January 5, 2018
Becky Robison and Amy Rossi
The Split Lip FAM ended the year not with a bang, but with tons of beautiful words. Check out what our editors and contributors have been up to, and don't forget to revisit their work in the archive!
Publications, Interview, and Reviews
Sally Burnette published “phantom head syndrome” and “still cool” Calamus Journal:
Jessica Bonder's story “Happy Home” appears at the The Writing Disorder.
Kristine Langley Mahler published several pieces recently:
“You, Prom, a Dance” at apt
“Christmas Cards My Teenage Boyfriend Meant to Send” at Barrelhouse:
“Club Pines” at New Delta Review
“Speak” at Synaesthesia Magazine:
Beth Gilstrap & Jim Warner published “Dischord No. 135” in Gulf Stream.
December contributor Katie Welch's “Proof Journal” was published by Déraciné Magazine.
Cathy Ulrich's story “The Attic Girls” appears in The Ginger Collect and “Little Bohemia” is up at Every Day Fiction.
Melissa Goode's piece “Dolce Vita” is in Moonpark Review.
Kathryn McMahon published several stories recently:
“Milk Teeth and Heartwood” in Syntax & Salt Magazine
“Rock, Paper, Moon” in Cotton Xenomorph
“I Always Have to Dig My Way Out of Every Bad Relationship” in Occulum
Kathleen Rooney was interviewed in Midwestern Gothic.
Amorak Huey's poem “The Girl on the Unicycle” appears in Cotton Xenomorph.
Tyler Barton published “Late-Teens on Trash Night” in Fanzine and “The Yard at the End of the Block” in Hypertrophic Lit.
Christina Dalcher's story “Funny How You Can’t Remember His Name” was published by Dear Damsels.
K.C. Mead-Brewer published “The Devil and the Doorknob” in 7x7 with collaborator Jenna Bao. She also published:
“A Taste for You” in Moonchild Magazine
“Out from Behind a Rock” in Cotton Xenomorph
“The Bomb” in Jellyfish Review
Todd Dillard's poems “Poem-Poem” and “Press Start to Continue” are up in Barrelhouse.
Chloe N. Clark collaborated with Livien Yin on “See Distance” in 7x7. Chloe was also named Yes Poetry’s December Poet of the Month!
Christopher James's story “TishFank” appears in Ellipsis Zine.
Liz Howard's poem “The Realest Thing About Me is My Exhaustion” was published in the latest issue of (b)OINK.
Meghan Phillips published several pieces recently:
“Goodbye Mary, Goodbye Jane” in Hobart
“Patience, Patience, Hortense, and Wilbur” in Cotton Xenomorph
“Candie Explains the Plot of Reservoir Dogs” in Blue Fifth Review
“A Girl’s Guide to Being Rhonda” in Gravel, with Managing Editor Amy Rossi
Amy Rossi's story “Dogs” was published in Matchbook:
Kaj Tanaka discusses “Volleyball” on Fear No Lit’s Show Your Work podcast.
Josh Denslow's story “Blurry” was published by apt.
Reader Tommy Dean's story “A Thrumming Silence” appears in jmww.
Flash Fiction Editor Maureen Langloss story “The Places I Tried to Sit” is in New Delta Review.
Brandon Taylor published several essays recently:
“On Being Queer and Happily Single--Except When I’m Not” in Them
“A Year in Reading” at The Millions:
“Against the Attention Economy: Short Stories are Not Quick Literary Fixes” in Lithub:
“After Alabama: Political Victories Don’t Put Food on the Table” in Lithub:
Shasta Grant's stories “For a While” and “The Summer of Dating” are in Hypertrophic Lit.
Dave Housley's story “Coyote” appears in Monkeybicycle.
Marcelle Heath's piece “Orcas Terminal” was published in Joyland Magazine.
Fiction Editor Katie M. Flynn's Nelligan Prize-winning story “Island Rule” was published by Colorado Review. Her story “In the Skin” is in the latest issue of Indiana Review.
Diane Payne published several pieces recently:
"Waiting for Blossoms" in Superstition Review
"Dead Mother's Corn Oil" in Writer's Mag (shared the First Place tie for the Micro Memoir contest)
"Hula Hooping" in Spry
Memoir Editor Ray Shea's essay “Landmine” was published in BULL
Hannah Craig's poems “The Sound, They Call It a Report,” “Restraining Order,” and “Sassafras Root” appear in Jet Fuel Review.
Joanna C. Valente's poem “To All the Harvey Weinsteins of the World” was published by Glass: A Journal of Poetry.
Shannon Elizabeth Hardwick's poem “The Brain Like an Orchestra that Can’t Play Many Tunes” also appears in Glass: A Journal of Poetry.
Michael Schmeltzer's poem “The Falling” was published by Glass: A Journal of Poetry.
Howie Good's poems “The Avalanche Effect” and “Epitaph” appear in Occulum.
Mike Nagel's essay “Burning Man” was published by Hobart.
Awards, Honors, and News
Willy Palomo and Stephen Langlois have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes by The Collapsar.
Kathryn McMahon was a finalist for SmokeLong Quarterly’s 2018 Kathy Fish Fellowship. She was also nominated for both a Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net by Citron Review for her story “It Would Not Have Been Our Bones."
Jill Talbot’s manuscript I’ve Always Stayed Gone: Essays earned honorable mention in Seneca Review’s Deborah Tall Lyric Essay Book Prize Contest.
Jon Chaiim McConnell has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Yemassee Journal.
Robert James Russell, Tabitha Blankenbiller, and Brandon Taylor have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes by Little Fiction.
Meghan Phillips has been nominated for Best Small Fictions by Cheap Pop.
Reader Eric Rasmussen was nominated for a Pushcart prize by Black Fox.
Poetry Editor Marianne Chan has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Carve for her poem “Dear Ozone Layer.”
Kim Noriega has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by The Tishman Review.
Shasta Grant and Laura Citino have been nominated for Pushcart Prizes by Ghost Parachute.
Reader Bob Sykora has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Vagabond City for his poem “The Nature of New Hampshire and Everything.”
Reader Lori Sambol Brody has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by Sundog Lit for her story “The Girls at Kailulani Resort."
Congratulations on a great year, FAM!
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