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All prose is sent annually to best american essays and best american short stories for consideration we do not accept submissions from those who are current or former students or faculty of the university of new orleans. The american poetry review is dedicated to reaching a worldwide audience with a diverse array of the best contemporary poetry and literary prose apr also aims to expand the audience interested in poetry and literature, and to provide authors, especially poets, with a far-reaching forum in which to present their work. From our friends at assay: at assay, we've dubbed year 3 year of best american essaysour intrepid assistant editor nick nelson, who's been with us since the beginning, has been working to make the reprints and notables of best american essays into a searchable form, and his project will be released in the next several months.
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