(photo via ASF’s blog, credit Vicky Topaz) Y’all, AMY HEMPEL is judging this year’s American Short Fiction Short Story Contest!
Spotted some familiar faces in the wild on Politics & Prose’s Small Press Month table! And in really beautiful company. You face those suckers out, DC. (cc: politicsprose)
i have 1 question…are you ready okay my question is have you seen any of my other stories… shhh don’t tell me just have the answer in your head.
—You may know by now that we’re always seeking out emerging writers. This one happens to be eight years old (and, okay, we know her personally and she’s damn cute, so we’re a little biased). But she evidently knows just how to cut to the heart of the writer’s dilemma. Her Tumblr launched yesterday!
“A woman had to choose her own particular unhappiness carefully. That was the only happiness in life: to choose the best unhappiness. An unwise move, good God, and you could squander everything.”
—Lorrie Moore, Bark
WWLA: The Conference has been announced! Join us Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the Gene Autry for a day of panels, workshops and presentations about writing and publishing. We’ve got a fantastic list of presenters, and the schedule thrills my nerdy heart.
ATTN: Los Angeles writers and people who need a good reason to come to LA:
We’re so excited to be a part of this. Check out the schedule and know that if you’re among the first 40 people to sign up, you get to come to a literary pub quiz with all the panelists and authors at a fancy wine bar the night before!