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!
Back in November, in honor of its eight-year-anniversary, Lip Service launched Badass, Lip Service: True Stories, the Double Album (Lominy Books, 2014) edited by Andrea Askowitz. This anthology is acollection of some of the best of Lip Service’s first eight years. Lip Service is a … Continue reading South Florida, what’s your story? (We want you to send it to us!)
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
Update your bookmarks! The Florida Book Review is currently moving into its new site, at FloridaBookReview.net. Founded by Lynne Barrett and Susan Jo Parsons, The Florida Book Review features reviews of books with Florida settings or subjects, as well as interviews and essays about … Continue reading The Florida Book Review gets a new home!
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
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 … Continue reading Uncovering All That Glitters
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
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
by guest blogger John Bond I’m a writer. Sometimes. I learned from John Dufresne that everybody wants to have written. What distinguishes the wannabes from writers is that writers write. Every f[…] day… So, I’m a writer. Except when I’m … Continue reading John Bond’s Essential Library for Writers