Dystopian Future of Publishing

I’m reeling. I was at a cell phone service store today, chatting with the staff while waiting to deal with a billing question and my guy noticed my email address. “Are you a writer? Carlos is a writer,” says my guy, “Well, not exactly a writer. A publisher.” “Carlos” (name changed, obviously) is a heavyset, laughing, youthful […]

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Free money costs time

It’s grant season! The NEA’s amazing fiction grant is available every other year – and this is the year for fiction (next year is poetry, etc.) — hard to keep track of because the grant is actually a 2014 grant but the application is due by February 28th, 2013. And if you think you’re going […]

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and now, a word from our Fellow…

Sarah Gerkensmeyer, you will recall, knocked our socks off with her story “Monster Drinks Chocolate Milk” when she accepted her $1000 Fellowship. She has not disappointed us in her year of living writerishly (is that a word?) – she is currently at the Vermont Studio Center at a writing residency (yes, she has small children!) […]

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