We are pleased to announce the launch of Terrain.org’s 34th issue: Elemental. Issue 34 — Fall 2013 — includes a wonderful mix of literature, including the winners and finalists of our 4th Annual Contests in Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction. With a guest editorial by Priscilla Long, an interview with earth scientist Fred Swanson, poetry by a dozen leading poets (including our first video poems), searing nonfiction and fiction, outstanding photography, and well-traveled columns, you’ll want to dive right in.
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments is pleased to announce the winners and finalists of our 4th Annual Contests in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction. The winning and finalist entries will appear in our forthcoming issue, No. 34, with the theme of “Elemental”. The issue will launch on October 31st.
The winners and finalists are:
Poetry, judged by John Daniel
- Rob Carney, winner
- Janie Miller, finalist
- Mark McCaig, finalist
- Cal Freeman, finalist
Fiction, judged by Teague Bohlen
- Eloise Schultz, winner
- JoeAnn Hart, finalist
Nonfiction, judged by Kathryn Miles
- Nancy Geyer, winner
- Emily Wurtman-Wunder, finalist
- Jennifer Hirt, finalist
- Melissa Matthewson, finalist
Terrain.org’s Summer 2013 issue features a guest editorial — Confessions of a Failed Energy Martyr — by Raymond Welch; To Know a Place on light pollution by Paul Bogard; an interview with Joni Tevis; Fayetteville, Arkansas’ Willow Bend as the Unsprawl case study; nonfiction by Rick Bass, Kurt Caswell, Beth Baker, and Claudia and George Kousoulas; poetry by Wendell Berry, Andrea Cohen, Nathaniel Perry, Melissa Kwasny, Kristi Moos, Jack Johnson, Sally Bliumis-Dunn, Christopher Locke, Clara Changxin Fang, and Jody Gladding (image poems); fiction by Anya Groner and Shannon Sweetnam; ARTerrain gallery of time, erosion, and texture photographs by Luke Parsons; and more.
Spring 2013 Issue
Issue 32 features a guest editorial by Mark Sofield; interview with New Urbanism founder Andrés Duany; Massachusetts’ BioMap2 Conservation Road Map as the Unsprawl case study; a 15-sequence Utah poem by Christopher Cokinos with accompanying photographs by Stephen Trimble; Kate Protage’s dynamic “Urban Slice” painting series as the ARTerrain gallery; poetry by David Wagoner, Maureen Kingston, Susana H. Case, Al Maginnes, Jenny Morse, Julie Lein, and Lauren Eggert-Crowe; an online chapbook from Dezhou, China with images and audio by Jeevan Narney; Nathaniel Brodie on earth, craft, and rock on the Grand Canyon Trail Crew; Tamie Marie Fields on fishing in Uyak Bay, Alaska; Mark Spitzer on pursuing the seven-foot gar; Julene Bair on farming above the Ogalalla Aquifer; fiction by David Rose, Steve Edwards, and Katie Rogin; reviews; and more!
The editors of Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments are delighted to announce the launch of our new Issue 31, with the theme of “Ruin and Renewal (Part II).”
The Winter 2013 issue extends the “Ruin and Renewal” theme from our Fall 2012 issue, and includes the winning and finalist entries from our 3rd annual contests in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry; a special “To Know a Place” section from six writers on Mount St. Helens; guest editorial by Alison Hawthorne Deming; new “Eyes on the Street” column from urban designer and landscape architect Ken Pirie; Downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, as the Unsprawl case study; ARTerrain gallery by Lucinda Bliss; and more. And if you’re reading this blog, you know the new dynamic, image-rich Terrain.org design is live, as well.
The editors of Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments are pleased to announce the launch of Terrain.org Issue No. 30, “Ruin and Renewal,” which features a compelling mix of literary, technical, and artistic contributions.
The editors of Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments are delighted to announce the winners of our 3rd Annual Contests in Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction:
- Poetry ~ Genevieve Leet, for two poems (judged by Suzanne Frischkorn)
- Fiction ~ Courtney Amber Kilian, for the story “Color Has History” (judged by Skip Horack)
- Nonfiction ~ Sonya Huber, for the essay “Love and Industry: A Midwestern Notebook” (judged by Christopher Cokinos)
The winners and finalists will appear in Issue 31, “Ruin + Renewal”, which publishes January 15, 2013.
For the past 15 years, Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments has published the web’s richest mix of literary and technical place-based contributions in two themed issues per year. We began in 1997 with columns, poetry, essays, fiction, articles, the Unsprawl case study, and the ARTerrain gallery. Since then we’ve added sections for reviews, an interview, and To Know a Place. In that time we’ve also had just three website designs, including the current design for the last (dare we say it) nine years.
In December, however, we’ll launch a complete website redesign, and more…
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