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Mississippi Crow Magazine (River Muse Press)

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The Mississippi Crow Magazine is a high quality, quarterly print publication dedicated to showcasing works from emerging and established poets, writers, artists and photographers from around the world. They publish a variety of styles across a wide range of subjects, appealing to an even wider range of readers.

Art, Humor, Poetry and the Pleasures of  Everyday Life
 
Are YOU in it?

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"The website (http://mississippicrow.com/) is not meant to be a complete, current issue of Mississippi Crow magazine. We are not a webzine. We are a print publication with an e-book companion. Here at the website, we will show you a selection of sample pages from several issues. These examples are some of our favorites--use them as guidelines when choosing your own work to submit."

THE MISSISSIPPI CROW MAGAZINE NOMINATES UP TO SIX POEMS OR SHORT STORIES PUBLISHED IN OUR PAGES EACH YEAR TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE PRESTIGIOUS, PUSHCART PRIZE: www.pushcartprize.com.

Publisher/Editor: Nadia Giordana, River Muse Press

Website: http://mississippicrow.com/    
E-Mail:  
mississippicrow@msn.com
14051 Oakview Lane N Dayton MN 55327

Download the E-Book version of the current issue for only $2.50 or buy full-color print copies by following this link: http://stores.lulu.com/RiverMuse     
Questions? Call 763-433-0270 or E-Mail question

The Mississippi Crow Magazine is accepting submissions from a variety of writers; thesubmissions website give all the details.

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In the most recent issue, Editor and Publisher Nadia Giordana has published the following Open Letter to Writing and Publishing Community, published here with permission:

Open Letter to the Small Press Community
by Nadia Giordana

After returning from a 5+ year hiatus from the small press publishing community, I’ve noticed things have changed. Most of the literary magazines I was familiar with are gone now, replaced with a smaller circle of print publications and a much larger network of online only entities.

I remember when I first launched Poetry in Motion magazine. I had a fairly sizeable database of writers acquired from a 2-year long anthology project. It was a “natural” to offer them the new quarterly--and it went over big!

At the same time, I was acquainted with a writer who had the desire to publish a quarterly too (they had a theme and a great name, but no more than a dozen potential subscribers). I offered to run a notice in our first issue about the new journal.

What happened next was startling—instant subscriber base for that publication. They were off and running and went on to be a real “player” in the small press community. The return to Poetry in Motion was negligible with respect to subscribership—but the good will was priceless. The true benefit was to our writers across the country who now had an additional creative outlet for their efforts.

Soon, I was exchanging ads with a dozen or more established publications in the same manner. The benefit to all was clearly noticed in increased submissions as well as subscribers. I don’t see that happening today and I sorely miss it. Perhaps I have not yet come across those magazines who would be interested. If you’re out there, get in touch with me!

In the meantime, I know our readers are interested in other venues for their creative writing. In that spirit, I will make every effort to review or present a new print magazine that is open to submissions in each issue of the Mississippi Crow.

—Nadia Giordana

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