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Word Riot

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Word Riot
WordRiot.jpg
wordriot.org (screenshot October 11, 2010)
Editor Kevin O'Cuinn (prose) and Martha Clarkson (poetry)
Former editors David Barringer, Jordan Rosenfeld, Will Roby, Brian Ames, Timmy Waldron, G.A. Ingersoll, and Charles P. Ries
Staff writers David Hoenigman (Interviews)
Categories Online Magazine
Frequency monthly
Publisher Jackie Corley
Founder Jackie Corley and Paula Anderson
Year founded 2002
First issue December 2002
Country United States of America
Language English
Website wordriot.org

Word Riot is an American online magazine that publishes poetry, flash fiction, short stories, novel excerpts, creative nonfiction, reviews, and interviews. Word Riot is published monthly.

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[edit] History and Background

The magazine was launched in March 2002 by author and publisher Jackie Corley with the help of the late Paula Anderson. In 2003, a publishing unit called Word Riot Press was developed as a spinoff of the online magazine. Word Riot Press publishes anthologies, short story collections, poetry, and novels. Authors published by the press include David Barringer, Timmy Waldron, Nick Antosca, Scott Bateman and others.

[edit] Contributors

Since 2002 the magazine has published interviews, fiction, and poetry by such writers as Tao Lin, Tony O'Neill, Tom Bradley, Steve Almond, Andrew Coburn, James Chapman, Nick Antosca, and Doug Draime.

[edit] Editors

The current editors are Kevin O'Cuinn (prose) and Martha Clarkson (poetry). Former editors of Word Riot include novelist David Barringer, Jordan Rosenfeld, Will Roby, Brian Ames, Timmy Waldron, G.A. Ingersoll and four-time Pushcart Prize nominee Charles P. Ries.[1]

[edit] External links

[edit] Notes and references

  1. http://www.wordriot.org/staff
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