The FAM Roundup: March 2019
The Split Lip FAM has been BUSY, as per usual! Enjoy recent publications, check out exciting news, and don't forget to revisit some great work in our archives:
Interviews and reviews editor Clancy McGilligan has won Miami University Press’ 2019 novella prize for his History of an Executioner
Lucie Britsch’s book Sad Janet has been sold to Riverhead Books
Ilana Masad’s book All My Mother’s Lovers has sold to Dutton
Publications, Interviews, and Reviews
Brandon Melendez published “Etymology of Absence, Ending in a Still Life of the Rio Grande at Sunset” in [PANK] and “Universe Ending (In Gratitude)” in Glass: A Journal of Poetry
Melissa Goode published several stories recently:
“Triptych” in New Flash Fiction Review
“The Sound of Silence” in Okay Donkey
“Fast” in Pidgeonholes
“Goodnight” in Pithead Chapel
K.C. Mead-Brewer's story “The Three Snake-Leaves” appears in print in The McNeese Review.
Flash reader Lori Sambol Brody published “Real Men” and “They’ll Never Name a Sandstorm After Me” in The Atticus Review and “Visiting Day” in New Flash Fiction Review.
Tanya Grae's “The Last Silueta” appears in print in Green Mountains Review.
W. Todd Kaneko's poems “They Say This is How the Bone Sings,” “Land of the Free” and “Home of the Brave” appear in Construction.
And Amorak Huey & W. Todd Kaneko's collaborative poem “Slash in Hell” is up at Whale Road Review.
Editorial assistant Anna Vangala Jones's story “Look Where We’re Going” is up at X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine
Meghan Phillips published several pieces recently:
“When You First Meet the Telepath” in Jellyfish Review
Chloe N. Clark published several pieces recently:
“Aphelion” in Glass: A Journal of Poetry
“Other Skins” in Milk Candy Review
Fiction reader Anna Cabe's piece “Why Should Young Filipinos in the Diaspora Care about Martial Law?” appears in Rappler and “On Hauntings: Rewriting the White Lady of Balete Drive” is up at Queen Mob’s Teahouse
Ariel Francisco's poem “Along the East River and in The Bronx Young Men Were Singing” was published in The New Yorker:
John Allen Taylor helped translate a piece from Mario Melendez’s Waiting for Perec in Gulf Coast
Memoir reader Karie Fugett's essay “Expendable” appears in Entropy
Dorothy Chan published “A-List Celebrities and Chinese Immigrant Families” in Storm Cellar and “Triple Sonnet for Dragons Spitting Out Pearls” and “Triple Sonnet, Because Let’s Record Ourselves Eat and Make Love” in The Offing
Ellie Black’s poem “When I Say There is No Way to Talk about JonBenet Ramsey” appears in the Best New Poets 2018 anthology
Flash editor Maureen Langloss' story “Love in the Time of Brad Pitt’s First Marriage” was published in The Journal
Sophie Paquette has work in the latest issue of Black Warrior Review
Other #SplitLipFAM members named in Best of the Net: Raven Leilani, Brandon Taylor, Krys Malcolm Belc, Marcos Gonsalez (winners); Leesa Cross-Smith, Michelle Ross, Cathy Ulrich, Dorothy Chan, torrin a. greathouse, Brandon Melendez, Joanna C. Valente (finalists)
Also, Megan Giddings has joined The Rumpus’ Features team.
Fiction reader D Arthur is now social media coordinator for VIDA
Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach’s poem “Keloid Scar” was a finalist for the Mississippi Review prize
Poetry editor Marianne Chan’s poem “The Lives of Saints” was a finalist for the Mississippi Review prize
K.C. Mead-Brewer has joined the 7x7 editorial team
Whew! Have a great April!