Nick Norwood's third collection, Gravel and Hawk, received the Hollis Summers Prize and was published by Ohio University Press in 2012. His other books are A Place for the Heart (2004), The Soft Blare (2003) and the limited-edition, fine press book Wrestle (2007). His poems have appeared widely — The Paris Review, Southwest Review, Western Humanities Review, Poetry Daily. He teaches at Columbus State University in Georgia.
After sixty years of publishing print editions filled with memorable writing, Washington and Lee’s Shenandoah has gone online, where we will continue to feature work displaying passionate understanding, formal accomplishment and serious mischief.
Our most significant ambition for this site is that it join the journals (web and print) which do not merely “post” poetry and prose but which, through careful stewardship, scrutiny and not a little audacity – as Goethe wrote, “boldness has genius” – keep all the positive connotations of “publish” alive and encourage readers to bring to the screen the same resourcefulness and attention they have brought to our pages for over half a century.Shenandoah