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Two Gotham instructors have been shortlisted for the 2019 PEN America Literary Awards. Meghan Kenny is a finalist for the Pen/Hemingway Award for a Debut Novel for her book The Driest Season, and Akil Kumarasamy is a finalist for the Pen/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Short-Story Collection for her book Half Gods.
Gabrielle Bellot wrote "Trump's Shameful, Cruel Ban on People Like Me" for Literary Hub.
Barnes & Noble named J.S. Breukelaar's Collision one of the New Sci-Fi Fantasy Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2019. Meerkat Press will release the collection of short dark fiction on February 19th.
iBudTender published Stacy Pershall's article "CBD For Pets: Carbon's Story."
The production company All In Pixels released a short film adapting Justina Ireland's story "A Theory of Flight."
If you find yourself regularly lying to your child's pediatrician, Melissa Petro rounded up some experts with advice for you, at Care.com.
The New York Times reviewed Ian Port's nonfiction book The Birth of Loud, calling it "a hot-rod joy ride through mid-20th Century history."
Mara Reinstein interviewed Steve Martin and Martin Short about their upcoming Now You See Them, Soon You Won't comedy tour, for Parade magazine.
Laura Yeager's short story "The Orderly" appears in the winter/spring 2019 issue of Kaleidoscope.
Alanna Schubach is a finalist for the Calvino Prize for fabulist, experimental fiction, for her short story "Iris."
Court Green published three poems by Michael Montlack, including "No One Imagines Clowns Having Sex."
"Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood premiered in 1963, one of the most difficult and divided years in modern American history. And yet...the show and its creator foresaw a world that could shed the petty differences holding society back." Robert Repino revisits "What Mr. Rogers Taught Us About Storytelling," for Tor.com.
Thrillist named Jon Reiner's documentary Tree Man one of "The Best Christmas Movies to Stream on Netflix."
Mara Reinstein interviews Kelly Ripa, host of ABC's daytime talk show Live, about caffeine, kids, and watching Hoarders for New York magazine's The Cut.
In the LitHub Questionnaire, Sarah McColl says she despises it when reviewers call her new memoir "small, minor, domestic, slight—any shrinking, circumscribing words that equate women’s experience with narrowness of scope." LIveright Press released Joy Enough January 15th.
JMS Books published Scott Alexander Hess' ghost story "You Will Never Sell This House" as a single.
Gabrielle Bellot wrote about James Baldwin's novel Little Man, Little Man, reissued last year by Duke University Press, in her essay "James Baldwin's Harlem Through A Child's Eyes," for the New York Review of Books.
Irene Zabytko reviewed the short-story collection Belly Up by Rita Bullwinkel for World Literature Today.
The Brooklyn Rail reviewed Sarah McColl's memoir Joy Enough, calling it a "delicate, intelligent, and conscientiously slight debut."
Brendan Halpin's story "Mystery Incorporated in Something Fishy!" (or Scooby Doo Vs. the Shadow Over Innsmouth) is available now on Pressbooks.
Poetry Daily featured Mary Donnelly's poem "Scrimshaw."
Sarah McColl's memoir Joy Enough will be released on January 15th by Liveright Publishing.
The Lowbrow Reader published Jon Reiner's satire "Wishing You a Very Mueller Christmas."
The Ten Best Book Reviews of 2018, according to LitHub, includes one by Gabrielle Bellot in the Los Angeles Review of Books, of Nafissa Thompson-Spires' short-story collection Heads of the Colored People.
The Carolina Quarterly published Ken Derry's short-story "As the Turtles Do."
Bookish named Ian Port's forthcoming nonfiction book The Birth of Loud to its list of Winter 2019's Must-Reads.
Justina Ireland has a short story in the YA anthology Black Enough: Stories of Being Young and Black in America, coming out January 8th from HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray.
"Even then, despite the fact that I knew what I was doing was right for me, I was afraid I was abandoning him to be alone with his illness," writes Melissa Petro in her essay "What It's Actually Like to Break Up With an Addict," for InStyle magazine.
