In issue 27.1, the Pinch was proud to publish the River City Writing Award winners, including Immy Wallenfels, J.C Todd, Anthony Russell White, and Lones Seiber.
Interviews with award winning poet Naomi Shihab Nye and best-selling author Nick Hornby make this issue especially lovable.
Fiction contributors include Ivan Faute, Patrick Thomas Casey, John Dufresne, Tracy DeBrincat, and Kevin Wilson.
Poets in the issue include Danial Gutstein, Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé, Allison Campbell, Joshua McKinney, Judith A. Rypma, Michael Reid Busk, Johanna Hayhurst, Andrew Miller, Erin Elizabeth Smith, Mark Yakich, F. David Rzicznek, Nancy White, James Cushing, and Joshua McKinney.
Essayists include J. Malcolm Garcia, Steven Church, Randy Rudder, and James Miller Robinson.
Rich art from Pooja Bakri, Jada Thompson, and Ian Lemmonds also graces these pages.