Contributor Updates: Leah Oates

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Today we are happy to share the work of Leah Oates, Transitory Space, which appears in Cargo Literary Issue 12. Multiple images create the series which Leah describes, in part, as “endlessly interesting, alive places where there is a great deal of beauty and fragility.”

Leah is a contributor to Superstition Review Issue 20 featuring three pieces: Lily Strip 1, Lily Strip 2, and Lily Strip 3.

To see more of Leah’s works and accomplishments you can visit her website; www.leahoates.com.

Congratulations Leah!

 

Contributor Update: Laura Esther Wolfson’s Essay Collection Release

Laura Esther Wolfson Book CoverToday we are happy to announce Laura Esther Wolfson’s essay collection, For Single Mothers Working as Train Conductors, is set to debut June 1st, 2018. The collection is being published by University of Iowa Press and is available for pre-order.

For Single Mothers Working as Train Conductors is also the recipient of the 2017 Iowa Prize for Literary Nonfiction.

Laura participated in Superstition Review’s Issue 14 Nonfiction section with an essay titled the same as her forthcoming collection, “For Single Mothers Working as Train Conductors”. AdditionallyLaura has participated on the blog multiple times via Guest Posts and Authors Talks.

Congratulations Laura!

Contributor Update: Robin Behn’s Quarry Cross

Robin Behn Quarry Cross CoverToday we are pleased to share Quarry Cross by Robin Behn. The poetry collection was released March 1, 2018 by Plume Editions in conjunction with MadHat Press.

Robin’s Fiddle Tune Poems, in both text and sound, along with an interview about them, will be featured on Plumepoetry.com May edition. The tunes are also available to read and listen to at robinbehn.com

Robin’s contribution, “The Star Above the Garter“, can be read in Superstition Review Issue 6. It is also included in Quarry Cross.

Congratulations, Robin!

Contributor Update: Jen Knox

Jen KnoxToday we are pleased to share that Jen Knox recently appeared in Elephant Journal. Her piece, titled “Learning to Breathe through the No Good, Very Bad Days” was published the end of February this year.

Jen is featured in Superstition Review Issue 4 and Issue 14. In addition to her two fiction contributions she has also shared guest posts here on the blog. In Jen Knox: On Workshops, Jen shares some of her thoughts, teaching, and characterization. She then shares the sentiment, “I sometimes feel the urge to burn all those old tester stories” in Jen Knox: Burning My First Words.

Congratulations, Jen!

Contributor Update: Sloane Crosley Releases Look Alive Out There

Sloane Crosley's Look Alive Out There CoverToday we are pleased to announce the recent release of Sloane Crosley’sLook Alive Out There. The collection of essays, which was released April 3rd, 2018, is available through multiple outlets including Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

Sloane will also be touring for Look Alive Out There; the list of date and locations are available on her website.

Sloane contributed an interview in Superstition Review Issue 7. Former Superstition Review Editor Britney Gulbrandsen and Sloane touch on several of Sloane’s works where epigraphs and inspiration are just a part of the conversation. The interview is a great introduction, and wonderful read, if you are unfamiliar with the author.

Congratulations Sloane!

Contributor Update: Kamilah Aisha Moon Poem-A-Day

Kamilah Aisha Moon 2Today we are happy to announce that Kamilah Aisha Moon is the Poem-A-Day for April 4th, 2018. Her featured poem is titled “Fannie Lou Hamer” and is available to read or listen to.

Kamilah was featured in Issue 10 of Superstition Review in both the Non-Fiction and Poetry categories. She has contributed to Superstition Review’s blog on several occasions. Her most recent guest post, “Beyond Looking,” is just as finely crafted as her poetry and offers Kamilah’s thoughts behind craft, experience, and spirit, and how they meet in the creation of poems through examples of her work.

Congratulations, Kamilah!

Contributor Update: Natalie Sypolt’s The Sound of Holding Your Breath: Stories

Natalie Sypolt Cover The Sound of Holding Your Breath: StoriesToday we are pleased to announce that Natalie Sypolt has a forthcoming short story collection. The Sound of Holding Your Breath: Stories is being released by West Virginia University Press. Pre-orders are available online for the November 2018 release.

Natalie was featured in Issue 10 of Superstition Review. Her story is titled “Fractured” and is currently available to read.

Natalie has also contributed to the Superstition Review Blog. Her first guest post, “When Writers Gather, Or How to Make a Workshop Work for You” covers the topics of conferences and workshops. She offers some great advice in a do and don’t format. For her second guest post, “A Retreat from Distraction”, she discusses distraction, productivity, and a bit more of finding what works for you as writer.

Congratulations, Natalie!