Since the 1990s, Mark Wagstaff has published stories in journals and anthologies in the US and UK. In 2016, Mark's story "Required Fields" was named a Notable Contender in the Bristol Short Story Prize. His story "Some Secret Space" won the 2013 William Van Wert Fiction Award. In 2012, Mark's story "Burn Lines" won The New Guard Machigonne Fiction Contest. Mark's second short story collection, also called Burn Lines, was published in 2014. Gina Ochsner described the stories in Burn Lines as "lyrically intrepid" while Rick Bass found them "sweetly ominous."
Ready, set, WRITE! Anvil Press gives us the historical deets on how the International 3-Day Novel Contest was established as a way to encourage writers to push their boundaries + how YOU can take part in this years contest, set to take place over the upcoming Labour Day weekend! ... Read more
This week we continued the discussion around ableism with a fierce essay from author and disability activist Dorothy Ellen Palmer and got silly with a book about culture and creativity.
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