HUMP Holla

Hey peeps! It’s freezing in Wisconsin this week. My ass is ice, along with so many phalanges. But, my heart is warmed by these wonderful slices of words around the net. I hope you enjoy them as much as I have:

I have two poems in the Red Fez Tribute for Sandy Hook and Newtown:

http://www.redfez.net/poetry/1751

Gloria Mindock, publisher at Cervena Barva Press where my chapbook, Microtones, is forthcoming, is interviewed at Flash Fiction Chronicles by the illustrious Bonnie Zobell: Interview with Gloria Mindock at Červená Barva Press « Flash Fiction Chronicles

My amazing boss at JMWW, Jen Michalski is interviewed at Necessary Fiction about her new book, Could You Be With Her Now, and so much more: http://necessaryfiction.com/blog/AconversationwithJenMichalski?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=facebook

Heather Fowler is the featured fiction writer at Connotation Press this month, thanks to wonderful editor Meg Tuite: http://connotationpress.com/fiction/1717-heather-fowler-fiction2. And check out all the other recent goodies at CP here: http://connotationpress.com/

Andrew Stancek is up at Fwriction Review with “Hush”: http://www.fwrictionreview.com/post/40170064709/hush-by-andrew-stancek

Bill Yarrow has two poems up at Scissors & Spackle: http://www.scissorsandspackle.com/current-issue1/bill-yarrow/

What’s getting all these Alt-Lit writers up in arms? This article at Vice:

http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/alt-lit-is-the-worst-thing-to-happen-to-literature?utm_source=vicetwitter

Interesting article about words at So Bad So Good: http://sobadsogood.com/2012/04/29/25-words-that-simply-dont-exist-in-english/ – .UPEBo1wwDO4.facebook

The latest issue of The Collagist is pretty freaking great. Here is one story by Nathan Blake: http://www.dzancbooks.org/the-collagist/2013/1/10/going-down-like-little-jesus-in-sun-hole.html

She might hate me for this, but she might not. xTx is the guest at Brad Listi’s Other People podcast: http://otherpeoplepod.com/archives/1662

My buddy, Bud Smith is also in this fiction issue at Connotation Press: http://connotationpress.com/fiction/1714-bud-smith-fiction

Robert Garcia has a story, “Sinking,” in the latest Wilderness House Literary Review:

http://www.whlreview.com/no-7.4/fiction/RobertoCGarcia.pdf

Stay warm. Huddle. Study penguins if you’ve forgotten how. Better than football. Happy Birthday my dear brother, Michael. Thanks for your recent visit. Know you are loved.

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About Robert Vaughan

Originally from NY, writer, editor, and workshop leader, his poems and fiction are widely published in print and online magazines, such as Necessary Fiction, BlazeVOX, Connotation Press, Metazen, Thrice, Literary Orphans and Housefire. He is Senior Flash editor at JMWW and Lost in Thought magazines 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) and RIFT, co-authored with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press).
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One Response to HUMP Holla

  1. Andrea says:

    We’re freezing here in NYC too! Yet, your words have warmed my cockles… 😉 Thanks for sharing!!!!

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