Contributor Update, Special Event

Contributor Update, Special Event

EVENT DETAILS:

WHEN: Friday, November 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WHERE: Palabras Bilingual Bookstore, 1738 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85006

PRICE: Free

Past SR contributor Sally Ball has helped to bring about a discussion event at a local Tempe book shop with the notable authors Chris Nealon and Wendy Trevino.

The Marshall Chair Borderlands Poetry and Performance Series is presenting The Poetics of Borders, Race, and Capital, which is supported by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University, is free and open to the public. The reading event will be facilitated by the two authors and will take place on November 22nd at Palabras Bilingual Bookstore.

You can learn about Chris Nealon’s new book of poetry, The Shore, here and Wendy Trevino’s recent work, Cruel Fiction, here. To read our contributor, Sally Ball’s poetry go to Issue 6 of Superstition Review.

We hope you are able to attend this thought-provoking event! You can also RSVP here, though it is not required to attend.

Contributor Update, Jennifer Givhan

Join us in congratulating Jennifer on the publication of her new novel Trinity Sight, released in October!

She is a past SR contributor with four published books of poetry who has won many awards for her work. After, seven years of work, Trinity Sight, a unique work of dystopian fiction, is her first novel. The book centers around an anthropologist who must travel across an apocalyptic landscape while pregnant with twins.

For more information about Jennifer and her work you can visit her website. You can also read her poetry, featured in Issue 14 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations, Jennifer!

Contributor Update, Laurie Stone

Join us in congratulating past SR contributor, Laurie Stone, on the publication of her new book Everything is Personal, Notes on Now.

The memoir is an amalgamation of essays and diary entries about her life experience as she contemplates the world. The introduction writer of the book Chris Kraus called it “engaging, sharp, [and] funny.”

Her book will be released on January 15, 2020 and is now available for pre-order here. To learn more about Laurie and her work, visit her website. You can also read her essays featured in Issue 1 and Issue 10 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations, Laurie!

Contributor Update: Thomas Legendre

Join us in congratulating author and past SR contributor, Thomas Legendre! His newest novel Keeping Time is set to be released from University of Cincinnati Press on March 15, 2020. The book centers around Aaron Keeler and his time-traveling journey where he meets a younger version of his wife. During his travels, Aaron must face the challenges of his marriage, save his family and deal with the ancient mystery that launched his career. The book is inspired by his shorter fictional piece “Ultraviolet” which was published in Issue 18 of Superstition Review.

Thomas is also the author of a novel entitled The Burning, various critical and creative essays, and a few dramatic writing pieces. In his everyday life he works as a professor at the University of Nottingham.

To learn more about Thomas and his writing, visit his website and find more information about Keeping Time here.

Congratulations, Thomas!

Contributor Update, Jami Attenburg

Join us in congratulating past SR interview contributor Jami Attenburg on the upcoming publication of her newest novel All This Could Be Yours! The book tells the beautifully woven story of a dysfunctional family, centering around a woman who starts to uncover the troubling past of her father who is on his death bed.

Jami is a critically acclaimed, internationally published author and this will be her seventh book! She has also written for many notable publications such as The New York Times Magazine and The Guardian. All This Could Be Yours will be released on October 22! Check out her interview with Superstition Review in Issue 20 and visit her website for information about her and her work.

Congratulations, Jami!

Contributor Update, Alison Stine

Join us in congratulating past SR poetry contributor Alison Stine on her debut adult novel The Grower! The novel is forthcoming from Mira (HarperCollins) with expected publication in September 2020. The novel centers around a girl from a farm in Ohio who follows her family across the country and ends up meeting some misfits that need her help along the way. The Grower will be followed by another novel entitled Trashlands in 2021.

Alison is the author of three books of poetry, including Wait, winner of the Brittingham Prize, and Ohio Violence, winner of the Vassar Miller, as well as two books of YA fiction. Her writing has also appeared in The Kenyon Review, The Atlantic, The Guardian, and many other publications.

For more information about Alison and her work visit her website. You can also read her poetry featured in Issue 22 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations, Alison!

Contributor Update, Ephraim Scott Sommers

Today we congratulate Ephraim Scott Sommers, poet and singer-songwriter, on the publication of his second poetry collection Someone You Love is Still Alive. The book is forthcoming from Jacar Press in November of 2019 and has been chosen by poet Mary O’Donnell as the winner of the Jacar Press Full-Length poetry contest.

The beautifully-written collection which deals with the challenges of being human and life’s many complications has received much advance praise for its artistry from other notable poets and authors. We can’t wait to read it and we know you can’t either!

To learn about Ephraim Scott Sommers and his work you can visit his website for more information. And take the time to check out his interview with Superstition Review featured in Issue 19.

Congratulations, Ephraim!

Contributor Update, Chelsea Dingman

Through a Small Ghost

Join us in congratulating past SR contributor Chelsea on the publication of her newest poetry collection Through a Small Ghost which is forthcoming from The University of Georgia Press in February 2020.

In other good news, Chelsea was the winner of the 2018 Georgia Poetry Prize. Through a Small Ghost will be her third poetry collection to be published following Thaw, which was chosen as the winner of the National Poetry Series Competition, and her chapbook titled What Bodies Have I Moved. Her poems have also appeared in many other notable literary publications as well as Issue 18 of Superstition Review.

Chelsea Dingman

To learn more about Chelsea and her work you can visit her website. You can also find more information about her newest book here.

Congratulations, Chelsea!

Contributor Update, Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach

Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach

Join us in congratulating our past SR poetry contributor Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach on the recent publication of her newest book, The Many Names for Mother, and her subsequent interview with Four Way Review which delves into the intricacies of the book and its prominent themes of motherhood, filth, and ancestry. The Many Names for Mother can be purchased here.

In some more good news, her poem, “Epithalamium After 50 Years,” which was published in Issue 19 of Superstition Review is to be included in her second collection, Don’t Touch the Bones, which won the 2019 Idaho Poetry Prize and is forthcoming from Lost Horse Press in March 2020.

The Many Names for Mother

To learn more about Julia and her book, you can read her interview here or visit her website.

Congratulations, Julia!

Contributor Update, Megan Harlan

Today we are happy to announce the news of past SR contributor Megan Harlan. Megan’s creative nonfiction essay collection entitled Mobile Home: A Memoir in Essays is forthcoming from the University of Georgia Press in September 2020. It is our pleasure to announce that the collection has also won the 2019 AWP Award for Creative Nonfiction.

Megan’s creative nonfiction essay “Motel Childhood”, which was published in Issue 17 of Superstition Review, will be included in her forthcoming collection. Her other work has appeared in many literary publications including Alaska Quarterly Review, The Common, and Colorado Review, among others. She is also the author of Mapmaking, a book of poetry, which was awarded the John Ciardi Prize for Poetry.

For more information about Megan’s work and her upcoming book, you can visit her website here.

Congratulations, Megan!