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Open to Submissions April 20th

Four Ties Lit Review will open to submissions from April 20th to June 1st.  We invite submissions of Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Graphical Story Telling (comics), Book Reviews, and Graphic Art. The theme for this issue is “Work,” as broadly … Continue reading

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Book Review: Virgin by Analicia Sotelo

A Review of Virgin by Analicia Sotelo (Milkweed Editions, February 2018) ISBN-10: 1571315004 ISBN-13: 978-1571315007 Reviewed by Amanda Galvan Huynh As a Chicana who grew up in Houston and in the backyard of Texas, I was ecstatic to sit down … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Four Ties Lit Review Readers, Contributors, and Editors

Since Volume 1 Issue 2, Four Ties Lit Review has relied solely on open calls for submission and reading from the “slush pile” to find the content for each new Issue and Volume. And we’re proud of that fact. We’ve … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Review of Indictus by Natalie Eilbert

(Noemi Press, January 2018) ISBN-10: 1934819719 ISBN-13: 978-1934819715 Reviewed by Amanda Galvan Huynh For the past week, I have carried Natalie Eilbert’s second collection of poetry with me both physically and emotionally. Indictus, Winner of the 2016 Noemi Press Poetry … Continue reading

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Well, what do you know…

The Library of Congress has granted Four Ties Lit Review an International Standard Serial Number, an ISSN, the serial equivalent of the ISBN.  So what, right? So first, the Library of Congress knows who we are. That’s pretty cool, but … Continue reading

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4Ties’ Authors and Artists News and Notes

4Ties Issue 3 Volume 1 contributor, and managing Poetry Editor at Driftwood Press, Jerrod Schwartz, let 4Ties know that Driftwood Press is venturing boldly into print publication with their Adrift Poetry Chapbook Series. Good luck to them and all those … Continue reading

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Are You Going to AWP?

Most years the Conference for Writers and Writing Programs marks the unofficial launch of the new season for 4Ties and this year will be no different. Many of 4Ties editors, contributors, and readers will be at the conference in Tampa … Continue reading

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Who knew eMail could be so exciting

We just eMialed THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS with an application for an ISSN (no not an ISBN)! Oh, the places we will go… https://www.loc.gov/issn/

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Wish us luck!

We’ve just applied for The Whiting Foundation Literary Magazine Prize! http://www.whiting.org/awards/content/whiting-literary-magazine-prizes

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Issue VI Issue I PDF format

The Pdf format of Issue VI Volume I is now available; you may open and save the file from the link below. Four Ties Lit Review Issue VI Volume I pdf

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