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Last week’s feature was Ben Stroud’s debut collection, Byzantium, and we’re pleased to announce the winners:
Dina Del Bucchia (@DelBauchery)
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Kyle Minor talks with Ben Stroud about his debut story collection, Byzantium, released this week from Graywolf. The two discuss story origins, the importance of delivering story, and how some writers get bogged down writing about history.
This week’s feature is Jonathan Callahan’s debut collection The Consummation of Dirk, which was selected by judge Zachary Mason as the winner of Starcherone Press’s 8th Prize for Innovative Fiction and has just been released by Starcherone, an imprint of Dzanc. Callahan’s fiction has appeared in The Collagist, Pank, Unsaid, Witness, The Lifted Brow, Quarterly [...]
Acclaimed fiction writer Rick Moody speaks with debut author Jonathan Callahan, author of The Consummation of Dirk, which won the 8th Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction, about “conventional” writing, accomplishing something that makes one “feel worthy to be alive,” and influences, among other things. They have never met.
The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories (Ecco), Ethan Rutherford’s fine debut collection, is part realism, part satire, part historical reclamation, and part dystopian prophecy. Of the eight stories in this collection, half tread in domestic realism, while half, give or take, are tales of survival.
This week’s feature is Sarah Gerkensmeyer’s debut collection, What You Are Now Enjoying, which was selected by Stewart O’Nan as winner of the 2012 Autumn House Press Fiction Prize and has been longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. A Pushcart Prize nominee and a finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in [...]
Sarah Gerkensmeyer discusses the junction between the domestic and the weird in her debut collection of stories, What You are Now Enjoying, which was recently long-listed for The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.
This week’s feature is Jamie Quatro’s debut collection, I Want to Show You More, which was just published by Grove Press. Quatro’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, Tin House, McSweeney’s, Oxford American, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, and elsewhere. A finalist for the Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short [...]
Real Monsters: B.J. Hollars talks to Nick Ostdick about arrested development, stories hiding secret novels, and the uneasy relationship between fact and fiction.