Author Anne Corbitt with her Nilsen Prize-winning novel, Rules for Lying, which releases September 1. Read more about Rules for Lying here.
Congratulations to the winner and finalists for the 2015 Nilsen Literary Prize for a First Novel.
The Shadows of 1915
Jerry M. Burger, Sunnyvale, CA
E.D. Edwards, Greensboro, NC
Congratulations to Angie Macri, whose poem “Watershed” was chosen by Verse Daily.
On June 12, Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors authors Scott Owen, Valerie Young, Tony Mena, and Jay Harden gave a reading at the Missouri State History Museum in St. Louis.
"Full of essential solitudes though simultaneously lit by "a whore's lightbulb against a star sky," the poems in this, Modlin's first, book are remarkable for their candor, for their wit, for their urge toward and into new moods and new modes. . . ."
After school, custodian Oliver Nix investigates a strange sound coming from the boys' locker room. What he finds rocks this suburban Atlanta community.
Jason Allen's A Meditation on Fire is a book of survival: survival of addiction, one's family and hometown, erotic and companionate love and the shell casings it leaves behind.
Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 4 presents essays, fiction, poetry, interviews, and photography by military-service personnel, veterans, and their families.