- Jenny Johnson's In Full Velvet is officially available as of February 14th! Publishers Weekly, in its "Pick of the Week" column, calls the collection, "Vociferous, deciduous, fresh, and knowing."
- Mike Scalise, in a column on American Short Fiction, discusses a passage from The Brand New Catastrophe that was cut, and why. This essay is great for those with questions about the editorial process. He writes:
"Crises can turn us into skipping records of our own worst (and best) tendencies. ... Stasis is, heartbreakingly, the mode in which many of our lives greatest dramas take shape. So how do you render it authentically while keeping organic character progression intact? How do you honor both the reality of the lived moment, and the Aristotelian needs of big-L literature?"
You can read the full piece here.
- Lastly, thanks to all who stopped by our booth at #AWP17! We hope you all had a fantastic time at the conference.