Book, Bones, and Buffy named Seth Fried's forthcoming The Municipalists to its list of "Awesome Science Fiction Books Coming Out In 2019."
Joselin Linder was the featured guest on The Book Show, on WAMC Radio, where she talked about her memoir The Family Gene.
New York magazine's The Cut published Mara Reinstein's interview with sports journalist Jemele Hill, "How I Get It Done."
Akil Kumarasamy's short story collection Half Gods has been longlisted for the PEN America Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction.
The School Library Journal named Teddy's Favorite Toy, illustrated by Madeline Valentine, as one of its best 2018 Picture Book Readalouds.
Seth Fried's short story "Sea Monster" was featured on Day 1 of the 2018 Short Story Advent Calendar, published by Hinston and Olsen.
The New York Times Book Review included Jennifer Keishin Armstrong's nonfiction book Sex and the City and Us as a recommendation on its holiday gift guide..
Parade magazine published Mara Reinstein's interview with Karen Allen about the 30th anniversary of the holiday movie Scrooged.
"Trees on house. please come help not a joke." Everyone at Gotham is super glad Tal McThenia lived to write his latest essay for Popula.
The Barnes & Noble Teen Blog named its favorite young adult books of 2018, and the list included both Lev A.C. Rosen's Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) and Justina Ireland's Dread Nation.
Amazon published "The Midwife's Tale: A Christmas Story" by Irene Zabytko as a Kindle Single.
Longreads recommended Gabrielle Bellot's essay "The Story I Kept Hidden" on its "I Believe Her: A Reading List."
JMS Books will release Scott Alexander Hess' short story "You Will Never Sell This House" as a single in January.
"This is a book that enriches both the new and the experienced writer, for it opens original ways of reading Jung's works and benefitting from them creatively." Carmen Bugan reviews Susan Tiberghien's book Writing Toward Wholeness: Lessons Inspired by C.B. Jung.
Justina Ireland's science fiction YA novel Dread Nation has been named to several Best of 2018 lists, including: Amazon's Best 2018 Young Adult Books; Seventeen magazine's Best YA Books of 2018; The New York Public Library's 2018 Best Books for Teens; the School Library Journal's best YA books of 2018; BookRiot's These 2018 YA Horror Books Are Chilling; and the Cuyahoga County Public Library's list of Great Books for Kids Ages 14-18.
Ian Port's forthcoming nonfiction book The Birth of Loud received a starred review from Kirkus, which called it a "lively, difficult-to-put-down portrait of of an important era of American art."
Atlas Obscura published Tal McThenia's article "The Lethal Lunch That Shook Scotland."
Arlaina Tibensky won a 2018 Sustainable Arts Foundation Award in Fiction for her novel in progress, Tonight's Menu.
Fruit Geode by Alicia Jo Rabins was named a New & Noteworthy pick by the New York Times Book Review. The poetry collection is published by Augury Books, founded and edited by Gotham's Kate Angus.
The World Fantasy Awards named Justina Ireland a winner of its 2018 Special Award—Non-Professional for her work as editor of FIYAH: Magazine of Black Speculative Fiction.
Booklist declared 2018 "The Golden Age of LGBTQ Literature for Young Adults," and included Lev AC Rosen and his new novel Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) on its list of reasons why.
The Paris Review published Gabrielle Bellot's essay "James Baldwin's Optimism."
"Hello True Believers!" Tom Brennan writes about meeting iconic Marvel Comics writer Stan Lee, for the New York Daily News.
Audible interviewed Kody Keplinger about writing her latest YA novel That's Not What Happened and what it's like when you hear someone else reading your book aloud.
Elane Johnson won the Story Slam at the Hippocamp Creative Nonfiction conference with a story about teaching her daughters the difference between sass and moxie.
Sarah McColl's memoir Joy Enough will be released next month by Liveright publishing.
