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Whitefish Review Issue II Released

Second issue of newest literary journal features Douglas H. Chadwick, Pam Houston, and 30 artists, writers, and photographers

WHITEFISH, Mont. (Dec. 13, 2007) The Whitefish Review, a new semi-annual literary journal has announced the publication of its second issue available Dec. 14. The 124-page soft cover book features established and emerging authors and artists with a leaning towards the art and literature of mountain culture.

More than 100 artists and writers submitted fiction, non-fiction, poetry, art, and photography and 30 were selected by the editorial staff for inclusion in the new journal published by Buckshot Enterprises, Inc. Featured writers include Whitefish author and National Geographic correspondent Douglas H. Chadwick, as well as award-winning Colorado author Pam Houston.

The second issue features an additional 28 artists and writers ranging from 11 to 65 years old across ten different states. Eighteen of the contributors are from Montana. The journal weaves a diverse mix of narratives interspersed across five non-fiction essays and one interview, six short stories, seven poems, four paintings and drawings, and eight photographs. The cover features a photo by Whitefish photographer Heath Korvola.

Im happy to report that our first issue has been sold in 20 states and 3 countries. With our second issue, our total contributor list has broadened to represent 21 states and we have now published work by writers and artists from 11 to 80 years old, said Brian Schott, editor-in-chief. The submissions continue to be remarkable. Were thankful to the community of artists and writers who are helping us in the effort to bring a new literary voice to the interior American West. Were also especially thankful to the individuals and businesses that have sponsored us.

Notable writers in the inaugural issue that was released on June 15 included William Kittredge and Tim Cahill.

Mike Powers and Ryan Friel serve as managing editors, Ian Griffiths is the art director, and Tom Mull is the associate editor. Lyndsay Schott manages the web site.

Copies of the Whitefish Review are available for purchase at as well as in local and regional bookstores. Cost of the second issue is $12. The submission reading period for the June 2008 issue is January 1 through March 31.