Posts in category Miscellaneous

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, […]

Not Always a High Note

When writing, you attempt to come up with a great attention getter that will eventually lead to a epic climax in your story but usually these stories are disconnected from you, they are not nonfiction. Not all writing is fake, in fact it can be the only truth we read. Memoirs, although they can be […]

Rising Phoenix Contest: 2009-2011

These three issues mark the three final times the Visual Arts winner’s piece was put on the cover of Sheepshead Review. (The 2010 cover doesn’t show whole photo) The judge for the 2009 Visual Arts category, Joe Heller, said “The use of wood (organic) as juxtaposed to the metallic/plastic square adds to the movement from a […]

The Fall 2014 Edition is Here!

Sheepshead Review’s Fall 2014 edition has finally arrived! You can pick one up at our booth in the Union this week or you can grab one at our launch party tonight from 4-6 in Common Grounds Cafe.

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 […]

Common Writing Problems

As an English major, I have had to take on several different forms of writing. Outside of class, I have started several different story lines and within those, I know each different plot point I want to hit. However, there is one problem I face consistently, I suck at writing transitions. So in light of […]

TBT: Sheepshead Review Edition

In honor of Throwback Thursday, here’s a blast from Sheepshead’s past! Here’s a poem from this lovely issue!    

Launching in 3… 2… 1̷...

After 10 weeks of reading, picking favorites, and copy editing, we finally did it! We are elated to announce the launch of our Spring 2014 Issue. At the top of your screen is a preview of the cover; it’s out of this world. On May 5th, 2014 (that’s next Monday) at 4pm we will be […]

What is the Rising Phoenix?

It’s springtime in the pasture which means the annual “Rising Phoenix” contest is right around the corner! Every accepted UWGB student piece is considered for this honor and every genre has a winner; sometimes there’s more than one winner per genre. Submissions are now closed for Poetry, Fiction, and Non-Fiction genres, but there’s still hope […]

We’re Getting Out There!

It’s late February now and that means Sheepshead Review is looking for submissions! We considered raiding people’s book bags for manuscripts, sneaking a peak at what’s going down in the studio arts classes and even fishing discarded poetry and sketches out of the garbage in the coffeehouse. Too much, you say? Yeah, I’m sure you’re […]

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