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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."
The anthology Without A Net: The Female Experience of Growing Up Working Class contains two essays by Gotham instructors: "On Excess" by Chloè Caldwell and "Passing as Privileged" by Lilly Dancyger. Seal Press will release the book on February 27th.
The Mystery Writers of America nominated Kenji Jasper's short story "A Moment of Clarity at the Waffle House" for an Edgar Allen Poe Award in the Best Short Story category.
Kirkus reviewed How To Merit In Monsters, the first book in Matthew Cody's new chapter-book series Strange Scout Tales, saying it's a "cryptozoological camper caper [that's] a good kickoff for a new series..." Rodale Kids will release the novel in April.
Allure published Melissa Petro's essay "What It's Really Like to Date After You've Done Sex Work."
"I've been drawn to storytelling my whole life, but that creative part of my brain is a torment when I'm scared." Kody Keplinger describes how enduring a middle-school lockdown led to her upcoming YA novel That's Not What Happened, for Nerdy Book Club.
New Millennium Writings named Kelly Caldwell's essay "Perihelion" a finalist in its Monthly Musings—Home Contest.
Stacy Pershall talks about feeling uncomfortable in your own skin, memoir, and phantom kangaroos in "Authenticity Saves Lives" for Awaken Authenticity.
The Montpelier Bridge welcomed Michael Dunphy as its new managing editor with this profile.
Penguin acquired and will publish Seth Fried's novel Metropolis.
When Jen Glantz's lease expired last year, instead of finding a new apartment, she sold most of her stuff and decided to live in a new city every month. Here's how it's going.
Jody Gray's song "Stars in My Eyes," the theme to the film Drawing Home, made the longlist of songs eligible for nomination as Best Original Song for the 90th Annual Academy Awards.
W magazine named Ada Calhoun's memoir Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give in its article "The 10 Best Memoirs of 2017 Were All Written By Women."
W.W. Norton will release Meghan Kenny's novel The Driest Season later this month.
Ravishly published Jen Glantz's essay "Celebrating Every New Year's Resolution I Haven't Kept."
Robert Repino discusses the sci-fi TV seriesThe Orville on The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy.
Dominic Preziosi interviewed New York City Public Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña in "We Want Thinkers, Not Robots," for Commonweal.
The Rumpus published Amy Shearn's essay "An Open Letter to George Bailey."
Carmen Bugan writes about the poetry of mental illness in her review of Square Inch Hours for The Harvard Review.
Kaleidoscope, the literary magazine, will publish Laura Yeager's short story "The Almighty Caregiver of the Colonial Apartments" this month.
Dame magazine published Jennifer Keishin Armstrong's essay "Why The Odyssey's New Translation Matters to Women."
Shelf Awareness named Ashley Shelby's novel South Pole Station to its list of Best Books of 2017.
Nelsie Spencer's novel The Playgroup will be released as an audiobook on January 18th.
The Pulse Theater presented a staged reading of Carole Bugge's play Strings last month at The Producer's Club in New York City.
Narratively published Melissa Petro's essay "My Boyfriend Tried a Miracle Cure for Heroin Addiction."
David Farley reviews the London outpost of Malibu Kitchen in "California Dreams (But No Palm Trees) at a London Restaurant" for the New York Times' Travel section.
Skinny Dip named Domenica Ruta's memoir With or Without You to its list of "Fifteen Must-Read Books About Love, Life, and Being a Woman."
Whale Road Review published N. West Moss' interview with author Jordi Alonso and her review of his poetry collection The Lover's Phrasebook.
"One summer when I was a boy, my father entered into a friendly rivalry with a giant raccoon," writes Seth Fried in his short story "Mendessohn", published by Tin House.
Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing has released John Oliver Hodges' novel Quizzleboon.
David Leo Rice talks about giant squid, maple syrup, and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, in an interview at The Coil.
Tom Brennan's article "Joe Biden's Catholic Faith Is on Full Display on His Current Book Tour" appears in America magazine.
Meerkat Press announced it will publish J.S. Breukelaar's Collision, a collection of a dozen short fantasy and horror stories, plus a novella, in 2019.
Rewire published Melissa Petro's essay "So You're Dating a Sex Worker. Here's What Not To Do."
Keysha Whitaker interviews Scott Alexander Hess in an episode titled "He Wrote a Novella While on a Break from Writing His Novel" for the podcast Behind the Prose.
Hasanthika Sirisena's essay "Of Pallu and Pottu" is included in the anthology This Is The Place: Women Writing About Home, released last month by Seal Press (Hachette Book Group.)
David Seigerman's biography of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali is out now from Real Sports Content Network.
Mike Dunphy has been named managing editor of The Montpelier Bridge.
