Archive for June, 2014

This is a great Q&A with Charles Bukowski’s publisher, John Martin, of Black Sparrow Press. In it, he says he never saw Bukowski drunk in 30 years. He also talks about his deferential nature, and his routine and his work ethic, which no one ever seems to mention. Bukowski wrote every night.


Lit Pub Announces 3rd Annual Prose Contest 06/01/14 We are pleased to announce our 3rd Annual Prose Contest, which is now open for entries. Submit your best prose manuscript. We’re looking for novels, novellas, memoirs, lyric essays, lyric novels, short story collections, flash fiction or prose poetry collections, and hybrid manuscripts that include prose writing. The deadline to enter […]


I just read this new digital chapbook by Melissa Broder. It knocked me out. The words. The background images. All of it. 


Read this Q&A in Electric Literature with Brown University’s Brian Evenson about Samuel Beckett’s novel, Molloy. It makes me want to pick up the book again and read it immediately. 


Check out the Tumblr here. A performance by Jean Rim & Special Friend to celebrate and bring awareness to Interracial Marriage Day. And touch upon, “Why the government is in our bedroom?” The performance will be held on JUNE 12, 2014 at Union Square, NYC from the hours of 4-8pm. The artist is in an […]


Sackett Street Writers’ Reading Series Wednesday, June 11th 7pm BookCourt (163 Court Street, Brooklyn) Cristina Henriquez (THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS) Bret Anthony Johnston (REMEMBER ME LIKE THIS) Kevin Clouther (WE WERE FLYING TO CHICAGO) Julia Fierro (CUTTING TEETH, and founder of SSWW) On the docket: reading, wine-sipping & general literary merriment. FREE and open […]


Check it out here. She talks about her new novel, Cutting Teeth, creating a workshop that doesn’t judge and focuses on craft, writing about women and for women, and being a mom who has it all.