Jai-Alai Magazine #7 is here!

Jai-Alai Magazine #7 is here!

New Editor: José A. Villar-Portela

Jai-Alai Magazine is proud to announce that our translations editor, José Villar, has been promoted to Editor. Founder P. Scott Cunningham will remain the publisher.

José is currently working on Issue #7. Stay tuned for an announcement about a release reading.

#8 is on its way

Jai-Alai Magazine #8 will be on sale for $15 an issue at O, Miami events beginning on April 20, 2013. 

Contributors
Frank Báez, Malachi Black, Melissa Broder, Yolanda Castaño, Mark DeCarteret, Matthew Gajewski, Katherine M. Hedeen, Christopher Louvet, Zyanya Mariana, Colleen Newcomb, Víctor Rodríguez Núñez, Yaddyra Peralta, Parker Phillips, Jessica Rivo, Curtis Perdue, Gregory Sherl, Brian Spears, Christos Tsaimis, Nick Vagnoni

Buy-Alai Now

Jai-Alai Magazine #9 is now available at the following locations:

Sweat Records, Little Haiti (map)

Books & Books, Coral Gables (map)

Lester’s Bar, Wynwood (map)

Issues cost $15. All three places accept credit cards. Sweat & Books & Books accept submissions; Lester’s does not. Only 200 copies of #9 are available to the public.

Issue #9 features work by Peg Boyers, Jenny Brillhart, Felicia Chizuko Carlisle, Jessica Chrastil, Anna Deeny, Matthew Dickman, Jim Drain, Victoria Newton Ford, Matthew Gajewski, Forrest Gander, J. David Gonzalez, Ben Greenman, Tom Healy, Siri Kusch, Adrian Matejka, Jill McDonough, Gilbert Wesley Purdy, Roger Reeves, Sandra Santana, Victor Santiago, Kyle Trowbridge, Odalis Valdieso, Sam Winston, and Raúl Zurita.

Jai-Alai Mag #9 has arrived and will be available to the public beginning Monday, April 30, 2012 at Sweat Records and Lester’s Bar.

Contributors include: Chilean National Poetry Prize winner Raul Zurita, College freshman Victoria Newton Ford, Witter Byner Fellow Jill McDonough, New Yorker Editor and Miami-native Ben Greenman, Minority Report Precog Matthew Dickman, Miami artist Jim Drain, National Poetry Series winner Adrian Matejka, Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Chairman Tom Healy, and many more.

Submissions will also re-open at the Sweat Records kiosk.

Jai-Alai Mag #9 has arrived and will be available to the public beginning Monday, April 30, 2012 at Sweat Records and Lester’s Bar.

Contributors include: Chilean National Poetry Prize winner Raul Zurita, College freshman Victoria Newton Ford, Witter Byner Fellow Jill McDonoughNew Yorker Editor and Miami-native Ben Greenman, Minority Report Precog Matthew Dickman, Miami artist Jim Drain, National Poetry Series winner Adrian Matejka, Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Chairman Tom Healy, and many more.

Submissions will also re-open at the Sweat Records kiosk.

Submission Deadline for Issue #9

The open submission period for Jai-Alai Magazine #9 closes on August 31, 2011. All decisions about submissions, regardless of when they were placed in the drop-box, will be communicated by September 15, 2011. Please refer to our submission page for our complete guidelines.

-The Editors

Jai-Alai Magazine Release Party

Jai-Alai Magazine #10 celebrates its release by inviting Literary Death Match back to Miami. An international series that subverts the traditional reading, LDM pits four authors against one another in a single-elimination tournament judged by three local celebrities. Visit University of Wynwood’s eventpage for more information

Jai-Alai Mag on WLRN/Herald News

Detail from the Autumn Casey-designed Jai-Alai drop-box #1

Detail from the Autumn Casey-designed Jai-Alai drop-box #1

Installed at the end of the January, this Jai-Alai drop-box was designed by Autumn Casey and is located in Sweat Records, appropriately adjacent to the local 7” vinyl shelf. 

Installed at the end of the January, this Jai-Alai drop-box was designed by Autumn Casey and is located in Sweat Records, appropriately adjacent to the local 7” vinyl shelf.