Monday, January 31, 2011
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
I just wanted to pass along that my short story "The Dragoon" was
recently published by Pill Hill Press in their new book Powers: A
Superhero Anthology. I just received my copy and it's a colorful,
energetic collection. Happy to be in it.
Congrats, Lane!! Sounds like a great fun read!!
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Monday, January 24, 2011
Although MIRACLE BOY AND OTHER STORIES (Press 53, 2010) was not a finalist for The Story Prize, it has been selected for the long list of "other notable 2010 short story collections, along with books by Nadine Gordimer, Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Rash, Brad Watson, and other folks whom I admire.
Story Prize Long List
Monday, January 17, 2011
Nick Ostdick (current second-year in fiction):
Anthills, a small press publication out of Milwaukee, has accepted a short-short of mine entitled 'How to Set A Car on Fire' for their Spring 2011 issue, due out in April.
Abby Wheetley (MFA, fiction, 2009):
"Regarding the Mothers" was accepted for publication in CaKe.
Kerry James Evans (MFA, poetry, 2009):
"Night Fishing" was accepted for publication in Prairie Schooner.
Matthew Guenette (MFA, poetry, 1999):
I have two new poems in the latest Barn Owl Review. I'm also the featured poet in the latest Anti-:
Congrats to the hardest-working writers I know!! SIUC MFAs rule!!!
Friday, January 07, 2011
Wanted to pass along word that my collection Just Listen was named a finalist for the 2010 New American Fiction Award, judged by Lee K. Abbott. And, a couple of hours later, my story It is Wide and It is Deep was accepted by Abby Wheetley and Peter Lucas over at Prime Mincer.
John Owen (second-year, poetry):
Some good news to start off the new year. DMQ Review has picked up "Field Song" for their next issue.
Melissa Scholes Young (third-year, fiction):
My poem "Coconut Water," which I wrote in workshop with Judy, will be published in Tapestry. Spring 2011, I believe.
Congrats to all! Nice way to start the year!!!