Interim is an international literary journal that publishes poetry, translation, criticism, reviews, and hybrid texts by emerging and established writers. Former contributors include Martine Bellen, Anselm Berrigan, Robert Creeley, Norman Dubie, Brenda Hillman, Paul Hoover, Richard Hugo, Alice Notley, Anne Porter, Leslie Scalapino, Susan Schultz, Eleni Sikelianos, Arthur Vogelsang, and Catherine Wagner. Issues of the journal are published quarterly online and are accompanied by an annual print volume curated from those issues and from other work received during our two open reading periods each year.
Interim was founded by poet Wilber Stevens in 1944. In his tenure as editor, he published such luminaries as William Carlos Williams, Henry Miller, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner.
Editor: Claudia Keelan is the author of six books of poetry, most recently the verse drama O, Heart (Barrow Street, 2014), and one book of translations, Truth of My Songs: The Poems of the Trobairitz (Omnidawn, 2015). Her honors include the Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books for Utopic and the Jerome Shestack Prize from American Poetry Review. She is Professor of English and Director of the Creative Writing Programs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Assistant Editor: Derek Pollard is co-author with Derek Henderson of the book Inconsequentia (BlazeVOX, 2010). Previously, he served as Assistant Editor at Barrow Street, where he founded and curated the Barrow Street West Reading Series, and as Associate Editor at New Issues Poetry & Prose, where he selected and edited books for the New Issues Poetry Prize and the Green Rose Prize. He holds a PhD in English from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was a Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute Fellow in Poetry and is now on faculty.
Managing Editor: Autumn Widdoes is a poet, playwright, and theater artist. Her poetry has been published in Magma. She has shown performance work at Dixon Place, Brick Theater, Grace Exhibition Space, Bowery Poetry Club, Galapagos, AUNTS, WAXworks, Movement Research Festival, the &Now Festival of Innovative Art & Literature, The Poetry Cafe, Subterranean Arthouse, Okinawa Christian University, and at the Tampa Museum of Art. She is a member of TASK 沖縄, a performance collective based in Okinawa, Japan. Autumn received her MA in Performance Studies from NYU and is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Web Designer: Denise Weber is a writer and graphic designer based in southwest Colorado. She is a graduate of the Creative Writing MFA program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her work has been published in Chariton Review, Peruse and elsewhere.