Hump Day Hangovers

Hump Day Hangovers:

1) Please read the latest Blue Fifth Review from editors Sam Rasnake and Michelle Elvy:

http://www.bluefifthreview.wordpress.com

2) Peruse the latest goods from Connotation Press; Ken does us all proud:

http://connotationpress.com/ – .TztxLCzsgw4.facebook

3) Dan Albergotti’s poem, “Apology in Advance” wins ‘Best of the Net’ by Sundress Publications and will be included with 17 other poems in their 2011 Best of the Net Anthology print and online It appeared first at Connotation- Press An Online-Artifact:

http://connotationpress.com/a-poetry-congeries-with-john-hoppenthaler/april-2011/817-dan-albergotti-poetry

4) Also, Dorianne Laux has same great distinction with her poem, “Second Hand Coat,” appearing first at BLIP Magazine:

http://blipmagazine.net/archive-4/2010-weekly/dorianne-laux/

5) PANK and other great zines listed on the NYT magazine blog: http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/tag/pank/

6) Janey Smith makes me giddy with her review of Heavy Feather Review, up at HTMLGiant! See, Facebook does mean something to, um, someone!

http://htmlgiant.com/reviews/will-you-still-like-me-if-i-tell-you-the-truth/

7) Jennifer does Whitney proud at Huffington Post.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/12/jennifer-hudson-whitney-houston-grammys-tribute_n_1271952.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003&ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false

8) Fictionaut Front Page for February, thanks to Marcelle Heath:

http://blog.fictionaut.com/2012/02/04/front-page-february/comment-page-1/ – comment-10420

9) Lydia Millet is interviewed at The Lit Pub: http://thelitpub.com/an-interview-with-lydia-millet/

10) Roxane Gay gives us a dose of Valentine love like no other writer can at The Rumpus. What black eye?:

http://therumpus.net/2012/02/dear-young-ladies-who-love-chris-brown-so-much-they-would-let-him-beat-them/

So, another Valentine’s Day comes and goes. If nothing else, it’s one more day to love you more.

Thanks for reading.

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About Robert Vaughan

Originally from NY, published author, editor, and workshop leader, his poems and fiction are widely found in over 500 print and online magazines, such as Necessary Fiction, BlazeVOX, Connotation Press, BlazeVOX, Thrice, Literary Orphans and Smokelong Quarterly. He is Managing Editor at (b)OINK magazine and leads round- tables for Redoak Writing. He is a six times Pushcart Prize Nominee and his fiction and poetry have won awards, including a Micro-Fiction runner-up (2012) and twice a finalist in the Gertrude Stein Fiction Award (2013-14). His collections are: Microtones (Cervena Barva Press); Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps); Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanisms); RIFT, co-authored with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press), and FUNHOUSE (Unknown Press).
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11 Responses to Hump Day Hangovers

  1. Lynda Free says:

    Love that Roxane Gay article- so powerful! Thanks for the link.

  2. Theo says:

    Your piece, “Turkey Town,” is fantastic, Robert! Great writing as usual.

  3. Shari says:

    I hope the hangover reference is not in your life! Again, great posts and links. Thanks for doing all this work!

  4. Dez says:

    Robert, you are one-of-a-kind! Keep up the great work! Your book is really amazing, and my daughter took our copy to school and boasted how we know you!

  5. Flip Wilson says:

    RIP Whitney Houston! You will never be forgotten!

  6. Harriet Gough says:

    Like Susan, I found your story, “Turkey Town” just fantastic! So believable, and touched me so deeply. Thanks for that.

  7. Xavier says:

    I absolutely love these hump day posts! Keep them coming…

  8. len says:

    sweeping post. nice job, rv.

  9. Dale Thornton says:

    My fave was your piece, “Turkey Town,” up at Blue Five Notebook. What a great flash fiction story. Congratulations!

  10. Tess says:

    Really enjoy these posts! Thanks, Robert.

  11. Don says:

    That review at htmlgiant was so great, it made the entire hump day post worthy of reading. So funny!

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