Fremantle Media, producers of TV shows including The X Factor and The Young Pope, has optioned Ashley Shelby's novel South Pole Station for development as a television series. Picador released the novel in July.
The Boston Review published Sarah Bruni's short story "Imagine Every Light Is a Woman Who Came to the City Alone," as part of its Global Dystopias project.
Elane Johnson's "The Most Passionate Defense of the Serial Comma You Will Ever Read" appears in the current issue of The Writer magazine.
Hippocampus published Nina Boutsikaris' essay "Some Sort of Union" and named it a finalist in its Remember in November Creative Nonfiction Contest.
"The only risky thing about this play is the title," writes Jil Picariello for Zeal NYC, about the Broadway debut of Junk.
En Route, a short film co-written and directed by Pamela Harris, is a selection of the Big Apple Film Festival and the New York Short Film Festival.
"The Overlook Hotel[of Stephen King's The Shining fame] transcends the events that occur in it to become something larger: a space that haunts an entire culture. It lingers in our popular imagination, now more than ever, because its predicament mirrors our own," writes David Rice in "The Shining As Space, Not Story" for The Believer.
Alanna Schubach offers advice for "How to Be Disciplined about Your Creative Projects," for LifeHacker.
Susan Breen's mystery story "The End of the World" will be included in the anthology Murder Most Geographical, coming out in spring 2018 from Malice Domestic.
Jennifer Marie Brissett appears on the podcast KGB Fantastic Fiction, reading from her next novel.
Gamut magazine published part I of J.S. Breukelaar's horror story "The Offering on the Hill."
Meghan Kenny talks about great literature, small presses, and the movie Freaky Friday with novelist James Scott on the TK Podcast.
Melissa Petro's essay "Between Sex Work and Poetry, a Proposition from a Writing Professor" appears in Catapult.
Third Coast magazine published Nina Boutsikaris' essay "The Lights from Houses."
The Piper's Apprentice, the final book in Matthew Cody's middle-grade Pied Piper adventure trilogy, is out now from Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers.
Robert Repino talks about novels, '80s nostalgia, and Michael Mann with novelist James Scott on the TK Podcast.
Girlboss published Jen Glantz's essay "Five Unlikely People You Should Ask For Help When Starting a Business."
The editors of Best American Essays 2017 cited work by several Gotham teachers as Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction: Kate Angus for "When We Were Vikings;" Jacob Appel for "Why Get There from Here?"; and Shahnaz Habib for "A Letter to My Daughter About Palindromes."
"Discussions of representation are important. But first there must be access." Kody Keplinger writes about the challenges facing disabled readers for Kirkus.
Laura Yeager is blogging for Cure Today. Recent posts include "One Breasted Woman" and "Once a Cancer Writer, Always a Cancer Writer."
Mike Dunphy writes about a poetry jukebox, a book wormhole, and the Prague Golem in "Ten Ways This European City Keeps It Weird—Really Weird" for Fodor's Travel.
Liveright Publishing, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company, will publish Sarah McColl's memoir Joy Enough in 2019.
Power plays, manipulations, and open kitchens — Susan Breen explores what writers can learn from the TV show House Hunters for the Miss Demeanors.
The science fiction anthology Welcome to Dystopia: 45 Visions of What Lies Ahead includes stories from three Gotham instructors: J.S. Breukelaar, Jennifer Marie Brissett, and Paul Witcover. The book of stories about what the near future might hold is available for pre-order and will be released in December.
"There is a way in which telling the story of what it means to live inside your own body becomes a target itself. The words of your story will balloon into punching bags. People will try to strip you of your very body-hood. Don’t let them. Be louder." T. Kira Madden talks about writing, courage, and the beauty of shaping experiences into stories, at The Tempest.
Marie Claire published Melissa Petro's essay "Why I Support the Choice to Be Pregnant and a Prostitute."
Lilly Dancyger explains "The Real Reason Nobody Is Talking about the DNC Fraud Lawsuit" for Playboy.
Kirkus reviewed Jacob Appel's short story collection The Liars' Asylum, (released last month by Black Lawrence Press), calling it "a fine collection that amply demonstrates Appel's gifts." Meanwhile, Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will release his new novel Millard Salter's Last Day on November 7th.
Carmen Bugan will be interviewed by Sir Christopher Ricks during the Boston University European Studies Poetry Series on November 13.
"Moss's unerring ear allows her to tackle big thematic questions while never breaking away from her characters' voices," says The Literary Review of N. West Moss' short-story collection The Subway Stops at Bryant Park. Leapfrog Press released the book in May.
The New York Times published Elizabeth Cohen's essay "A Plague and a Blessing in My Empty Nest."