Care.com published Melissa Petro's article "Sorry, Grandma, We're Not Coming Home for the Holidays."
Mara Reinstein recommends that runners stay in the Staten Island Ferry Terminal for as long as possible, in the article "14 Experienced New York City Marathoners Share Their Best Tips for First-Timers," for Self magazine.
The New York Review of Books published Gabrielle Bellot's essay "Alone with Elizabeth Bishop."
"Desire—in particular, a yearning to be who we are and love freely—is a strange lantern: it wants to be lit bright, but sometimes, to do so is deadly," writes Gabrielle Bellot in "I Will Not Be An Invisible Trans Woman," for the New York Review of Books.
Susan Breen wrote about why some writers become beloved, and stay popular for generations, in her essay "In The Woods With Agatha Christie" for Miss Demeanors.
LitHub published Gabrielle Bellot's essay "The Story I Kept Hidden: On Brett Kavanaugh, Sexual Assault, and Not Staying Silent."
The Cut published Mara Reinstein's essay "I Think About This A Lot: The Legend of the A-Rod Centaur Painting."
Kody Keplinger's short story "Britt and the Bike God" is included in the anthology Unbroken: Thirteen Stories Starring Disabled Teens, out now from Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers released Lev A.C. Rosen's young adult novel Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts).
Pacific Standard magazine published Kelly Caldwell's essay "There's a Sociological Explanation for Why People Rush in to Help Communities Struck by Disaster" in its There's a Name For That feature.
En Route, a short film directed by and co-written by Pamela Harris, is a selection of the Adirondack Film Festival.
Barbara DeMarco-Barrett writes about her typewriter addiction in "Tap, Tap Click" for the Authors Guild Bulletin.
Emily Rapp Black collaborated on the memoir I Should Have Honor: A Memoir of Faith and Hope in Pakistan by Khalida Brohi, released in September by Random House.
Simon & Schuster revealed the cover for Ian Port's forthcoming nonfiction book The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock-n-Roll.
John Kachuba's paranormal novel Dark Entry is out now, from Hellbender Books (an imprint of Sunbury Books).
Fairy Tale Forest, an animated TV musical created and adapted by Jody Gray (with Allan Neuwirth) is in production for 2019 release. Based on the classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale “Jorinde and Joringel,” it features songs by Jody Gray and Allan Neuwirth, and the first episode stars Mel Brooks, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Holiday, and Matt Lucas, among others.
Quill & Parchment named Carole Bugge its featured poet and published several of her poems, including "Red Bank Road" and "Thoughts While Playing Bach at Midnight."
"Ghost bikes 'push cyclist deaths from the fringes of the roadway to the forefront in public spaces,' " writes Melissa Petro in "The Ghost Bikes Project Gives Voice to the Dead" for Nation Swell.
Gabrielle Bellot's essay "1921 — 1946 — 1984 — 2018: A Geneaology of the Totalitarian Novel" is up at LitHub.
Women and Hollywood interviewed Jennifer Keishin Armstrong about the all-female writers' room on the TV show Sex and the City, and how it changed Americans' perception of single women. Armstrong's nonfiction book Sex and the City and Us came out in June.
Gabrielle Bellot's essay "Borderlands" is included in the anthology Can We All Be Feminists?, published in September by Penguin Books.
Arlaina Tibensky's short story "Buying the Farm" is one of 20 chosen for the 2018 edition of New Stories from the Midwest.
Mara Reinstein interviews filmmaker Nicole Holofcener about the different demands in writing male and female protagonists and what the late James Gandolfini taught her about vulnerability for Parade magazine.
Rodale Kids (an imprint of Penguin/Random House) released Matthew Cody's illustrated middle-grade novel The Loch Ness Lock-In, the second book in his Strange Scout Tales series.
Balzer + Bray released the middle-grade novel Naomis Too, co-written by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, and Kirkus reviewed it, calling it "a sequel that packs as much heart, humor, and understanding as the first."
