Final extension of Moon City Press’ 2021 Moon City Poetry Award competition! Entries taken through Monday. Click on the link below for complete information and to enter!
Nancy Chen Long will read for the Moon City Press Virtual Reading Series tonight at 7 p.m., live-streamed on Facebook and through Zoom! Come on out and hear her read her amazing poems! Co-sponsored by the Missouri State University English Department.
Come join us this Friday, March 26, at 7 p.m. for this semester’s Student Invitational! It will be streamed live via Zoom Webinar and Facebook at the link below. This semester’s readers include Charlie Crane, Cariann Dureka, Rachel Earl, Amy Gault, Sarah Lewis, Maelyn Peacock, and Habeeb Renfroe.
Introducing the cover of Moon City Review 2021, due out next month! This issue will feature poetry by Cathy Allman, Amanda Auchter, Ruth Bardon, Wendy Barker, Roy Bentley, Ace Boggess, Jo Brachman, Shevaun Brannigan, Ronda Piszk Broatch, Abby Caplin, Nancy Chen Long, Pat Daneman, James Ellengberger, Renee Emerson, Vivian Eyre, Kathy Goodkin, Jonathan Greenhause, Patrick Holian, Alyse Knorr, Lynn Pattison, Charnell Peters, Jennifer Popa, Marnie Ritchie, M.A. Scott, Bret Shepard, Noel Sloboda, Martha Snell, Melissa Studdard, Laura Lee Washburn, Charles Harper Webb, and Gabe Welsch; fiction by Kim Allouche, Maria Alejandra Barrios, Andrew Bertaina, Meagan Cass, Edward Falco, Allie Field Bell, Blake Kimzey, Erica Plouffe Lazure, Kim Magowan, Kathleen McCormick, Emily Morris, Robert Brian Mulder, Paige Powell, Michelle Ross, Nickalus Rupert, Anthony Varallo, Siamak Vossoughi, Jeremy T Wilson, and Joshua Zimmerer; creative nonfiction by Caitlin Feldman, Catherine Haaversen, Andrea Marcusa, Samantha Padett, and Matthew Pitt; student contest winners Mackenzie Morris, Alyssah Morrison, and Habeeb Renfroe; and translations of Muzaffer Kale by Ralph Hubbell and Salgado Maranhao by Alexis Levitin. Throw in some reviews and a fantastic cover design by Shen Chen Hsieh, and that makes for a spectacular issue coming at you soon!
Moon City Press and the Missouri State University English Department proudly present a virtual reading with flash-fiction genius Tara Isabel Zambrano this Wednesday at 7 p.m. CT. Come join us—webinar link in the FB page attached below!
AWP-week extravaganza! All Moon City Press books are 50% off from now until Wednesday, 3/10! To buy any MCP title, go to University of Arkansas Press’ (our distributor) page, https://www.uapress.com, put your purchases in the cart, and use the code MCPAWP21 when you check out. Boom! 50% off!
That’s 50% off Kim Magowan’s Undoing.
That’s 50% off Jeannine Hall Gailey’s Field Guide to the End of the World.
That’s 50% off Sarah Freligh’s Sad Math.
That’s 50% off Michelle Ross’ There’s So Much They Haven’t Told You.
That’s 50% off any issue of Moon City Review.
That’s 50% off Pablo Piñero Stillmann’s Our Brains and the Brains of Miniature Sharks.
And so on—all MCP titles 50% off this week!
Moon City Press is proud to present Deesha Philyaw reading tonight via live Zoom webinar! Come check it out!
The editors of Moon City Press are thrilled to announce that Andrew Bertaina of Washington, D.C., has been named winner of the 2020 Moon City Short Fiction Award for his collection One Person Away From You. Bertaina’s book will be published later this year and he will receive the $1000 prize.
Bertaina received his MFA in creative writing from American University. His work has appeared in The Threepenny Review, Witness, Redivider, Tin House (online), and The Best American Poetry. More of his work is available at www.andrewbertaina.com.
We’d like to congratulate the other finalists in the contest as well, which include the following authors:
Amber Wheeler Bacon
Michele Finn Johnson
Erica Plouffe Lazure
Jan Stinchcomb (runner-up)
Allison Wyss (runner-up)
We thank all the writers who entered the competition and look forward to publishing One Person Away From You, as well as beginning work on the 2021 competition.
The deadline for Moon City Press’ 2021 Moon City Short Fiction Award is end of day, 11:59 p.m., today, Monday, January 4. Still time to submit that entry!
Happy publication day to Joseph Harris and his new collection, You’re in the Wrong Place, whose title story first appeared in Moon City Review 2019!
Check out the link below to find out more information or to purchase the collection: