Fictionauters have a lot to celebrate this month. One of Kathy Conde’s stories received an honorable mention in the latest New Millennium Writings Awards. Conde also has a story along at Pure Slush. Susan Tepper and Andrew Stancek are in the new issues of The Linnet’s Wings. James Lloyd Davis’s story appears in The View From Here Literary Magazine. Nicolette Wong is in the Summer issue of MICROW and Ramshackle Review. Darryl Price’s collection Safety First is available at The Camel Saloon. W.F. Lantry’s The Language of Birds is available at Finishing Line Press. Christopher Allen’s story “The Birds of North Carolina” received an honorable mention by Glimmer Train. Jane Hammons’ story “Mapping the Territory” is forthcoming at Shotgun Honey. Ramshackle Review‘s latest issue spreads the love with work by Jen Knox, Jack Swenson, xTx, Danny Goodman, Bill Yarrow, Darryl Price, and many more. MaryAnne Kolton’s poem “Sex with Strangers” and “The Love Tap” are forthcoming from Toucan Magazine. Doug Bond reads Ramon Collins’ story “Things That Go Poink!” here. Steve Himmer’s novel The Bee-Loud Glade gets a shout-out from NPR. MadHat Press’s Wild and Wyrd Poetry Chapbook Competition is open from June 15-August 31st. Cynthia Bechhold Hawkins is accepting submissions for Writers on the Influence of Cinema, an ebook anthology from Calavera Books to raise funds for Joplin Schools Tornado Relief: submit here.