editors live in:

Fairbanks, AK (contributor Jill Osier)

Phoenix, AZ (contributor Sally Ball)

Marietta, GA (contributor Christopher David Hopkins)

Sidney, IL (contributor Michael Hurley)

South Bend, IN (contributor Rebecca Lehmann)

Richmond, IN (contributor Shena McAuliffe)

Louisville, KY (contributor Sarah Ann Strickley)

Starkville, MS (contributor Catherine Pierce)

Omaha, NE (contributor Emily Borgmann)

Cincinnati, OH (contributor Caylin Capra-Thomas)

Yellow Springs, OH (contributor Heather Christle)

Granville, OH (contributor Ann Townsend)

Oberlin, OH (contributor Stuart Friebert)

Portland, OR (contributor Jon Boisvert)

Charleston, SC (contributor Gary Jackson)

Lubbock, TX (contributor William Brown)

Salt Lake City, UT (contributor Paisley Rekdal)

Seattle, WA (contributor Andrew Feld)

Fayetteville, AR (contributor and contributing editor Geoffrey Brock)

Houston, TX (contributing editor Kevin Prufer)

Boca Raton, FL (contributing editor A. Papatya Bucak)

Los Angeles, CA (contributing editor Victoria Chang)

Bloomington, IN (contributing editor Adrian Matejka)

Princeton, NJ (contributing editor James Richardson)

Athens, OH (contributing editor Kevin Haworth)

Oberlin, OH (contributor Stuart Friebert)

Madison, WI (contributing editor Jesse Lee Kercheval)

Charleston, WV (contributing editor Mark Brazaitis)

International Contributors live in:

Le Chalard, France (Preeta Samarasan)

Munich, Germany (Ute Von Funcke)

Tel Aviv, Israel (Eli Eliahu, Marcela Sulak)

Glasgow, Scotland (Kirsty Logan)

Bern, Switzerland (Murel Pic)

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