Thursday, January 8, 2015

TLR Flash Fiction Contest Results

We are happy to announce the winner and honorable mentions in our Flash Fiction Contest for issue 5 of The Lindenwood Review:


Genna Nethercott
The Someone on the Roof

Honorable Mentions:

Nate Pillman
The Son of a Coal Miner

Sarah Hausman

Ashley Cowger
The Final Score

Lynn Watson
We Passed Upon the Stair

Maria Brandt
A Promise

Eileen Malone
Still Auditioning

Ernesto Pavan

Bryce Emley
What She Showed Me

The winning story and all honorable mention stories will be published in Issue 5, which will be available this spring. Submissions for Issue 6 (fiction, essay, and poetry) will be accepted from June 1 through November 1; Prose Poetry Contest submissions (no entry fee; details to be posted this spring) will be accepted from May 1 through July 15. Contact us with any questions at 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

NewPages Review of TLR4

Thank you to NewPages for their lovely review of issue 4 of The Lindenwood Review. Click here to read the article.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

LU Commencement December 2014

Congratulations to our new Masters of the Fine Art of Writing! Lee Douglas, Cristine Emerson, Jordan Hosmer, Trevor Roe, Bill Sharpe, Terry St. Clair, Jazmine Lampley, and Lynn Wynen-Chamberlain walked across the stage today, and Thai Kaewkaen did an outstanding job as the graduate student speaker. 










Brooke Christina Bartlett
Glenn Arden Bruce
Juan Sebastian Cornet
Jennifer Elizabeth Cunningham
Donald Lee Douglas III
Cristine Joan Emerson
Adrian Aaron Fort
Jordan Joseph Douglas Hosmer
Jeannette M. Landon
Jennifer Lee Marcus
Kristina C. Mottla
Wayne Howard Palmer
Cynthia A. Roby
Trevor Shawn Roe
Jason Christopher Rubin
Peter L. Schmidt
Chryssa Diane Sharp
Terry L. St. Clair
Jazmine Marie Williams Lampley
Lynn Wynen-Chamberlain

Commencement Address by Bill McClellan,
Senior Columnist, Post-Dispatch

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Pushcart Nominees for TLR4

We are happy to announce our Pushcart Prize nominations for issue 4 of The Lindenwood Review:

Christine Stewart-Nuñez: Disordered

S. Frederic Liss: Another Flight of Stairs

Cécile Barlier: Forgetting

Mohineet Kaur Boparai: Blindness

Kate Peper: The Serial Killer's Parents, Afterward

Suellen Wedmore: The Keeper of Black Rock Light

Monday, October 13, 2014

Winter 2015 MFA Class Schedule

Students may send Beth class choices now to reserve spots, and then she will register students on November 17 in the order of emails received. If a class fills, Beth will create a wait list. Classes that fill early may be offered again in the spring. Winter quarter begins January 6 for on-campus clusters and January 12 for online classes. Winter quarter ends March 28. Contact Beth with any questions. Prospective student information is available here.

CLASS INFO LINKS (instructor course descriptions, textbooks, first assignments) are available HERE.


Workshop/Craft online classes:
IMF545 Creative Nonfiction Workshop--Catherine Rankovic
IMF524 Focused Scriptwriting Workshop--Zachary Vickers -- FULL
IMF531 Adv Focused Poetry Workshop--Scott Berzon
IMF574 Literary Novel Workshop: Polishing the In-Progress Novel--Anthony Connolly
IMF516 Fiction Genres: Flash Fiction--Eve Jones -- FULL
IMF516 Fiction Genres: Flash Fiction--Mary Anderson -- 2 spots left
IMF544 Genre Fiction Workshop: Science Fiction & Fantasy--Kelli Allen -- FULL

Literature/Craft online classes:
IMF517 Poetry Genres: Women Poets--Eve Jones
IMF573 The Literary Novel: Contemporary Fiction--Tony D'Souza
IMF556 The Prose Collection: Essay: David Sedaris--Beth Mead -- FULL 

IMF519/538/559 Adv Fiction Cluster--Tuesdays--David Hollingsworth

Welcome to our new LU MFA Faculty Member: Zachary Vickers

Zachary Tyler Vickers is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where he was the Provost’s Fellow. He is the recipient of the Richard Yates Prize and the Clark Fisher Ansley Prize for excellence in fiction. His work has appeared in The American Reader, KGB Bar Lit Journal, Hobart, and elsewhere. His short story, "Karst," has been optioned for feature film, and he is cowriting the script. In the LU MFA Program, Zachary will teach classes in scriptwriting craft/workshop, short story literature and workshop, and literature study in the graphic novel.