Contributor Update, Thomas Legendre

Join us in congratulating Thomas on his new book, Keeping Time. An exciting story following a man who journeys back through time and meets his younger wife while his past self is on the precipice of launching his career as an archaeologist.

Join Thomas for the launch of Keeping Time where he will discuss the book before taking questions from the audience and signing copies.

When: Monday, March 16, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: Waterstones in Edinburgh, West End, Princes Street

Click here to find out more details about the book and the event and get your copy of Keeping Time.

To learn more about Thomas, you can visit his website here. Read Thomas’ fiction piece, Ultraviolet, featured in Issue 18 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations Thomas!

Contributor Update, Faye Rapoport DesPres

Join us in congratulating past SR nonfiction contributor Faye Rapoport DesPres on the publication of her newest book, Tribbs: The Very Handsome Cat. It’s available now from Amazon and Barnes&Noble.

Follow the journey of Tribbs as he finds his way to his adopted family in this wonderful children’s book based off a true story.

To learn more about Faye and her work you can visit her website. You can also read her work, Tulips, featured in Issue 7 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations Faye!

Contributor Update, Matthew Zapruder

Congratulations to Matthew for his recent interview on Tricking Himself to Write About His Life, published on Literary Hub. Here, Matthew discusses how he accidentally stumbled upon a method to force him to write the work he needs, rather than just the work he wants to make public.

Matthew has a BA in Russian literature at Amherst College, an MA in Slavic languages and literature at the University of California, Berkeley, and an MFA in poetry at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is the author most recently of Father’s Day, Copper Canyon, 2019, and Why Poetry, a book of prose, Ecco/Harper Collins, 2017. He is editor at large at Wave Books, where he edits contemporary poetry, prose, and translations.

For more on Matthew, visit his website here.

To read more from the Literary Hub visit their homepage here.

Congratulations again Matthew!

Contributor Update, Sam Sax

Congratulations to Sam Sax for his recent poem Hangover 1.1.2019 published in ZYZZYVA’s issue 117.

Sam Sax is a queer, Jewish, writer & educator. He is the author of Madness (Penguin, 2017) winner of The National Poetry Series selected by Terrance Hayes & bury it (Wesleyan University Press, 2018) winner of the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets. Sam has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, Lambda Literary, & the MacDowell Colony.

For more on Sam Sax, visit his website here.

To read more from ZYZZYVA visit there homepage here.

Congratulations again Sam!

Contributor Update, Sarah Vap

Contributor Update, Sarah Vap

Join us in congratulating Sarah Vap on her book, Winter: Effulgences and Devotions. It is available from Noemi Press here. Recently, Cutbank has done an extensive interview with Sarah discussing Winter, talking about where the book sprung from and the process of its creation.

Winter is the product of years of work, documenting Sarah’s struggle to write a single poem while she confronts other thoughts, raises her family, and forces herself to remember to remember the world at large.

To learn more about Sarah and her work you can visit her website. You can also read our interview with her, “Writing Out of My Own Life!—Sort of” featured in Issue 13 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations Sarah!

Contributor Update, Teague von Bohlen

Contributor Update, Teague von Bohlen

Join us in congratulating past SR fiction contributor Teague von Bohlen on the publication of his newest book, Flatland. It’s available on amazon and from Bronze Man Books. Heavy Feather Review recently posted an interview with Teague on Flatland where they discussed Flatland‘s inspiration and Teague’s delve into flash fiction.

Flatland is filled with stories and photos of Midwest small-town life. Documenting this ever changing, yet always familiar landscape in short fiction pieces.

To learn more about Teague and his work you can visit his website. You can also read his three flash fiction pieces featured in Issue 10 of Superstition Review.

Congratulations Teague!

Kirsten Voris

Contributor Update, Kirsten Voris

Kirsten Voris

Kirsten Voris is a featured essayist in the recently released anthology Expat Sofra (Alfa). Available in Turkish and English editions, this follow up to Tales from the Expat Harem (2006) features 33 essays by foreign women residing in Turkey who write about food: eating it, being healed by it, and learning to appreciate Turkish food culture. Each essay is accompanied by a recipe.

She has also written for the Expat Sofra blog.

Blog: What Ömür’s Aşure Taught Me about Sharing, by Kirsten Voris

Link to past SR work (Issue 18): “The Walk Through”

Contributor Update, Shannon Ward

Congratulations to Shannon Ward for her new article featured in Truthout, I’ve Seen Firsthand the Hearbreak of ICE Detention. This Must End. Read and share her amazing account of her visit to Stewart Detention Center in Georgia and her efforts to help those in need.

Link: I’ve Seen Firsthand the Heartbreak of ICE Detention. This Must End.

Shannon was a previous contributor to Superstition Review. View her past SR contribution from Issue 8: Two Poems by Shannon Ward

Contributor Update, Jenny Irish

Contributor Update, Jenny Irish

Join us in congratulating Jenny Irish on her new book, I Am Faithful. ASU’s Department of English will be hosting a book launch and all are welcome!

When: Monday, January 27th, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

Where: ASU Tempe Campus, Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) 117

I Am Faithful is a book of short fiction that provides a window into impoverished America. Come here her read from it at the event!

To learn more about Jenny and her work you can visit her website. You can also read an interview with her about her previous boo, Common Ancestor, featured in Issue 19 of Superstition Review.