The FAM Newsletter: November 2017
It's been a busy November for the Split Lip FAM! Catch up on what all our contributors have been up to, and don't forget to revisit their work in the Split Lip archive:
Split Lip Press’ Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest launched November 1st. Deadline January 15th, 2018.
Erin Dorney’s book of poetry will be published by Mason Jar Press in 2018.
Publications, Interview, and Reviews
Amorak Huey poem “The Petals on the Ornamental Pear Tree in the Neighbor’s Yard Smell Like Death” is up at Moira.
Cathy Ulrich published several stories this month:
“All the Love Songs are Really About Broken Hearts” in Synaesthesia Magazine
“Girl in Pieces” in formercactus
“This Place Will Never Keep You” in WhiskeyPaper
Leesa Cross-Smith published two essays:
“Ain’t Half Bad” in Oxford American
"To Look for America: A Road Trip, A Soundtrack” in The Rumpus
Chloe N. Clark has published several pieces recently:
“The Dissertation is a Quest that has No Idea” in (b)OINK zine:
“Shapeless” in Bad Pony
Kathryn McMahon published several flashes recently:
“Boom” in The Cincinnati Review
"Flare” in Ellipsis Zine
“Dirty Red Questions” in Jellyfish Review:
Ilana Masad reviewed Devin Murphy’s The Boat Runner in The New York Times and her essay “Giving Eliza Hamilton the Chill Legacy the Musical Denied Her” is up at Broadly.
Poetry reader Bob Sykora published several poems recently:
“The Nature of New Hampshire and Everything” in Vagabond City
“U-topia (No Place)” in Maudlin House
“The Sky Doesn’t Have Any Answers” in Public Pool
Social Media and Marketing Coordinator Becky Robison's story “Repairs” was the winner of (b)OINK’s November 2017 35mm Fiction Contest.
Sally Burnette has published 3 poems recently:
“Sonnet” in Nat. Brut
“reverie” in Dream Pop Journal
“The Song of Milky Cornsilk” in Boaat
Todd Dillard's flash fiction “Myth in Which My Father Does Not Recreate the Moon Landing” was published by Atticus Review.
Awards, Honors, and News
Reader Jen Palmares Meadows’ essay “Filipino Fruit Salad” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Redivider.
Amy Rossi and Chance Dibben have been nominated for both Pushcart and Best Small Fictions by Matchbook.
Lucie Britsch has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize by Jellyfish Review
Monet P. Thomas and Michele Finn Johnson have been nominated for Best Small Fictions by WhiskeyPaper
Cathy Ulrich has been nominated for Best Small Fictions by Ellipsis Zine.
Michele Finn Johnson has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Lost Balloon.
Fiction editor Katie Flynn has been named a 2018 fellow at The Grotto in San Francisco.
Mike Nagel’s “Beached Whales,” originally published in Apt, has been named a notable essay in this year’s Best American Essays.