Lilly O'Donnell wrote "The Man Who's Been Fighting for Medicinal Psychedelics For 45 Years" for Narratively.
Electric Literature published Ben Obler's essay "How Writing Closed Captions Turned Me Off TV For Good."
Nelsie Spencer's comic novel The Playgroup will come out in audiobook in November.
Jody Gray is the Composer/Songwriter/Musical Director of the animated TV series Space Racers, which this fall will be a lynchpin on the new NBC Universal Kids Network.
Poets & Writers magazine published an excerpt of Carmen Bugan's memoir Burying the Typewriter.
Vice published Melissa Petro's essay "I Had the Best Sex of My Life While Pregnant."
On the same day it released her latest novel Run in paperback, Scholastic announced that it will publish Kody Keplinger's next YA novel That's Not What Happened in fall 2018.
The Authors Guild Bulletin published Barbara DeMarco-Barrett's article "The Enemy Within."
Narrative Species featured Robert Repino and his latest novel D'Arc in its article "Empowering Fun."
Electric Literature published Alanna Schubach's essay "Actually, an All-Girls Lord of the Flies Could Be a Good Idea."
Ian Port endured the hardship reporting for his article "One Great Place to Get a Beer in Every NYC Neighborhood" in StreetEasy.
The New York Times published Zaina Arafat's article "When Getting a College Degree Requires Self-Exile."
Jil Picariello makes a few recommendations for what to see on Broadway this fall, for ZEALnyc.
Oyster River Pages published Michael Backus' short story "Act of Love."
Stacy Parker Le Melle published her essay "Liberty and Justice for All: A Call to the Democratic Party" on Medium.
LitHub published Ashley Shelby's essay "Toward a New Climate Change Genre: First Impact Fiction."
Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine published Susan Breen's short story "The Countess of Warsaw." In September, Susan's novel Maggie Dove reached No. 1 on Amazon's best-sellers list in the Cozy Mysteries category.
Black Lawrence Press will release Jacob Appel's latest short story collection The Liars' Asylum on October 15th.
"Altogether, her stories illustrate the importance of a gathering place such as Bryant Park, once a haven for druggies that was reclaimed in the 1990s," writes the Minneapolis Star-Tribune in its review of N. West Moss' short-story collection The Subway Stops in Bryant Park.
Laura Yeager's article "The PSR Special Needs Program at Holy Family Parish in Stow, Ohio" appears in Catechist Magazine.
Pamela Harris and her screenplay Grandview have been chosen to participate in The Writers Lab, a program funded by Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey to encourage script development for women screenwriters.
Electric Lit featured Alanna Schubach's short story "The Great Disaster" in its roundup of "Ten Stories for the Back-To-School Season."
Stephanie Paterik wrote "Marketing to Millennial Parents: Digital Natives Are All Grown Up and Disrupting the Parenthood Economy" for Adweek.
Thomas & Mercer will release Carole Bugge's novel Edinburgh Twilight, the first in a new mystery series written under the pen name Carole Lawrence, on September 5th.
The Pike County Courier featured Paul Witcover in its article "We Are Not Alone: The Sci-Fi Writers Are Coming."
Ian S. Port wrote about the legendary 1970s downtown NYC music scene in "Suicide City: The Punk Explosion Rages on in Rarely Screened Films" for the Village Voice.
The Virginia Quarterly Review published Zaina Arafat's article "Power Jam: Roller Derby as Political Act," about women's roller derby in Egypt.
Seth Fried's "The Great Frustration" is up at Fifty-Two Stories, which publishes a new work of great short fiction every week.
"Despite the considerable pressure to ask nothing of you...I know something you don't know, and that is this: When I push you beyond where you think you can go, this is what respect looks like," writes N. West Moss in her essay "The Class You Want I Do Not Teach," for Whale Road Review.
Jen Glantz texted all her old crushes to tell them she used to like them, and wrote about it for Elite Daily.
Love Wins California published Andrew Collins' article "How Same-Sex Marriage Laws Have Saved the Lives of LGBT Teens."
Susan Breen explains how she came up with the idea for her story "The Countess of Warsaw," about an assassin who might have gotten away with it, at Trace Evidence, the blog for Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.
New Letters magazine reviewed Carmen Bugan's poetry collection Releasing the Porcelain Birds, calling it "urgent reading in a moment when rigorous debate about the meaning of truth and lies needs to be taken more seriously."
Jennifer Marie Brissett's essay "The Ones Who Walk Away from the Genres" is published in Fireside Magazine.
amNewYork published Tom Brennan's article "Flo Steinberg's Marvelous Mark on Comics Remembered by Former Marvel Editor."
Book Riot included Kara Lee Corthron's novel The Truth of Right Now on its list of The Best Books We Read In July.
