• The Sewanee Conglomerate

    Named for the uppermost rock formation in Sewanee's corner of the Cumberland Plateau, the Sewanee Conglomerate is the magazine's blog. Check here for short pieces about books and current events written by SR staff and guest contributors.

    December 2023

    This past July, The Sewanee Review held its sixth annual Fiction, Poetry, and Nonfiction Contest. Today we are pleased to announce the winners. 

    November 2023

    I see the passage as Christle’s secret initiation, her point of accessibility or turning away

    October 2023

    Mr. George Core, the longest-serving editor in the history of the Sewanee Review, passed away on October 14, 2023.

    October 2023

    Most of the protagonists in Ghost Lover are young women; Noni is not, and perhaps that’s why her story, so clear and sharp, knocks the others into focus.

    September 2023

    The Review invites you to its first events of the year—the presentation of the Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American Poetry by Vice-Chancellor Pearigen, and the lecture on Patricia Smith’s body of work.

    August 2023

    In the way that familiar words become strange when we stare at them extendedly, the singular letter can be unfaithful—to meaning, to a memory, to a friend.

    August 2023

    As someone who loves intergenerational narratives but fears exploitation and cringe, I find “Peking Duck” comforting. It’s relentless and tender at the same time.

    July 2023

    Howe instructs us to look, but look differently, gaze askew. To listen, but hear as if from a distance.

    July 2023

    The Sewanee Review is pleased to announce that Patricia Smith is the recipient of the 2023 Aiken Taylor Award for Modern American Poetry.

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