Witness XXIX.1 (Spring 2016) Now Live

Witness XXIX.1 (Spring 2016) Now Live

The Witness Spring 2016 issue (XXIX.1) is now live.
Witness XXVIII.3 (Winter 2015) Now Live

Witness XXVIII.3 (Winter 2015) Now Live

The Witness Winter 2015 issue (XXVIII.3) is now live.
Witness XXVIII.2 (Summer 2015) Now Live

Witness XXVIII.2 (Summer 2015) Now Live

The Witness Summer 2015 issue (XXVIII.2) is now live.
Five Stars: The Review Review has a rave one for Witness

Five Stars: The Review Review has a rave one for Witness

"When I was young and growing up in a small town in Kentucky, popular magazines like National Geographic helped me feel connected to the wider world. Witness is the kind of magazine that appeals to the grown-up version of that child–the person who wants to see and encounter the world...
Photo Essay Submissions

Photo Essay Submissions

Witness is now accepting submissions of photo essays for our Summer and Winter online issues.
Witness Featured in "Top 50 Literary Magazines" List

Witness Featured in “Top 50 Literary Magazines” List

Witness appears in Every Writer's Resource's list of top fifty literary magazines.
Witness fiction included in Best American Short Stories Notables List

Witness fiction included in Best American Short Stories Notables List

The 2012 Best American Short Stories notables list includes three pieces of fiction first published in Witness.
Witness Reviewed by Newpages.com

Witness Reviewed by Newpages.com

Witness's Spring 2012 print issue "Disaster" was recently reviewed by Newpages.com.
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Witness XXVII.1 (Spring 2014) "Ghosts" Now Available

Witness XXVII.1 (Spring 2014) “Ghosts” Now Available

Witness' spring 2014 print issue "Ghosts" (XXVII.1) is now available.
New collection from contributor Jason Ockert

New collection from contributor Jason Ockert

Neighbors of Nothing by Jason Ockert will be available from Dzanc Books on November 16.
Five Stars: The Review Review has a rave one for Witness

Five Stars: The Review Review has a rave one for Witness

"When I was young and growing up in a small town in Kentucky, popular magazines like National Geographic helped me feel connected to the wider world. Witness is the kind of magazine that appeals to the grown-up version of that child–the person who wants to see and encounter the world in the beauty and complexity...
Witness XXVI.3 (Winter 2013) Now Live

Witness XXVI.3 (Winter 2013) Now Live

Witness' winter 2013 issue (XXVI.3) is now live. Contents include poetry and fiction by Nate Haken, Emily Elbom, Risa Mickenberg, Gillian Hamel, Ely Shipley, Maxine Chernoff, Claudia Keelan, and Adam Strauss.
Rooney Poem Included in Best American Poetry 2013

Rooney Poem Included in Best American Poetry 2013

Anne Marie Rooney published the poems "Entry: open sky" and "Entry: open word" in Witness XXV.2.
2014-15 Bennett Fellows Application Live

2014-15 Bennett Fellows Application Live

The application period for the 2014-15 Bennett Fellows residency cycle, which offers up to three $50,000 stipends to outstanding writers, is now open.
Witness XXVI.2 ("Redemption") Reviewed on New Pages

Witness XXVI.2 (“Redemption”) Reviewed on New Pages

The most recent print issue of Witness, "Redemption" (XXVI.2), has been reviewed on New Pages.
New Sze-Lorrain Poetry Collection

New Sze-Lorrain Poetry Collection

My Funeral Gondola, by Fiona Sze-Lorrain, is now available from El Leon Literary Arts.
Alissa Nutting Novel Tampa Now Available

Alissa Nutting Novel Tampa Now Available

The new novel from BMI PhD fellow, and former Witness Fiction Editor, is generating national buzz.
Armstrong Story Collection Wins Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest

Armstrong Story Collection Wins Leapfrog Press Fiction Contest

Going Anywhere selected from more than 500 manuscripts from 16 countries.
Mennies Collection Wins McDonald Poetry Prize

Mennies Collection Wins McDonald Poetry Prize

"The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards," by Rachel Mennies, has won the annual Walt McDonald First-Book Prize in Poetry.
Witness XXVI.2 (Summer 2013) Now Live

Witness XXVI.2 (Summer 2013) Now Live

Witness issue XXVI.2 (Summer 2013) is now live.