The FAM Roundup: April 2019
April showered with us some amazing work by the Split Lip FAM. Check out what the FAM has been up to and don't forget to revisit our archives!
Jakob Guanzon’s novel Abundance will be published by Graywolf!
Leia Penina Wilson’s book Splinters are Children of Wood coming soon from Notre Dame Press!
Memoir editor Matt Young’s Eat the Apple has been optioned by Big Beach TV!
Publications, Interviews, and Reviews
Raven Leilani's story “Day of Rest” appears in The Cut
Mark Galarrita published “Speculative Fiction Goes for the Heart: Ken Liu’s The Paper Menagerie” in f(r)iction
Managing editor Amy Rossi's essay “‘A Little Bit Better Than I Used to Be’: On The Dirt and Possibility” is up at Barrelhouse.
Tyler Barton was also interviewed in SmokeLong Quarterly.
He also published “Old Men” in Counterclock.
And his book The Quiet Part Loud was reviewed in After the Pause
Cathy Ulrich published several stories recently:
“Being the Murdered Mother” in Rhythm & Bones:
“Chikan, Chikan” in apt
“Things We’ve Found in Our Hair” in Honey & Lime
“Being the Murdered Student” in Moria
Michelle Ross published several stories recently:
“Muscle Memory” in Hobart
“Dee Bukowski” in Ephiphany
“No Knees” in Journal of Compressed Creative Arts
Kathryn McMaho published several stories recently:
“Sometimes You’re the Windshield” in jmww
"Bone China” in Jellyfish Review
Her piece “Soon” also appears on The Paris Review blog
Dorothy Chan's poems “Triple Sonnet, Because You’ve Got That Thing Going On,” “Give Me Kink in a Highball Glass, and You Can Fall in Love with Me,” “Asian Girls from Mars Go Everywhere,” and “Ode to the Woman-Child Aesthetic” were published in Diode
He was also interviewed in The Coil
Erinn Batykefer's story “Crow Girl” appears in the Molotov Cocktail Prize Winners Anthology.
Beth Gilstrap and Jim Warner's collaborations “Revelation 068” and “Dischord No. 28” are up at Orson’s
Beth Gilstrap's story “Lake Hartwell, South Carolina” was published by Wigleaf
Awards, Honors, and News
Other Split Lip contributors in Best Small Fictions: Christopher Allen, Chaya Bhuvaneswar, Tommy Dean, Marcelle Heath, Ingrid Jendrzejewski, Raven Leilani, Kim Magowan, Michael Martone, K.C. Mead-Brewer, Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint, Meghan Phillips, Meg Pokrass, Pedro Ponce, Melissa Ragsly, Cathy Ulrich, and Kara Vernor!
And Split Lip staff in Best Small Fictions include flash editor Maureen Langloss, assistant fiction editor Michele Finn Johnson, and assistant flash editor Lori Sambol Brody!
Our editor-in-chief Kaitlyn Andrews-Rice is reading with Danny Caine & Mike Ingram in Philly on 5/9!
Leesa-Cross Smith’s Whiskey & Ribbons has won a gold medal in the Ippy Awards!!
Alina Stefanescu has been named a finalist for the 2019 Frank McCourt Memoir Prize by The Southampton Review
Brandon Melendez is the new web editor for Tinderbox Poetry
Can't wait to see what you all do in May!