Bayou Featured Writer: Knar Gavin

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In honor of the official launch of Bayou‘s Issue 62, we present “Thigh High” by Knar Gavin

Bayou Featured Writer: Abi Pollokoff

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In honor of the official launch of Bayou’s Issue 62, we present “The hearth no longer a hallowed frame–I found” by Abi Pollokoff.

Bayou Fiction and Poetry Contest Deadlines Extended!

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Submissions will close for good at midnight on Friday, January 9th.

Meet our Judges: Jane Miller

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Meet our 2014 poetry contest judge!

Meet our Judges: Jesmyn Ward

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Meet our 2014 fiction contest judge!

Laura van den Berg’s Absence and Abundance of SPACES

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It is possible that I am afflicted with a restless nature.

What J.R. Ramakrishnan is reading

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Growing up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I couldn’t afford new books. Let’s just say, I learned to hustle from haggling over Stephen King novels at a used book stall.

PROCESS: Sarah Bridgins

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Date for years and break his heart in a manner so cowardly and traumatic that you long for the day when you can be the victim, the one left.

NEW SPACE(S) and THINGS FOR CARLY BLITZ

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I have no one set space, at least not yet.

PROCESS: Jennifer Hanks

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“I am Wren the charcoal star,” my teen prophet says. “I am the flesh that survives the fire.”