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Issue 1.2 Contributor Melinda Moustakis awarded NEA and Kenyon Review Fellowships

Melinda Moustakis, whose piece “Dear Alaska, A Letter to a Way of Life,” is in issue “Hunt, Gather,” was recently awarded both a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Fiction and named as one of the 2014-2016 Kenyon Review Fellows. Melinda was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, and her first book Bear Down Bear North: Alaska Stories was...

AWP 2014 – Closing Time

Thanks to all the interesting and friendly people who stopped by our table, and all the other literary presses/magazines for their brilliant readings, presentations, and panels! We had a blast this year at AWP, and Seattle is hands-down the most mystical and inspiring city on this side of the world. Then again, we are going to...

AWP 2014 – Day One

What an incredible day in Seattle! We’ve met so many brilliant and kind literary folk on the bookfair floor, and visited many of our friends at their panels. Here our some of our favorite tweets from AWP so far: “Sometimes our disguises are more revealing than we know.” (Robert Root in “The I or the...

AWP 2014

Last year at AWP we had the incredible opportunity to interview Jeanette Winterson, author of Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? and Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit. What surprises are in store for us this year in Seattle? Find out by following our twitter feed! We will be tweeting LIVE from various...

‘How Authors Become Mega Brands’

Did you know that in 1887 Guy de Maupassant paid for a hot-air balloon, inscribed with the name of his latest short story, to fly over Paris? For centuries, authors have been branding themselves to gain publicity. Today, some of the world’s bestselling authors, such as James Patterson, actually write their novels with a team...