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What Can We Steal From Janelle DolRayne’s “In the style of Joan Mitchell”?
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What Can We Steal From Janelle DolRayne’s “In the style of Joan Mitchell”?

Title of Work and its Form: “”In the style of Joan Mitchell”,” poem Author:  Janelle DolRayne Date of Work: 2014 Where the Work Can Be Found: The poem debuted in the October 2014 issue of inter | rupture.  You can find it here. Bonuses: Here is an apt poem that was subsequently chosen for Best of the … Continue reading »

The Great Writers Steal Experience: Wendy J. Fox, author of The Seven Stages of Anger
Short Story Collection / Video

The Great Writers Steal Experience: Wendy J. Fox, author of The Seven Stages of Anger

  Show Notes: Enjoy this interview with Wendy J. Fox, author of The Seven Stages of Anger, a short story collection published by Press 53. Purchase The Seven Stages of Anger: http://www.press53.com/bioWendyJFox.html Find out more about Wendy J. Fox: http://www.wendyjfox.com/ Visit the web site of BookBar: http://www.bookbardenver.com/ Like the bookstore on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BookBarDenver Book You … Continue reading »

The Great Writers Steal Experience: An Interview with Jac Jemc, author of A Different Bed Every Time
Short Story Collection / Video

The Great Writers Steal Experience: An Interview with Jac Jemc, author of A Different Bed Every Time

Enjoy this interview with Jac Jemc, author of A Different Bed Every Time, a short story collection published by Dzanc Books. Purchase A Different Bed Every Time: http://www.dzancbooks.org/our-books/a-different-bad-everytime-by-jac-jemc Find out more about Jac Jemc: http://jacjemc.com/   Show Notes: Visit the web site of Women & Children First: http://www.womenandchildrenfirst.com Like the bookstore on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Women-Children-First-Bookstore/8326741337 Book … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Matt Carmichael’s “Buckle Up”?
Short Story

What Can We Steal From Matt Carmichael’s “Buckle Up”?

Title of Work and its Form: “Buckle Up,” short story Author:  Matt Carmichael (on Twitter @mttcarmichael) Date of Work: 2014 Where the Work Can Be Found: The story debuted in the September issue of Bartleby Snopes.  You can read the story here. Bonuses:  Here is a story Mr. Carmichael published in The Adirondack Review.  The gentleman has … Continue reading »

GWS BASS Flashback: Dan Chaon’s “Fitting Ends”
Short Story

GWS BASS Flashback: Dan Chaon’s “Fitting Ends”

Friends, there are about eleventy million great writers out there and eleventy trillion great stories.  There’s simply no way to keep up with every worthwhile work that comes out.  Still, we must have a working knowledge of what came before us if we’re going to break new literary ground.  That’s why I’m dipping into my … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak?
Novel

What Can We Steal From Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak?

Title of Work and its Form: Speak, novel Author: Laurie Halse Anderson (on Twitter @halseanderson) Date of Work: 1999 Where the Work Can Be Found: Speak can be found in all local independent bookstores, including Oswego, New York’s the river’s end bookstore.  (Ms. Anderson is a friend of that particular store, as well!)  You can … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Kate Folk’s “Islanders”?
Short Story

What Can We Steal From Kate Folk’s “Islanders”?

Title of Work and its Form: “Islanders,” short story Author: Kate Folk (on Twitter @katefolk) Date of Work: 2014 Where the Work Can Be Found: The story debuted in the Spring & Summer 2014 issue of PINBALL.  You can read the piece here. Bonuses: Here is a short short story Ms. Folk published in Neon.  Whoa…Ms. Folk had … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Allegra Hyde’s “Coming to the Table”?
Creative Nonfiction

What Can We Steal From Allegra Hyde’s “Coming to the Table”?

Title of Work and its Form: “Coming to the Table,” creative nonfiction Author: Allegra Hyde Date of Work: 2014 Where the Work Can Be Found: The piece made its debut in Flyway: Journal of Writing & Environment.  You can find the piece here. Bonuses: Try not to be jealous; here‘s a short piece Ms. Hyde placed in McSweeney’s … Continue reading »