Jessica Penner's essay "Waiting" appears in Wordgathering, a journal of disability poetry and literature.
The Orange County Register profiled Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about her writing, her speaker series, and the upcoming 20th annviersary of her radio program Writers on Writing.
Kody Keplinger's new YA novel That's Not What Happened is reviewed by Publishers Weekly, which called it "an original and engrossing narrative about scars, recovery, and how the stories we tell can both sustain and hobble us."
Lethe Press announced it will publish Scott Alexander Hess' novel The River Runs Red in the fall of 2019.
Carole Bugge's historical thriller Edinburgh Dusk (written under the pen name Carole Lawrence) was published by Thomas & Mercer in September. It is Book 2 in her Ian Hamilton Mysteries series.
"I spoke to other moms about their missteps, and apparently, none of us are perfect!" writes Melissa Petro in her article "Six Mistakes I Made My First Year as a Parent—And Which You Can Avoid."
The American Journal of Poetry has published two of Michael Montlack's poems: "Future Lover" and "Schroder."
Laura Yeager is blogging for PsychCentral. Recent posts include "Suicide: From The Edge and Back Again," "Goodbye, Duke: When Your Therapist Retires," and "Rainy Vacations Can Be Good for You."
"Sex and the City did give us one great tool for more empowered sex lives, whether we’re seeking better experiences in bed or trying to process how sex has been used against us: brunch,"writes Jennifer Keishin Armstrong in her essay "How Sex and the City Holds up in the #MeToo Era," for Vanity Fair. Jennifer's nonfiction book Sex and the City and Us came out in June.
N. West Moss' memoir Fruitless won the Faulkner-Wisdom prize in narrative nonfiction given by the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society.
Popula published Tal McThenia's essay "The Curse of the Jenny Inverts."
"Picnic Street," a short story by Joe Okonkwo, appears in the literary journal The New Engagement.
Akil Kumarasamy curated a Reading List to Remind You That All Borders Are Fictional over at Electric Literature.
Tal McThenia's essay "Playing With Guns: It's All Fun and Games Til Somebody Gets Shot" is up at Popula. https://popula.com/2018/07/18/playing-with-guns/
The Writer magazine published Jen Glantz's artice "Memoir Versus Essay Collection: Which Fact-Based Form Fits You Best?"
e-DEMON, written and directd by Jeremy Wechter, will be released on streaming platforms (including Amazon and iTunes) on September 14th. It will also be shown in New York City at the Cinema Village theater from September 21st through the 27th.
Sony named Vanessa King's TV series Two Roads a Playstation Emerging Filmmaker Winner and is now streaming the pilot.
Kody Keplinger's new young adult novel That's Not What Happened was released on August 28th by Scholastic.
Nelsie Spencer's new podcast The Naked Novelist launched on August 16th.
Atlas Obscura published Tal McThenia's article "How a Football Team Became Mascots for Vegetarianism."
The BBC published Jennifer Keishin Armstrong's article "Sex and the City: A Global Revolution," about the impact the iconic TV show has had on women in Asian countries, especially Japan. Armstrong's nonfiction book Sex and the City and Us was published by Simon & Schuster in June.
Erik P. Kraft played Snout in the Apollinaire Theater Company's recent production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which BostonDig said "features a deliciously funny ensemble of actors who...quite literally make magic under the summer stars."
"On the other hand, you almost wanted him to fade, not because his star was too bright, but because it had become incandescent with shame," writes Gabrielle Bellot in "On the Enigma of V.S. Naipaul," for Literary Hub.
Lev A.C. Rosen is writing an advice column for teenagers on sex and relationships as Jack of Hearts, the protagonist of his forthcoming novel Jack of Hearts and Other Parts, for Attitude magazine. Penguin will release Lev's YA novel on October 30th.
Laura Yeager's short story "The Almighty Caregiver of the Colonial Apartments" appears in Issue 76 of Kaleidoscope magazine.
