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Reminder: Pie & Whiskey Reading Series Stops In Springfield Tonight

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.

Pie & Whiskey Reading Series To Visit Missouri State University Tomorrow Night

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.

Karen Donovan’s “A Gothic Tale” Selected For The Best Small Fictions 2018

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.

Congratulations, Karen!

For more information about the anthology:

http://www.braddockavenuebooks.com/bookmark/announcing-best-small-fictions-2018-anthology

New Books From Former Moon City Review Contributors Published In 2018

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.

Congratulations, all!

Visit the Archives page for a complete list of Moon City Review contributors and their work.

Announcing Moon City Review’s Nominees For The Best Small Fictions 2018

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.

Congrats, all!

Announcing The Contributors For Moon City Review 2018

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.

Click here to pre-order your copy today!

Even More 2017 Books From Former Moon City Review Contributors

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.