Atticus Author News – June, 2019

by | Jun 28, 2019 | The Attic

Here’s the latest from Atticus Review author alumni.

Lori Sambol Brody

Lori Sambol Brody‘s “She Must Not Think Bad Thoughts” appeared in Monkeybicycle‘s One-Sentence Stories. Learn more about Lori here.

As seen on Atticus: “Two Stories by Lori Sambol Brody

Mark Budman’s magazine, Vestal Review, is calling for nominations for VERA award. Please consider nominating a flash fiction story published in your magazine in 2018 for our VERA award. The VERA (VEstal Review Award) is our award for a flash fiction story under 500 words published by any magazine–other than ours–in print or online in the previous year. The stories are nominated by the editors of the magazines where they were originally published. There is no nomination fee. The increased prize money will be distributed as follows: The winning selection receives a prize of $150 and publication in Vestal Review, the second prize gets $75 and publication, and the third place gets $25 and publication. All three will receive a print copy of the issue as well. The nominations will be done via Submittable. The nomination link is already open and will remain opened until June 30, 2019. The final judge is Katharine Weber. Follow Mark here, and Vestal Review here.

As seen on Atticus: “For the Birds

Sarah Carey

Sarah Carey’s poem, “A Purse is a Mother is my Birthright,” won first honorable mention in SWWIM Every Day’s first annual Purses for Poetry Competition. Learn more about Sarah here.

As seen on Atticus: “An Ordinary Life


Toshiya Kamei translated Ana García Bergua’s The Torments of Aristarco, which is available for preorder.

As seen on Atticus: “The Cave

Kristen Ploetz

Last week, Kristen Ploetz had this flash published by X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine. Learn more about Kristen here.

As seen on Atticus: “When the Ice Runs Out at the Annual Block Party We Stand by Our Husbands

Nathan Willis’s story “Up and Coming Men of a Future Age” was recently published by Little Fiction. Learn more about Nathan here.

As seen on Atticus: “Maritime Law

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