This is a historic moment for us. Word Fountain, the Literary Magazine of the Osterhout Free Library began its history in 2009 and Continue reading “Pushcart Prize Nominations from 2017”
On Thursday, November 2nd, Word Fountain, the Literary Magazine of the Osterhout Free Library will celebrate the launch of our 14th issue since that first experimental leaflet in the fall of 2009.
There was a two-year hiatus between the spring of 2014 and the summer of 2016 when we re-launched the lit mag with a new look and a new mission, to bring local, national, and global writers of poems and short stories together into one place for our patrons and friends. This will be the fourth issue since the magazine’s rebirth. Continue reading “Launch Party for Fall•Winter 2017”
The editors are happy to announce that Word Fountain has appeared on this week’s list of new arrivals in the Magazine Stand at the superb writers’ resource New Pages. And we are thrilled to share with you a lovely and thoughtful review of our current issue by New Pages editor Katy Haas. Read the whole review here. We were first listed last year on New Pages‘ Big List of Literary Magazines, so we’re delighted to have our Spring•Summer 2017 issue Continue reading “Word Fountain, Listed and Reviewed”
Announcing the release of issue #12, Winter 2017.
Join us for our second celebration since the re-launch of Word Fountain this summer. It all takes place on Thursday, January 5th, the first Thursday of the New Year, at the Osterhout Free Library, 71 South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania at 6:30 pm. Meet us in the Reading Room for light refreshments and Word Fountain’s first print copies of 2017. Continue reading “Winter Release Announcement”
While we are busily working on the upcoming winter issue of Word Fountain (Look for announcements about our release party at the Osterhout, scheduled for January 5th at 6:30 pm!) we’ll continue to share some of the exciting activities and accomplishments of our contributors. That includes writers from previous and upcoming issues. You can also keep up with news on the ground via our Facebook Page here.
Daryl Sznyter’s piece “How to Fall Asleep and Never Wake Up” appeared in our summer 2016 issue and she’s been quite busy since then. Her poems “Bald Mountain” and “Hawaiian Spring” appeared in the recent Noble Gas Qrtrly and several of her pieces have recently been published in Eunoia Review. In the October edition of Bluestem you can read along as she Continue reading “Featuring Daryl Sznyter”