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A New Volume

The editors are happy to announce, with the fulfillment of HFR‘s second volume, that HFR will be moving to a quarterly schedule of publishing* and will debut four issues each year. Due to this, submissions for issue 2.2 will close effective MAY 13, 2013; works submitted on and after this date will be considered for issue 3.1. We will continue to read submissions year-round.

The deadline for HFR 3.1 issue consideration is SEPTEMBER 15, 2013.

*The price of digital subscriptions will double to reflect the move. Current subscribers will be grandfathered-in and receive the extra issues at no additional cost.

The New Issue

Saboteur
Sam Chivers has graciously allowed us to use his artwork for HFR 2.2’s cover. This is “Saboteur” and will be its front. A different work by him will be the back of HFR 2.2 print editions.

HFR 2.2 (print)* is now available to preorder ($10) until July 1, 2013, when it will go on sale for $12. All preorders will receive the digital edition at no additional cost, and in the three formats that we make available: epub, mobi, and pdf.

*HFR 2.2 contributors include: Hugh Behm-Steinberg, Randall Brown, Dan Chelotti, Carol Guess, Trent England, Laura Ellen Scott, Anne Valente, and more.

Featured Chapbook Contest Each Quarter

Post-2.2, each issue of HFR will feature a chapbook. The method for determining this feature will be by contest.* The contest will alternate between fiction and poetry each issue.

Amber Steps Serious B W 2

Amber Sparks, author of May We Shed These Human Bodies (Curbside Splendor Publishing, 2012), and the collaborative-hybrid text The Desert Places (with Robert Kloss and Matt Kish; Curbside Splendor Publishing, forthcoming), will serve as final judge for the first contest, a FICTION feature.

*Non-refundable entry fees are set at $10, with the winner receiving a $250 prize. Read more and submit to the contest here. All entrants receive 1-year digital subscriptions to HFR.

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