PLEIADES VIRTUAL LAUNCH PARTY: SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 @ 7pm CST

Pleiades Launch Flier with Readers' Names

September 10, 2021

Join us as we celebrate the launch of our Fall 2021 issue, featuring a special folio of nonfiction work on the Southwestern United States, curated by Toni Jensen. The Zoom event will feature Rebecca Aronson, Taylor Byas, Elizabeth Lee, Ruby Hansen Murray, Elizabeth AI Powell, Connie Voisine, and Toni Jensen. Please register in advance at: ...

Congratulations to Fei Sun, Winner of the Kinder-Crump Award!

July 15, 2021

Pleiades congratulates Fei Sun, winner of the inaugural Kinder-Crump Award for Short Fiction, selected by judge Matthew Salesses. She will receive an award of $1,000 and her winning story, "How Many Times Did It Bloom," will be published in the Spring 2022 issue of Pleiades. Fei Sun was born and raised in Shanghai, and first came to the US for school. She studied physics at MIT and pursued a PhD in the ...

Congratulations to Marc Stone, Winner of the R.M. Kinder Award for Realistic Fiction!

April 15, 2020

Pleiades congratulates Marc Stone, who has won the R.M. Kinder Award for Realistic Fiction for his story, “Cross Section at the Community Pool.” He will receive $1,000 and publication in the Summer 2020 issue of Pleiades.  Here’s what R.M. Kinder had to say about his winning story: “Of the many fine traits in Marc Stone’s ‘Cross Section at the Community Pool,’ clarity is the encompassing one. ...

Editors’ Best of 2019

January 01, 2020

Recommendations from 2019 by the editorial staff of Pleiades - Jenny Molberg, Co-Editor: Though it has gotten much deserved recognition, the book that most stunned me, one that I kept returning to again and again this year, was Deaf Republic by Ilya Kaminsky. I remember the first time I read Ilya Kaminsky, as a graduate student—I lived inside the whirling dream of Dancing in Odessa for months, ruminating on all ...