Harrison Candelaria Fletcher had a couple of image-text lyric essays accepted for publication: “A Place She Goes” at Muse/A Journal and “Water for Roots” for the inaugural issue of Robin Hemley’s new journal, Speculative Nonfiction, where Candelaria Fletcher will serve as a contributing editor. Speculative Nonfiction should be up and running just in time for the NonfictioNow Conference in Phoenix on November 1st.
Matthew Cooperman‘s manuscript A Little History of the Panorama was a runner-up for the Laurel Review’s Midwest Chapbook Prize; his poem sequence “Blackstar Pieces” was a finalist for the Boston Review Poetry Prize. Close, but no cigar. He does, however, have poems forthcoming in I-70 Review and Bennington Review.
Ricki Ginsberg signed a book contract with Routledge for her co-edited book, Engaging with Multicultural YA Literature in the Secondary Classroom: Critical Approaches for Critical Educators.
Debby Thompson‘s essay “Rescue Dogs” was listed as a “notable” in Best American Essays 2018 and nominated for a Pushcart prize by Jabberwock Review.
Colin Raunig’s story “The Path of Totality” was announced as a runner up for The Iowa Review‘s 2018 The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans. The story will be published in the Spring 2019 issue of The Iowa Review.
Yash Seyedbagheri’s flash fiction piece, “Carpe Diem” will be published in the October issue of Right Hand Pointing.