Every few months, we check in with our authors (over 170 featured to date!). These writers are inimitable, wonderful, striving, and exciting, and we’re eager to share their recent work with you all. So read on, and see what they’ve been up to!
L. N. Holmes had pieces appear in Apparition Literary Magazine, Crack the Spine, Newfound, Fathom Magazine, Ghost City Press and this summer and she has pieces upcoming in Rhythm & Bones and Laurel Magazine. Her story, “Independence Day,” was published on Allegory Ridge in August, and her collection Space, Collisions will be available in print this month. Follow her on Twitter @LNHolmeswriter, Instagram @l_n_holmes, and on her Goodreads.
Orlando Ortega-Medina (ep. 133) will be a guest speaker at the Jewish Book & Arts Festival at the Evelyn Rubinstein JCC in Houston, Texas in November 4, 2018. His debut novel The Death of Baseball is set to ne released in summer 2019 through Cloud Lodge Books. The audiobook of his collection, Jerusalem Ablaze, was released this summer and can be found on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes.
Rosewater, by Tade Thompson (ep. 46), is being released this month. His story “Kaseem’s Way” was featured in Abandon Books’ anthology Creatures: The Legacy of Frankenstein, and his story “Yard Dog” appeared in Fiyah Magazine.
Stella Klein (ep. 150) is included in Spread the Word’s City Stories anthology with her flash fiction piece, Baristas. Her most recent essays and short story can all be found on The Mechanics Institute Review Online.
Laurie Stone (ep. 94) published her piece “Three Stories” in N+1 Magazine, and she will be teaching in “Writing the Wave” to raise money for voter registration on September 22. Find her on Facebook and Twitter @lauriestone.
Allison M. Charette (ep. 38) is currently in Madagascar on an NEA Fellowship, translating Michele Rakotoson’s Lalana and mentoring writers on their translations from Malagasy to English. If you can read French, read about it here. Allison can be found on Twitter @sunshineabroad.
“Sadie Cries,” from The Sadie Stories by Peter J. Stavros (ep. 152), was recently featured in Cheap Pop. His play, PMA and the Beast, will be featured in the upcoming Ten-Tucky Festival of Ten Minute Plays at the Bard’s Town Theatre in Louisville, KY, from September 21 to October 6. Find him on Twitter @PeterJStavros.
David Galef (ep. 163) appears in the latest issue of Measure with is piece, “Bad Poet.” He’ll be holding A Conversation with Nathan Englander at the Montclair Public Library, 4:00, September 16, 2018. Find him on Twitter @dgalef.
Shannon Lippert (ep. 9) appeared on Episode 55 of Glittership. She also will be starting a poetry reading series at Think Coffee this winter, details to come! Follow her on Twitter @ShannonXL and on her WordPress.
“Still Life” by Alicia Drier (ep. 137) was recently accepted for publication by Thirty West Publishing House.
Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam (ep. 161) has a novelette appearing an upcoming edition of Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Her work will also be a part of the Art & Words Show in Fort Worth, Texas on September 29. Find her on Twitter @BonnieJoStuffle and on Tumblr @sufferingsappho.
Persuasion, the musical adaptation of Jane Austen’s final novel co-written by Harold Taw (ep. 159) will run from October 5 to November 18, 2018, at Lamb’s Players Theatre in San Diego.
Renee S. DeCamillis (ep. 143) has a currently untitled novella set to be released through Eraserhead Press as one of their six New Bizarro Authors of 2019.