Genia Blum received her third nomination for a Pushcart Prize and her first for Best American Essays from the editors of Under the Sun for “Slaves of Dance.” Her flash nonfiction essay “Ten Questions I Asked After Seeing Marathon Man at the Movies,” which first appeared in Bending Genres last April, was published by Berfrois in September. An interview in which she and her artist daughter Daria Blum spoke to Vlad Savich about writing, cultural roots, good art and bad dance, appeared in Queen Mob’s Tea House in October. Read Genia’s interview with Solstice Literary Magazine here.
Gwen Goodkin’s story, “Tespih ve Dogan,” won Folio’s Editor’s Prize for Fiction in the journal’s most recent issue. Gwen was recently a featured writer of the New Short Fiction Series “Northern Writes” event in Hollywood. Read more about Gwen here.
Connie Post is the winner of the 2018 Liakoura Poetry Prize for her poem “Dancing with the Father.” This poem appears in the tenth anniversary issue of Pirene’s Fountain and was selected by the editors. Read more about Connie here.
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