Conjunctions’ milestone fiftieth issue gathers together the many voices, forms, and styles that have defined the legendary literary journal since it was launched by Bradford Morrow in 1981. Established masters like William H. Gass, John Ashbery, Richard Powers, Edwidge Danticat, Rae Armantrout, Robert Coover, and Lyn Hejinian join rising stars such as Ben Marcus, Paul La Farge, Edie Meidav, and Peter Orner to create a landmark compendium of stunning new work. This very special anniversary celebration showcases fifty of our foremost fiction writers and poets.


Peter Straub

Peter Straub

Peter Straub is the New York Times bestselling author of seventeen novels, which have been translated into more than twenty languages. His two collaborations with Stephen King, The Talisman and Black House, were international bestsellers. Two of Peter’s most recent novels, Lost Boy Lost Girl and In the Night Room, were winners of the Bram Stoker Award. In 2006, he was given the Horror Writers Association Lifetime Achievement Award. Peter and his wife live in New York City. 


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ABOUT Conjunctions

  • Bard College's literary journal Conjunctionspublishes innovative fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction by emergingvoices and contemporary masters. For over three decades, Conjunctionshas challenged accepted forms and styles, with equal emphasis on groundbreakingexperimentation and rigorous quality. We are committed to launching andsupporting the careers of unknown authors-William T. Vollmann, David FosterWallace, and Karen Russell all had some of their very first publications in Conjunctions-whileproviding a space for better-known voices like Joyce Carol Oates or William H.Gass to work outside audience expectations.