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  1. Christine Gosnay

    Founding & Nonfiction Editor

    Christine lives in Israel. Her first book, Even Years, won the Stan and Tom Wick Prize and will be published by Kent State University Press in 2017. Her work has appeared recently in POETRY, TYPO, Sixth Finch, Radar Poetry, Redivider, The Rumpus, Front Porch Journal, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, and Sugar House Review. Find her on twitter @dagny
  2. Robert Long Foreman

    Fiction Editor

    Robert is from Wheeling, West Virginia. His short fiction and nonfiction has appeared in such publications as The Massachusetts Review, Copper Nickel, AGNI, and the 2014 Pushcart anthology. He teaches creative writing and literature at Rhode Island College. Find him on twitter @robertlong4man
  3. Stefanie Wortman

    Poetry Editor

    Stefanie's first book of poetry, In the Permanent Collection, was selected for the Vassar Miller Prize. Her poems and essays have appeared in the American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and other publications. In 2014, she was a Walter E. Dakin Fellow at the Sewanee Writers' Conference.
  4. Randall Weiss

    Interviews Editor

    Randall is from Oklahoma (where the wind comes sweeping down the plains...) and now lives in the Kansas City metro, where he's an MFA candidate and tutor. His poems have appeared in This Land, Crosstimbers, NAP, and elsewhere.
  5. Rachel Maderik

    Technical Editor

    Rachel is a librarian in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
  6. Readers

    Emily Chase, Brandon Barrett, Matthew Hedley, Cary Stough, Victoria Parker, Trey Harris

Founded February, 2012

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The Cossack Review is an independent literary magazine featuring new poetry, fiction, nonfiction, work in translation, and interviews.

We like imagery, meaning, and psychological understanding. We publish writing that's thoughtful and capable; we print writing that lasts.

We nominate our contributors for: the Pushcart Prizes, Best of the Net, Best New Poets, the Best American series, and the O. Henry Prize Anthology.

We're often asked why our magazine is called The Cossack Review. Our name comes from Tolstoy's short novel The Cossacks, which, with its reflective, searching quality and poetic descriptions of landscapes and people, is one example of the type of writing we like, and of what we mean by writing that "lasts."

"Lit Mag Shines With Brilliant Prose, Remarkable Poetry, Wonderful Interview Series" - a 5 star review of Issue 5 at The Review Review

An interview with Christine at The Review Review

A review of Issue 4 at Newpages and another review at The Review Review

Our listing at Poets & Writers

Our Duotrope Listing

Read Christine's editor interview with Duotrope

Our listing at NewPages