InStyle magazine published Melissa Petro's essay "When Married Sex Feels Like Work."
Domenica Ruta's debut novel Last Day will be published in spring 2019 by Spiegel & Grau.
Stacy Pershall wrote "Why More College Students Are Calming Anxiety With Medical Cannabis" for Leafly.
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich's picture book Someday Is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma Sit-Ins will be released December 4 by Seagrass Press.
Michael Backus' short story "Peter Peter's Family Album" appears in the current issue of Parhelion Literary Magazine.
The Writer magazine published Susan Breen's article "What Is This Thing I'm Working On?"
Akil Kumarasamy's short-story collection Half Gods is an Editors' Choice in the New York Times Book Review.
Able Muse Press has published Jacob Appel's poetry collection The Cynic in Extremis.
Jessica Sticklor's article "Securing Labor Rights for Modern (Working) Women" is up at Ms. magazine, published under her author's name Jessica Stilling.
The North American Review published Michael Montlack's poem "Tryst With a Former Self."
Jen Glantz is the subject of segments on NBC's Today show and on CNBC, both about her work as a professional bridesmaid and her memoir When You Least Expect It.
Dan Lopez is an Event Producer for this year's Lambda LitFest Los Angeles.
Zaina Arafat's debut novel You Exist Too Much will be published in 2019 by Catapault Books.
Essay Daily included a piece by Kelly Caldwell in its What Happened on June 21, 2018? project, in which writers all over the world describe the events of the same day.
Jellyfish Review published Michael Backus' short story "Falling at Fallingwater."
Carole Bugge's forthcoming mystery novel Edinburgh Dusk is now available for pre-order. Written under her pen name Carole Lawrence, it is the second book in her series featuring Scottish detective Ian Hamilton.
Vandalia Press has published Jacob M. Appel's short-story collection The Amazing Mr. Morality. This is his eighth story collection.
The New Yorker magazine reviewed Akil Kumarasamy's short-story collection Half Gods, in "A Debut Collection Explores Strife, Trauma, and 'a Lifetime of Loving Strangers.' " Farrar, Straus and Giroux released the book on June 5th.
Territory, a literary project about maps and other strange objects, published Nina Boutsikaris' essay "That's All, I Don't Even Think of You That Often."
Mara Reinstein profiled the actor Kevin Costner for a cover story in Parade magazine.
Gabrielle Bellot's essay "Volcano Dreams" is up at Medium, part of the Unruly Bodies series curated by author Roxane Gay.
Ian S. Port's forthcoming nonfiction book The Birth of Loud is now available for pre-order. Scribner will release it in January.
Penguin Books revealed the cover for Seth Fried's forthcoming novel The Municipalists, which is also now available for pre-order.
"A female Doctor may be a first in Doctor Who history...but strong, capably women have been a staple of the show, right from its inception," writes Jessica Sticklor (under her author's name Jessica Stilling) in "Aztecs, Alien Trysts, and TARDIS Repair—All in a Day's Work for Barbara Wright," for Tor.com.
Michael Montlack's poem "The Bachelor's Dilemma" is in the New Orleans Review.
Lev A.C. Rosen talks with fellow YA author Greg Howard about the "bold characterizations of gay boys we don't see taking center stage very often in YA lit and movies," for LGBTQ Reads.
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong listed "Five Things You Didn't Know About Sex and the City" for Parade magazine. Her nonfiction book Sex and the City and Us came out June 5th from Simon and Schuster.
Laura Yeager used to hate Ellen DeGeneres. (She's over it.) She explains why in her essay "Breast Cancer, Ellen DeGeneres and Me," for Cure Today.
Jen Glantz was the guest on the podcast The Bubbly Sesh, discussing the Hallmark movie The Wedding March 3 and dishing about weddings, relationships, and Hallmark movies.
School Library Journal gave a starred review to Lev A.C. Rosen's forthcoming YA novel Jack of Hearts and Other Parts, calling it "an essential addition to library collections that serve teens."
