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Short Film about Sy and The Sun

Portland, Oregon–based video-production company Voxity profiled Sun founder and editor Sy Safransky, who has persisted in the world of independent publishing for nearly fifty years?

August 2, 2021

Sun editorial intern featured in anthology

Congratulations to Sun editorial, intern Anna Gazmarian, whose work will appear in an anthology of personal essays by voices from the Armenian diaspora.

July 17, 2020

Lambda Literary Awards

Two Sun contributors — Jaquira Díaz and T Kira Madden — were selected as finalists in the category for Best Lesbian Memoir/Biography

June 16, 2020

The Longreads Breakup List

Jacqueline Alnes at Longreads included Joseph Holt’s essay “Love Running” on a list of recent essays that helped her grieve a recent heartbreak.

June 14, 2019

Award-Winning Writers

Sun contributors win prizes.

January 15, 2019

Writing from The Sun Wins the Pushcart Prize

Two selections first published in The Sun have been awarded the Pushcart Prize, which honors exceptional writing from America’s small presses. Click here for details.

July 3, 2013

Essays from The Sun Receive Honorable Mention in The Best American Essays 2012

Three essays published in The Sun were listed as “notable” in The Best American Essays 2012, edited by David Brooks.

October 2, 2012
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