Congratulations to the finalists in the 2010 Black River Chapbook Competition including PANK contributor Stace Budzko.
We also want to congratulate Steve Himmer whose novel Bee-Loud Glade will be published by Atticus Books in 2011.
We’re excited that David Peak and Valerie O’Riordan will have their stories that appeared in PANK included in the Chamber Four Fiction Anthology.
Have you taken a moment to read the August issue? Please do. It is… astounding.
Monkeybicycle 7 is now available. You want this magazine where you will find writing from Angi Becker Stevens, Molly Gaudry, and Corey Mesler.
At Linebreak there’s an interesting interview with Kathleen Rooney.
We Are Champion 3 is available for your degustation and my goodness, start with the story by Salvatore Pane then check out equally wonderful work from Thomas Patrick Levy, twice, Â and Gregory Sherl. Gregory also has a lovely story, I Have Touched You, at Dark Sky Magazine.
Daniel Nester has written a list for McSweeney’s.
You should get familiar with The Lifted Brow out of Australia where you can find writing in Issue 7 by Mike Meginnis, Gabe Durham, Phil Estes, Matt Bell, Jimmy Chen, Jensen Beach, and much more.
At Everyday Genius, there is a story by Joseph Riippi that reinforces what I said last week about the consistent excellence of that magazine. As an FYI, they have an RSS feed so you can have their goodness delivered to your browser every day.
Monkeybicycle has one sentence stories from Ryan Ridge, Helen Vitoria and others.
David LaBounty’s Breath of God is up at Everyday Poetry.
Dad’s Home by ZZ Boone is live at Dark Sky Magazine.
You can read a really outstanding story by Tara Laskowski at Bananafish which is putting out some really interesting stuff these days.
Jen Percy interviews a staff sergeant in the military about sexual assault.
At Necessary Fiction, a great story, Funny Bones, from Jen Gann.
The undead rise again in three zombie fragments by Eric Beeny. Zombie Summer never truly dies.
Keyhole Press is offering a fantastic deal where you can get Matt Bell’s astounding How They Were Found with Aaron Burch’s How To Predict the Weather for $20 all inclusive.
New in the horns at Bull: Men’s Fiction is a story from Jensen Beach.
There’s a conversation between Elisa Gabbert and the editor of We Are Champion on that magazine’s blog.
Enjoy another missed connection from Brian Oliu.