Do you love the "Where Are They Now" compilations? Well this is our version. We're always delighted to hear from our past contributors and we thought you might be too. They've been up to some very cool things. Read on!
Rebecca Olander’s manuscript, Uncertain Acrobats, was named a semifinalist for both the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award and The Word Works Washington Prize. “Visitation,” a poem that appears in this book, was published in Issue III of Bracken.
Jenny MacBain-Stephens’ third book of poetry, We’re Going to Need a Higher Fence, tied for first place in the 2017 Lit Fest Book Competition and will be published in December. She also received her first nomination for a Pushcart prize by The Northern Virginia Review for her poem, “A Sparrow’s Death.”
Jennifer Bullis' full-length manuscript of persona poems, Wild-Caught Gods, is currently a finalist for the Moon City Press Poetry Award. She is also a recipient of an honorable mention for a lyric essay in the 2017 Gulf Coast Prize for Nonfiction.
Gwendolyn Kiste’s debut novella, Pretty Marys All in a Row, is available for pre-order now from Broken Eye Books. Also, Gwendolyn's story Through Earth and Sky from Issue I joined a cast of other worthy stories in her book And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe.
Steve Case’s science fiction short story, “Color of the Flame,” appeared in the 2017 Spring Issue of MYTHIC Magazine. His fantasy novelette, Deathspeaker, was published in the August 2017 issue of Beneath Ceaseless Skies. He has also published reviews at Black Gate and Strange Horizons this year.
Sara Backer’s new poetry chapbook, Scavenger Hunt, came out in October with Dancing Girl Press. Her poem,“The Genius,” was nominated for placement in The 2017 Rhysling Anthology: The Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Poetry of 2016.
Sheila Sondik continues to write Golden Shovels (poems in the specific form invented by Terrance Hayes using words from a poet to be honored), and one appears in the current issue of Kettle Blue Review.
Watch this space for more recent contributor news.
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