Monday, July 25, 2011

Contributor Round-Up

T.A. Noonan's (vol. 7, no. 1), The Bone Folders, about a coven of Louisiana witches is now available! Check out this video of T.A. reading "Lily in a Sundress" from the book.

The 7th Annual Printers' Ball is this Friday, July 29, in Chicago. In addition to many wonderful events, and their awesome logo (pictured at the left), they will be previewing an animated version of C├ęsar Aira's novel, Ghosts. An excerpt of the novel appeared in vol. 5, no. 2.

The Great Frustration by Seth Fried (vol. 6, no. 1 and vol. 3, no. 2) was chosen by Poets & Writers as one of this summer's best fiction debuts. Check out an excerpt from the collection here and be sure to pick up a copy of Poets & Writers to read Hannah Tinti's interview with Seth.

Mud Luscious Press will be publishing Matt Bell's novella in stories, Cataclysm Baby in 2012. Three of the stories from the book appeared in our vol. 7, no. 2 issue.

Speaking of 2012 books, Dan Chaon (vol. 4, no. 2) returns with a new short story collection, Stay Awake, which is scheduled to be released in February 2012.

Benjamin Percy (vol. 6, no. 2) and Ira Sukrungruang (vol. 1, no. 2) will be reading at St. Olaf college as part of the Hamline Summer Writers' Conference. The event is free and open to the public.

Finally, and excuse a little bragging, here is a terrific review of the summer/spring 11 (vol. 8, no. 1) issue: "Art, Design, Defamiliarization: A Lit Mag for the Avant-Garde." We're very happy to know readers are enjoying the issue.

I also want to remind you that there is a week left to get in on our July Subscription Special. If you buy a 1-year subscription you get vol. 8, no. 1 issue for free! More details are here.

Did I miss something? If so, let me know because we love sharing good news from our contributors. If you're a contributor and have a book or a reading or another event coming up send me an email at

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