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“Cowboy Chicken” © a watercolor is our Volume 5 Issue 2 cover art, the work of New Mexico-based artist Carol McCoy, Available OnlinePDF Library or ISSUU for Free. Please consider a small donation to help keep us operational. 

 

“I believe art is utterly important. It is one of the things that could save us.”

Mary Oliver

Dear Readers,

Welcome to Red Savina Review (RSR) Issue 5.2. Enjoy browsing our compilation of poetry, prose, art, book and movie reviews.

RSR’s Fall 2017 Issue includes:

Roy Bentley; Mary Cresswell; Khanh Ha; Theresa Hamman; Nancy Scott Hanway; Gordon Hilgers; Sandra Kolankiewicz; Evalyn Lee; Thomas Locicero; Pete Miller; Sergio A. Ortiz; Stan Sanvel Rubin; Cassandra Rockwood-Rice; Beth Sherman; Howard Winn

Cassandra Rockwood-Rice, of California won our William Carlos Williams Summer Poetry Contest for her insightful poem “THE SUN GASHES.” She received $60.00 and is published in RSR’s fall issue online (2017).

Roy Bentley’s poem “He Spent a Year Hallucinating Peace” received Honorable Mention in RSR’s William Carlos Williams Summer Poetry Contest and appears in our fall issue online (2017).

Check out Pushcart Prize Nominations selected from our Spring and Fall 2017 issues here. Congratulations and good luck to the nominees!

Our editors will be reading submissions during the fall/winter months for our upcoming Spring 2018 issue. Let your writing spirit blossom, then send only your best work.

We hope to hold yet another fiction contest in the near future. However, we’ve been operating on fumes.Your contributions through donating to RSR is highly appreciated. Click here to DONATE .We thank our contributors and donors for allowing us to keep literature alive in a post-literate society.

Thank you for your readership.

Warm regards,

Wendy Gist

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“Spring Hope” © a watercolor is our Volume 5 Issue 1 cover art, the work of New Mexico artist Betty Champlin (1915-2002).

Available OnlinePDF Library or ISSUU Library for Free. Please consider a small donation.

Dear Readers,

Welcome to Red Savina Review (RSR) Issue 5.1. Please browse our compilation of poetry and prose, art and new book reviews. “Spring Hope” a watercolor is our Volume 5 Issue 1 cover art, the work of New Mexico-based artist Betty Champlin (1915-2002).

RSR’s Fall Issue includes:

Annie Blake; Judith Cody; David Desjardins; Griff Foxley; Donna L. Marsh; TJ McPhearson; Teri Moore; Chris Muniz; Stan Sanvel Rubin; C.C. Russell; Claire Scott; Eva-Maria Sher; Michael Twist; Richard Weaver; Chila Woychik

Michael Twist of Sandy, Oregon won our first Flash Fiction Contest for his flash fiction story “Forest for the Trees.” He received $75.00 and is published in RSR’s spring issue (2017).

The winner of The Loren Eiseley Creative Nonfiction Prize is Chila Woychik for her lyric essay “Guesswork.” Woychik’s creative nonfiction piece appears in our spring issue (2017). She received $100.00.

RSR editors will be reading during the summer for our upcoming poetry contest  – look for guidelines in the near future.

We thank all of our contributors and donors for allowing us to keep literature alive in a post-literate society.Your contribution & support through donating to RSR is highly appreciated. Please consider donating. Click here to DONATE . We thank you in advance.

Thank you again for your readership. Enjoy the Spring ’17 issue!

Warm regards,

Wendy Gist

 

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4.2 Fall

“In” © an oil on canvas 24″ x 24″ is our Volume 4 Issue 2 cover art, the work of Canada-based artist Allen Forrest

Dear Readers,

Welcome to Red Savina Review Issue 4.2. Please browse our compilation of poetry and prose, art and book reviews. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find inside:

“In” an oil on canvas 24″ x 24″ is our Volume 4 Issue 2 cover art, the work of Canada-based artist Allen Forrest. He is the winner of the Leslie Jacoby Honor for Art at San Jose State University’s Reed Magazine and his Bel Red painting series is part of the Bellevue College Foundation’s permanent art collection.

RSR’s Fall Issue includes:

Marisa Adame, Roy Bentley, Alan Basting, Nick Conrad, Elizabeth Crowell, Juditha Dowd,  Crystal Lane Swift Ferguson, Charles Kell, Sandra Kolankiewicz, Ryan R. Latini, Kristin Laurel, Donna L, Marsh,Sean Padraic McCarthy, Forest Arthur Ormes, Lauren Walden Rabb, Pamela Rader, Luke Roe, David Anthony Sam, Gerard Sarnat, Christian Stock, Laura Sweeney, Robert Vivian, Sarah Brown Weitzman

We thank all of our contributors and donors for allowing us to keep literature alive in a post-literate society.

We hope all of you will participate in our first flash fiction contest. You might win!

Enjoy the fall issue.

Warm regards,

Wendy Gist

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Red Savina Review is proud to announce the recent publication of Co-founder/Poetry Editor Wendy Gist’s chapbook, Moods of the Dream Fog, from Finishing Line Press.  The chapbook is now available on amazon.com.

“Wendy Gist’s new chapbook is a celebration of the body and the spirit it comprises; physical, brutal, earthy, elegant. Her poetry speaks to the transformative power of love and language, and love in language that propels Moods of the Dream Fog forward.”

–Chris Campanioni, Poet, recipient of the Academy of American Poets Prize, Professor of English literature and creative writing at Baruch College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Pace University.

 

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Congratulations to Red Savina Review Poetry Contributor Ana Maria Caballero. Her chapbook “mid-life” is now available for pre-sale at Finishing Line Press. Reserve your copy today here.

Ana Maria Caballero’s new collection is a celebration of diminishing innocence and growing wisdom that is indicative of mid-life. Touching upon tenderness, motherhood, anguish and partnership, these poems are as rhythmic as the moods of a newborn child. Caballero shares the ebb and flow of a meaningful writing life. She is a poet that bestows upon the reader “the notion of marriage, of children, of daily love.” Indeed, a fine read.

–Wendy Gist author of Moods of the Dream Fog

 

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