From #AllThatGlitters

Rebecca Cook’s Romance

Rebecca Cook was a Margaret Bridgman Scholar in Fiction at the 2009 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She has published poetry and prose in many literary journals, and has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Rebecca contributed to All That Glitters,  a nonfiction collection edited by Corey Ginsberg, Nicholas Garnett, and M.J. Fievre. After a VIP sale at Lip Service,…

Kim Barnes on feminism, sex education, and growing up in Idaho

Kim Barnes was born in Lewiston, Idaho, in 1958 and one week later returned with her mother to their small line-shack on Orofino Creek, where Barnes’s father worked as a gyppo logger. The majority of her childhood was spent in the isolated settlements and cedar camps along the North Fork of Idaho’s Clearwater River. Barnes’s…

“All That Glitters” at the Tucson Festival of Books

On March 15-16, “All That Glitters” went to the Tucson Festival of Books! The anthology was available for sale at the Author Pavilion, at the booth of contributor Tabitha Blankenbiller. Tabitha is an essayist and graduate of the Pacific University MFA program whose work has appeared in journals including Barrelhouse, Hobart, and Brevity. She is…

Lori Jakiela won’t let the world get in the way of things

Lori Jakiela is the author of a memoir, Miss New York Has Everything (Hatchette 2006), and three poetry chapbooks. Her full-length poetry collection, Spot the Terrorist!, was published in April 2012. Her essays and poems have been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Creative Nonfiction, River Teeth, The Pittsburgh Quarterly, 5 AM…

Miami Book Fair International: All That Glitters

“All That Glitters panel with M.J. Fievre, Jan Becker, Nicholas Garnett, Andrea Askowitz, Evelina Galang, Fabienne Josaphat: You can find gold in all that glitters and all that does not. And that panel was full of some of South Florida’s best non-fiction. Such fresh, stunning and powerful work!” —Jennifer M. McCauley, Florida Book Review “Garnett read parts…

Who’s Russell Reece?

On September 21, our VIP sale at Lip Service (one of the most popular literary events in Miami) was paramount!  All That Glitters was officially released online on October 1st (along with Issue 7 of Sliver of Stone Magazine). On October 12, we had an awesome, mellow reading at Books & Books, in Coral Gables. On November 24, at 5 o’clock,…

All That Glitters is going to the Miami Book Fair International!

The 15 nonfiction stories published in the  All That Glitters (Lominy Books; $15.00), recount lives and identities unsettled by the scary, but irresistible pursuit of truth. Also included are interviews with award-winning nonfiction writers, including Susan Orlean and Dinty W. Moore. According to Joe Clifford, “Every piece in All That Glitters bristles with the raw…

Elizabeth Dalton’s Long Hair

Elizabeth M. Dalton‘s fiction and poetry have appeared in a number of journals, including Earth’s Daughters, River City, Ellipsis: Literature and Art, and Flying Island. She received an Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Project grant to develop drafts of some of the essays in Burying Molly. Elizabeth contributed to All That Glitters,  a nonfiction collection edited by Corey…

Lisbeth Davidow’s Last Suitor

Lisbeth Davidow‘s work has appeared in Mandala, Prime Mincer, Pilgrimage, and Alligator Juniper. Her essay, “Separation Anxiety,” was nominated to be included in Best of Creative Nonfiction, Volume 2. She also co-wrote Ryan and Angela, an original screenplay, for Universal Pictures and edited and assisted in writing Women in Family Business: What Keeps You Up at Night? She lives with her husband in Malibu, California. I…

Uncovering All That Glitters

The Florida Book Review | Published on : October 27 2013 | Christine Morando Click here to read the original article There’s been some hemming and hawing in Florida for the past few years that university graduates aren’t sticking around the state in high enough numbers after they’ve collected their degrees. Luckily for Miami’s literary scene, several graduates of Florida International…

Tabitha Blankenbiller: Beauty and Madness

Tabitha Blankenbiller was born and raised in Washington’s Mt. Rainier foothills and currently lives south of Portland, Oregon. She is married and has raised two wonderful cats. Tabitha contributed to All That Glitters, a nonfiction collection edited by Nicholas Garnett, Corey Ginsberg, and myself. The book will be featured at the Miami Book Fair International…

Nicholas Garnett gets married!

Congrats to Sliver of Stone editor Nicholas Garnett and the lovely Denise Schiavoni who tied the knot on October 26. Writer Andrea Askowitz presided over the ceremony by the ocean.

An awesome, mellow event

On his Facebook page, writer Hector Duarte, Jr. described the launch of Sliver of Stone’s All That Glitters as an “awesome, mellow event.” According to editor Nicholas Garnett, it was “warm and lovely, like family, in the best sense of the word.” In fact, story plot master Lynne Barrett, who introduced Nick and me, called the…

The Flight of Lola Catalina Lorenzo: An Interview with M. Evelina Galang

M. Evelina Galang, who teaches in and directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Miami, is core faculty for VONA/Voices: Voices of Our Nation Arts Foundation. She has been named one of the 100 most influential Filipinas in the United States by Filipina Women’s Network. Her story, The Flight of Lola Catalina Lorenzo,…

Hector Duarte Jr. on Writing

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 Glitters, a nonfiction anthology edited by Corey Ginsberg, Nicholas Garnett, and myself. Meet Hector, who…

All That Glitters: VIP Sale at Lip Service

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. Fresh, fierce, and enlightening, ALL THAT GLITTERS is a find. The talented nonfiction writers in…

What are you up to, Andrea Askowitz?

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 the New York Times, Salon.com, Jewcy.com, and NPR.  She teaches memoir writing at Lip Service…

The (not-so-soft) touch of Nick Garnett

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 frequent instructor for the Center for Literature and Theatre at Miami Dade College, and nonfiction…

Jan Becker on Home, Violence, Evil, and the Fragility of Life

Following is an interview with Jan Becker, contributor to All That Glitters, a nonfiction collection edited by Corey Ginsberg, Nicholas Garnett, and myself. The book will be released online on October 1st, 2013 (along with Issue 7 of Sliver of Stone Magazine). Nick and I have been planning several readings of All That Glitters in South Florida. On…