MFAW-WA faculty member Victoria Nelson’s New York Review Books edition of Robert Aickman’s story collection COMPULSORY GAMES, with reviews in the New Yorker, Washington Post, and elsewhere, made the Lit Hub/Bookmarks “Best Reviewed Books of the Week”. It should be noted that anything Victoria Nelson turns her impeccable attention towards is always worth reading.
MFAW-VT student Sam Rebelein’s short story “What Are We Going to Do to You: An Oral Essay to My Newborn Daughter Through the Window of the Maternity Ward at 3 AM” has been published in Every Day Fiction. A preview: Your mom
MFAW-WA faculty member Victoria Nelson’s New York Review Books edition of Robert Aickman’s story collection, Compulsory Games, with reviews in the New Yorker, Washington Post, and elsewhere, made the Lit Hub/Bookmarks “Best Reviewed Books of the Week” list. Robert Aickman (1914–1981) wrote eight collections of
“Fiction is the art form of human yearning.” – Robert Olen Butler
“We are living in the most fearmongering time in human history.” – Barry Glassner
“I think what we need to do is to remind people that the Earth is a very dangerous place these days. That ISIS is trying to do us harm. And that the president’s commitment is to keep the country safe.” – Sean Spicer
Many thanks for the wonderful response to Clockhouse Volume Five–here are a few more excerpts! To learn more about Clockhouse and its contributors, to purchase past and current copies, and to submit work for next summer’s Volume Six, please
“This issue celebrates the pain and brilliance in the breaths we take or don’t. See how much time has to offer in the 2016 issue of Clockhouse.” So says Editorial Director Sarah Cedeño in her reflection on what so many
Goddard MFA Faculty member John McManus writes, “I’m trying to resist the temptation to take the novel I’m close to completing after fifteen years, cut 325 of its 350 pages, and turn it into a short story.”
Victoria Nelson is in London this month!… Read her London Postcard: I am in London this month, staying in a spacious flat with dodgy plumbing in the Marylebone district of central London (this is the old station, not the flat):
Lucy Snyder was a participating author at the Ohioana Book Festival last week and and was on two panel discussions: “In Brief: Essays, Poems, and Short Stories” and “Publishing: Everything You Wanted to Know”. And her short story “Cthylla” was
Patty Flaherty Pagan announces the publication of her e-collection of five stories & one bonus chapter, Trail Ways Pilgrims: Stories, by Spider Road Press. The stories offer glimpses into the lives of women confronting hard choices in vibrant settings ranging
Ron Heacock’s short story collection, Hey This is it, I’m Going to Die, was published by Libros Igni in November 2014. Many of the stories were written during his time as a Goddard undergraduate. Here’s the back cover description: What strange guests
Lucy Snyder’s story “Spinwebs” was just published in the anthology Not Our Kind (Alliteration Ink). Congratulations, Lucy!
Yes, Goddard MFA faculty member John McManus has just returned to us after a year in South Africa on a Fulbright scholar grant, but living and teaching on another continent does not mean that he disappeared from publishing life. John
FACULTY Ryan Boudinot‘s story “Readers and Writers,” originally published in Post Road and nominated for a Pushcart Prize, is a story of the month on the Committee Room. An interview with Ryan appears in the inaugural issue of online magazine