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March is Small Press Month

My contribution to Small Press Month is a video highlighting some of the many small press vendors as well as events that are taking place during the month of March. Feel free to share this link and/or embed the video.  If you share the… Continue Reading “March is Small Press Month”

We’ve Been Interviewed

We’d like to thank the people over at Luna Park for posting a really great interview that they did with our Managing Editor, Jessie Carty, and contributor Charles Ries whose poems appeared in Issue 14. Thanks again for the interview and for writing such great… Continue Reading “We’ve Been Interviewed”

Pulling Back

I have so much work to keep up with regarding my literary magazine, that I have decided to withdraw from moving into chapbook as well. I am refunded anyone who submitted their chapbooks and I hope that some of those people will consider sending… Continue Reading “Pulling Back”

Bad Press

Just wanted to post a quick note as an apology to those writers whom I have published and will be publishing since there have been some comments and posts on at least one other blog about the fact that we charge reading fees for… Continue Reading “Bad Press”

First Chapbook Accepted!

We have accepted the first chapbook that will be published in the Crane Chapbook Collection.  We will have more details on this upcoming book of poetry once we are closer to a release day. I’m still reading submissions for Shape of a Box and… Continue Reading “First Chapbook Accepted!”

ANNOUNCEMENT! Chapbook Series

Click on the tab at the top of the page to find out about submitting your work to our new Chapbook Collection! I also loaded a video to YouTube that provides more general information. We look forward to reading your work, but ask that… Continue Reading “ANNOUNCEMENT! Chapbook Series”

Speical Call for Submissions

We accept submissions year round but I wanted to put a special notice out there for anyone going to AWP.  If you are planning to attend or live in that area and have work you want published on Shape of a Box, send me… Continue Reading “Speical Call for Submissions”

Lucky Issue 13

For issue 13 of  “Shape of a Box” we bring you an interview with Sci-Fi/Fantasy Writer Gail Z Martin. Gail discovered her passion for science fiction, fantasy and ghost stories in elementary school.  The first story she wrote—at age five—was about a vampire. Her… Continue Reading “Lucky Issue 13”

Contest Cancelled

After much thought, we have decided to cancel the 2009 Paper Plane Prize for mostly financial reasons. We hope to launch a contest again in the future. We will keep you posted! Thanks.


We will have a new video up for Shape of a Box tomorrow, but I wanted to go ahead and let everyone know that we have added playlists to the YouTube site and I’ve linked them on the right hand sidebar at the bottom.… Continue Reading “Playlists”