Issue 55: Fall 2021

Issue 55: Fall 2021 has arrived! This edition features yet another incredible array of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction representing the best new and established writing from Canada and beyond.

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Winner: Perfect Little Angels.

By Vincent Anioke

White Dust.

By Divine Inyang Titus

“Peru” and “Earthgirl Wearing A Rain Poncho”.

By Lee Jenny, translated by Archana Madhavan

The Town Crier

News and Announcements.

December 13th, 2021

Issue 55: Fall 2021 is Here!

Dear Readers, I’m excited to announce that Issue 55: Fall 2021 is finally here! In this issue, publisher and reviews editor Kelly Baron introduces the Austin Clarke Prize in Literary Excellence and explains our intentions to become a dedicated space to continue to publish reflections, critical essays, and creative pieces on Austin Clarke. Thi…

December 6th, 2021

Austin Clarke Prize 2021 Shortlist Announced!

The shortlists are in! We’re excited to announce the 2021 Austin Clarke Prize shortlist results for both Fiction and Poetry. Thank you to judges Francesca Ekwuyasi (Fiction) and Jordan Abel (Poetry), as well as everyone who sent us your amazing work. You’ve helped support The Puritan and made sure this prize will continue, and we can’t thank …

December 3rd, 2021

Pushcart Prize Nominations

We are excited to announce our six Pushcart Prize nominations: Fiction “Name and Date” by Clara Otto “Elementary Brioche” by Jacquelyn Zong-Li Ross Poetry “The Siblings” by Marlon Hacla, translated by Kristine Ong Muslim “The Twins” by Prudence Gendron Essays “Emily in the Tropics” by Coyote Shook “Culture Will Have Her Girlsв…