Brian Culhane's poem "The Stoic's Pine" was inspired by a stay at the MacDowell Colony. He has poems forthcoming in PN Review (UK), Sewanee Review, Able Muse, Literary Imagination, Measure, Plume, Parnassus, and Slate. His first book, The King's Question (Graywolf Press), received the Poetry Foundation's Emily Dickinson Prize.
Begun in 1915 and located on the campus of Southern Methodist University, Southwest Review is the third oldest, continuously published literary quarterly in the United States. We try to discover works by new writers and publish them beside those of more established authors. Selections from Southwest Review have been reprinted in volumes of Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, New Stories from the South, and elsewhere.Southwest Review
Volume 97, Number 4