I learned last month, from editor Ryan Rivas, that someone from the distinguished Pushcart Board of Contributing Editors nominated my story, “Sinkhole,” from 15 Views of Miami for the Pushcart Prize. A final decision should be made in early May. … Continue reading “Sinkhole” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize!
Monday’s event was a success! What a great evening at Books & Books! Reading & Discussion by FIFTEEN VIEWS OF MIAMI contributors and editor Jaquira Díaz. “The city that emerges from the stories in 15 Views of Miami is not the impossibly sunny, … Continue reading 15 Views of Miami on Livestream
Edited by Jaquira Diaz and published by Burrow Press, 15 Views of Miami is a literary portrait of the Magic City told in fifteen loosely linked stories by fifteen Miami authors. Sprawling from Hialeah to Homestead, from Wynwood to Stiltsville, … Continue reading 15 Views of Miami
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 … Continue reading Lori Jakiela won’t let the world get in the way of things
On his Facebook page, writer Hector Duarte, Jr. described the launch of Sliver of Stone’s All That Glitters as an “awesome, mellow event.” And according to editor Nicholas Garnett, it was “warm and lovely, like family, in the best sense … Continue reading An awesome, mellow event
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
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?
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