Posts in category Getting Published

Fiction? Fiction!

Hey you! Yeah, you! You have either clicked on this link because you are a devout follower of The Shepherd, and if that is the case, we value your consistency more than you know. However, if you clicked after the word ‘Fiction’ sparked excitement in your semi-cold heart (autumn in Wisconsin can get to the […]

Sheepshead Review is Open for Submiss...

  Looks like it’s that time of year again, Sheepsheaders! We’re excited to announce the opening of our Calls for Submissions! For the Fall 2016 issue, the content we’re looking for should be as wide and varied as the imagination in your art. As usual, we are sticking to our classic genres of Fiction, Nonfiction, […]

Call for submissions!

Hello everyone! It’s that time of the year again, it’s time to submit. We, the Sheepshead Review, are ready to receive your submissions. As of now, our categories haven’t changed: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Visual Arts. Also our annual Rising Phoenix contest is back for our UWGB students, so make sure you submit to the correct […]

Looking at Submissions

Hi everyone, Our staff is digging into the submissions we’ve gotten from far and wide. Don’t forget you still have time to submit since our deadline is October 4th! We are in need of UWGB student work in all of our categories: Fiction Nonfiction Poetry Visual Arts However, if you’re not a UWGB student, your […]

AWP Conference 2015

Imagine a place filled with like-minded individuals, all in love with literature and writing, surrounded by a football field-sized fair with books, publishers, journals and more books. This is exactly what I experienced during my time at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Conference in Minneapolis, Minn. last week. Why does AWP matter, […]

Interview with Luke Konkol

Our Fall 2014 issue will be coming out soon filled to the brim with intriguing and entertaining pieces. One of the published writers is our very own Luke Konkol and he was lucky enough to have two pieces accepted! I’m fortunate enough to have a couple classes with the guy and wanted you to learn […]

A Review of ‘Genius’

Poetry has never been my forte. I’ve written a few poems over the years but none notable enough to be published in anything grander than my high school conference literary magazine. I’m a creative writing major, so you would think I could crack a poem out just like that, but that’s impossible even for a […]

Cliché: What, Why Not, and How

You know what cliché is, right? It’s a turn of phrase repeated so many times it pulls the curious trick of having less meaning than the simple descriptor it replaced.  On a more inclusive note, cliché can be be found in any abused writerly tool.  The constant, unrelenting exposure dulls their cutting edges against the […]