On October 12, Hector Duarte Jr. will be joining other Sliver of Stone Magazine contributors for a reading at Books & Books, in Coral Gables. An energetic group of poets and prose writers will celebrate the release of All That … Continue reading Hector Duarte Jr. on Writing
Brevity in writing is a real art. With short-shorts (or flash fiction), the old “show, don’t tell” adage is really put into practice, and careful attention is paid to the decisive moment. Meet Matthew Sharpe, author of the short-story collection Stories … Continue reading Matthew Sharpe on Short Shorts
ALL THAT GLITTERS will be released on October 1st, 2013 (along with Issue 7 of Sliver of Stone Magazine). Yesterday, however, we conducted a special sale at Lip Service: True Stories Out Loud, at the Miracle Theater, in Coral Gables. … Continue reading All That Glitters: VIP Sale at Lip Service
M.J. was featured in the Summer 2013 issue of Magic Haiti. “The goal of the magazine is to promote local tourism by encouraging foreign professionals and businessmen residing in Haiti for whatever length of time, Haitians living in the Diaspora … Continue reading Fearless Fievre: M.J. featured in “Magic Haiti”
After Edwidge Danticat singled me out in a recent New York Times interview, I was glad to offer my perspective on her work for an article in the Miami New Times. Below are links to read the article, written by Benjy Kaplan, … Continue reading Miami’s Literary Genius
Two weeks ago, you met Jan Becker, MFA candidate at Florida International University and contributor to All That Glitters, a nonfiction collection edited by Corey Ginsberg, Nicholas Garnett, and myself. Today, meet Andrea Askowitz, author of My Miserable, Lonely, Lesbian Pregnancy. Her stories have appeared in … Continue reading What are you up to, Andrea Askowitz?
from Dinty W. Moore, All That Glitters contributor I honestly can’t imagine narrowing my list of favorite books down to five, and feel also that any such list would invariably change from day to day, depending on my state of mind, … Continue reading Dinty W. Moore on his 5 favorite books
Last year, Sliver of Stone Magazine welcomed Nicholas Garnett as its Nonfiction Editor. Now we get to pick his brain… Nicholas Garnett received his MFA in Creative Writing from Florida International University, where he teaches creative writing. He’s also a … Continue reading The (not-so-soft) touch of Nick Garnett
Following is an interview with Jan Becker, contributor to All That Glitters, a nonfiction collection edited by Corey Ginsberg, Nicholas Garnett, and MJ Fievre. The book will be released online on October 1st, 2013 (along with Issue 7 of Sliver … Continue reading Jan Becker on Home, Violence, Evil, and the Fragility of Life
A note from Les Standiford, Director of the Creative Program at Florida International University [The] most illustrious lineup ever has been finalized for the 2013 FIU Writers’ Conference at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, October 24-25. Dennis Lehane, author … Continue reading FIU Writers Conference 2013
Flash NON-Fiction, a creative writing workshop led by the widely published, Miami-based M.J. Fievre, runs eight weeks and starts on Tuesday, September 17, at the Center for Literature and Theater. Visit their website or call 305.237.3023 for more information. Deadline to register … Continue reading M.J. Fievre Talks Flash!