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The 2nd Annual Per Contra Prize



Per Contra Spring 2008, featuring the work of Daniel Hoffman, new and unpublished work by John Updike, Maxine Kumin, William Jay Smith, Rhina P. Espaillat and Stephen Dixon.  Coming March 1st.



Fiction - Click Here


Featuring stories by Liesl Jobson, Nance Knauer, Wayne Lewis, Kuzhali Manickavel, Daniel Post, Chika Unigwe and Lesley C. Weston.


Poetry - Click Here


Featuring poetry by Astrid Cabral, Kelly Cherry, Thomas Chimes, Odi Gonzales, Donald Kuspit, Eduardo Moran, Antonio Preciado Bedoya, Augusto Rodriguez, Gary Sledge and Translations by Lynn Levin, Alexis Levitin, Fernando Iturburu and David R. Slavitt.


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Thomas Chimes, The Per Contra Interview with Miriam N. Kotzin, Part 2 and Part 2 of 2 Diaspora and Identity: The Modern Jewish Painter by Larry Silver.




The Editorial Staff of Per Contra congratulates Liesl Jobson (Biographical Sketch) for her story The Edge of the Pot that was published in Per Contra Fall 2006 (Read it by Clicking Here), which received a special mention in the most recent edition of the Pushcart Prize Anthology.

Per Contra: The International Journal of the Arts, Literature and Ideas.