The Winter 2021-22 Issue. Ploughshares is an award-winning journal of new writing. Since 1971, Ploughshares has discovered and cultivated the freshest voices in contemporary American literature, and now provides readers with thoughtful and entertaining literature in a variety of formats. Find out why the New York Times named Ploughshares "the Triton among minnows."

The Winter 2021-22 Issue, edited by Editor-in-chief Ladette Randolph and Poetry Editor John Skoyles, features original poetry and prose by Yasmine Ameli, Beth Bachmann, Despy Boutris, Danielle Cadena Deulen, Leila Chatti, Andy Chen, Kwame Dawes, Lara Egger, William Fargason, Rebecca Foust, Daniel Garcia, Mike Good, J.P. Grasser, Jamella Hagen, Hannah Hirsh, Christiane Jacox, Tatiana Johnson-Boria, Andrew Koch, Kimberly Kruge, Michael Mark, Laura Minor, Nancy Mitchell, Stacy R. Nigliazzo, John Okrent, Christina Olson, Michelle Orsi, Courtney Queeney, brittny ray crowell, Hilda Raz, Kristin Robertson, Bobby C. Rogers, Aaron Smith, Adam Tavel, Anna Tomlinson, Corey Van Landingham, Ross White, El Williams III, Ed Falco, Lynn Kilpatrick, Diem Nguyen, Andrew Porter, Sonia Phillips Resika, Eric Roy, Sarah-Jane Stratford, Fei Sun, Meg Todd, Weike Wang, Michael Downs, Sherrie Flick, Mameve Medwed, and Springs Toledo.