Permafrost Nonfiction Book Prize Winner!

We at Permafrost Magazine are very excited to announce the winner for our 2016 Nonfiction Book Prize! After months of deliberating over more than one hundred amazing manuscript submissions, all such a pleasure to read, our judge Scott Russell Sanders has chosen Anand Prahlad’s The Secret of a Black Aspie  as this year’s winning manuscript.…

2016 New Alchemy Contest Winner and Finalists

We at  Permafrost  are  pleased to announce that our winner for the 2016 New Alchemy Contest is Amy Jo Trier-Walker!  Her cut-up collection, which includes “Go Nowhereing,’ “A Lost Hand,’ “Medicine-Say,’ “Better-Day Pile,’ and “Catching-Basket Day,’ demonstrates the type of craft that takes joy in risk, and we are so excited to have her gorgeous,…

I Too Want Mushrooms: An Interview with Sara Adams

Sara Adams’ poem, “IMPERMANENCE IS THE ONLY THING THAT WORKS IN FAHRENHEIT AROUND HERE’ is featured in our online summer issue, 37.2. We asked her a few questions about craft. Here are her answers. Q: Do you have any super secret rituals that help your writing process? A: I’ve discovered that writing works on a…