Celebrations – News from our Contributors

We are never surprised when authors we publish go on to publish books, publish more books, win awards, are thus recognized for their talents by others. When we hear of such, we want to celebrate.

Congratulations to

Jeffrey Tigchelaar and his poem, “Blurbs,” which appeared in issue no. 23. It has been selected for the Best New Poets Anthology.

Andao Tian and her story, “The Death of my Mad Uncle,” which appeared in issue no. 16. It has been selected as one of seven “Recommended Stories” for the O. Henry Prize 2008.

Congratulations to the following authors whose recent books and collections have been published:

Robert Krut (issue 27), This is the Ocean (forthcoming) (Bona Fide Books, 2013).

Edward Belfar (issue 13), Wanderers (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2012).

Mary Makofske (issues 6, 8, and 23), Traction, winner of the Richard Snyder Prize (Ashland Poetry Press, 2011).

Carol V. Davis (issue 25), Between Storms (Truman State University Press, 2012).

Kat Meads (issue 20), When the Dust Finally Settles (Ravenna Press, 2011).

Barbara Crooker(issue 23), More (C&R Press, 2010).

Debra Brenegan (issue 26), Shame the Devil (State University of New York Press, 2011).

Tara Masih (issue 11), Where The Dog Star Never Glows (Press 53, 2010).

Judy Kronenfeld (issue 18), Light Lowering in Diminished Sevenths, winner of the 2007 Litchfield Review Book Prize in Poetry.

Murzban F. Shroff (issue 14), Breathless in Bombay: Stories (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2007).

Liz Robbins (issue 16), Hope, As the World Is a Scorpion Fish (The Backwaters Press, 2008).

Erin Elizabeth Smith (issue 16), The Fear of Being Found (Three Candles Press, 2008).