Fourth Genre :: NewPages Guide to Literary Magazines
Explorations in Nonfiction
About Fourth Genre: Devoted to publishing notable, innovative work in creative nonfiction, including personal essays and memoirs, graphic essays, experimental forms, and book reviews.
434 Farm Ln, Rm. 235
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1033
Editor: Laura Julier
Phone: (517) 355-2400
Business Email: email@example.com
Editorial Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Formats: print, online Genres: nonfiction, cross-genre, reviews
Simultaneous submissions: yes (see website) Postal submissions: yes Email submissions: no Online submissions: no Reading period: 8/15–11/30 Response time: 16 weeks Payment: yes (see website) Contests: yes (see website) ISSN: 1522-3868 Founded: 1999 Issues per year: 2 Average pages: 224 Copy Price: $34 Subscription (Ind): $42 Subscription (Inst): $126
Publisher’s Description: Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction is a literary journal devoted to publishing notable, innovative work in creative nonfiction. The journal explores the genre's flexibility and expansiveness with works ranging from personal essays and memoirs to literary journalism, personal criticism, and graphic or hybrid pieces. FG publishes essays that are lyrical, self-interrogating, meditative, and reflective, as well as, expository, analytical, exploratory, or whimsical. In addition to essays, each issue features a substantive review section. The spring issue features winners of the annual literary prize.
Recent issues have included work by Brenda Miller, Rebecca McClanahan, Pablo Pinero, Don Stap, Kate Carroll de Gutes, Matthew Gavin Frank, Kathryn Winograd, Steven Church, Joe Bonomo, and Ryan Van Meter.
Fourth Genre is available at www.msupress.org, in both print and electronic form.
last updated 04/29/2014