Monthly Archives: May 2013

Exciting Short Short Story Contest

ABROAD WRITERS’ CONFERENCE Lismore Castle, Ireland, December 9-16, 2013 Short Short Story Contest Judge: ROBERT OLEN BUTLER, Pulitzer Prize Winner & F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature Three Winning Stories will be published in the February … Continue reading

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This Is What It Means

I learned several weeks ago, while in NYC, standing in line to visit the 9/11 Memorial, that I had won the Bryan MacMahon Short Story Award, a prize hailed as “one of Ireland’s most prestigious awards for the single short … Continue reading

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Goodnight Nobody Is Born

Ethel Rohan knows how to startle the dark. Her compassionate intensity illuminates the prose and the people of Goodnight Nobody—thirty short stories that are as sharp as they are earnest, luminous stories that reflect with sparse elegance our humanity and our … Continue reading

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Book Giveaway

Further to my review of Brian Sousa’s story collection, Almost Gone, at Necessary Fiction, I have an immaculate copy of same book to give away. Just head over to Necessary Fiction, leave your name and a way to contact you … Continue reading

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