The FAM Roundup: December 2018
The calendar may say 2019, but you can't put a timestamp on the FAM's awesomeness. You all closed the year out with a bang! Catch up on your reading and revisit our contributors' work in the archives:
Kathy Fish’s new book Wild Life: Collected Works 2003-2018 is now available from Matter Press.
Rebecca Kokitus’ chapbook Blue Bucolic will be published by Thirty West Publishing House in Summer 2019.
Olatunde Osinake’s chapbook The New Knew will be published by Thirty West Publishing House in Spring 2019.
Elisabeth Horan’s chapbook Bad Mummy/Stay Mummy will be published by Fly on the Wall Poetry in May 2019
Publications, Interviews, and Reviews
Her story “Star of Wonder” is also up at Okay Donkey:
And “Of Walruses and Queens” appears in formercactus:
The FAM was well represented in Little Fiction's year-end Top Ten lists:
Our own flash editor Maureen Langloss, “Top Ten Bits and Pieces of Ice”
Beth Gilstrap, “Top Ten Moments I Thought My Heart Would Burst in a Good Way”
An episode of LeVar Burton Reads featuring our own Kendra Fortmeyer is live!
Todd Dillard published two pieces recently: “I Forced a Bot to Watch Over 1,000 Hours of a Poet Writing a Poem and Then Asked It to Write a Script of a Poet Writing a Poem” in Bending Genres and “In the Dream Where My Father Doesn’t Have Cancer He Makes Origami Animals” in Glass: A Journal of Poetry
Flash reader Nick Farriela published “The Flaming Hawk” in Barrelhouse
Kathy Fish’s Wild Life: Collected Works from 2003-2018 was reviewed in jmww
Liz Howard published “When Pain Makes Me ‘Good’” in Synaesthesia Magazine:
Flash reader Amy Stuber's story “I’m on the Side of the Wildebeest” appears in American Short Fiction
Katelyn Delvaux published “I’m Tired of Men Writing About Female Masturbation” in formercactus
Awards, Honors, and News
Belinda Hermawan’s Split Lip story “Bound” made Entropy’s Best Online Short Fiction of 2018 list
Cathy Ulrich launched a new lit journal called Milk Candy Review
Melissa Wiley was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Hot Metal Bridge
Chloe N. Clark was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Likely Red Press
Melissa Ragsly was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Pigeon Pages
Tommy Dean was nominated for Best Microfictions by The Citron Review
Melissa Ragsly and Cathy Ulrich were nominated for Pushcart Prizes by Atticus Review
Tyler Barton is hosting a series of submitting workshops in Lancaster, PA via FEAR NO LIT
Melissa Ragsly was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Craft Literary
Robert James Russell was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Boiler
Raven Leilani and Melissa Goode were nominated for Pushcart Prizes by Forge Literary Magazine
Cortney Lamar Charleston was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by AGNI
Michele Finn Johnson was nominated for Best Small Fictions by FlashBack Fiction
Olatunde Osinaike was nominated for Pushcart Prizes by The Indianapolis Review and Crab Creek Review
Poetry editor Marianne Chan was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Margins (@aaww)
Alina Stefanescu and Meghan Phillips have been nominated for Best Microfiction by formercactus
Reader Eshani Surya was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Joyland Magazine
Melissa Ragsly and Melissa Goode are two winners of Atticus Review’s 2018 flash fiction contest
torrin a. greathouse was nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Sundog Lit
What a year! Here's to a great 2019!