the museum of americana

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contributor news — john zic

Issue Six contributor John Zic (“The Borderlands”) was happy to learn that his short story “A Secret Mother” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Fabulist Words & Art. You can read … Continue reading

February 7, 2015

Call for Submissions for Music Issue

the museum of americana is happy to announce that we are open to submissions for our Spring issue, which will be a special music-themed issue. We seek fiction, nonfiction, art, and … Continue reading

December 14, 2014

Issue Seven Delayed a Few Weeks

museum friends, this is just a quick note to let you know that our super-excellent seventh issue will be delayed a few weeks. Expect it to go live sometime in mid … Continue reading

November 18, 2014

A Detroit Anthology — Review by C.J. Opperthauser

As a kid who only ventured into Detroit when my father was in the mood for a Tigers game or the jazz festival was in season, my early experiences with … Continue reading

September 7, 2014

Congratulations to our Best of the Net Nominees

Friends, please put your hands together for our Best of the Net nominees. And when you’re finished, click on the titles below to re-read their excellent work.       … Continue reading

July 31, 2014

Welcome Assistant Editor John McCarthy

Please put your hands together and welcome our newest member of the editorial staff, John McCarthy. Among other things, John will be leading the charge into print. The museum hopes to put … Continue reading

June 20, 2014

Editor Justin Hamm’s Debut Collection Lessons in Ruin

museum editor Justin Hamm’s debut collection Lessons in Ruin (Aldrich Press) is now available for pre-order. Click here for more information. Bruce Guernsey, former editor of Spoon River Poetry Review and author of From Rain: Poems, 1970-2010, calls Lessons … Continue reading

June 17, 2014