Atticus Author News – May, 2017

by | May 26, 2017 | The Attic

Wyatt Bonikowski’s flash fiction, “Teenage Boy in Polaroids,” was published on April 2, 2017 in New World Writing.

As seen on Atticus: “Science Project

Danny Caine‘s first chapbook, “Uncle Harold’s Maxwell House Haggadah,” is now available from Etchings Press. He also has five new poems on Hobart and four on TL;DR.

As seen on Atticus: “Jaycie

Erika Carter’s debut novel was published this spring. It’s called “Lucky You” (Counterpoint, 2017).

As seen on Atticus: “At Your Own Risk

Rachel E. Diken, our theatre review columnist, published the poems “Clusterlove XX” and “Clusterlove XXX” in Issue 28.1 of December, while her poem “We Wore Fatigue” is being published in Issue 46-47 of Laura Boss’s journal Lips (out June 1st). Rachel will read in LA on June 3rd at Eve Brandstein’s Poetry in Motion: 7pm @ Beyond Baroque in Venice, CA.
Find Rachel’s Atticus work here.

Richard Fellinger has published his debut novel “Made To Break Your Heart”- a family saga about fatherhood, love, and baseball – with Open Books.

As seen on Atticus: “Her First

Sherrie Flick’s short story collection “Whiskey, Etc.” was a finalist for an Eric Hoffer Book Award and named a Foreword INDIES Best Book of the Year for Short Stories. Sherrie has signed a contract with Autumn House Press for a new collection that will come out in Fall 2018.

As seen on Atticus: “Conduit

Anna Jancewicz’s story collection “(m)otherhood” will be published by Widow and Orphan House press in the fall (2017). This past May Day, Anna launched a new online magazine for working class literature, Rabble Lit, at
As seen on Atticus: “Off the Map

Paul Jaskunas announces the arrival of a new journal devoted to art, design, visual & material culture, and aesthetic experience: FULL BLEED, published annually out of the Maryland Institute College of Art. The inaugural issue (theme: migration) has just come out, and we are currently accepting submissions for the 2018 issue.

As seen on Atticus: “Some Variety of Faith

Alice Kaltman’s story collection STAGGERWING, named after her Atticus Review story of the same name, was released in October 2016. Alice writes: “This story was the first short story I ever wrote, and it is still one of my favorites.” Alice’s young adult novel WAVEHOUSE will be published by Fitzroy Books in 2018. “A micro-fiction piece called ‘Shy Girl Surfing,’ about the main character in WAVEHOUSE, was also published in Atticus Review. So, Atticus Review is very closely linked to all my recent news and very dear to my heart!”

Find Alice’s Atticus stories here.

Philip Kobylarz’s “A Miscellany of Diverse Things,” described as “Cultural commentary expressed in the format of a modern dictionary (more than 400 entries in this volume) characterizing what we cherish as meaningful” was recently published by Lit Riot Press.

As seen on Atticus: “Run Like No One’s Chasing You

Steve McNutt’s piece “The Threat” will be published in Requited‘s next issue, due out around June 15th. Steve has also accepted a full-time lecturer job in Rhetoric at the University of Iowa.

As seen on Atticus: “Letter from 16.8000° N, 87.7833° W

Glen Pourciau’s second collection of stories, View, was published in March by Four Way Books.

As seen on Atticus: “Pick

Kayli Scholz’s short story “Everybody a Sound that Drifts Away” was nominated for 2017’s Best Small Fictions over at WhiskeyPaper, and her story “Love Me Like This” found a home in Issue 109 of Storychord. You can also find her prose piece “Pick Me Up” in Vagabond City. Kayli is currently working on a horror novel set in Florida.

As seen on Atticus: “Bad News Baby

Angela Small’s short story, “The Center of The Universe,” was published in the Winter 2017 issue of Black Fox Literary Review. Her story “Junie” will be published in Identity Theory this summer.

As seen on Atticus: “No Heroes or Ogres: A Review of The Summer She Was Under Water, by Jen Michalski

Lana Spendl’s flash fiction chapbook was published by Blue Lyra Press in Feb 2017. You can also find her short stories in Watershed Review and The Cortland Review; her flash fiction in storySouth and Fiction Southeast; her essays in Fanzine and Hobart; and her poems in Hawaii Pacific Review and Lunch Ticket.

As seen on Atticus: “Down into Sarajevo

Paul Thelen recently published with Spelk, Bull, Flash Fiction Magazine, Points in Case, Front Porch Commons, and has forthcoming publications with Five 2 One and Red Queen Literary Magazine.

As seen on Atticus: “Where We Are

Amelia Zahm’s essay, “Leaving Promise Road,” was published at Streetlight Magazine on May 12th.

As seen on Atticus: “The Question of Being Alone

About The Author

Dorothy Bendel

Dorothy Bendel’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Catapult, Literary Hub, Electric Literature, American Literary Review, The Rumpus, and additional publications. She is working on an essay collection. See more of her work at and follow her @DorothyBendel