Editors in Chief
Keya Mitra & Kathlene Postma
Senior Fiction Editor
Senior Nonfiction Editor
Silk Road Work-Study
Senior Poetry Editor
Senior Drama Editor
Web & Online
Social Media Manager
Web Platform Designer
A special thanks to Shelley Washburne and Jennifer Scanlon at
Pacific University’s MFA program for their support!
Kristen Buehner, Darcy Christoffersen, Patrick Daniels, Wynton
Davis, Abby Godsil, Claire Pillsbury, Gillian
Reimann, Erin Rottweiler, Kimberly Su, Sara Villegas, Samantha
The editors invite submissions of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction,
translations, first chapters of novels, and drama all year round.
All rights revert to author upon publication.
Subscriptions for Silk Road include two print issues per year.
Silk Road (ISSN 1931-6933) is published semiannually by
Pacific University in Oregon and funded by the
Department of English and the College of Arts and Sciences.
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Cover: “Nara: Prayer Papers and Straw” by Jayne Marek
Cover Design: Cailyn Andreasen