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Karolina Waclawiak | Word Riot
Blog | February 10, 2016

Notes From Elsewhere: WR Author Updates, Awesome Women + More

Greetings, Rioters! I’ve decided my bookmark folder containing links for you all needs a good clear-out, so let’s have a few days’ worth Note From Elsewhere goodness, shall we? YES! Time to catch up.

First up, we have a shedload of WR Author Updates that I’ve neglected to tell you about:

Logen Cure, whose poem “These Are My Best Gifts” first appeared here, now has a full chapbook out called Still.

Previously seen here reviewing Philip Glass’ Einstein on The Beach, Fred Skolnik has a new novel, Death.

Katie Cortese has a collection of flash fiction out, Girl Power and Other Short-Short Stories. Her story “Disappearing Act”

Blog | October 5, 2015

Notes From Elsewhere: Diversity, Nature, Love and Art

Hello, Rioters! Time to round up some interesting literary links that have caught my eye. First up, let’s check in with a past WR contributor:

Shebana Coelho, who has previously published three pieces here, has a new site: Write Out Loud Santa Fe. Contributors include Lisa Bertsch, Belinda Edwards, Ellen Fox, Dawn Hamilton, Amy Kaplan, María Cristina López, and Cati Perez Lacey.

Essays and Fiction of Note:

I really enjoyed this excerpt from Ellen Litman‘s Mannequin Girl, which went up at The Nervous Breakdown in March.

Also, check out this lovely essay from Melissa Harrison: Caught By An Unknown River.

Every time I read some of

Blog | December 4, 2012

Notes From Elsewhere: Word Riot Edition

Friends, it’s been a long time since we did one of these, so how about an extra-special, post-Thanksgiving, jumbo-sized Notes From Elsewhere? Yes, let’s.

First up with Word Riot author news, Paula Bomer has a new story, “Inside Madeleine,” in Long, the latest issue of The Literary Review.

Also, NANO Fiction and WR authors seem to get along quite well:

Volume 5, Number 2 features Genevieve Hudson, whose story “Used” appeared here in 2010. Poetry editor Nicolle Elizabeth has a story in the latest issue of NANO Fiction, Volume 6, Number 1. Zack Wentz also appears in the latest issue. His