FICTION FROM AROUND THE CENTER FOR FICTION
We're pleased to feature new work from around the web from our students, members, and NYC Emerging Writer Fellows. Click through the links to read the pieces and purchase these wonderful lit mags. We hope you enjoy!
CFF student Joy Baglio's "Squirrel, Leopard, Goat" was featured in Tin House's Flash Friday's series.
"Vows" by Writers' Studio member David Byron Queen was published in Monkey Bicycle.
Niche Magazine published "Finishing Up" by CFF student Christine Kendall.
And “The Story of Dearborn Russell” by CFF student Darley Stewart was published by The Ocean State Review.
"A Simple Life" by Writers' Studio member Brittany Goss was published by Confrontation.
Are you a member of the Center for Fiction community with a new publication? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org so we can share it!
Viet Thanh Nguyen won the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer. Here, he talks to our Executive Director, Noreen Tomassi, about developing the narrator's voice, American literature on the Vietnam War, and the risks he took in his novel.
FROM OUR FRIENDS
The Other Stories
The Center is pleased to let you know about a fantastic new podcast, The Other Stories. It's a podcast for new, emerging, and struggling writers. Each episode features a work of fiction read by the author set to an originallly composed soundtrack. Following the reading, host Ilana Masad interviews the writers about their fiction, their work, and their writing lives.
Check out their new episode featuring "Degausser" by Marah Herreid.
New Books from
Congratulations to our Writers' Studio member and workshop leader Terese Svoboda on the publication of her book of poetry When The Next Big War Blows Down The Valley: Selected and New Poems (Anhinga Press), as well as the biography Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet (Schaffner Press).