May 1, 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!
Olatunde Osinaike’s book The New Knew available from Thirty West Publishing House!
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
Shasta Grant's story “Cross Your Heart” is up at Jellyfish Review:
Belinda Hermawan has an essay in the latest issue of Carve.
Mark Galarrita published “Speculative Fiction Goes for the Heart: Ken Liu’s The Paper Menagerie” in f(r)iction
MH Rowe's story “The Place Between the Trees” was published in The Collagist
John Carr Walker's essay “The Story of a Scar” also appears in The Collagist
Caleb Michael Sarvis' story “Waiting for the Break” appears in Hobart.
Managing editor Amy Rossi's essay “‘A Little Bit Better Than I Used to Be’: On The Dirt and Possibility” is up at Barrelhouse.
Devin Kelly was interviewed in SmokeLong Quarterly.
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
Georgia Bellas' story “Cerumen” appears in matchbook.
Kristin Garth published “Purple” in Rhythm & Bones.
Rebecca Kokitus's poem “pennsylvania gothic” also appears in Rhythm & Bones
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
Alina Stefanescu's story “Minor Writers” was published in Hypertext Magazine
Michelle Ross published several stories recently:
“Muscle Memory” in Hobart
“Dee Bukowski” in Ephiphany
“No Knees” in Journal of Compressed Creative Arts
Francisco Martínezcuello's essay “Béisbol” appears in Hobart
Contributing editor Chris Gonzalez's story “That Version of You” was published by Queen Mob’s Teahouse
Kathryn McMaho published several stories recently:
“Sometimes You’re the Windshield” in jmww
"Bone China” in Jellyfish Review
“Before My Job Interview, Grandma Says to Treat the Glass Ceiling Like It’s Nothing but a Sugar Glaze” in Pithead Chapel
Brianna McNish's story “Matches” is up at Cotton Xenomorph
Davon Loeb’s book The In-Betweens was reviewed by [PANK] and in SmokeLong Quarterly
Reader Eshani Surya published “John Anise” in On the Seawall and “Protective Instinct” in the latest print issue of Paper Darts
John Shakespear’s latest single was reviewed by WBUR. And you can catch him on tour!
Flash editor Maureen Langloss' story “Pictures of Larry” is up at Jellyfish Review and her story “Distant Fires” appears in Jet Fuel Review
Ivelisse Rodriguez interviews Richie Narvaez for Centro Voices.
Jill Talbot collaborated with Marcia Aldrich on “Someone Called Mother” for Longreads.
Her piece “Soon” also appears on The Paris Review blog
Tommy Dean's story “Victory Lap” is up at Cleaver
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
Josh Denslow's story “Not Everyone is Special” is up at The Offing.
He was also interviewed in The Coil
Marvin Shackelford's story “Late Babies” appears in CHEAP POP
Chloe N. Clark's poem “Ode to My Inbox at 1,414 Emails” is up at Maudlin House
Scott Garson published “The Events of Last September” in Pidgeonholes
Amorak Huey's poem “American Prayer” is up at Love’s Executive Order
Liz Declan published “I Had Already Become Less” in Paper Darts
Erinn Batykefer's story “Crow Girl” appears in the Molotov Cocktail Prize Winners Anthology.
Krys Malcolm Belc published “Where the Wild Things Are” in Pidgeonholes
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
Ariel Francisco published “Looking Through Both Ends of the Telescope” in The Brooklyn Rail
Marcos Gonsalez's essay “We Barrio Boys and Our Papi Chulo Philosophics” was published by Catapult and “On Being Flustered” appears in Inside Higher Ed
Assistant flash editor Lori Sambol Brody's story “In Which I Aspire to be the Wife on a Sitcom” was published in Pithead Chapel
Martha Silano published “Passion for Solitude” in Jet Fuel Review with Kelli Russell Agodon
Awards, Honors, and News
Contributing editor Christopher Gonzalez’s Split Lip story “Dress Yourself” and Joshua Jones’ Split Lip story “Forty-Five Feet” will appear in the Best Small Fictions anthology!
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!
Kaj Tanaka will be teaching an online workshop on beginnings and endings from May 24-26 at Bending Genres.
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
Dave Housley will be appearing at the West Virginia Writers’ Workshop in July
Brandon Melendez is the new web editor for Tinderbox Poetry
Can't wait to see what you all do in May!
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March 5, 2019
Announcing Split Lip's Best New Poets nominees!
March 22, 2019
The Fam Roundup: July 2019
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Just One Thing with Alex Simand
July 12, 2019
"With an open mind": an interview with Katherine Joyce
July 10, 2019
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