Thanks to Richard Russo for giving a shout out to Cincinnati Review on this past weekend’s All Things Considered. Check out the interview, in which he discusses Brendan Mathews’s story “My Last Attempt to Explain to You What Happened with the Lion Tamer,” first published in our pages then reprinted in Best American Short Stories 2010. Click on the image below to hear the interview.
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Since its inception in 2003, The Cincinnati Review has published many promising new and emerging writers as well as Pulitzer Prize winners and Guggenheim and MacArthur fellows. Poetry and prose from our pages have been selected to appear in the annual anthologies Best American Poetry, Best American Essays, New Stories from the South, Best American Short Stories, Best American Fantasy, Best American Mystery Stories, New Stories from the Midwest, and Best Creative Nonfiction. Learn More