Congratulations Illinois Arts Council Literary Award Nominees Nina Corwin, Dan Godston, Tim Hillegonds, Tim Hunt, Kathleen Kirk, Matthew Minicucci, Pablo Otavalo, Laura Ramos, Michael Robins, Joshua Young

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The Editorial Board of RHINO is extremely pleased to announce the nomination of the following Illinois poets and their poems from RHINO 2014 for the 2015 Illinois Arts Council Literary Awards.
Literary Awards recognize Illinois writers and promote greater awareness of non-commercial publishing in the state. The award encourages Illinois not-for-profit literary magazines to publish and disseminate new work by living Illinois writers and poets.” 
We’re so grateful to the Illinois Arts Council for this program.  To read about past winners from RHINO, click here.
Congratulations, Poets!
Dan Godston • Violet Gas
Tim Hillegonds • Biology
Pablo Otavalo • Great-Grand
Michael Robins • State of the Union
Joshua Young • August ’82

 

RHINO 2014 Issue 1.3 is online!

rhino2014The editors of RHINO are thrilled to announce that our third installment of RHINO 2014 is online!

We continue to remain committed to publishing a print journal yearly:  the publication of the poems online in three installments (beginning 6 months after print publication) is intended to supplement and broaden the outreach of the print journal.

Our first installment of the poems from the 2014 issue went up in July 2014, and the second installment in October 2014. This is the final installment; you can now find the poems from the authors below, and all the rest, here.

 

R. A. Allen • Samuel Arizpe • Michael Bazzett • GF Boyer • Ronda Broatch • Jody Burke-Kaiser • Joanne M. Clarkson •  Nina Corwin • Stephanie Dickinson • Laura Donnelly • Marc J. Frazier • Dan Godston • Jane Huffman • Elaine Johanson • Rachel Kubie • David Lazar • Federico García Lorca • Eitan Rubinfeld • Curtis Luckey • Nadra Mabrouk • Y. Madrone • Diane K. Martin • Teresa Milbrodt • Dave Nielsen • Nancy Pagh • Ricardo Pau-Llosa • Roger Pfingston • Alexis Pope • Megan Pugh • Doug Ramspeck • Rainer Maria Rilke • Susanne Petermann • Henry Rodgers • Michael Robins • Alida Rol • Tomaž Šalamun  Cintia Santana • Peter Schireson • Sarah J. Sloat • Jon Snider • Sarah Terry • Sara Tracey • Sara Wainscott • Mike White • Benjamin Winkler • William Winfield Wright 

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RHINO 2014 Issue 1.1 now online!

rhino2014wThe editors of RHINO are thrilled to announce that we will publish the poems of RHINO 2014  entirely online over the next few months.

We continue to remain committed to publishing a print journal yearly:  the publication of the poems online in three installments (beginning 6 months after print publication) is intended to supplement and broaden the outreach of the print journal.

Our plan is to release the online issue by thirds, in July/August,  November/December, and February/March.

You can now find the poems from the authors below, here.

 

Samuel Ace •  Jose Angel Araguz  • Rebecca Kinzie Bastian • Daniel Bourne • Josh A. Brewer • Jeff Burt • William Coughlin •  Joey De Jesus • Lane Falcon • Hannah Fries • Tim Hillegonds • Tim Hunt • Sandra Kolankiewicz • Matthew Landrum •  Elizabeth Langemak • Julia B. Levine • Diana Lueptow •  Michael Marberry • David Tomas Martinez • John C. Morrison • Jóanes Nielsen • Marge Piercy • Laura Praytor •  Octavio Quintanilla • Nita K. Ritzke • Michael Robins • José Antonio Rodríguez • Philip Schaefer •  Adam Scheffler •  Sarah J. Sloat •  Billy Templeton III •  Madeline Vardell • Jesse Wallis • Benjamin Winkler • Joshua  Young

RHINO Reads! Open mic and featured readers Tarfia Faizullah and Michael Robins 1-31-14

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Open Mike        6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Featured Poets        6:45 pm – 7:30 pm

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500 Main St.

Evanston

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Tarfia Faizullah is the author of Seam (Southern Illinois University Press, 2014), winner of the 2012 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her poems appear in Ploughshares, The Missouri Review, The Southern Review, Massachusetts Review, Ninth Letter, New England Review, Washington Square, Best New Poets 2013, and elsewhere. A Kundiman fellow, she received her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and is the recipient of an AWP Intro Journals Project Award, a Ploughshares Cohen Award, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Copper Nickel Poetry Prize, a Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize, scholarships from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and Sewanee Writers’ Conference, fellowships from the Kenyon Review Writers’ Workshop and Vermont Studio Center, and other honors.

Michael Robins is the author of In Memory of Brilliance & Value (Saturnalia Books, 2015), Ladies & Gentlemen (Saturnalia, 2011), The Next Settlement, which received the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry (UNT Press, 2007), and the chapbooks Little Felons (Strange Machine Books, 2013) and Circus (Flying Guillotine Press, 2009). His recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in Denver QuarterlyEvening Will ComeForklift, OhioGhost ProposalThe Iowa ReviewManor House QuarterlyMatter, POOLRHINOSimilar:Peaks::, Timber, and elsewhere. His short essays and book reviews have appeared in journals such as MAKEPoets for Living WatersRedactions, and in the anthology The Field Guide to Prose Poetry (Rose Metal Press, 2010).

Born in Portland, Oregon, Robins holds degrees from the University of Oregon and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. In 2007, he received a Finalist Award from the Illinois Arts Council, and in 2011, a Presidential Grant from Columbia College Chicago. He teaches literature and creative writing at Columbia College Chicago, and currently lives in the Irving Park neighborhood.

 

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