HUMP DAWG

It’s Spring, and there’s a whole lot of HUMPing going on! Check these great sites out:

1) Alex Pruteanu serves up a dish at Atticus Review:

http://atticusreview.org/nathaniel-thurhurst/

2) For National Poetry Month several writers have contributed a favorite poem to Fictionaut: http://www.fictionaut.com/forums/general/threads/1775?escape=false&page=1

3) Sara Lippman gives us a dose of her latest Read it Loud at UFR:

http://usedfurniturereview.com/2012/04/24/sara-lippmanns-read-it-loud-bread-and-jam-for-frances/

4) Back for more poetry (never enough!!!) at Thunderclap, including the BOSS:

http://thunderclappress.com/2012/04/23/poem-a-day-april-22-2012-amanda-deo-who-says-the-editor-cant-join-in/ – comment-1813

5) Erin Fitzgerald mixes it up at The Rumpus:

http://therumpus.net/2012/04/on-paula-deen-or-why-putting-this-essay-online-guarantees-i-will-not-qualify-for-private-health-insurance-in-my-state/

6) April Flash Fiction Fridays show on Milwaukee’s Lake Effect, theme is Disorientation! Features Carol Wobig, local author of Poached is Not an Option (Kindle), and I read “The Upswing of Falling,” (Metazen), and Kristine Ong Muslim’s “Revenge of the Goldfish.” (The Brooklyner). Thanks, co-host, Stephanie Lecci!

Lake Effect: Flash Fiction Friday: Disorientation

7) Joani Reese wins this Prize (with a very long name), but so well-deserved. I mean, read her piece:

http://www.everydayfiction.com/flashfictionblog/1st-patricia-mcfarland-memorial-prize-goes-to-jp-reese/

And you have to get Joani’s insight about her poem, “Midlife,” which Linda Simoni-Wastila blogs here: leftbrainwrite: MIDLIFE: A Poem and Conversation with JP Reese

8) Check out Meg Tuite’s musings about her book and chapbook (both incredible!) at Laura Madeline Wiseman’s blog:

http://www.lauramadelinewiseman.com/blog/2012/04/23/the-chapbook-interview-meg-tuite-on-the-flash-fiction-chapbook/

9) Jesse Bradley reviews NAP 2.5 at Beach Sloth:

http://beachsloth.blogspot.com/search/label/NAP Magazine

P.S. I do know a jacking thing about elephants! They are always pregnant! When was the last time you checked, Jesse? I mean, outside of a zoo? Next time our paths cross, we will discuss this over cherry pie.

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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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6 Responses to HUMP DAWG

  1. Andrea says:

    Hump-a-DELIC! WHEEEEEEEE!!!! Thanks for the super duper update.

  2. Chas says:

    Loved the radio show and all the great links!

  3. Shari says:

    Great post, again, RV! Yes, you can call her your publisher…why not? And congrats too! Huge news.

  4. Naomi D. says:

    Love your website, filled with such great articles and interesting information. I’m grateful my friend turned me on to it!

  5. Dennis says:

    Thanks for the birthday shout out. Great blog! Happy HUMP day.

  6. Diane says:

    Thanks for sharing with such useful material!

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