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Speeding Through East Texas

Despy Boutris’s writing has been published or is forthcoming in Copper Nickel, American Poetry Review, The Gettysburg Review, Colorado Review, The Journal, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. Currently, she teaches at the University of Houston and serves as Poetry Editor for Gulf Coast, Guest Editor for Palette Poetry and Frontier, and Editor-in-Chief of The West Review.

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The Riddle of Place

Decades ago, autodidact & bloody-minded optimist kerry rawlinson graviated from sunny Zambian skies to solid Canadian soil. Fast-forward: she follows Literature & Art’s Muses, still barefoot. She’s cracked some contests, e.g. Geist, Edinburgh International Flash Fiction Award, Fish Poetry Prize, and features in Lunate, EllipsisZine, Spelk, Tupelo Quarterly, Across the Margin, Painted Pride, Literary Review of Canada, Pedestal, Arc Poetry, amongst others. Visit tumblr: @kerryrawli

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Open Call for Submissions

We are now seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, and–a new addition–visual media (art and photography) for our summer 2020 issue. We are also open to photo stories and mixed media. Please query us at submissions@foreignlit.com. Please send us your work by June 15th. Also, we are now offering a (small) payment. As always, the theme […]

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Two Poems

by John C. Mannone

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Three Poems of Korea

Dear Korea

and your dreamy neon lights,
Nascar cab drivers indifferent to my safety belts,
you’ve always given me a bed,
at times it’s been a park bench,
but if you couldn’t get me home you always woke me up
with sunlight.
Thank you.

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Now Reading Submissions of Flash Fiction and Nonfiction

We’re looking to read and share work of flash fiction and nonfiction (under 1000 words). Please send material to us at submissions@foreignlit.com with “Flash Fiction” in the subject. This will probably be for sharing in digital format only. Cheers!

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Order a copy today!

Foreign Literary Journal is a compilation of poetry and prose related to the theme of life away from home.

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Here’s a taste of what’s to come.