James Hearst Poetry Prize Now Taking Submissions

James Hearst Poetry Prize adClick on the "James Hearst Poetry Prize" or the "Submit" tab above to participate in the 2013 prize by submitting up to 5 original poems.  First place receives $1,000.  Ansel Elkins won first place last year with her poem, "Mississippi Pastoral," found in the Spring 2012 issue (available through our online store). Our judge this year is H.L.

Winter 2012 Literary Roundtable Podcast

The second episode of our podcast has arrived! Listen to the editors talk about technology and writing, Steven Schwartz's remarkable new story "Mort à Las Vegas," and we've been reading.

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NAR Literary Roundtable Podcast

The podcast is here! Listen to the editors talk about the uses and abuses of the thesaurus, J. P. Vallieres' new essay "Village of Adams," and what we've been reading. Go to Facebook or follow us on Twitter and let us know what you think.    

Fall 2011 Issue released!

Be sure to look for your Fall 2011 copy of the North American Review. This issue features Anita Endrezze, Marc Dickinson, and J.P. Vallieres. Have a happy, literary Thanksgiving!

Second Annual NAR Writing Festival

The NAR will hold its second annual writing festival on November 14, 2011 at the Cedar Falls Public Library. For more information, please visit the NAR Writing Festival web page linked above.

Two weeks left to enter the James Hearst Poetry Prize

There are only two weeks left to enter this year's James Hearst Poetry Prize. All entries must be submitted by Midnight Oct. 31.  For more information, please go to the link above.

Follow us on Twitter!

North American Review has now set up a Twitter where we will keep our followers updated about events, prizes, publications. Watch for quotes from older issues and discuss the state of publication and literature with us. Follow us and we'll follow you!  Find us under NorthAmerReview.  Follow us!

Summer 2011 issue just released

The Summer 2011 issue was released today.  The summer issue is our annual fiction issue and contains stories by Nora Bonner, Kathy Flann, Dianne Benedict and a host of others.  You can order this issue or subscribe through our online store.

James Hearst Poetry Prize Started

The North American Review is happy to announce the opening of this year's annual James Hearst Poetry Prize. This year we are moving the prize to an online system that should simplify the contest. To learn more about the James Hearst Poetry Prize, the rules, or how to submit your entry, follow this link.

Spring issue now available

The 2011 Spring issue has been shipped.  This is our annual poetry issue and contains the winners of last year's James Hearst Poetry Prize and many other authors. The issue is available for purchase in our online store.  To buy this issue or subscribe click here.