Pure Slush’s Glass Animals is live.
James Claffey’s “Mercury Retrograde” and “Childbirth” are published at Thumbnail Press; “The Ridges of Ancient Battles” is forthcoming at Bartleby Snopes; “All this Life Long Later” is at Pithead Chapel; “Splintered” is at Litro Magazine; James has new stories at Thrice Fiction Magazine, Tuck Magazine , Red Fez, The View from Here, and Negative Suck ; and James will be collaborating on his novel with Thrice Fiction Magazine.
Brian Barbeito has stories and poems forthcoming in Notes from the Underground, Gambling The Aisle, and The Fowl Feathered Review.
Jane Hammons’ story, “Gone to China,” was published in The View From Here, and her article, “The Complex Characters of History and Place“ about writer Joseph Kanon, was published in Bloom, along with an author interview.
Marcus Speh’s “Tinpot Love“ is published in the new/old Olentangy Review, and includes a drawing by his daughter Taffimai Metallumai; “The Great Purging,” a fantasy of decay, appeared in Microscenes and was reviewed by Beach Sloth.
Mary Miller’s debut novel will be published with Liveright, Norton.
Rachel Yoder won Missouri Review’s 22nd Annual Jeffrey E. Smith Editors’ Prize for her story ”The blood was the mountain and the mountain was the bear.”
Gloria Garfunkel’s “Orwellian Industries Annual Retreat” is forthcoming in Pure Slush; “Sapperstein” was published in New Fifth Review.
Sheldon Lee Compton has been named Editor in Chief of Foxhead Books; Sheldon’s essay is forthcoming in “Writing into the Forbidden” an anthology which will include essays from Maurice Manning, Chris Offutt, Charles Dodd White, Dorothy Allison, Pinckney Benedict, Crystal Wilkinson, Gurney Norman and Silas House.
Matt Dennison has new work appearing in 94 Creations, indefinite space, Lumn, the delinquent (UK), Arcadia Magazine, and frogpond (Haiku Society of America).
JP Reese’s “Pink Quartet” was published by Orion headless; “Disturbance” is published by Pithead Chapel, her language poem, “Eve,” was published by Clutching at Straws; and fifteen themed poems are forthcoming in Versus, an anthology published by Pure Slush.
Marcelle Heath is a contributing editor for Fictionaut and Editor-at-Large for Luna Park Review. Her stories have appeared in PANK, Wigleaf, Snake Nation Review, Matchbook, Necessary Fiction, and other journals. She works as a freelance editor in Portland, Oregon. She blogs here.