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Oxford American

For the first dozen issues of its existence, the Oxford American bore the tagline: “A magazine from the South.” A few years later, that changed to “The Southern magazine of good writing.” In 2015, it shifted to “A Magazine of the South.” Looking back over its now-25-year tenure, with voices that’ve ranged from William Faulkner and Zora Neale Hurston to John T. Edge and John Grisham, it seems fair to say the Little Rock-headquartered literary quarterly has more than lived up to its word. (

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