From this issue:

Blueberries
Nonfiction by Juan Alvarado Valdivia

Frequently Asked Questions About
Staying in South Korea

Nonfiction by Anthony Huerta Velasquez

Killer Motivation
Fiction by Corey Lynn Fayman

Poetry by Emily Hyland

News from
Mount Hope

Best American Essays 2020 has cited  two Mount Hope authors  in its list of "Notable Essays of 2019": About Boredom, by Cicily Bennion, and Life Is An Island, by Don Lago. These are Mount Hope's fourth and fifth such honors in the past six years.

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"When you’re living a creative life you can shelter in a place by nature—and also, after the accident, I became a bit of a hermit for a few years—and you get into a solitary rhythm. "

The Creative Life:
Emily Hyland

"Being a poet and a creative
person is something I've always been. I didn't expect to fall into
the business world. I didn't ever imagine being a restaurateur."

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Mount Hope is a literary magazine produced by creative-writing faculty and students at Roger Williams University. Our campus lies just west of Mount Hope, which overlooks Narragansett Bay. We publish fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic storytelling, and photo series.

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We take submissions year-round at Submittable.