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We aren’t attending AWP 2020

We’ve made the difficult decision not to attend this year’s AWP Conference in San Antonio.

February 13, 2020
Featured Selections

Listen to Aimee Nezhukumatathil Read Brian Doyle’s “Joyas Voladoras”

From our 2019 tribute to Brian Doyle in Portland, Oregon.

January 22, 2020
Recommended Reading

More on Grizzly Times

We asked Louisa Willcox and David Mattson to share a few additional resources about grizzly bears and to suggest ways readers might be able to help.

January 17, 2020

Sign Up for 2020 Event Announcements

We’re taking a hiatus from our “Into the Fire” retreats this year, but we hope to see you at some other events we’re planning.

January 14, 2020

Devin Murphy on Adventure, Empathy, and Learning to Open Up

Murphy says he has submitted stories to The Sun for about a decade, but this is the first we’ve published. We caught up to discuss his new story, his maritime exploits, and the most valuable lessons he learned from a mentor.

Finn Cohen • January 9, 2020
Employment Opportunities

Please Check Back Later

We have no open positions at this time.

January 6, 2020

Farewell My Lovelies:
Colleen Donfield’s Goodbye after Twenty-Five Years at The Sun

We’re grateful to Colleen for the years she’s spent shepherding manuscripts, encouraging writers, and shaping so many of the pieces we’ve published in The Sun.

December 20, 2019
Recommended Reading

Astra Taylor’s Democracy Reading List

Since Astra Taylor cited so many authors during our discussion for the November 2019 interview, we asked her to give us a list of books that have inspired her work as an activist and an artist.

November 15, 2019

Listen to an excerpt from Many Alarm Clocks

Stream or download selections from Many Alarm Clocks, a collection of journal entries from The Sun’s founder and editor published in the magazine as Sy Safransky’s Notebook.

November 1, 2019

Staff Profile: Senior Editor Andrew Snee

This year Andrew celebrated not only his fiftieth birthday but also twenty-five years at The Sun.

July 12, 2019
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