HUMP Kippur

Hello everyone! What a week it has been…the political climate heats up for debates, the red carpet and Emmys (“the whats?” as my dear friend says), the solstice, and the religious holidays, so yeah. It’s been a big one. And through it all, here are ten (or more) links for you to check out:

I have two flash fiction pieces, Mother/Father & Clown up at Necessary Fiction: Thanks editor and friend Nancy Freund.

Also, my short fiction, “Cat’s Pajamas,” is at Fictionaut:–2. Formerly appeared at 52/250 and Connotation Press. Thanks editors Michelle Elvy and Meg Tuite.

Blue Five Notebook’s Blue Collection: Music issue is live:

Mathieu Cailler has this gorgeous piece at Two Hawks Quarterly: Hit and Stay – Two Hawks Quarterly | Two Hawks Quarterly

Smokelong Quarterly airs Issue #37:

Howie Good has new signature poetry at Golden Sparrow Magazine:

Poet Marc Vincenz has two new gems in the latest Revolution House:

Polari Magazine features Michael Langan’s interview with performance artist Matt Fennemore about queer arts pioneer David Wojnarowicz, one of my largest mentors and literary influences:

Spenser Davis reviews Dorothea Lasky’s new poetry book, Thunderbird, at The Rumpus:

Matthew Sherling’s words at Cutty Spot about Edward Mullany’s If I Falter At The Gallows: (P.S. I am currently reading this collection and love it!!! Thanks, Matt!)

Writer Christopher Allen is probed gently by Martha Williams about his fabulous new book, Conversations with S. Teri O’Type:

Erin Fitzgerald is up at Matchbook:

And that’s all she wrote (not Erin, just the cliche!). Get on out there before you no longer can.


About Robert Vaughan

Originally from NY, Robert leads week long National writing retreats at sites like Mabel Dodge Luhan House, Synergia Ranch, and EarthRise IONS. His poems and fiction are published in over 500 print and online magazines, such as Necessary Fiction, BlazeVOX, Los Angeles Weekly, Literary Orphans and Smokelong Quarterly. He is Editor-in-Chief at (b)OINK magazine and leads round- tables for Redoak Writing in Milwaukee. He is six times a 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 books 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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8 Responses to HUMP Kippur

  1. Andrea says:

    Agreed, with so much going on in the universe…thanks for the respite of escapism. Fantabulous!

  2. Andrea says:

    Oh and Happy New Year to you too!

  3. rgv7735 says:

    Happy New Year to Andrea, and to all my Jewish pals! xoxo

  4. Fern says:

    Gorgeous writing, Robert! Keep it up!

  5. Valerie says:

    Thanks a bunch for sharing this with all of us you really know what you’re talking about! Bookmarked. Please also visit my site. We could have a link exchange between us!

  6. Theo says:

    Love your work and the rest of these amazing links. Thanks!

  7. Drew P. says:

    Keep rockin the lit world, RV!

  8. Cassie says:

    You bring us the best every week. Can’t wait to read it all this weekend.

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