Esquire points to five great online literary magazines, several of which happen to be published by or feature contributions from Fictionauts: Narrative, Flatmancrooked, Guernica, Anderbo, and The Adirondeck Review.
On February 11, Blake Butler, Barry Graham, and Molly Gaudry will join a group of writers for an Orange Alert reading during the AWP in Chicago. Blake will also be reading at “no point in not being friends” in Manchester on January 27.
KORA is a new journal of “avant-garde poetry, prose, & ‘experimental’ literary hybrids.” The inaugural issue features work by J.A. Tyler and Sean Lovelace. Sean will also guest judge the Dogzplot 2009 AWP Flash Fiction Contest, and he has a story in Diagram 8.6: “My Grief Upon the Death of Regis Philbin.” Terese Svoboda is in the same issue, with a piece called “Noble Savage.”
Molly Gaudry (“July in Cincinnati“) and Randall Brown (“The Set-Up“) have stories in the latest Dogzplot. Molly also contributed to “Nine Stories,” a collaborative piece at Titular, and she has two poems in Red Peter.
“Jimi Don’t Play Here No More” is the title of Tim Elhajj‘s story in Brevity 29. Meg Pokrass has “Day of the Renaissance Fair” in LITnIMAGE. Myfanwy Collins‘s “Let Me Go” is in Wigleaf. Laura Ellen Scott‘s “Do you know what it means to miss” appears in Juked. Lauren Becker has a story called “Ice Cream Man” in Drunk and Lonely Men #10, and Oak Bend Review published Paula Ray‘s poem “Deflated Contemplation.”
Curtis Smith sends news that Parting Gifts, a journal that has been championing short-short fiction since the late 80s, has been resurrected after a brief hiatus. You can subscribe and submit though the web site, and back issues are available as PDF files.