What Can We Steal From Annie McGreevy’s “Letter to a Young Man in Madrid”?
Short Story

What Can We Steal From Annie McGreevy’s “Letter to a Young Man in Madrid”?

Title of Work and its Form: “Letter to a Young Man in Madrid,” short story Author: Annie McGreevy (on Twitter @AnnieMcGreevy) Date of Work: 2013 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The story made its debut in the Winter 2013 issue of the Portland Review.  The kind folks at the journal request that you buy a copy through Amazon.  (If we’re lucky, the … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal from Jason Gray’s “CIRCUS CIRCUS”?
Poem

What Can We Steal from Jason Gray’s “CIRCUS CIRCUS”?

Title of Work and its Form: “CIRCUS CIRCUS,” poem Author: Jason Gray (on Twitter @jasonmgray) Date of Work: 2010 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The poem made its debut in As It Ought to Be, a very cool place on the Internet to find meaningful thought and great poetry.  The poem can be found here. Bonuses:  Mr. Gray is the … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Michael Kardos’s “The Three-Day Affair”?
Novel

What Can We Steal From Michael Kardos’s “The Three-Day Affair”?

Title of Work and its Form: The Three-Day Affair, novel Author: Michael Kardos (on Twitter @michael_kardos) Date of Work: 2012 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The book was published by The Mysterious Press, an imprint of Grove/Atlantic.  You can find it at your local independent bookstore.  If you don’t know where your closest indie shop is, check here.  I … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Jessica Love’s “Reading Fast and Slow”?
Nonfiction

What Can We Steal From Jessica Love’s “Reading Fast and Slow”?

Title of Work and its Form: ”Reading Fast and Slow,” nonfiction Author: Jessica Love (on Twitter @loveonlanguage) Date of Work: 2012 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The piece made its debut in the Spring 2012 issue of The American Scholar, one of the great magazines that you should be reading.  As of this writing, Ms. Love’s piece is available … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Joe Oestreich’s “Towing and Recovery”?
Short Story

What Can We Steal From Joe Oestreich’s “Towing and Recovery”?

Title of Work and its Form: ”Towing and Recovery,” short story Author: Joe Oestreich (on Twitter @HitlessWonder) Date of Work: 2011 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The short story debuted in Issue 32 of storySouth.  You can read the piece here. Bonuses:   Here is the author’s Amazon page.  Mr. Oestreich was on NPR.  He’s living the Weekend Edition dream!  Don’t … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From David Macey’s Translations of Catullus?
Poem

What Can We Steal From David Macey’s Translations of Catullus?

Author: Catullus, translated by David Macey Date of Work: 2014 Where the Work Can Be Found:  Mr. Macey has translated many of Catullus’s poems; several can be found right here in Issue 1.2 of Loaded Bicycle. Bonus: If you’re at all into Catullus, you should definitely be aware of Rudy Negenborn’s collection of the man’s … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Jason Tucker’s “Bottled Spirits”?
Creative Nonfiction

What Can We Steal From Jason Tucker’s “Bottled Spirits”?

Title of Work and its Form: ”Bottled Spirits,” creative nonfiction Author: Jason Tucker Date of Work: 2011 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The piece first appeared in Fall 2011′s Issue 8 of Waccamaw, a cool online journal.  You can read it here. Bonuses:  Here is an essay Mr. Tucker published in The Common.  Here is a bit of … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Derek Palacio’s “Sugarcane”?
Short Story

What Can We Steal From Derek Palacio’s “Sugarcane”?

Title of Work and its Form: ”Sugarcane,” short story Author: Derek Palacio Date of Work: 2012 Where the Work Can Be Found:  The story debuted in the Spring 2012 issue of The Kenyon Review, one of the top journals around.  The excellent story was subsequently chosen for the 2013 edition of The O. Henry Prize anthology. Bonuses:  Mr. Palacio has also published … Continue reading »

What Can We Steal From Ruth Awad’s “In the Skin”?
Creative Nonfiction

What Can We Steal From Ruth Awad’s “In the Skin”?

Title of Work and its Form: ”In the Skin,” creative nonfiction Author: Ruth Awad (on Twitter @RuthAwad) Date of Work: 2009 Where the Work Can Be Found: The piece was published in September 2009′s Issue 2.1 of Sweet: A Literary Confection.  (That’s a very cool journal, folks.)  You can find the piece here. Bonuses:  Ms. Awad … Continue reading »