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Announcing the 2021 Full Stop Editorial Fellows

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We’re excited to announce the 2021 Full Stop Editorial Fellows: Nico Millman and Kudrat Wadhwa!!! These 3-month long fellowships invite early-career writers or editors to independently envision, commission, and edit an issue of the Full Stop Quarterly. Each fellow receives a budget to commission non-fiction essays and art, as well as guidance from the Full […]

Full Stop Wins Whiting Literary Magazine Prize

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We’re extremely excited to share that Full Stop is a 2021 recipient of the Whiting Literary Magazine Prize.

Full Stop Reviews Supplement: Summer 2021

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The features in this special issue optimistically find, in instances of black art and in black life, practices of world building.

Summer Camp Island

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a discussion about representation in the tarot

Announcing the 2021 Full Stop Editorial Fellows Program

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Full Stop, an online journal of literary and cultural criticism established in 2011, invites applications for two Full Stop Editorial Fellows.

The Curse of the Zombie Book

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The author could be working safely at their desk or drowsing in bed, and remember some improbable situation or weak sentence, and the presumed-dead book feels somehow still half-alive…

Ransom Voice

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Building an audible nest for intensifying, as a bird might shed drab feathers for bright ones in a time of courtship, an ordinary song for a mating call, my sonic ornament was a customized flush of puberty, a condensed libidinal vehemence.

Fair Practices And Damaged Book Workers

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Publishing’s leaders composed careful statements in the height of this summer’s protests for racial justice. But these ring hollow in the face of an industry rife with sexism, classism, and racism.

Podcast #11: Post-Post-Pandemic Travel Writing

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We discuss travel writing, its pitfalls, and what might come after the pandemic … if there’s really going to be an after.

The 10 Best Books of 2020

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The year’s best books, as selected by the editors of Full Stop.