Winter 2019 News

“My Guns n’ Roses Death Wish,” an essay by Neelanjana Banerjee (Organizing Your Writing with Scrivener), was published by Weird Sister.

A short memoir by Kristen Balelo was included in the anthology Shaking the Tree: Brazen. Short. Memoir.

Ryan Bedsaul attended the Tin House Writers Workshop in July and took a short fiction workshop with Chinelo Okparanta.

“Grandmothers,” an essay by Anna Chavez, was published by Fifth Wednesday Journal.

Christopher DeWan (Tools for Writing Fiction) had two short stories published: “Unattended” in Jellyfish Review and “Hungry” in Threadcount.

Hope Ewing’s book Movers and Shakers: Women Making Waves in Spirits, Wine, and Beer was released by Unnamed Press.

At the Los Angeles Review of Books, Lisa Fetchko (Westside Nonfiction) published two reviews: one that examines Peruvian author Gabriela Wiener’s Sexographies, translated by Lucy Greaves and Jennifer Adcock, and one that discusses Alice Mattison’s novel Conscience.

“Bread and Circuses,” an essay by Wendy Fontaine inspired by Bernard Cooper’s Joan Didion seminar, was published by The Coachella Review.

Erica Garza (Memoir II) wrote about “How a Swinging Holidays Helped Put the Spark Back in My Marriage” for The Telegraph and “Why You Should Buy Sex Toys for Your Parents This Holiday Season” for Kinkly.

Anthony Hoang, a former student in Neelanjana Banerjee’s fiction workshop, has been named a PEN Emerging Voices Fellow.

Mylo Lam’s poem “林 (Forest)” will be published in the next issue of Barrelhouse.

Black Card, a novel by Chris L. Terry (Writing About Music), will be released on August 13, 2019 by Catapult.

“The Cathedral,” an essay by Christopher Valdheims, was published by Atlas and Alice.

Diana Wagman (Revising Your Manuscript) was chosen as a 2019 artist-in-residence by the Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers in Scotland.

An interview with Charles Harper Webb was featured in November’s AWP Writer’s Chronicle.

Lauren Westerfield’s essay "Milk Clock" recently appeared in the new issue of New Delta Review and “Bruxisms” appeared in the fall issue of DIAGRAM. Lauren has essays forthcoming in The Pinch ("On Shame"), Ninth Letter ("That Same Summer"), and Indiana Review ("Dark Storage") in 2019.