Category Archives: From the Editors

  1. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    March 19, 2020 by The Citron Review

    Parents. We all have them, in one version or another. The flesh and bone fathers who fed us breakfasts; the …
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  2. Notes on the Micros

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    March 19, 2020 by The Citron Review

    Everything’s too big. If the number is written down, the writer stops writing, starts crying. Again. The deaths multiply in …
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  3. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    March 19, 2020 by The Citron Review

    After spending five and half years in the San Francisco Bay Area, my family and I are moving back home …
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  4. Notes on the Fiction Selections

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    December 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    A few weeks ago, my youngest said the greatest words he has ever uttered: “Mama, I want to read all …
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  5. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    December 21, 2019 by The Citron Review

    No doubt you’ve heard of Newgrange in Ireland: for about 17 minutes, and only on the sunrise of the shortest …
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  6. Letter from Founding Editor

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    Shortly after completing my Masters coursework at Antioch University of Los Angeles in 2009, I found myself wondering, as many …
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  7. Notes on the Micro Fiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    With wet palms, overwhelming nausea, we drive blind to kingdom come. Stragglers are left beneath the beating sun. At an …
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  8. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    When I started an MFA at Antioch University in 2010, coming from the Midwest to Antioch was like going from …
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  9. Notes on the Creative Nonfiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    As a creative nonfiction editor I have a very definite idea of what I’m looking for when I’m reading through …
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  10. Notes on the Flash Fiction Selections

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    September 23, 2019 by The Citron Review

    I do not remember a time in my life when I was not reading or writing. My mother claims that …
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🍋Our Tenth Anniversary

 

    Cheers to ten years of celebrating the short form.

 

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Leah Mueller's "escapee" is a resilient wisp of a poem. https://citronreview.com/2020/03/19/escapee/ Books include: Misguided Behavior, Tales of Poor Life Choices (Czykmate), Death and Heartbreak (WeaselPress), & Cocktails at Denny’s (AlienBuddhaPress.)
Contributor @jerzypoet has launched a new poetry journal, The Night Heron Barks. @heronbarks https://nightheronbarks.com/ We reviewed his poetry chapbook Demolition in the Tropics in our very first Zest - https://citronreview.com/2019/06/21/chapbook-review-by-eric-steineger/ #amreading #litmags
A chiller from contributor Cathy Ulrich's Murdered Ladies series - in the excellent new issue of @adroitjournal. https://theadroitjournal.org/issue-thirty-two/cathy-ulrich-prose/ We reviewed her Ghosts of You ( @okaydonkeymag) https://citronreview.com/2020/02/09/debut-fiction-review-by-jr-walsh/ #amreading #litmags
In "Polaroid" by @starlightgrrl, Charlotte Hamrick we see the big picture in a micro moment. Look closer in our Spring Issue! https://citronreview.com/2020/03/19/polaroid/ Charlotte Hamrick’s poetry, prose, and photography has been published in Foliate Oak, Moria Online, Connotation Press, Gone Lawn, The Rumpus and elsewhere. She is Creative Nonfiction Editor for Barren Magazine and lives in New Orleans with her husband and a menagerie of rescued pets. #amreading #microcreativenonfiction
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A parental pair of Creative Nonfiction pieces that's music to our ears: "Opera Mom" and "Opera Dad" brings transcendent melody to our Spring Issue. https://citronreview.com/2020/03/19/opera-dad/ https://citronreview.com/2020/03/19/opera-mom/ Claire T. Lawrence is a Professor of Creative Writing at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She has a PhD in Fiction from the University of Houston - Creative Writing Program and an MFA in Fiction from the The University of Utah. She has published fiction, poetry, and memoir in numerous magazines including Crab Orchard Review, TriQuarterly Online, Event Magazine, Terra Nova, and Western Humanities Review. #amreading #creativenonfiction

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