November, 2016

FWJ Reading in Kalamazoo, Michigan

FWJ Reading in Kalamazoo, Michigan

START 2017 RIGHT – Join us for the FWJ Reading in Kalamazoo, Michigan on January 26, 2017 at 7pm Fifth Wednesday Journal and the Center for the Humanities at Western Michigan University are pleased to present four outstanding Kalamazoo writers reading from their work. This program is free and open to the public. Join us! […]

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COMING IN SPRING 2017

COMING IN SPRING 2017

COMING IN SPRING 2017 ANNIVERSARY ISSUE 20 HELP US CELEBRATE THIS SPECIAL ISSUE FEATURING DOZENS OF WRITERS YOU KNOW and some you may not recognize now but will love in the coming decades Jonis Agee, Jeffery Renard Allen, James Ballowe, John Bradley, Ana Castillo, Nina Corwin, Reginald Gibbons, Susan Hahn, Janice Harrington, Jenn Hollmeyer, Allison […]

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2017 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers

Fifth Wednesday Journal editors are happy to announce that Angela Ajayi has been nominated for a 2017 PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers for her story “Galina” published in our magazine in the Fall 2016 Issue 19.

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Pushcart Prize XLII

The Fifth Wednesday Journal editors are happy to announce the following writers have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize for work published in our magazine in 2016. If selected their work will appear in the Pushcart Prize XLII due out in November 2017.   Amy Gerstler “Dead Butterfly” Fall 2016 Issue 19 Heather Jacobs “Seven Portraits / Siete […]

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Poetry Around Us With James Ballowe – Christina Pugh

Poetry Around Us With James Ballowe – Christina Pugh

An interview series with featured poets of Fifth Wednesday Journal  Writing and Reading Poetry: An Interview with Christina Pugh Christina Pugh is the author of four books of poems: Perception (Four Way Books, forthcoming in 2017), Grains of the Voice (Northwestern University Press, 2013), Restoration (Northwestern University Press, 2008), and Rotary (Word Press, 2004), which […]

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Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman – David Hauptschein

Taking the Fifth with Daniel Libman – David Hauptschein

An interview series where writers lay it all out for Fifth Wednesday Journal David Hauptschein Talks Theater David Hauptschein is a Chicago-based playwright, screenwriter, impresario, and visual artist. Hauptschein has had four plays produced in London, In Memory of Edgar Lutzen (2010), An Alchemy of Flesh (2008), The Playactor (2007), and Trance (2002). His play […]

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Celebrating Issue 19 of Fifth Wednesday Journal

Celebrating Issue 19 of Fifth Wednesday Journal

Friday, November 18th, 2016 6pm The Book Cellar 4736 N. Lincoln Avenue Chicago, IL Fifth Wednesday Journal and The Book Cellar are pleased to present four great Illinois poets reading from their work. This program is free and open to the public. Beverages are on us! Join Us Fifth Wednesday Journal and The Book Cellar […]

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