a journal of the arts...
Worlds into words into WORLDS

We are co-sponsoring THE ELK RIVER WRITERS CONFERENCE at beautiful Chico Hot Springs, south of Livingston, Montana  August 7-9, 2016, featuring Linda Hogan, Craig Leslie, Nina McConigley and Jamie Ford. Writing from the conference will be published in a special edition of Cutthroat!  
To register:   Elkriverwriters.org
THE BEST OF CUTTHROAT features work by Joy Harjo, Rita Dove, Carolyn Forché, Wendell Berry, Sandra Cisneros, LeAnne Howe, Alice Anderson, Marilyn Nelson, Marilyn Kallet, Richard Jackson, TR Hummer, Luis Alberto Urrea, Doug Anderson, Rebecca Seiferle, Martin Espada, Alfred Corn, Naomi Shihab Nye, Patricia Smith, Sean Thomas Dougherty, Matt Mendez, Keith Flynn, Marvin Bell, Naomi Benaron, Carmen Calatayud, Patricia Spears Jones, Pam L. Houston, Karen Brennan, Meg Pokrass, Michael Martone, Bryce Milligan, Dan Vera, Jasminne Mendez, Jacob Shores-Argüello, Adie Smith, Danielle Bainbridge, B.J. Buckley, and more.
We are now closed for submissions of poetry and short fiction for Cutthroat 21, the online edition. Our next reading period begins July 15, 2016 for our literary contests.  Send us your best work!!!