Tag Archives: prose

The First Time Billy Killed Himself

For those who don’t know, a good number of the editorial assistants of Artful Dodge are students at The College of Wooster in Ohio and end up working on the magazine by either serving as editor-in-chief Daniel Bourne’s research assistant … Continue reading

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Hook, Line, and…Lemons?

One of the basic things we’re taught in creative writing classes is the importance of a great “hook”. You know what we mean, that first sentence that will make it or break it for your readers, which will then make it … Continue reading

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Fact, Fiction, or Photographs?

I realized it’s been a while since I posted anything from Artful Dodge‘s graphic arts section and so, as I was leafing through some back issues trying to rectify the situation, I came across this intriguing set of photograph-story collaborations. Published as Graphica … Continue reading

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Clearing, from AD 30/31

A very short prose piece from Artful Dodge 30/ 31 by Joel Brouwer: Clearing You breathe easier in the clearing, as if a stone was lifted from your chest, or the voltage lowered. Before that, everything’s awkward, you never know … Continue reading

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Update About Submissions!

If you’ve been checking our website, this might be old news to you, but if not…please note some BIG CHANGES down the pike for submitting work to the Artful Dodge! After June 30, 2014 we will no longer be able to … Continue reading

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Big Changes Down the Pike for Artful Dodge

Dear Subscribers, On behalf of the entire Artful Dodge team, sorry for the radio silence, guys. For me at least, it was a tough and pretty busy semester and so, I unfortunately slacked off when it came to keeping our … Continue reading

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Vampires vs. Werewolves

Vampires stories were never new to the world of literature, they were only better. Find here a short extract from Eva Marie Ginsberg’s captivating short story The Village Vampire published in Artful Dodge 44/45. To read the rest of this story and … Continue reading

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Introducing….Artful Dodge!

Artful Dodge is an Ohio-based literary magazine that publishes work with a strong sense of place and cultural landscape. Besides new American fiction, poetry and narrative essay, we’re also interested in contemporary literature in translation — from all over the … Continue reading

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