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New reading period, new masthead!

Date: August 08, 2016
Cherry Tree opens for submissions for our third issue on August 15.


Somehow August has rolled around once again, which means that our Cherry Tree editorial staff and student screeners are gearing up for our next open reading period. We will be reading submissions in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction from August 15 to October 15 for our third issue, which will be released in February 2017 at the AWP Conference in Washington, DC. 



In the past few months we have had a few changes in the Cherry Tree masthead. Here’s our editorial line-up for issue 3 and beyond:

  • Editor-in-Chief:  James Allen Hall
  • Managing Editor:  Lindsay Lusby
  • Poetry Editor (& Founder):  Jehanne Dubrow
  • Fiction Editor:  Roy Kesey
  • Nonfiction Editor:  James Allen Hall
  • Senior Poetry Reader:  Emma Sovich
  • Senior Poetry Reader:  Alex Vidiani
  • Senior Fiction Reader:  Sarah Blackman
  • Senior Fiction & Nonfiction Reader:  Elise Gallagher

You can see their smiling faces and read their bios on our website here. Also there, you will find our 2016 Production Intern, Caroline Harvey ’18, who will help us lay out the third issue after all of the final pieces are selected. Caroline isn’t entirely new to the business: she worked as the Literary House Press Intern for the Spring 2016 semester, during which she assisted in the editing and proofing of LHP’s newest poetry anthology, Still Life with Poem: Contemporary Natures Mortes in Verse

There is also a good mixture of new and familiar faces in the roster of student screeners for this upcoming reading period: Nick Anstett ’16, Julia Armstrong ’15, Reilly D. Cox ’16, Dylan Hogan ’16, Sarah Mann ’16, Ryan Manning ’17, Meaghan Menzel ’16, Aliya Merhi ’16, Catalina Righter ’17, and Emma Way ’16. 

We’re all so excited to read the fantastic submissions you send to us! So mark your calendars: send your best poetry, fiction, and nonfiction to Cherry Tree (via Submittable) between August 15 and October 15. Help us to make issue 3 the best yet!


Last modified on Aug. 9th, 2016 at 2:47pm by Lindsay Lusby.