Fictionaut members’ mid-summer offerings include poetry, fiction, essays, and novel excerpts in print and around the web. Jane Hammons’ “Holy Tribunal” appears at Hippocampus Magazine. Kate Hill Cantrill’s “The Hills in Pittsburgh…” is at Everyday Genius. Blue Five Notebook and blip magazine continue to showcase new work by community members. The new issue of Mason’s Road is out. Pure Slush’s recent issues have been devoted to Susans – Susan Gibb and Susan Tepper – and Michaels – Michael J. Solender and Michael Webb. Kyle Minor’s novel excerpt, Sexual Lives of Missionaries, is up at Guernica Magazine. John Minichillo’s excerpt from The Snow Whale is at The Collagist, and the novel is now available from Atticus Books. Lauren Becker’s “Five Ways” is at Small Doggies Magazine. Ben Loory‘s collection Stories for Nighttime and Some for the Day is now out from Penguin. Gina Frangello’s novel A Life in Men will be published by Algonquin Books. Quid Novi Festival is hosting a writer’s contest. Michael Dickes‘ poem “Butter Beans” is included in Thunderclap and is short story “Yard Sailing” will appear in Kerouac’s Dog this Winter. Matthew A. Hamilton’s “November Moon” will appear in Black Lantern Publishing this August. Bill Lantry’s “Origins” has been short listed and Gill Hoffs received an Honorable Mention for “Firework Sands” in the Spilling Ink Short Story Awards. Andrew Stancek’s “The Year of the Dog” is up at THIS Literary Magazine. Luna Park Review is looking for essays on Granta’s F Word. Contact me for more info.