Suspend Your Disbelief

Jeremiah Chamberlin

Editor-in-Chief/Publisher

Jeremiah Chamberlin teaches courses on Contemporary American Literature, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, and Literary Journalism at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He is also a Contributing Editor for Poets & Writers Magazine. His fiction, criticism, literary interviews, and essays have appeared in such places as Absinthe, Flyway, Glimmer Train, Granta, The New York Times Book Review, The Michigan Quarterly Review, Vagabond, and The Virginia Quarterly Review. He is the co-author with Eileen Pollack and Natalie Bakopoulos of Creative Composition. Most recently, he is the recipient of a 2016-2017 Fulbright Research Scholarship.


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Book-of-the-Week Winners: We Sinners

Our most recent feature was Hanna Pylväinen’s We Sinners, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: Tanya Egan Gibson(@tanyaegangibson) Lisa Hechesky (@_creativelisa) Auden Johnson (@audendj) Congrats! To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!


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Book of the Week: We Sinners, by Hanna Pylväinen

Our new feature is Hanna Pylväinen‘s debut novel, We Sinners (Henry Holt & Co). Pylväinen is from suburban Detroit. She graduated from Mount Holyoke College and received her MFA from the University of Michigan, where she was also a postgraduate Zell Fellow. She is the recipient of residencies at The MacDowell Colony and Yaddo, and a fellowship at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachussetts. Currently, she lives in Brooklyn, where she is completing her second novel, The End of Drum Time. In the introduction to Jennifer Tomscha’s recent interview with Pylväinen, she writes: Hanna Pylväinen’s debut novel, We […]


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Book-of-the-Week Winners: Rise

Our most recent feature was L. Annette Binder’s debut collection Rise, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: Pete Palamountain (@ppalamountain) Alex Washoe (@alexwashoe) Daniel Audet (@danielaudet) Congrats! To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!


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Book of the Week: Rise, by L. Annette Binder

Our new feature is L. Annette Binder‘s debut story collection, Rise (Sarabande). Binder was born in Germany and grew up in Colorado. She has degrees from Harvard, Berkeley, and the Programs in Writing at the University of California, Irvine. Rise received the 2011 Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, selected by Laura Kasischke. Her fiction has recently appeared or is forthcoming in The Pushcart Prize XXXVI, One Story, American Short Fiction, The Southern Review, Third Coast, Fairy Tale Review, Bellingham Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, and others. In Lee Thomas’s recent review of the collection, she writes: Pick up nearly any […]


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Book-of-the-Week Winners: The Boiling Season

Our most recent feature was The Boiling Season, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: SamanthaBayarr (@SamanthaBayarr ) Carolyn West (@temysmom) Alexis Apfelbaum (@AlexisRachel ) Congrats! To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!


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Book of the Week: The Boiling Season, by Christopher Hebert

Our new feature is Christopher Hebert‘s debut novel, The Boiling Season (Harper). Hebert graduated from Antioch College, where he also worked at the Antioch Review. He has spent time in Guatemala and taught in Mexico, and he worked as a research assistant to the author Susan Cheever. He earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan, and was awarded its prestigious Hopwood Award for fiction. He is Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence at the University of Tennessee Libraries, and lives in Knoxville with his son and his wife, the novelist Margaret Lazarus Dean. In Michael Shilling’s introduction to […]


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Book-of-the-Week Winners: Albert of Adelaide

For the last two weeks we’ve been featuring Howard L. Anderson’s debut novel Albert of Adelaide, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: Janna McMahan (@JannaMc) anna sutton (@bridgetjonesish) Marisa Birns (@marisabirns) Congrats! To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!


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Book of the Week: Albert of Adelaide, by Howard L. Anderson

Our new feature is Howard L. Anderson’s debut novel, Albert of Adelaide (Twelve). As described on his author page on the publisher’s website, “Howard L. Anderson has had a varied life: He flew with a helicopter battalion in Vietnam, worked on fishing boats in Alaska, in the steel mills of Pittsburgh, as a truck driver in Houston, and a scriptwriter in Hollywood, and, after gaining a law degree, became legal counsel for the New Mexico Organized Crime Commission. He is currently a defense attorney in New Mexico, where he defends Mexican nationals charged with crimes north of the border.” His […]


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Book-of-the-Week Winners: Monkeybicycle

Last week we featured Monkeybicycle as our Journal of the Week, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: Lynne Perednia (@Perednia ) Lynne Barrett (@LynneBarrett ) Kelly Luce (@lucekel) Congrats! To claim your free subscription, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!


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Book-of-the-Week Winners: Signs and Wonders

Last week we featured Alix Ohlin’s new story collection Signs and Wonders, and we’re pleased to announce the winners: Monica Mansfield (@MonicaMansfield ) Diane Dunning (@diane_dunning) Katherine Howe (@katherinebhowe) Congrats! To claim your free copy, please email us at the following address: winners [at] fictionwritersreview.com If you’d like to be eligible for future giveaways, please visit our Twitter Page and “follow” us! Thanks to all of you who are fans. We appreciate your support. Let us know your favorite new books out there!