Lauren Hall recently had two prose poems, “The Miser” and “Possum,” published in Cleaver Magazine.
Lauren was a contributor to our first issue. Her work has also appeared in NANO Fiction, Eunoia Review, Apiary, and Fiction Writers Review. She also received the 2012 William Carlos Williams Prize for Poetry at the University of Pennsylvania.
During AWP, Stefanie Torres will represent Beecher’s on a panel organized by The Conium Review. And you can find Beecher’s elsewhere during the conference.
Stop by booth V13 to say “hi” to Beecher’s editors.
Be sure to stop by the University of Kansas & Beecher’s Reading March 1st, from 9:00am to 10:15am on the Robert Muroff Bookfair Stage, Washington State Convention Center, Level 4. Readers include Katie Savage, Kelly Barth, Anne Royston, and Mary Stone Dockery.
Come support theNewerYork at the 2014 AWP conference.
Joshua S. Raab (editor of theNewerYork) will be on a panel organized by The Conium Review on Feb. 27th, from 3:00 to 4:15 in Western New England MFA Annex, Level 3, Room 301.
Josh is also on another panel “Don’t Just Stand There and Read: Literary Events That Go Beyond the Usual,” Feb. 27th, from 12:00 to 1:15 in the Washington State Convention Center, Level 6, Room 613/614.
You can also find theNewerYork at booth 1604 throughout the bookfair.
Lastly, theNewerYork is putting on a literary carnival on Feb. 28th, sponsored by Submittable! Join the writers and editors of theNewerYork from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Caffe Umbria, 320 Occidental Ave. S. Readers/performers include John Mortara, Kevin Sampsell, Rose McAleese, Eric Lloyd Blix, Christopher Morgan, Mollie Boutell, Kayla Pongrac, John J. Rause, Eric Howerton, and Margaret Eaton. Get more details on Facebook.
We’ll be there. Will you?
Manuel Gonzales (author of The Miniature Wife and the judge for The Conium Review‘s Innovative Short Fiction Contest) will be reading at a Riverhead Books event during AWP.
Room 618/619/620, Washington State Convention Center, Level 6
Saturday, March 1, 2014
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Since its founding, Riverhead Books has published the freshest, most memorable and diverse new voices in literary fiction. Riverhead authors have won Pulitzer Prizes, National Book Critics Circle Awards, Story Prizes, and been named to Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists, the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35, and the New Yorker’s 20 Under 40, among many other distinctions. Four of Riverhead’s acclaimed writers will read and discuss their work with Riverhead’s director of publicity.
The other readers are Nami Mun (author of Miles from Nowhere), Danielle Evans (author of Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self), and The Train to Lo Wu and Nobody Ever Gets Lost).
Jynne Dilling Martin moderates this session.
Susan Lynch (our Associate Editor) and James R. Gapinski (our Managing Editor) will be reading at an off-site even during the AWP conference in Seattle, WA.
Lit.mustest: “I Saw Them When…”
Third Place Books, 6504 20th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115
Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
7:00pm to 9:30pm
Third Place Books in Ravenna and the Lit.mustest reading series present an evening with award-winning and recently published students and alumni from Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing program.
Other readers include Shelly Weathers, Jeff Eisenbrey, Sarah Kishpaugh, Kim Mayer, Rachel Serrit, Isla McKenna, and Samantha Kolber.
The Conium Review‘s Managing Editor, James R. Gapinski, will be on a panel at this year’s AWP conference in Seattle, WA.
“Let’s Avoid a Quick Death, Please: Starting and Sustaining a New Literary Publication”
Room 301, Western New England MFA Annex, Level 3
Thursday, February 27th, 2014
3:00pm to 4:15pm
This panel explores the process of starting and sustaining a new literary publication. Countless small presses and journals launch every year only to die after a couple issues. Let’s talk with some people who avoided that fate. This panel will discuss how to choose the right publishing medium, secure funding, attract readers, and deal with unexpected hurdles.
The panelists include Matt Muth (representing Pacifica), Stefanie Torres (representing Beecher’s), Joshua S. Raab (representing theNewerYork) and James R. Gapinski (representing The Conium Review).
Chelsea Werner-Jatzke moderates.
Hillary Leftwich‘s flash fiction piece, “Runt,” was recently accepted for publication in Nano Fiction (Vol. 7, No. 2). Look for the issue later this year.
Hillary is a Fiction Editor for The Conium Review. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from Regis University, she’s the co-founder of the Denver Shitty Writers group, and shew as recently interviewed by The Missouri Review for their Working Writer Series.
Pacifica is celebrating its third issue at The Pine Box in Seattle, WA on February 17th, 2014. Chelsea Werner-Jatzke (a former The Conium Review contributor) will be reading some of her fiction at the event.
You can find the full details, including a list of the night’s poetry and fiction readers on Facebook.
Later in February, Chelsea will also moderate an AWP panel that includes Pacifica‘s editor, Matt Muth, James R. Gapinski (our Managing Editor), and representatives from other small press publications.
Chelsea Werner-Jatzke’s story story, “Soup and/or Sandwich,” was recently published in Keep This Bag Away From Children. Read it here.
Chelsea’s work appeared in our Fall 2012 issue, she was a 2013 Jack Straw writer, and she’ll be moderating two panels at the 2014 AWP Conference in Seattle, WA.