Congratulations to the following 9L contributors:
D.A. Powell (vol. 7, no. 2), Eula Biss (vol. 3, no. 1) have been named 2011 Guggenheim Fellows.
Ansel Elkins (forthcoming in vol. 8, no. 1) is one of the winners of the Boston Review's Discovery Poetry Contest.
Brian Oliu's (vol. 6, no. 1) collection of Tuscaloosa Craigslist Missed Connections, So You Know it's Me, will be published by Tiny Hardcore Press.
The Great Frustration by Seth Fried (vol. 3, no. 2 and vol. 6, no. 1) will be released in just a few days on May 1. Be sure to pick up a copy. Also stayed tuned to the blog as later this week we will have a 9L exclusive video featuring Seth as well as some other cool bonus features related to the release of his story collection.
T.A. Noonan (vol. 7, no. 1) is featured on Verse Daily with a poem from her book, Petticoat Government.
Also, if you're in the Urbana-Champaign area, be sure to stop by the Illini Union Bookstore today because Michelle Morano (forthcoming in vol. 8, no. 2) will be reading as part of the Carr Reading Series. The event starts at 4:30pm and is free and open to the public. Hope to see you there!