We’re loathe to discuss this but both Matt and I as well as Elizabeth Hildreth and others are reading at the Book Cellar, tomorrow night, in Chicago, 7 pm. It’s a launch event for our friends at Artifice Magazine and we’re excited to help them celebrate their second issue.
Brad Green has a very short story, Hunger, in Blip Magazine.
Guess who has a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly? Paula Bomer, that’s who! And it is so very well deserved.
Matthew Salesses discusses the origins of Our Island of Epidemics at the JMWW blog.
At Ninth Letter, a four part story to which both Matthew Simmons and Sarah Laydens contributed.
Check out Joe Kapitan at Annalemma.
Watch Matthew Kirkpatrick reading at the SLC Library. In the Ancient City at Necessary Fiction, Matthew Kirkpatrick uncovers another Â artifact as does Kirsty Logan, Alan Stewart Carl, Erin Fitzgerald, and others.
At Dark Sky, Ethel shines her spotlight on the one and only Scott McClanahan.
Donal Mahoney brings up some poetry at New Wave Vomit.
Metazen is right up there for me with Everyday Genius (which, wow, this month is so different an interesting) and this week you can find a story from Kate Wyer.
The Fall/Winter 2010 issue of West Branch includes poetry from Nick Ripatrazone.
Peter Schwartz writes a New World Love Poem at Sleep Snort Fuck.
Issue 3 of SpringGun includes words from Joshua Ware and Adam Moorad.
Congratulations to Matt Bell who not only has a story, Dredge, in Best American Mystery Stories 2010, his story His Last Great Gift was a “distinguished story of 2009″ in Best American Short Stories 2010. I loved Dredge very much. You can read it online here.
At HTMLGIANT, a poem from Melissa Broder,entitled Supper.
Are you familiar with Spine Road? I just got hip to this magazine recently and I’m really enjoying it. Read what they’ve got going on. Send them some good words.