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This Week’s Reader–Paula Benson

About: A legislative attorney and former law librarian, Paula Gail Benson’s short stories have been published in the Bethlehem Writers Roundtable, Kings River Life, Mystery Times Ten 2013 (Buddhapuss Ink), and A Tall Ship, a Star, and Plunder (Dark Oak … Continue reading

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This Week’s Reader: Megan Giddings

About: Megan Giddings is an MFA candidate at Indiana University. She received a 2013 Kathy Fish Fellowship and Writer’s Residency from SmokeLong Quarterly. Her work has been recently published or is forthcoming from NANO Fiction, The Masters Review: New Voices, Moon City Review, … Continue reading

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This Week’s Guest Reader: Letitia Trent

About: Letitia Trent’s first novel, Echo Lake, will be published by Dark House Press/Curbside Splendor in 2014. Trent’s work has appeared in the Denver Quarterly, The Black Warrior Review, Fence, Folio, The Journal, Mipoesias, Ootoliths, Blazevox, and many others. Her … Continue reading

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This Week’s Reader: Peter Kispert

About: Peter Kispert’s stories have appeared or are forthcoming in South Dakota Review, Tin House(online), Slice Magazine, Columbia: a Journal of Literature and Art, The Baltimore Review, and other journals. He is an editorial assistant with Electric Literature.  For more, visitwww.peterkispert.com or follow him … Continue reading

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THIS WEEK’S READER: CHRISTOPHER MERKNER

ABOUT: Christopher Merkner’s first book The Rise & Fall of the Scandamerican Domestic: Stories (Coffee House Press) studies the corrosive influences of place and region on language and human perspective. He earned his MFA at the University of Florida and … Continue reading

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This Week’s Reader: Simon Jacobs

About: Simon Jacobs is a writer from Ohio currently living in New York. He curates the Safety Pin Review, a wearable medium for work of fewer than 30 words, and serves as an interviews editor for PANK. His first book, … Continue reading

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Congratuations to Jo Gatford

We would like to congratulate Jo Gatford, author of “Lacrimosa” (SmokeLong Quarterly Issue 35) for winning the 2013 Luke Bitmead Writer’s Bursary. Jo received a cheque for £2,500 as well as a publishing contract with Legend Press for her debut … Continue reading

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