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.
May 31, 2014, A Word’s Worth Review: “The poems probe the serious subject of mortality, love, marriage, and family, touching on the truth with good-humored intensity and expressing wisdom gained from past losses, as well as resilience in the face of fierce fear.” Read the Full Review
May 27, 2014, Now Available: Lifelines by Michael Miller
“I read Michael Miller’s poems with great pleasure in their accurate seeing, their assured phrasing, their true and proportionate feeling.”—RICHARD WILBUR
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
June 24, 2014, A Word’s Worth Review: “... a diversity of styles ... features the work of poets, writers, and artists that offers readers a glimpse of originality in those who choose to follow their play impulse. ...” Read the Full Review
June 19, Now Available: Pinyon Review Spring ’14
Poems by Diane M. Moore, Gary Hotham, Ken Fontenot, Nancy Aldrich, David R. Cravens, Anne Carly Abad, Annette Barnes, Stuart Friebert, Jan Conn, Jim Reiss, Luci Shaw, John N. Miller, Chuck Taylor, Peter Waldor, Dabney Stuart, Michael Miller, Gary Lee Entsminger, & W.P. Osborn; Fiction by Paul Dickey & Neil Harrison; & Art by John Tomsick
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. Thinker, storyteller, a poet who poses questions about the visible and audible world, as well as the spiritual realm.” 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.”