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"The Conium Review," a publisher of innovative fiction.
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Ingrid Jendrzejewski is a semifinalist for the Vestal Review Award!

Ingrid Jendrzejewski’s “The Box of Skinny Women” has been named a semifinalist for the Vestal Review Award (aka the “VERA”). The next step is a reader’s poll. You can find Ingrid’s story and the other semifinalists on the Vestal Review website. Be sure to…

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New story posted: "Braidhawk," by Sheree Shatsky

Some time during the night a tendril of hair shot free from Zoyzi’s tightly plaited hair to snatch the collar off the cat. Her therapist thought perhaps a pet might calm her agitated mane, but if anything, the small black kitten served as an amusement, a…

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Vol. 5 pre-orders now available

Pre-orders for The Conium Review: Vol. 5 are now available! The issue ships on December 15th, 2016. It features new fiction from Jessica Roeder, Samantha Duncan, Liz Kellebrew, Kate Gies, Shane Jones, Kathryn Hill, Emily Koon, Jasmine Sawers, Ingrid…

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"The Conium Review: Vol. 5" cover

The Conium Review: Vol. 5 is slated for release on December 15th. Here’s a mock-up of the new issue’s cover. Like the last couple issues, the front is rather minimal while a larger image wraps around the back. Any guesses what those scraggly lines are?…

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Contributor Update: Kayla Pongrac's "Kettle Whistles the Blues" forthcoming from Robocup Press

Kayla Pongrac (contributor to The Conium Review: Vol. 4 and The Conium Review Online Compendium) has a new chapbook forthcoming from Robocup Press. You can pre-order her chapbook, Kettle Whistles the Blues, for $3 off the purchase price (use code…

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Editor Update: James R. Gapinski published at "The Collapsar"

The Conium Review‘s managing editor, James R. Gapinski, has a new story published at The Collapsar. Read “Hospital Story” here.

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James R. Gapinski talks about his favorite writes at "The Review Review"

The Conium Review‘s managing editor, James R. Gapinski, was recently interviewed by The Review Review along with eleven other editors. They discuss their favorite writers, both established and emerging. Read the full article here.

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"The Conium Review" to be featured in "Sapling" #360

The Conium Review‘s managing editor, James R. Gapinski, was recently interviewed for Sapling. The interview will run in issue number 360, due out October 17th. Sapling is a weekly newsletter run by Black Lawrence Press. It seeks to showcase the best of…

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Introducing "The Conium Review: Vol. 5" authors

The Conium Review: Vol. 5 comes out later this year. We’ve finalized the table of contents, and we’re pleased to introduce the authors and stories slated for this issue: “Birth,” by Jessica Roeder “Copy Machine,” by Samantha Duncan “The Solitude of…

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Melissa Reddish writes about her novella for Monkeybicycle's "If My Book"

Melissa Reddish recently wrote a piece for Monkeybicycle‘s “If My Book” series–where authors compare their new books to strange things. Melissa says “If Girl and Flame were a love letter, it would be addressed to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gilmore Girls,…
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