May 2, 2018
April flew by, but the Split Lip FAM still had time to put out a ton of amazing work. Check out what's our staff and contributors have been up to and revisit their work in our archives:
Meghan Phillips’ chapbook Abstinence Only will be published by Barrelhouse in 2019
Amorak Huey’s poetry collection Seducing the Asparagus Queen has won the Vern Rutsala prize and will be published by Cloudbank Books.
Dorothy Chan's book Attack of the Fifty-Foot Centerfold is available now from Spork Press
Publications, Interview, and Reviews
Sara Biggs Chaney and Michael Chaney published “Almanac Poems 1-4” in Typo.
Darren C. Demaree published several poems recently:
“Emily as Her Syntax Ensnares Me,” “Emily as She Declares Herself a Bounty,” and “Emily as I Preferred the Mercy Stop” in Mount Hope Magazine:
“Emily as She Spent the Day Not Looking at Me” in Vagabond City
Leesa Cross Smith's story “The Great Barrier Reef is Dying but So Are We” appears in Platypus Press
Melissa Goode's stories “More Than Food,” “Red,” and “I Will Not Show My Love in Turquoise” appear in FRiGG Magazine
Cathy Ulrich published several stories recently:
“Generic Magical Girl #12,” “Asleep,” and “A Small World” in FRiGG Magazine:
“This Would Be the Perfect Day” in Burning House Press
“Ghost Among Ghosts” in Jellyfish Review
James Yates' story “Thy Will Be Done” is up at Monkeybicycle
Yael van der Wouden's story “The New Canon Starts Like This” appears in Grimoire
Devin Kelly's poems “For the Journeyman Third-Baseman Playing for the Clinton Lumberkings” and “Ode to Mike Cervenak, Who Gave Me His Broken Bat When I Was 11” appear in Hobart's baseball issue
Mike Nagel's essay “Blue Laws” is up at Jellyfish Review
Donna Vorreyer's poem “Painting Which Is In Fact Not A Sky” was published in Juxtaprose Literary Magazine
Meghan Phillips' essay “#133: Bruce Springsteen, ‘The Wild, The Innocent & the E Street Shuffle’ (1973)” is up at The RS 500
K.C. Mead-Brewer's piece “Manifestos: Playground Logic” is up at Cotton Xenomorph
Anastasia Stelse's poem “The Radium Girls” was published in Poet Lore
The Academy of American Poets just re-published Dorothy Chan’s “Triple Sonnet for My Father’s Pet Goose, Pigeon Wars, and Daddy Issues," originally published in our FIRST EVER PRINT ISSUE.
Her poem “Triple Sonnet for My Aggressive Forehead," originally appearing in Quarterly West, was also re-published by Academy of American Poets.
Tyler Barton interviews Dorothy Chan on the KMSU Weekly Reader podcast.
Lucie Britsch's story “Kids Today” was published by The Sun Magazine
An excerpt from Tabitha Blankenbiller’s Eats of Eden appears in The Seattle Review of Books
Reader Shea Stripling's poem “Palimpsest” was published by Synaesthesia Magazine
Reader Lori Sambol Brody's story “The Girl Who Flies with the Superhero” is up at The Vignette Review
Kristine Langley Mahler's essay “Lanes” was published by The Collagist:
Todd Dillard was interviewed on the Asimov’s Science Fiction blog.
Elizabeth Knapp's poem “My Brain is Mad for Baudrillard," originally appearing in Quarterly West, was re-published by Academy of American Poets:
Flash Editor Maureen Langloss's story “La Rabida Heart Sanitarium, 1954” was published by Sonora Review
Laura Citino was interviewed in Verse of April
Chloe N. Clark published several pieces recently:
“Cephalofoil” and “Take Your Pick” in Cease, Cows:
“Dropping Dimes” in Bull
a guest post in Tepid Autumn
and she was interviewed for FEAR NO LIT’s “Fail Better” series:
Amorak Huey published “Captain Picard Teaches My Son to Throw a Football” in Beech Street Review and “Self-Portrait as an Aging Clown Going for an Evening Run on the Summer Solstice” in Passages North
Kathryn McMahon's story “No One Worships What They Find Under Their Fingernails” appears in Booth
Robert James Russell's essay “Anthropocene Moves” was published by decomP magazine
Christopher Gonzalez's story “Here’s the Situation” is up at jmww:
Managing Editor Amy Rossi's “What’s Done is Mine” is up at Wigleaf
Ingrid Jendrzejewski's story “Red Shift” appears in Cosmonauts Avenue
Brandon Taylor published “Sad Queer Books: When You’re a Queer Person of Color, Writing is Painful Yet Vital” in them.
Reader Bob Sykora reviews Kirsten Kaschock’s Confessional Sci-Fi: A Memoir for Glass: A Journal of Poetry.
His poems “Revision,” “101 Years of Celibacy,” and “E-U-Chronia (Good Time)” are up at Longleaf Review
Sally J. Johnson's poem “Management, Not Cure” appears in Glass: A Journal of Poetry:
Hussein Ahmed's poem “Self-Portrait as a Beach” also appaers in Glass: A Journal of Poetry
Tyler Barton's story “Lake Erie” was published in Wohe
Amy Silverberg's story “I Spy" was published in Pithead Chapel
Tommy Dean's story “Filaments of Air” appears in r.kv.r.y quarterly literary journal
Jim Zola's poem “Then and There” is up at Longleaf Review:
Michele Finn Johnson's essay “The Life-Long List of Lies that I’ve Told You” appears in Longleaf Review
And Katie Welch's story “Heartleaf Philodendron” also appears in Longleaf Review
Awards, Honors, and News
Ruth LeFaive will be appearing in the New Short Fiction Series’ 15th Annual Emerging Voices Group Show in Los Angeles on 5/20.
Fiction editor Katie Flynn’s story “A History That Brings Me to You” has won second place in The Masters Review Winter Short Story Awards.
And our own Katie Flynn has been named a Steinbeck Fellow by San Jose State University!
Tommy Dean will be starting a new series called MICRO INTERVIEWS at New Flash Fiction Review
Tabitha Blankenbiller will be teaching a Timeless Pop Culture Essay writing course for Catapult
Juan Martinez’s Best Worst American is on the shortlist for the inaugural Neukom Institute Literary Arts Award.
Raven Leilani is Ruminate Magazine’s new fiction editor
Amorak Huey and Sally Burnette are finalists for the Glass Chapbook Series
Kim Noriega is part of the Visible Poetry Project.
Lee Conell has won an Independent Publisher Book Award for Subcortical
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"With an open mind": an interview with Katherine Joyce
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