Terrain.org e-News Autumn 2011
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Submission Deadline
for Next Issue

• Issue No. 29, Migration
   February 1, 2012

Interview and photo gallery: Frank Gohlke
Terrain.org interviews photographer Frank Gohlke, with photo gallery.


2nd Annual Contest Winners

• Poetry: Rebecca Dunham for
   "Morning: Joplin, MO"

• Fiction: GE Tallant for "Song of
   the Turkey Vulture"

• Nonfiction: Julian Hoffman for
   "Faith in a Forgotten Place"


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• Donate to Terrain.org
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• Contributor Index


UnSprawl Case Study: Serenbe
Serenbe, a new development of three hamlets 30 miles southwest of Atlanta, is this issue's UnSprawl case study.


Upcoming Events
February 29 - March 3, 2012
Terrain.org / Hawk & Handsaw Booth, Terrain.org 15th Anniversary Reading, and Terrain.org / Hawk & Handsaw Reading at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference and Bookfair in Chicago, Illinois


Playground of the Autocrats: The Russian Empire and How Terrain Shapes Society
Playground of the Autocrats: The Russian Empire and How Terrain Shapes Society: A Hypetext Narrative Gallery with Audio by Anne Bobroff-Hajal.



Sprawl Repair: From Sprawl to Complete Communities
Sprawl Repair: From Sprawl to Complete Communities — an Excerpt of Galina Tachieva's New Sprawl Repair Manual.



New Orleans, The Gulf Coast, 2010
New Orleans, The Gulf Coast, 2010, by Catherine Schmitt, with Audio and Photo Gallery — a Finalist in the 2011 Nonfiction Contest.


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Terrain.org Issue No. 28 Now Live!

Theme: Image

Issue No. 28 features an interactive mix of literary and technical contributions, including the poetry, fiction, and nonfiction winners of our 2nd Annual Contest; our second image-filled online poetry chapbook; a new column by Elizabeth Dodd; a hypertext narrative gallery on art and the Russian landscape; and much more:


  • Guest Editorial: “Defining the City: On Being and Becoming” by Scott Doyon, Principal, PlaceMakers
  • Almanac: “Red Buffalo, Black Butterflies” by Elizabeth Dodd
  • Plein Air: “Home” by Deborah Fries
  • Field Notes: “Casting Off, About, and Somewhere in Between” by Kathryn Miles
  • Bull Hill: “The Picture of a Song Freezes the Music of Nature”by David Rothenberg, with audio
  • A Stone’s Throw: “Geographies of the Interior” by Lauret Savoy


To Know a Place

UnSprawl Case Study

  • Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia, by Megan Kimble



ARTerrain Gallery




View our dynamic new issue at www.terrain.org.

Call for Submissions: "Migration"

Submit at www.terrain.org/submit by February 1, 2012
Issue No. 29, "Migration," publishes on April 1, 2012. The submission period closes February 1, and we are seeking articles, poetry, essays, fiction, and reviews. Other upcoming themes are "Ruin and Renewal" and "Craft," and we'll gladly consider submissions for those issues, as well. View submission guidelines or access our online submission tool.

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