Reed Magazine: Issue 154, Cliché edition
Born out of trying to find some semblance of light in the middle of the pandemic, Reed Magazine: Issue 154, Cliché edition stands as a testament to the creative endeavors of our team of editors and loyal contributors. Celebrating our genre contest winners, including the 20th annual Steinbeck Award for Fiction, the 15th annual Edwin Markham Prize for Poetry, and the 5th annual Emerging Voices Contest highlighting Santa Clara County’s up-and-coming young writers and artists, this edition also features select winners of the AWP Intro Journals Award. Gabriele Rico Challenge for Nonfiction winner, Wishbone by Joseph Sigurdson, would go on to win a Pushcart Prize. Profile pieces include chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, Ellen Bass; Believer Book Award-winning author, Rita Bullwinkel; art curator, Lance Fung; and a special in memoriam to rising Bay Area author, Anthony Veasna So. A wild and exciting collection of prose, poetry, and visual art, Issue 154 demands your attention and will be one that’ll be talked about for years to come.