Announcements

June, 2014

June 10, 2014

Scam update!

A few months ago, some subscribers received fraudulent renewal offers promoting The Sun at an inflated price. If you responded to the fraudulent offer, you may have recently received a postcard from “Magazine Link” stating that your subscription to The Sun could not be fulfilled. This card does not reflect your subscription status with The Sun.

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April, 2014

April 04, 2014

The Sun is hiring

We need an Associate Publisher to direct business operations, finance, and personnel at The Sun, a nonprofit, ad-free magazine in its forty-first year of publication. This full-time position is in our editorial office in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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April 04, 2014

The Sun is hiring

We need a Manuscript Editor at The Sun, a nonprofit, ad-free magazine in its forty-first year of publication. This full-time position is in our editorial office in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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April 04, 2014

The Sun is hiring

We need an Editorial Assistant at The Sun, a nonprofit, ad-free magazine in its forty-first year of publication. This full-time position is in our editorial office in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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April 04, 2014

We’re hiring

The Sun is searching for an Associate Publisher to direct business operations, finance, and personnel. We also have openings for a Manuscript Editor and an Editorial Assistant.

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September, 2013

September 13, 2013

Scam alert!

Some of our subscribers recently received a fraudulent renewal offer asking them to renew their subscription to The Sun for the price of $79.95. Do not send them any money.

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July, 2013

July 03, 2013

Writing from The Sun wins the Pushcart Prize

Two selections first published in The Sun have been awarded the Pushcart Prize, which honors exceptional writing from America’s small presses. Click here for details.

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January, 2013

January 08, 2013

A correction and an apology

The Sun owes an apology to David Krieger, Leslee Goodman, and our readers. Click here to read more.

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October, 2012

October 02, 2012

Essays from The Sun receive honorable mention in The Best American Essays 2012

Three essays published in The Sun were listed as “notable” in The Best American Essays 2012, edited by David Brooks. Click here for details.

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May, 2012

May 07, 2012

Writing from The Sun wins the Pushcart Prize

Two essays first published in The Sun have been awarded the Pushcart Prize, which honors exceptional writing from America’s small presses. Click here for details.

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January, 2012

January 03, 2012

Does The Sun shine in your neighborhood?

Would copies of The Sun brighten up the magazine rack of your local bookstore, coffee shop, co-op, or other hangout? Click here to let us know.

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November, 2011

November 21, 2011

Writing from The Sun receives Honorable Mention in the Best American Series and The Pushcart Prize Anthology

Authors include Poe Ballantine, John Frank, Louis B. Jones, Marjorie Kemper, Nikolina Kulidžan, Lee Strickland, and Lad Tobin. Click here for a list of the selections.

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April, 2011

April 15, 2011

The Sun nominated for three awards

The Sun was recently named as a finalist for a National Magazine Award, and also received two nominations for the 2011 Utne Independent Press Awards. Click here for details.

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October, 2010

October 14, 2010

Essays from The Sun selected for Best American Essays 2010

Jane Churchon's essay “The Dead Book” [February 2009] was selected for The Best American Essays 2010 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Best American also listed four essays from The Sun as “Notable Essays.” Click here for details.

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June, 2010

June 08, 2010

Writing from The Sun wins the Pushcart Prize

Two selections first published in The Sun have been awarded the Pushcart Prize, which honors exceptional writing from America’s small presses. Click here for details.

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October, 2009

October 07, 2009

Writing from The Sun wins the Pushcart Prize

Austin Bunn’s short story “Everything, All At Once” [June 2008] has been awarded the Pushcart Prize, which honors exceptional writing from America’s small presses. Click here for details.

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October 06, 2009

Essay from The Sun selected for Best American Essays 2009

David James Duncan’s essay “Cherish This Ecstasy” [July 2008] was selected to appear in The Best American Essays 2009 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). Click here for details.

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September, 2009

September 09, 2009

The Sun’s Krista Bremer wins writing award

Krista Bremer, an associate publisher at The Sun, has won a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award, which honors women writers of “unusual talent and promise in the early stages of their writing careers.” Click here for details.

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