New Anaphora Journal Issues Released – CCR and PLJ

The latest Summer 2016 issues of Anaphora’s two journals: Pennsylvania Literary Journal and Cinematic Codes Review have been released. These latest issues below include an interview with the Vice President of Ripley’s Believe It or Not, an award-winning illustrator, and the winners of the Brooklyn Film Festival. There are also scholarly essays from academics, and detailed reviews of recent releases and forthcoming books in fiction and non-fiction.

Brownsville, TX, September 06, 2016 --( Both journals are always seeking general submissions in various fields, from cinema studies, to literature studies to politics, economics and history. You’re warmly invited to submit or to invite your colleagues to submit. Issues are finalized at the end of July, November and May. Anaphora is also always looking for book-length submissions. PLJ has won a CCCC award for one of its essays. You can find more information on the journal’s Anaphora webpages.

Pennsylvania Literary Journal:

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Cinematic Codes Review:

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Reviews of Fiction and Non-Fiction: Volume VIII, Issue 2: Summer 2016: ($10, 170pp, 6X9”, ISBN-13: 978-1-5374-1896-4, September 1, 2016; Purchase on CreateSpace or Amazon): This issue of PLJ includes many detailed critical non-fiction and fiction book reviews from the editor, together with a narration of her misadventures at the American Library Association conference. An essay by Andrea Phiana Borunda offers a critical study of cultural memory in Cabeza de Vaca’s La Relacion. Michelle Hunt’s essay considers how women might be treated as commodities in Breath, Eyes, Memory and The Bluest Eye. The poetry section offers dense and complex literary poems by Thomas Piekarski and John White.

Pennsylvania Literary Journal (ISSN#: 2151-3066; Library of Congress Catalog Number: PN80.P46) is a printed peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical essays, book-reviews, short stories, interviews, photographs, art, and poetry.

Interviews with Ripley’s, an Illustrator, and the Winners of the BFF: Volume I, Issue 2, Summer 2016: ($15, 6X9”, 236pp, ISBN-13: 978-1-5374-6124-3, September 3, 2016; Purchase on CreateSpace or Amazon): This second issue of the Cinematic Codes Review includes innovative scholarship and critical pieces. The essays include cinematic theory studies such as Felicia Cosey’s examination of paternal authority in post-apocalyptic films. Carolin Kirchner examines aesthetics in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s work. Robert McParland studies value in Apocalypse Now. Keith Moser’s new contribution to Anaphora’s journals looks at the crisis of simulation in Black Mirror. Antonio Sanna looks at grandeur in the Star Wars series. And Barbara Gambini considers the cinematic effects in Pascoli’s industrial oblivion. The interviews section includes two interviews conducted by the editor, before, after and during her trip to the ALA conference in Orlando, Florida, with Mark Wayne Adams, the award-winning illustrator, and Edward Meyer, the Vice President of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Their replies are frank, surprising and informative. For the first time, a couple of the interns have stepped up to help add a new perspective. Garrett Donnelly, a Columbia student, conducted a series of interviews with the winners of the Brooklyn Film Festival this summer. These BFF interviews are with Bentley Brown, Lou Hamou-Lhadj and Andrew Coats, Alix Blair and Jeremy Lange, Alicia Slimmer, and Claire Carré and Charles Spano. And Samantha Lauer wrote a set of reviews of films that she liked and disliked watching, offering some detailed criticisms for viewers and academics alike. The cover image is from Alicia Slimmer’s Creedmoria film, and her interview can be found amount Donnelly’s other BFF discussions.

Cinematic Codes Review: ISSN 2473-3385 (print); ISSN 2473-3377 (online): features works in all visual genres, especially those with moving pictures, be they music videos, feature films, documentaries, photography, or just about any other mode or genre of art that does not fall into the realm of “literature,” which will be the primary object of Anaphora’s Pennsylvania Literary Journal.

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The journals are also available at libraries via EBSCO and ProQuest. I hope you’ll share the links to CreateSpace and will encourage your contacts to purchase the issue. Let me, the Director, Anna Faktorovich, know if you have any questions or concerns.
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