The Sun will host a gathering on October 25–27 in Big Sur, California. Click here for details.
Some of our subscribers recently received a fraudulent renewal offer asking them to renew their subscription to The Sun for the price of $111. Do not send them any money. Click here for details.
The Sun will host a gathering on April 26–28 in Little Switzerland, North Carolina. Click here for details.
Join Sun authors, readers, and staff for a weekend of writing, conversation, and inspiration. The magazine will host three gatherings this year. Scholarships are available, and registration has opened. Click here for details.
We need a full-time managing editor at The Sun, a nonprofit, ad-free magazine in its thirty-ninth year of publication. This position is in our editorial office in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Click here for details.
The Sun owes an apology to David Krieger, Leslee Goodman, and our readers. Click here to read more.
Three essays published in The Sun were listed as “notable” in The Best American Essays 2012, edited by David Brooks. Click here for details.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.