Items Tagged With memoir

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.

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Lord Fear by Lucas Mann

Posted 4.15.15

Lucas Mann reads from his memoir, Lord Fear, forthcoming in May from Pantheon Books. 

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A Profile of Tracy K. Smith

by Renee H. Shea

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Posted 2.10.15

Renee H. Shea

In her extraordinary new memoir, Ordinary Light, Pulitzer Prize­–winning poet Tracy K. Smith embraces a fuller sense of herself as a writer while cementing the connection between her children and her ancestors using the best glue she knows: words.

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The Year My Mother Came Back by Alice Eve Cohen

Posted 2.10.15

Alice Eve Cohen reads four excerpts from her memoir, The Year My Mother Came Back, forthcoming in March from Algonquin Books.

 

The Year My Mother Came Back

One day, my brilliant, beautiful, complicated mother appeared at my kitchen table, thirty-one years after her death.

This is a story about mothers and daughters. My mother, my daughters. My mother’s daughters, my daughters’ mothers. This is the story of a year.

 

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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.
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Formats: 
E-publication
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
No payment
Year Founded: 
1997
Issues per Year: 
2
Editorial Focus: 

TRol is an international magazine run by writers for civilized readers. We offer:

● The best fiction we can find from anywhere
● The usual mix of memoirs, Archives, poetry (in moderate doses)
● Greatly expanded arts coverage
● A Books section which is a reliable guide to reading
● Room for more political comment
● And of course PB's grouchy Notebook

Tips From the Editor: 

In the new TRoL there will be: ● No tedious stories of academic life ● No routine log-rolling mutual admiration from the iniquitous MFA and Workshop factories ● No contributions from those on lists of the “best” such-and-such ● No criticism from critics we don't ever read ● No “Insider” games of praise or blame ● No self-reproducing interns reading submissions

Contact Information
Keith Botsford
24 cunningham rd.
24 cunningham rd.
wellesley,
Massachusetts
02481

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Last updated: May 1, 2012

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.

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Formats: 
Audio
Formats: 
Video
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Year Founded: 
2009
Issues per Year: 
2
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Editorial Focus: 

Super Arrow is a biannual online journal for experiments in writing and art. Our publication is designed for community and creative risk. The name of the journal is a partial english-to-english homophonic transliteration of "supererogatory," or, beyond what is required. We mean this, whatever that means to you.

Tips From the Editor: 

Read the issues archive (superarrow.org/Archive.html) to get a bead on our proclivities.

Contact Information
http://www.superarrow.org
St. Louis,
Missouri
63115

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Last updated: February 19, 2011

Genres Published: 
Poetry
Genres Published: 
Fiction
Genres Published: 
Creative Nonfiction
Formats: 
Web
Formats: 
E-publication
Formats: 
Print
Formats: 
Audio
Formats: 
Video
Reporting Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
No
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Yes
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Yes
Payment: 
Contributor copies only
Year Founded: 
2007
Issues per Year: 
4
Issue Price: 
$6.00/issue (inclusive of postage)
Subscription: 
$20.00/year (inclusive of postage)
Circulation: 
1,000 to 2,500
Editorial Focus: 

We look for writing that is surprisingly exceptional, not necessarily the in your face brilliance, but the kind of writing that surprises you with story and a clear focus and voice. We love new writers, adore established writers, and embrace the I've-Never-Done-This-Before writers. If you have a story, a poem, an essay, or something that you haven't quite classified yet, but you think it could stand up to being read, then please submit it. Our staff loves to read!

Tips From the Editor: 

Please do include your name, number, and e-mail; please do submit YOUR OWN ORIGINAL UNPUBLISHED WORK; please do keep your cover letter short and sweet. Please don't submit the same piece multiple times; please don't forget if your piece is accepted elsewhere.

Contact Information
Kerriann Ehlen, Editor-In-Chief
PO BOX 260266
Madison,
Wisconsin
53726

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Last updated: May 22, 2012