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ZYZZYVA is a San Francisco journal publishing fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art by the best writers, poets, translators, and artists working in our backyard—and beyond. Every issue offers the thrill of discovering new voices, and the satisfaction of reading new works by award winning and established authors. Subscribe to enjoy a year of the acclaimed publication that “is consistently one of the most interesting, thought-provoking and daring journals around.”*
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Single issues of ZYZZYVA
ZYZZYVA No. 96
ZYZZYVA No. 92
ZYZZYVA 2013 Bundle
The Whole Year for $30
Now you can order the complete set of 2013 issues. Featuring fiction by Lori Ostlund, Herbert Gold, Molly Giles, Peter Mountford, Dani Shapiro, Michelle Latiolais, Eric Puchner, Kirstin Chen, Elizabeth Spencer, Vanessa Hua, Mary Otis, Don Waters, Catherine Brady, Juan Pablo Villalobos, Lisa Teasley, and J. Malcolm Garcia; poetry by Matthew Dickman, Kazim Ali, Wendy Willis, John W. Evans, Heather Altfeld, Dean Rader, Rebecca Foust, Zubair Ahmed, David Biespiel, Allan Peterson, Christian Kiefer, Alexandra Teague, and Floyd Skloot; nonfiction from W.S. Di Piero, Diego Enrique Osorno, Anne Raeff, and Moritz Thomsen; plus artwork from Devri Richmond, Vanessa Marsh, David Maisel, Meghann Riepenhoff, Mike Callaghan, Jeannie O’Connor, Tom Stolmar, Iris Chabari-Berggren, and Marcus Covert. Order the bundle as a treat for yourself, or as an elegant gift.
ZYZZYVA 2012 Bundle
The Whole Year for $30
Get the complete set of 2012 issues, including No.95, which was recognized by Best American Short Stories and Best American Essays. Featuring stories from Tatjana Soli, Peter Orner, Wanda Coleman, Daniel Sada, Jennifer duBois, Ron Carlson, Don Waters, Earle McCartney, and Vanessa Veselka; poetry by W.S. Di Piero (winner of a 2013 Pushcart Prize), Marci Vogel, John Freeman, Wendy Willis, D.A. Powell, Judy Halebsky, Jesse Nathan, Ada Limon, and John W. Evans; nonfiction from Dagoberto Gilb, Edie Meidav, Rick Barot, and Luis Alberto Urrea; also, reportage, essays, and fiction from Mexico on the drug war; a selection of noir writing; and art from Lucas Foglia, Wendy MacNaughton, Chester Arnold, Stephanie Syjuco, Packard Jennings, and Jane Hambleton. Supplies are limited.
ZYZZYVA 2011 Bundle
The Whole Year for $30
Get the complete set of 2011 Spring, Fall and Winter issues, specially packaged with a ZYZZYVA greeting card. Featuring stories from Tom Bissell, Erika Recordon, Tom Barbash, Karen Joy Fowler, Will Boast, Katie Chase, Malena Watrous, David Guterson, Susan Berman, Josh DuBose, Vanessa Hua, and Adam Johnson; poetry by Matthew Dickman, Jeanette Allee, W.S. Di Piero, Robin Ekiss, Troy Jollimore, Heather Altfeld, Floyd Skloot, Carl Adamshick; nonfiction from Stephen Elliott, Jill Storey, Carter Scholz, Paula Priamos, Gary Soto, and art by Owen Smith, Richard Misrach, Katy Grannan, Julio Cesar Morales, Sandow Birk, Carson Murdach, Reid Yalom, Susan Seubert, and Monica Denevan. Supplies are limited.
ZYZZYVA T-shirts are here! Silkscreen printed on premium American Apparel shirts. Available in black in a range of unisex sizes. $18 + $5 shipping.
ZYZZYVA Anniversary Anthologies
The Best of Ten Years of ZYZZYVA
Features poetry, fiction, scripts, and essays from more than 40 writers, including Francisco X. Alarcón, Sherman Alexie, Kate Braverman, Po Bronson, Dennis Cooper, Peter Coyote, Tess Gallagher, Philip Kan Gotanda, Thom Gunn, Robert Hass, Jane Hirshfield, Garrett Hongo, August Kleinzahler, Philip Levine, Jess Mowry, Gary Snyder, Octavio Solis, Elizabeth Tallent, William Vollman, Lois-Ann Yamanaka, and others. $20 (338 pages; paperback).
True Stories from ZYZZYVA
27 autobiographical pieces commemorate ZYZZYVA’s 20th anniversary. Featuring F.X. Toole (on being a cut man in boxing), Brenda Webster (on psychoanalysis as a way of life), Judith Barrington (on life as a “soft butch” lesbian), plus Victor Davis Hanson, Susan Parker, Eve Pell, and many others. $14.95 (272 pages, paperback). Limited supply.
The Writer’s Notebook
Facsimile pages from the working notebooks of 16 authors, with introductions. Featuring Sherman Alexie, Dorothy Allison, Po Bronson, Ethan Canin, Katherine Dunn, Kathy Acker, Maxine Hong Kingston, Martin Cruz Smith, Gary Snyder, and many others. $12 (249 pages; paperback). Limited supply.
Roots and Branches: Contemporary Essays
by West Coast Writers
"A superb collection" —George Plimpton
"[It] will carry you happily through the insomnias of the night. You will emerge refreshed and smarter than you were the day before. This is a terrific book of essays." —William Kittredge
More than 30 essays by such writers as Blair Fuller (who recalls an early experiment with LSD), David Harris (on doing time as a war resister), Paula Gunn Allen (who explores her Lebanese heritage in New Mexico), plus Bill Berkson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gary Soto, David Rains Wallace, Peter Coyote, James D. Houston, and others. $10.95 (286 pages; paperback). Very limited supply!