Category Archives: Author News

Former MCR Contributor Kerri French Publishes New Collection Through Moon City Press

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.

Congratulations, Kerri!

Kim Magowan Wins 2017 Moon City Short Fiction Award

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.

Former MCR Contributors Kendra Tanacea And Jeannine Hall Gailey To Read At King’s Books In Tacoma Tonight

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.

Former MCR Contributor Mark Irwin Publishes New Poetry Collection

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.