In this week’s Contributor Update, we are highlighting past contributor Kristina Moriconi and her recently published lyric narrative, In The Cloakroom of Proper Musings. It tells the story “of one woman’s joy juxtaposed alongside her need to survive.”
We previously featured Kristina’s essay “To Make It Make Sense” in Issue 17 of Superstition Review and are very excited for this book debut. In addition to In The Cloakroom of Proper Musings, Kristina has also published a poetry collection, No Such Place, and has been featured in the nonfiction anthology Flash Nonfiction Food.
Join us in congratulating past contributor Jami Attenberg on the release of her newest novel, All This Could Be Yours.
The author of 7 books, Jami has been praised for her incredible works by NPR, USA Today, The New York Times, and Kirkus Reviews among many others. Her novel, All This Could Be Yours, was listed in People magazine’s “Best of Fall” list.
In addition to her newest novel, Jami also has a fortchoming memoir from Ecco Press. Congratulations Jami, we cannot wait to read your forthcoming work!
Check out Jami’s interview, “Plenty of Light,” from Issue 20 of S[r] here.
Learn more about Jami and her work at her website.
Join us in congratulating Lisa Duffy on her book, My Kind of People, available May 12.
My Kind of People takes place on a small island after ten year old Sky is orphaned for the second time. Each of the islands residents is effected by Sky’s situation and each have their own stories and secrets.
To learn more about Lisa and her work you can visit her website where you can preorder My Kind of People. You can also view an interview on her previous book,
Acceleration Hours is a haunting collection of narratives about families, life, and loss during America’s twenty-first-century forever wars. Set across the mountain west of the United States, these fierce, original, and compelling stories illuminate the personal search for human connection and intimacy. From a stepfather’s grief to an AWOL soldier and her journey of reconciliation to a meditation on children, violence, and hope, Acceleration Hours is an intense and necessary portrayal of the many voices living in a time of perpetual war.
To learn more about Jesse and his work you can visit his website. You can also check out one of the stories in Acceleration Hours which was featured in Superstition Review:
Pew begins with the strange appearance of a perfectly neutral, genderless and racially ambiguous person who refuses to speak. Appearing at the pew of a church in a town in the American South, the townsfolk each spend time taking care of this person as tensions and suspicions rise within the community.
To learn more about Catherine and her work you can visit her website. You can also check out an interview with her featured in Superstition Review:
Join us in congratulating Maggie Kast on her book, Side by Side but Never Face to Face: A Novella & Stories, which releases on June 2 from Orison Books.
Side by Side but Never Face to Face follows Greta as she encounters emotional conflicts and spiritual yearnings across her life as she seeks the answer to the question, ” Can new love be found in old age?”