The FAM Newsletter: February 2018
February might be the shortest month of the year but we are ARE NOT short on news from the FAM! (Or dad jokes.) Check out what our contributors and editors have been up to, and don't forget to revisit their work in the Split Lip archive!
Her essay “Emotional Rescue” also appears in Lenny Letter
And she has a new column called “The Glimmering Hush” at The By and By for Oxford American
PS, don't forget to order your copy of Whiskey & Ribbons!
Brandon Taylor's essay “The Light My Queer Heart Sees in Wounded, Broken Men” appears in them. And his story “The Larger World” was published in West Branch Wired--with introduction by Roxane Gay!
Jill Talbot's essay “On Lingerings” is up at The Rumpus
And “Self-Portrait as Medical Model of Disability/Self-Portrait as Economic Model of Disability” is in the latest Third Point Press
Meghan Phillips' story “Now That the Circus Has Shut Down, the Human Cannonball Looks for Work” was published in Wigleaf.
Kristen Arnett's essay “Toxic Friends and the Limits of Intimacy in Lauren Groff’s ‘Blythe’” is up at Ploughshares.
And her chapbook The Science of Unvanishing Objects is available for order!
Our fearless editor-in-chief Kaitlyn Andrews-Rice has work in the new issue of Copper Nickel.
Olatunde Osinaike's poem “There is a Flower Shop Next Door to the Church” appears in Glass: A Journal of Poetry and his poem “throw your hands in the air and wave them like” is in the latest Third Point Press
Sally J. Johnson's poem “Imago” was published in Glass: A Journal of Poetry.
Luis Lopez-Maldonado's poem “Open Space” was published in the most recent issue of Third Point Press
Flash fiction editor Maureen Langloss's story “Letting Go” is in the latest Pithead Chapel
And if you want to catch these fine writers in person, here's just a sampling of who you can see reading at AWP:
Jim Warner, Tasha Coryell, Kristen Arnett, & Brandon Taylor are reading at the 5th Annual Rock and Roll Reading in Tampa on 3/7—hosted by contributor Amy Silverberg! https://www.facebook.com/events/1781067108865369/
Jared Yates Sexton & Tabitha Blankenbiller are reading with Alexander Chee at Wine & Words on March 8: https://www.facebook.com/events/1902905366689213
and our reading, split / infinitive, happens on March 9! https://www.facebook.com/events/140910753269242/