June, 2017

Call for Submissions to Our First Special Issue Fall 2017 Issue 21 of Fifth Wednesday Journal

Call for Submissions to Our First Special Issue Fall 2017 Issue 21 of Fifth Wednesday Journal

Fifth Wednesday Journal announces a call for submissions to an Immigrant/Diaspora issue in the fall of 2017. We intend to showcase writing by authors who are immigrants or children of immigrants from Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries.* We are looking for literature from a sort of Diaspora of excellent writers from MENA countries. […]

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Peter Ferry’s “Ike, Sharon, and Me” selected for 2017 Best American Mystery Stories

Peter Ferry’s “Ike, Sharon, and Me” selected for 2017 Best American Mystery Stories

Peter Ferry’s story “Ike, Sharon, and Me” has been selected by editor Otto Penzler for inclusion in the 2017 Best American Mystery Stories. This story first appeared in the Fall 2016 Issue 19 of Fifth Wednesday Journal. Peter’s stories have appeared in McSweeney’s, Fiction, OR, Chicago Quarterly Review and StoryQuarterly; he is the winner of an Illinois Arts Council Award for Short Fiction. He […]

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