Issue 62: Between the Fog and the River

Issue 62: Between the Fog and the River

May 10, 2022

A short story from Gabriela Halas, which is one of five prose pieces featured in Issue 62. 

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Issue 62: Broadside Winner and Finalist

Issue 62: Broadside Winner and Finalist

May 03, 2022

Poems from our 2021 Broadside Poetry Prize winner and runner-up, Denise Miller and Maria Zoccola. 

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Read: Winner and Runner-Up of the 2019 Poetry Contest

Read: Winner and Runner-Up of the 2019 Poetry Contest

April 21, 2022

Up this week: "Encroachment" and "Everbearing"

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Read: Winner and Runner-Up of the 2020 Poetry Contest

Read: Winner and Runner-Up of the 2020 Poetry Contest

April 12, 2022

Up this week: "The Difference Between a Year and a Lifetime" and "Papier-mâché."

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Field of Wheat

Read: Winner and Runner-Up of the 2021 Poetry Contest

April 06, 2022

Over the next few weeks, we'll be celebrating the winners and runners-up of our last three annual poetry contests. 

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Portrait of Rajiv Mohabir

Meet Our 2022 Poetry Judge Rajiv Mohabir

March 19, 2022

With our 2022 Poetry Contest in full swing, we're ecstatic to finally announce the judge of this year's prize.

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Winners of the 2021 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize

Winners of the 2021 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize

February 17, 2022

Here at Ruminate, we are so excited to finally share the results of the 2021 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize, judged by writer, critic, and journalist Erin Keane. 

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Interview with our 2022 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize judge, Morgan Talty

Interview with our 2022 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize judge, Morgan Talty

December 20, 2021

An interview between Ruminate’s fiction co-editors, Joe Truscello and Emily Woodworth, and Morgan Talty, the judge for the 2022 William Van Dyke Short Story Prize.

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Issue 61: Beginnings and Endings Reader's Notes

Issue 61: Beginnings and Endings Reader's Notes

November 10, 2021

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Labyrinth

Labyrinth

November 03, 2021

Gijs Van Vaerenbergh's visual art "Labyrinth" appears in Issue No. 61: Beginnings and Endings.

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Friendship: A Haiku

Friendship: A Haiku

October 27, 2021

Cynthia Gralla's piece "Friendship: A Haiku" appears in Issue 61: Beginnings and Endings.

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Fish Eye

Fish Eye

October 18, 2021

Arah Ko's winning poem poem "Fish Eye" originally appears in Issue No. 61: Beginnings and Endings

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Issue 60: At Sea Reader's Notes

Issue 60: At Sea Reader's Notes

August 02, 2021

We are thrilled to share some hand-picked readers' notes featured in Issue 60: At Sea.

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White Coat, Black Habit

White Coat, Black Habit

July 29, 2021

Walter Robinson's piece "White Coat, Black Habit" appears in Issue 60: At Sea.

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Human Condition

Human Condition

July 28, 2021

Nicholas Samaras's poem "Human Condition" originally appears in Issue No. 60: At Sea.

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Falling Sky, Rising Sea

Falling Sky, Rising Sea

July 28, 2021

Paul Roorda's visual art "Falling Sky, Rising Sea" appears in Issue No. 60: At Sea.

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Issue 59: Forged Readers' Notes

Issue 59: Forged Readers' Notes

May 26, 2021

We are thrilled to share some hand-picked readers' notes featured in Issue 59: Forged.

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Twins + Shadow + Corroded

Twins + Shadow + Corroded

May 19, 2021

This visual art appears in Issue 59: Forged.

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Of The Eating Variety

Of The Eating Variety

May 12, 2021

Allison Field Bell's piece "Of the Eating Variety" appears in Issue 59: Forged

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In the Hopes I Can Spell Out My Name

In the Hopes I Can Spell Out My Name

May 05, 2021

E. Kristin Anderson's poem "In the Hopes I Can Spell Out My Name" appears in Issue 59: Forged.

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Lake Harriet, 2005

Lake Harriet, 2005

March 09, 2021

Karen Kubin's poem "Lake Harriet, 2005" originally appeared in Ruminate's Issue 53: Shelter.

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Issue 58: What Remains Readers' Notes

Issue 58: What Remains Readers' Notes

March 02, 2021

We are thrilled to share some hand-picked readers' notes featured in Issue 58: What Remains.

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Praise on Pi Day

Praise on Pi Day

March 02, 2021

Lisa Rosenberg's poem "Praise on Pi Day" originally appeared on Ruminate's Issue 53: Shelter.

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Check the Mail for Her Letter

Check the Mail for Her Letter

February 23, 2021

Amy Parrish's visual art appears in Issue 58: What Remains.

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Because Longing is Part of Belonging

Because Longing is Part of Belonging

February 23, 2021

The father with his daughters’ names tattooed on his eyelids.

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A Kind of Lightning

A Kind of Lightning

February 16, 2021

S. Yarberry's poem "A Kind of Lightning" appears in Issue 58: What Remains.

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Never Mind

Never Mind

February 11, 2021

Bill Marsh's piece "Never Mind" appears in Issue No. 58: What Remains

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Issue 57: Mend Readers' Notes - Ruminate Magazine

Issue 57: Mend Readers' Notes

November 18, 2020

We are thrilled to share some hand-picked readers' notes featured in Issue 57: Mend. Be sure to check out our winter 2020 issue.

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Sister Synergy + Pregnancy from Contemplating My Internal Organs + Digestive Issues - Ruminate Magazine

Sister Synergy + Pregnancy from Contemplating My Internal Organs + Digestive Issues

November 11, 2020

Pinky Bass's visual art appears in Issue 57: Mend.

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Alterations - Ruminate Magazine

Alterations

November 04, 2020

At twelve, I started sewing for myself and tasted command. 

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For the Millions - Ruminate Magazine

For the Millions

October 28, 2020

Oh Best Beloved, a poem can’t pull / anyone back from death / into life, but it can pull the dead / into a poem.

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Cutting the Good Rosemary - Ruminate Magazine

Cutting the Good Rosemary

September 19, 2020

Michael Mlekoday's poem "Cutting the Good Rosemary" appears in Issue No. 42: Forming One Another.

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Issue 56: Expression Readers' Notes - Ruminate Magazine

Issue 56: Expression Readers' Notes

August 29, 2020

We are thrilled to share some hand-picked readers' notes featured in Issue 56: Expression. Be sure to check out our fall Issue which releases mid-September.

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Everything on the menu looks wrong + To Kiss Again After So Long - Ruminate Magazine

Everything on the menu looks wrong + To Kiss Again After So Long

August 22, 2020

Pace Taylor's visual art appears in Issue No. 56: Expression.

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The Two-Body Problem - Ruminate Magazine

The Two-Body Problem

August 15, 2020

Brandon Thurman's poem "The Two-Body Problem" appears in Issue No. 56: Expression.

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