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Short Story Vending Machines, Writers Who Run, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.12.15

Value of first editions of twentieth-century classics increases; Roland Barthes at one hundred; “experimental” Millennial bookstore to open in London; and other news.


Ampersand Extra: Jesse Browner Interview

Posted 6.17.15

Ampersand hosts Kevin Larimer and Melissa Faliveno sit down with Jesse Browner, the author of How Did I Get Here? Making Peace With the Road Not Taken, published this month by Harper Wave, to talk about the new book and the decisions we make as writers and artists.


Why We Write: San Francisco 2015

Posted 4.30.15

Melissa Faliveno, associate editor of Poets & Writers Magazine, leads a conversation with authors Wendy Lesser, Yiyun Li, Alejandro Murguia, D. A. Powell, and Michelle Tea about the personal, political, and professional reasons we choose to write while living in a culture, a family, or a community that doesn’t always value what we do.

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Visiting Hours by Amy Butcher

Posted 4.15.15

Amy Butcher reads from her debut memoir, Visiting Hours: A Memoir of Friendship and Murder, published in April by Blue Rider Press.


Doris Bakwin Award

Doris Bakwin Award
A prize of $1,000 and publication by Carolina Wren Press is given biennially for a short story collection, a novel, or a memoir by a woman. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of at least 50,000 words with a $20 entry fee by March 31. E-mail or visit the website for complete guidelines.

Short Memoir Prize

Short Memoir Prize

A prize of €1,000 (approximately $1,248) and publication in the 2015 Fish Publishing anthology is given annually for a short memoir. Carmen Bugan will judge. Submit a memoir of up to 4,000 words with a €16 (approximately $20) entry fee by January 31. Visit the website for complete guidelines.