Rachel Mennies is the reviews editor at AGNI. Recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, Cream City Review, Linebreak, and Mid-American Review. Her chapbook No Silence in the Fields was published by Blue Hour Press in the spring of 2012. She graduated from Penn State's MFA program in poetry and won the Academy of American Poets/Leonard Steinberg Award, both in 2011.
One of the oldest quarterlies in the nation, Cimarron Review publishes work by writers at all stages of their careers, including Pulitzer prize winners, writers appearing in the Best American Series and the Pushcart anthologies, and winners of national book contests. Since 1967, Cimarron has showcased poetry, fiction, and nonfiction with a wide-ranging aesthetic. Our editors seek the bold and the ruminative, the sensitive and the shocking, but above all they seek imagination and truth-telling, the finest stories, poems, and essays from working writers across the country and around the world.
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