The Great River Review

ln October 1996, the Center became publisher of the state's oldest literary journal, Great River Review, which began publication in 1978. Recipient of a Minnesota Book Award and several Pushcart Prizes, Great River Review is edited by poets Robert Hedin and Michael Waters. The journal has published some of the finest writers in the country and abroad, such as Olga Broumas, Odysseas Elytis, Ted Kooser, Judith Kitchen, Jay Meek, Philip Levine, Linda Pastan, and Paul Zimmer.
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Recent Honors and Awards

The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses
(ed. Bill Henderson, Pushcart Press)

Judith Kitchen, essay, "Certainty," fall/winter, 2010


Jean Valentine, poem, "Her Car," fall/winter, 2009


William Heyen, poem, "A Poetics of Hiroshima,"
spring/summer, 2008


Paul Zimmer, essay, "The Mechanics," spring/summer, 2004


The Best American Sports Writing
(ed. Glenn Stout, Houghton Mifflin)

Mark Lucius, "Joining the Club," spring/summer, 2007


Minnesota Book Award for the 25th anniversary issue, 2002
(Minnesota Humanities Commission)

Current Issue of Great River Review:

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Back Issues still available:

1. #54, Spring/Summer 2011: Robert Bly, Andrei Codrescu, Kimiko Hahn, George Seferis, and Naomi Shihab Nye

2. #51, Fall/Winter 2009: Yannis Ritsos, John Haines, Stephen Dunn, Jean Valentine, and Leslie Adrienne Miller

3. #47, Fall/Winter 2007: Gary Nabhan, Alicia Ostriker, Franz Wright, Carol Frost, and Bruce Weigl

Other past issues available on request.