Throwback Thursday

July 26, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. [Untitled] Jeff Nissen- Washington State University – 1991 /. could it have been those midnight showers soaping the in-between places those secret folds and eyelids   wearing an old shower curtain this whole world mapped out across your body … Read More

Throwback Thursday

July 14, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. DeLoco et Lingua Culturaque (Being a short meditation on storytelling) Matthew S. Hayes – 1994 LAST July I SAT BY THE PIEDRA River in southwestern Colorado listening to a conversation about the future of a publication put out by … Read More

Throwback Thursday

June 7, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Apple Picking Kimberly Walters – 1996 Best to start low, you say as if I did not know this tree and the slant of the ladder against my thighs. I have come out from the city, extra buckets and … Read More

Throwback Thursday

May 24, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. By Nature’s Design Marie A. Michael – University of New Mexico – 1991 During the spring of 1988, I began to recognize that there was a void in my life, an essential core of knowledge and understanding which was … Read More

Throwback Thursday

May 8, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. His Body Mold Bed Rachel Heisler- 1999 The first time I laid down in his bed my body fell into the mold his body had made A snare of pillows and mattress A cave stuffy and dark as I … Read More

Throwback Thursday

April 26, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. The Hunter and the Hunted: Images of Women in the Poems of Wyatt and Penser Sara Selis- University of Denver – 1990 Whoso list to hunt   Whoso list to hunt, I know where is an hind, But as … Read More

We’re All Business!

April 6, 2018

Nothing makes a first impression like a business card, and it’s been a while since the team here at Scribendi updated ours. Our goal with this particular iteration of the Scribendi card was to make it very 2018. Our edition of the magazine is, in a word, bold: it features dark triangles, loud lines, and a lot of creative … Read More

Discovering Our Cover

April 5, 2018

“Deconstructed Face,” Elisabeth Vehling Some people believe that the hardest parts about publishing a magazine involves reading all of the submissions and choosing which ones you want to publish. Other people say that it’s copyediting the literary works and coming to an agreement between the staff and the authors. There are even those that would … Read More

It’s here, it’s real, it’s ready to rock!

March 29, 2018

Scribendi 2018! It’s here, it’s real, it’s ready to rock! Look! I even snuck a peak. The things I do for you guys… Long awaited, both for you and for us! This year’s crew and contributors have collaborated to construct a cornucopia of creative concepts in quite a cool configuration – complete with kooky columns … Read More

Throwback Thursday

March 22, 2018

Throwback Thursdays! We’re bringing back some of our favorite pieces from the last 30 years of Scribendi. Sestina For My Father Michael Hansen – 2000 The    winters always start like this, the weeds that rot, that you can smell, the grass something that’s frail and dying, crisp when I wake up. My father leads me out … Read More