Robert Repino's essay "Blue Thunder Is Watching You: Advanced Tech Meets Cold War Paranoia" is up at Tor.com.
Stacy Parker Le Melle's article "The Only Party Worth a Damn," the first in a four-part series, is on Medium.
Nina Boutsikaris wrote "Resist the Resistance: Or How Leaving a Human Footprint Can Actually Be a Good Thing" for Counter Service.
The German Academic Exchange Service profiled David Rice and his novel A Room in Dodge City.
Elane Johnson will explain to you what "The Other F-Word" is, at Hippocampus magazine.
The Week featured Melissa Petro's essay about the politics of IUDs in its Seven-Minute Opinions podcast.
Cure Today, a leading cancer website, has hired Laura Yeager as a blogger. Recent posts include "Life, Cancer, and the Color Green," "Fruit Salad and Garden Salad," and "Waiting to Go After Cancer Surgery."
Off the Shelf included Jon Reiner's memoir The Man Who Couldn't Eat on its list of Best Beach Reads: 12 Memoirs to Read This Summer.
Mike Dunphy wrote about having the "Perfect Day in Prague," away from the most heavily traveled tourism spots, for The Virtuoso Life.
Dan Lopez's essay about the potential for literature to influence the international refugee crisis—"The Common-Sense Solution for Resettling Refugees That We All Missed"—appears in Good magazine.
The Saturday Evening Post published N. West Moss' short story "The Absence of Sound."
Jennifer Marie Brissett's short story “The Breeze in the Boughs” appears in FIYAH Magazine's "Sundown Towns" issue. FIYAH includes a Spotify playlist with each story, and Jenn's includes songs by Pearl Jam, Miles Davis, and The Mango Room.
Gamut magazine published J.S. Breukelaar's short story "Rogue's Bay 3013."
Deadlines, elven rogues, a photo shoot, and a workshop: Lambda Literary spends A Week in the Life of Kody Keplinger.
Glamour published Lilly Dancyger's article "Alaska Cops Defend Their 'Right' to Sexual Contact With Sex Workers Before Arresting Them."
Hasanthika Sirisena talks about good teachers, risky choices, and the worst story she ever wrote in an interview with Fear No Lit.
The New York Foundation for the Arts awarded T. Kira Madden a 2017 Artist's Fellowship in Nonfiction Literature.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reviewed Ashley Shelby's novel South Pole Station, saying it offers several delights, keeps the plot "thrumming, [with] a keen eye for character and a sharp ear for smartass dialogue."
Jil Picariello reviewed the Broadway revival of the play Marvin's Room, for ZealNYC.
Ashley Shelby's novel South Pole Station has been named to several recommended reading lists this summer: LitHub's Books You Should Read This July; The Millions' Most Anticipated Books in the Second Half of 2017; USA Today's New and Noteworthy; and IndieBound's Indie Next list of Inspired Recommendations from Independent Booksellers. Picador released Ashley's novel last month.
The literary journal Cottonwood published Ben Obler's short-story "The Secretary of Groveland" in its spring issue.
"It Was Either Me or the Cat — And I Won," writes Melissa Petro for Good Housekeeping.
"Must Hard Stories Be So Hard?" asks N. West Moss, in a book review for River Teeth.
Stacy Parker Le Melle wrote about the poet Montana Ray, her collection (guns & butter), and guns' impact on individuals' feeling of personal safety for Of Note Magazine.
Jennifer Marie Brissett's novel Elysium is analyzed in Tor.com's series "Expanded Course in the History of Black Science Fiction."
Quartz published Melissa Petro's essay "The Mindset That Makes Women Stay in Toxic Relationships."
KQED Arts included Robert Repino's new novel D'Arc on its list of Science Fiction Futures You'll Want to Work to Prevent.
Weike Wang's novel Chemistry made several recommended reading lists this summer: Summer Books that Will Keep You Up All Night Reading from Newshour on PBS; Little Gems from the New York Public Library; 22 Exciting New Books You Need to Read This Summer by Buzzfeed; Books We Can't Wait to Read by New York magazine's Vulture blog; Notable Fiction Debuts from Poets & Writers magazine; Summer Reading Recommendations from Novelists Who Own Bookstores in the Las Vegas Sun. Weike is also one of the summer's recommended Debut Authors from the Book of the Month Club. Alfred A. Knopf published Weike's novel in May.
Laura Yeager's essay "Chloe Goes Camping" appears in the latest issue of Fetch magazine.
Mike Dunphy appeared on the podcast Break Into Travel Writing to talk about schmoozing, pitching, and the battle between media and PR.
Aleteia published Laura Yeager's essay "How Growing Up in the Depression Taught My Mom to Look to the Church for Food."