Vanessa King was named to the Downtown 100, a list compiled by Vanity Fair contributing writer George Wayne of New York's "Coolest, Most Relevant, Most Creative, Most Influential, Most Inspiring" people in the entertainment industry.
SoHo Press has released Robert Repino's novel D'arc in paperback.
The Kenyon Review included Meghan Kenny's new novel The Driest Season on its summer reading list, calling it "spare, wise, lyrical, and potent."
Jil Picariello reviewed the Off-Broadway play Torch Song Trilogy for ZealNYC, calling it "a not-so-gentle reminder of how far we’ve come, not that it doesn’t seem like very tenuous growth lately."
Ashley Shelby reviewed three new nonfiction books about humans and our fascination with (and possible destruction of) the North and South Poles, in "To The Poles — Before They Started Melting," for the New York Times.
En Route, a short film co-written and directed by Pamela Harris, was a selection of the Lighthouse International Film Festival.
Nightmare magazine published Seth Fried's short story "Frost Mountain Picnic Massacre."
The New Yorker magazine published Weike Wang's short story "Omakase."
Michael Montlack's poem "To My Birth Mother" appears in The Columbia Poetry Review.
For New York magazine, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong got together with four former Sex and the City writers, and they brainstormed six plot ideas for the show if it were airing in 2018. Jennifer's nonfiction book Sex and the City and Us came out from Simon and Schuster on June 5th.
"That was the only Kate Spade item I’d ever purchased. It was colorful, it was beautiful, and it was a bit irreverent. It also said to world, 'Cancer didn’t get the best of me,' " writes Laura Yeager in her tribute to Kate Spade, "Eat Cake for Breakfast," published by PyschCentral.
Atria Books released Jen Glantz's nonfiction book When You Least Expect It: Essays on Living Without a Five-Year Plan in paperback on June 5.
The Soufan Center released The Forgotten War: The Ongoing Disaster in Yemen, about the worst humanitarian crisis in the world right now, written by Benjamin Buchholz.
Saint Julien Press released Elizabeth Cohen's poetry collection The Patron Saint of Cauliflower.
"When voices on the internet become so loud and so vitriolic that artists are afraid to experiment and make mistakes, something very dangerous is happening in our society," says Nora Raleigh Baskin in a talk for TEDx.
Ada Calhoun talks about selling her upcoming nonfiction book as an audiobook to Audible before selling a print edition, in the New York Times article "Want to Read Michael Lewis's Next Work? You'll Have to Listen to It First."
Entropy published Kelly Caldwell's essay "Perihelion," as part of its series On Weather.
Soundtrack, a playlist/!mix-tape created for the Queens Museum's Mel Chin: All Over the Place exhibit, features Jennifer Marie Brissett reading from her novel Elysium, and is about the length of the average NYC subway ride.
James Bosley has been selected as a 2018 member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab.
The Believer published Zaina Arafat's essay "Our Arab."
Kernpunkt Press will publish David Leo Rice's novel Angel House in 2019.
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich's novel Two Naomis is a finalist for the Oregon Readers' Choice Award. Oregon students in grades 3 through 12 will vote on the winner, to be announced in 2019.
The Washington Square Review published Shamar Hill's poem "God of Ruin."
"We would like to be able to tell our own stories." Lev A.C. Rosen weighs in on the controversy over straight writers telling gay stories, in "Does It Matter Who Writes Queer Stories?" in Vice.
Book Riot's list of Eight Great Reads to Get into Afrofuturism includes Jennifer Marie Brissett's novel Elysium.
Nerdy Book Club interviewed Nora Raleigh Baskin about storytelling and getting kids to love writing in "One Author, One Librarian, One Teacher: Three Nerds."
Robert Repino's article "What Mister Rogers Can Teach Us About Storytelling" is up at Tor.com.
Mike Dunphy wrote "While the Crowd Applauds, Poets Struggle to Afford a Meal" for the Montpelier Bridge.
