April 7, 2015, Master Artist Award:
Eight Nebraska writers were honored this year as recipients of the Nebraska Art Council’s 2015 Individual Artist Fellowship (IAF) award in Literature. The IAF program recognizes exemplary work by Nebraska artists on a three-year rotation between artistic disciplines: Literature, Performing Arts/Filmmaking and Visual Arts. Poet and professor, Paul Dickey, won the highest honor.
September 3, 2014, A Word’s Worth Review: “Pinyon Review ... has gained distinction as a little magazine that nurtures an eclectic group of writers and artists from various parts of the U.S. ...” Read the Full Review
August 25, 2014, Now Available: Pinyon Review Fall Issue WITH Poems by Barbara Schmitz, Gabriella M. Belfiglio, Britny Doane, Michael Miller, Muesser Yeniay, Jean Zipp, Gary Lee Entsminger, Deborah Bacharach, & W.P. Osborn; Fiction by Lisa Sandlin; Book Review by Diane M. Moore; and Art by Jay Friedenberg, David H. L. Burton, & Stan Honda
February 27, 2015, A Word’s Worth Review: “A lyrical recreation of the cosmos in celestial and earthly form ... lift human thought and spirit, invoked by an author who understands the mythology of ancient times and the constellations of the heavens.” Read the Full Review
February 16, 2015, Now Available:
Through the eyes of the muse, Urania, and the creatures of the air embodied within the constellations—dove, owl, dragon, thunderbird—each poem relates stories and invokes the wisdom of our mythological pasts.
January 25, 2015, New Reading Guide for:
A Listening Life by Tracy Balzer
Written by Seth Burgett, Deric England, Jake Hook, Cori Hunt, and Makayla Schultz of John Brown University. Read the Guide.
March 27, 2015, A Word’s Worth Review: “Through his investigations into memory and speculations about a "good life"—sometimes cryptic, other times, philosophical—readers experience new and translucent approaches to the real world. Read the Full Review
Fine balance of “things both practical and sublime”—exploring the personal as well as the grander themes of life, with music presiding.
April 8, 2015, A Word’s Worth Review: “Perhaps Entsminger’s tantamount vision—the possibility of humans being elevated to joy in life while living in a complex, mechanized society. Readers are treated to his appreciation of women, his liberation from time and space limitations, his devotion to truth, and his love of a natural world that presents glad surprises for his poetizing.” Read the Full Review
April 2, 2015, Now Available:
Imagination, memory, and dream entwine to create voices that leap metaphysical boundaries. Entsminger asks us to suppose “a time space lattice / imposed by a mind / composing images.”
June 5, 2015, Ohioana Book Award Finalist:
The Ohioana Library has announced that Floating Heart is among the 5 finalists for the best book of poetry in the state. Established in 1942, the annual award honors Ohio authors. Winners will be announced in July, and the awards presented at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus on October 9, 2015.
May 14, 2015, A Word’s Worth Review: “This issue of Pinyon Review is a keeper and represents the best of art and poetry. You may want to frame Susan's cover.” Read the Full Review
Poems by Francine Marie Tolf, Don Mager, John N. Miller, A. J. Huffman, Michael Miller, Changming Yuan, Ian C. Smith, Gary Lee Entsminger, Claire T. Field, Diane M. Moore, James Valvis, Britny Cordera, Jean Zipp, Luci Shaw, Ken Fontenot, & Gabriella Belfiglio
Fiction by Neil Harrison
Book Review by Jack Starr
Art by Jay Friedenberg & David H. L. Burton