Yesterday was the official release day for It’s Just Nerves: Notes on a Disability (Squares and Rebels), Kelly Davio’s new collection of essays exploring what it means to live with an illness in our contemporary culture. Two of Kelly’s poems, “In the Infusion Center” and “Pantoum for Someone Else’s Child,” appeared in Moon City Review 2015. For more information regarding Kelly’s new collection, go here.
The editors at Moon City Press are thrilled to celebrate the official release day of Every Room in the Body, the latest collection from Kerri French and winner of the 2016 Moon City Poetry Award. Kerri is also a former Moon City Review contributor, her poem “32 Weeks” having appeared in Moon City Review 2017.
Go here to purchase your copy of Every Room in the Body.
The Editors of Moon City Press are thrilled to announce Kim Magowan of San Francisco as the winner of its 2017 Moon City Short Fiction Award for her collection Undoing. Kim’s book will be published by MCP in the spring, just in time for the 2018 AWP Conference & Bookfair in Tampa, FL, and she will receive the $1,000 cash prize. MCP books are distributed by the University of Arkansas Press.
MCP would also like to congratulate its ten other finalists in the competition, including the following authors, two of whom have been selected as official Runners-Up:
Rita Ciresi of Wesley Chapel, Florida
Dinah Cox of Stillwater, Oklahoma
Michael Don of Champaign, Illinois
Jessica Hollander of Kearney, Nebraska
Erica Plouffe Lazure of Exeter, New Hampshire
Amanda Marbais of Chicago, Illinois (Runner-Up)
Wendy Oleson of Walla Walla, Washington
Pablo Piñero Stillmann of Mexico City, Mexico (Runner-Up)
David Stevens of Midlothian, Virginia
Aaron Weiss of Silver Spring, Maryland
We would also like to thank and congratulate everyone who entered this year’s competition, as the talent pool we had to choose from was once again impressive, making our decision very, very difficult.
Visit the Moon City Short Fiction Award page on the Moon City Press website for more information regarding the 2018 competition.
Yesterday was the official release day for Muir Woods Or Bust (Coffeetown Press), the latest novel from Ian Woollen, whose story “Repeatable Sequence #2” appeared in Moon City Review 2017. Find out more about the novel here. Congratulations, Ian!
Today is the official release day of Post-High School Reality Quest (Rare Bird Books), a young-adult novel from Meg Eden, whose poem “The Excavation” appeared in Moon City Review 2014.
More information about the collection can be found here. Congratulations, Meg!
Today is the official release day of Volcano: An A to Z and Other Essays about Geology, Geography, and Geo-Travel in the American West (Bauhan Publishing), the new collection from Neil Mathison, whose essay “Dodd Narrows” appeared in Moon City Review 2013.
More information about the collection can be found here. Congratulations, Neil!
King’s Books in Tacoma, WA, is hosting a poetry reading for two former Moon City Review contributors, Jeannine Hall Gailey and Kendra Tanacea, tonight at 7:00 p.m. Jeannine’s poetry appeared in both Moon City Review 2015 and Moon City Review 2016, and her most recent collection, Field Guide to the End of the World, won the 2015 Moon City Poetry Award. Kendra’s poetry appeared in Moon City Review 2017, and she recently published a new collection, A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees, through Lost Horse Press.
Visit the event’s Facebook page for more details.
Mark Irwin, whose poem “What did you do today? How long will it last? Will you remember?” appeared in Moon City Review 2016, had his new poetry collection, A Passion According to Green, released today. Congratulations, Mark!
Mark’s collection is part of the Green Rose Series, published through New Issues Press. More information can be found here.
For a complete list of former and current Moon City Review contributors and their work, please visit the Authors page.
Wendy Drexler, whose poem “Untitled Photo #9 From a Crimean Diary, Circa 1920” appears in Moon City Review 2017, recently published a new collection of poetry, Before There Was Before, through Iris Press. Congratulations on the publication, Wendy! More information about the collection can be found here.
In case you missed it, Kendra Tanacea, whose poem “Diagnosis” appears in Moon City Review 2017, recently published a new collection of poetry, A Filament Burns in Blue Degrees, through Lost Horse Press. Congratulations, Kendra! More information can be found here.
Please visit our Authors page to see all of the amazing work featured in our latest issue.