Transparent Falsehood: An American Travesty premiered in May at Theater 511 in New York City, directed by Richard Caliban.
Da Capo Press announced it will publish The Tightening Dark, co-written by Benjamin Buchholz and Sam Farran, in spring 2020. The nonfiction book is the story of a Lebanese-Muslim American and 30-year Marine Corps veteran kidnapped and held prisoner by Houthi rebels in Yemen, "an inspiring reminder that the best parts of the American dream are the dreamers."
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong's essay "Why The Handmaids' Tale Is So Relevant Today" appears in the Stories That Shaped The World feature on the BBC.
Medium published Jon Reiner's humor essay "The First Lady Sonnets: White House Lamentations in Honor of William Shakespeare's Birthday."
Jen Glantz appeared on NBC News to share her tips for surviving wedding season "without going broke or having a meltdown."
Michaela Roessner's short story “It’s a Wonderful Life” will be included in the upcoming anthology Making History: Classic Alternate History Stories, published by New Word City Publishers.
Vol. 1 Brooklyn published David Rice's short story "Atheism."
Ada Calhoun's essay "The Wedding Toast I'll Never Give" is included on Bustle magazine's list of "15 Modern Love Columns Every Millennial Needs to Read."
The Writer magazine features Ashley Shelby and her novel South Pole Station in its article about climate change-themed fiction, "The Rising Tide of Cli-Fi."
Carmen Bugan's essay "Being An Immigrant Writer in America Today" is on PanMacmillan, a blog of the Macmillan publishing company.
Rodale released Matthew Cody's chapter book How to Merit In Monsters, the first in a new series Strange Scout Tales.
"Leaving aside the months I spent trying to figure out which geographical area the story would be set in (Britain? South Africa? Tahiti!), I figured there had to be some details about geography in the opening paragraph. However, there had to be some significant plot point as well. Something ominous, that would signal this was a mystery story, as well as a travel story." Susan Breen analyzes the opening of her short story "The End of the World" for the series The First Two Pages.
En Route, a short film co-written and directed by Pamela Harris, is an official selection of the Blackbird Film Festival.
Chloè Caldwell's essay "The Opposite of Light" appears in Lenny.
Doubleday announced it will publish C.J. Hauser's next novel, Family of Origin.
Weike Wang's essay "Something Left to Prove" appears in Lenny.
The Satirist published Jon Reiner's essay "White House Jobs Jared Kushner Can Do."
Scott Alexander Hess talks about the real-life historical figures who inspired the characters in his forthcoming novel The Red River, and how the Mississippi River is a character in the story as well.
Vice published Melissa Petro's essay "What Being a Sex Worker Taught Me About Men."
The Queens Gazette interviewed Marie Carter about writing, history, and why she loves ghost tours in its Local-Express column.
Mike Dunphy wrote "Vermont Has Film Festivals, but Does It Have a Film Industry?" for the Montpelior Bridge.
Robert Repino's short horror story "Post-Truth" appears in Grotesque Quarterly Magazine.
Dame magazine published Jennifer Keishin Armstrong's essay "Women Make the Best TV."
Jen Glantz's podcast You Aren't Getting Any Younger launched April 1st.
Medium published Benjamin Obler's short story "Judy and Merv."
The Writer magazine published Jack Smith's article "Putting Words to Work: Figurative Langage in Fiction Results in Deeper Meanings and Poetic Beauty."
Weike Wang won a 2018 Whiting Award in Fiction.
"Rings" by Carmen Bugan is the Irish Times' Poem of the Week.
The Washington Post published Jennifer Keishin Armstrong's op-ed "What Does Cynthia Nixon's Run for Governor Mean for Single Women?"
"'I ghosted on my therapist,' I repeated, louder this time, so that she could hear me, and the next table could hear me, and the waiter taking orders across the restaurant could hear me and spit in my Cobb salad on behalf of the American Psychological Association," writes Jen Glantz in an essay for Woolly magazine.
