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Stacy Bierlein Named Executive Editor of The Coachella Review

We are pleased to announce that Stacy Bierlein has been brought on as the first Executive Editor of The Coachella Review. Stacy is a founding editor of Other Voices Books, the co-creator of the Morgan Street International Novel Series, for over a decade served as editor of Other Voices magazine, edited two award winning anthologies, A Stranger Among Us: Stories of [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:21-07:00 July 5th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Program News|Comments Off on Stacy Bierlein Named Executive Editor of The Coachella Review

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey Here comes some great ideas… on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Close your eyes for a moment and imagine you are a child again. Try to remember the perspective you had on the world, the concept of time, and your naïve superstitions or spirituality.  List as many memories or ideas [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 June 21st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Blast from the Past

Poetry: A Religion? Written By: Lori - Originally Posted OCT• 17•11 For the past four years, I’ve taught sophomore English at a Jesuit college prep high school.  An odd destination for me, since I’ve been firmly planted on the religious sidelines for most of my life.  I was hired and about to sign my contract; I knew I still had a [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 June 2nd, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey It’s that time again...   on your mark, get set, go! ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey I think we have all wondered about what happens when you die.  If you are an atheist, imagine that you have died and discovered there is a god... and she is mad at you and Bill Maher.  Or, if [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 31st, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Blast from the Past

The Olympics of Film Written By: John Rosenberg - Originally Published JUL• 02•12 Making movies is like running an Olympic marathon. There are many hurdles to cross until the finish line, and one of the final ones is mastering the color. Today I’m at the post house color correcting (or color grading, as some call it) a feature I’d edited. As [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 26th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey All right already... on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________  POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey Sucks to your assmar.  Write a poem about your favorite book, artwork, or even your favorite movie.  Let’s get ekphrastic fantastic.  Use your imagination and use the work as inspiration for your poem. ___________________________  FICTION PROMPT by Redd Williams Write about [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 24th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!

Behind the Story- “Gun”

Written By: Ashley Reynolds Tim Tomlinson's story "Gun" appeared the last issue of The Coachella Review magazine. "Gun" is about a twelve year old boy named Cliff who gets into trouble when decides to open fire on light company workers. When his brother Wally rats him out to his parents, Cliff must deal with the wrath of his ex-militant father [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 22nd, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Behind the Story- “Gun”

Blast from the Past

Changes Written By: John Rosenberg - Originally Published OCT•03•2011 Receiving notes and critique from others is an essential but often painful part of the writing process. This week I finished correcting the galleys to my first novel, Tincture of Time, a tale about an American medical student in Brazil. (I became familiar with South America while working as an editor on a [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:24-07:00 May 19th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Blast from the Past

Poetry Block

Written By: Mag Gabbert In my experience I’ve found that “poetry block,” as I’ll call it, is an entirely different beast than other varieties of writer’s block. When I sat down to write this post, for example, I didn’t know what I was going to write about…but it was a different kind of sensation than not knowing where or how [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 May 17th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Poetry Block

Start the Weekend…Write!

Written By: Kari Hawkey No excuses.  Write… on your mark, get set, go!  ___________________________ POETRY PROMPT by Kari Hawkey What is your favorite number?   Go to Wikipedia.  Click on the random article button on the left hand side to the count of your favorite number. (Example, 7 times)  Now, write about the subject matter in that article. *If you [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:48:25-07:00 May 17th, 2013|Categories: Coachella Review|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Start the Weekend…Write!