“American Sycamore” by Lisbeth White did they forgetthe vibrationof our throatshummingin the shade? did they not delightin my sister’sclimbing habits,nor stretch their limbsto lift her? didn’t theyhear uswhispering secretinto peeling trunk,breath passedinto the whitebark beneath? Read more…
2021 Chapbook Contests Now Open!
2021 print issue & Seasonal Spotlight coming soon!
We are currently in the process of accepting submissions for this year’s print issue and the upcoming seasonal spotlights. Thank you for all of your wonderful submissions and for patience as we complete this process.
2020 Contest winners have officially been selected.
Last year, all of our lives were upended by the coronavirus pandemic. We thank each and every one of you for your patience, support, & encouragement as we attempted to navigate the changes, while continuing to bring you the Yemassee content you have grown to expect and love. After recoordinating with readers and judges, we are happy to announce that all of our 2020 contests have been finalized. You can check out the announcements at the following links:
2020 Poetry Contest, 2020 Fiction Contest, 2020 Poetry Chapbook Contest, 2020 Fiction Chapbook Contest
all our best,
Melanie, Marcus, and Katarina
26.2- the first official issue of the 2019-2020 year- is now available for purchase!
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