Jody Gray's song "Stars in My Eyes," written for the film Drawing Home, won the Best Song in a Drama award from the Garden State Film Festival.
J.S. Breukelaar's novel Alethia is a finalist for the Aurealis Award for Best Horror Novel. The Western Australian Science Fiction Foundation will announce the Aurealis winners in April.
Catapault published David Rice's short story "The Painless Euthanasia Roller Coaster."
The Junction published Benjamin Obler's short story "The 18th Annual Convention of Doctors Whose Fathers Were Helplessly Dying."
Susie Suh, Lucius, and Mumford & Sons are among the artists on Meghan Kenny's playlist for her new novel The Driest Season, over at LargeHeartedBoy.
Rewire published Melissa Petro's essay "Anti-Trafficking Legislation Shouldn't Come at a Cost to Victims, Sex Workers."
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation announced it will develop The Six, a web series about young people in Toronto pursuing their dreams for which Vanessa King serves as story editor.
Shelf Awarness reviewed Ada Calhoun's nonfiction book Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give, saying that it "brim[s] with wit, wisdom, and gut-level honesty..."
The Writer magazine published Jessica Sticklor's article "Drafting Those Many Drafts" under her author's name Jessica Stilling.
Kody Keplinger's short story "Walking After Midnight" is included in the anthology All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages, released in February by Harlequin Teen.
Sarah McColl tracks down the lost artwork of Jo Hopper and other women artists in "Woman In The Sun" for the Paris Review.
Rodale Kids will release Matthew Cody's middle-grade novel How to Merit in Monsters on April 10th.
Lifehacker published Alanna Schubach's article "How to Write the Personal Statement for College Applications."
Jil Picariello reviewed Martin McDonagh's new Off-Broadway play for ZealNYC in "Hangmen at Atlantic is Dark, Dangerous, and Damn Good."
Carole Bugge offers some solid advice in "So You Want to Write Mystery Novels, Eh?"
"I had earned the right to stand out, to be beautiful. I was a survivor, damn it. I was Grace Kelly," writes Laura Yeager in "I Feel Pretty Again After Cancer," for Cure Today.
HuffPost published Michael Montlack's essay "My Ancestry DNA Test Revealed Two Sisters I Didn't Know I Had."
Susan Breen's article "Stuck: Trapped in the Middle of Your Manuscript? Here's How to Move Forward" is the cover story for the February issue of The Writer magazine.
Zaina Arafat edited and wrote the introduction to Bona Fide Relationships, an anthology of essays, stories, and poems responding to the United States' ban on travelers entering the country from certain nations, most of them majority-Muslim countries.
Ravishly published Jen Glantz's article "The Best Valentine's Day Gifts to Give Someone You're 'Sort of' Dating."
The Satirist published Jon Reiner's essay "Letters to President Trump from Terrified Children."
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich wrote A Step Into History: The Civil Rights Movement, a history book for middle-grade readers, for Scholastic.
LitHub published the transcript of a panel discussion featuring T. Kira Madden on silence, "Every Time We Put Pen to Paper, It Is an Act of Protest."
"I wanted there to be more books that I wanted to read." Kate Angus talks to the Rumpus about why she founded the publisher Augury Books, and what she hopes will happen now that it's an imprint of Brooklyn Arts Press.
Rolling Stone published Lilly Dancyger's review of the documentary Citizen Rose in "Why New McGowan Doc Is The Messy, Imperfect Show #MeToo Needs."
British artist Angelina Jane created a jewelry collection inspired by Carmen Bugan's poem "House of Stone."
The Haunting of Torre Abbey by Carole Bugge has just been reissued by Titan Books as part of its The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes series.
New York magazine's The Cut published Ada Calhoun's essay "What We Mean When We Say Marriage Is 'Work' "
Kirkus gave Meghan Kenny's new novel The Driest Season a starred review, calling it "a thoughtful, finely crafted work."