Reminder: Don’t miss Kate Lebo and Samuel Ligon reading at 6 p.m. tonight at the MSU Student Exhibition Center on Walnut Street, as they bring their Pie & Whiskey Reading Series to Springfield! The duo will be reading selections from the series’ inaugural anthology, Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter & Booze. They will also be talking about the series, its inspiration, and how they put together the anthology.
If you’re free tomorrow night, be sure to catch writers and editors Kate Lebo and Samuel Ligon at 6 p.m. at the MSU Student Exhibition Center on Walnut Street, as they bring their Pie & Whiskey Reading Series to Springfield! The duo will be reading selections from the series’ inaugural anthology, Pie & Whiskey: Writers Under the Influence of Butter & Booze. They will also be talking about the series, its inspiration, and how they put together the anthology.
We’re excited to announce that Karen Donovan’s story “A Gothic Tale,” which we published in Moon City Review 2017, has been selected to appear in The Best Small Fictions 2018. We also want to thank guest judge Aimee Bender for choosing Karen’s piece among so many wonderful submissions.
For more information about the anthology:
For those of you who weren’t able to pick up Moon City Review 2018 at AWP, remember that your very own copy is always only a quick order away:
In case you missed it, a few former Moon City Review contributors have already published books in 2018:
Alan Michael Parker’s Christmas In July was published on January 9 by Dzanc Books.
Poetry: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology, from Amorak Huey and W. Todd Kaneko by way of Bloomsbury Academic, was published on January 11.
Visit the Archives page for a complete list of Moon City Review contributors and their work.
Moon City Review is pleased to announce its nominees for The Best Small Fictions 2018:
Matt Dube, “Paletas”
Karen J Donovan, “A Gothic Tale” and “Levi Catches a Hedgehog”
L.W. Nicholson, “Persimmons on Planet Earth”
Tara Isabel Zambrano, “20 mph”
All selections appeared in Moon City Review 2017.
Go here for more information about The Best Small Fictions anthology.
We are happy to announce that we are putting the final touches on Moon City Review 2018.
Here is the full line-up of contributors:
Fiction by Adrianne Beer, Gage Saylor, Tom Cardamone, Wendy Oleson, Lucas Southworth, Giovanna Varela, A.R. Robins, Clayton Krollman, Emma Johnson-Rivard, Susan Frith, Leslie Pietrzyk, Karla Keffer, Mary Troy, Saul Lemerond, and Jason Teal.
Poetry by Gary Leising, Eileen Hennessy, Barbara Varanka, Melissa Boston, Charles Harper Webb, Liz Rees, Shelby Dale DeWeese, henry reneau, jr., Jacqueline Rigoni, Lesley Wheeler, Emily O’Neill, Lukas Hall, Robin Cedar, Debra K. Dean, Danèlle Lejeune, Rosalind Kaliden, Melissa Atkinson Mercer, Joshua Michael Stewart, William Kelley Woolfitt, Michael Meyerhofer, Ted Lardner, Ron Riekki, Jennifer Bullis, Naomi Lowinsky, Jo Brachman, Gabe Welsch, Wyatt McMurry, Elizabeth Petersen, Ron Koertge, Aza Pace, George Looney, Clayton Adam Clark, Walter Bargen, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Charlotte Covey, Alyse Bensel, Roy Bentley, Simon Perchik.
Nonfiction by Nicholas Christian, Aholaah Arzah, and Kirby Wright.
Translations of Astrid Cabral and Hisham Bustani.
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Great news! We’ve decided to give Moon City Review its own Facebook page (separate from the Moon City Press page) to ensure both get the coverage they deserve. If you haven’t already, be sure to like the new page!
Having recognized the former Moon City Review contributors who published book-length works of poetry and fiction in 2017, we will wrap up the list with nonfiction:
Kelly Davio, It’s Just Nerves: Notes on a Disability (Squares and Rebels), essays
Zeke Jarvis, Silenced in the Library: Banned Books in America (Greenwood), nonfiction
Neil Mathison, Volcano: An A to Z and Other Essays about Geology, Geography, and Geo-Travel in the American West (Bauhan Publishing), essays
Melanie McCabe, His Other Life: Searching For My Father, His First Wife, and Tennessee Williams (University of New Orleans Press), nonfiction
John McNally, The Boy Who Really, Really Wanted to Have Sex: The Memoir of a Fat Kid (Elephant Rock Productions), nonfiction
Congratulations to all of these wonderful authors!
Visit the Archives page for a complete list of the work these authors (and many others) contributed to Moon City Review.