Too much to HUMP about!

Hi everyone! It always seems this way, when a month starts there is so much to read, to comment on, and to spend time digesting. But then, I wouldn’t have it any other way!

This post includes a few more than just 10 things, but bear with me, they’re all worth it:

1) Thunderclap 8 is published: http://mim.io/832872 and Thunderclap! Press is also honoring National Poetry Month with a poem per day, so check back daily:

http://thunderclappress.com/

2)  JMWW Spring issue is live: http://jmww.150m.com/ and also Jen Michalski, our editor-in-chief has won an extra-ordinary prize:

Congratulations, Jen Michalski! | Black Lawrence Press News

3)    Sara Lippman writes about writing like no other at Stymie:  http://www.stymiemag.com/2012/04/sara-lippmann-why-i-write-from-both_02.html

4) Meg Tuite has three stunning shorts up at Unshod Quills:

http://unshodquills.com/2012/03/28/meg-tuite-featured-writer-fiction/

Also, (yes, she is EVERWHERE!!!) find Meg at Mud Luscious Press, issue 19:

http://mudlusciouspress.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Mud-Luscious-Issue-Nineteen.pdf

5) Sheldon Lee Compton has a new book looming largely on the horizon…here is your chance to pre-order before mayhem hits:

http://www.foxheadbooks.com/

6) xTx is the Connotation Press interview of the week!!!

http://connotationpress.com/fiction/1324-xtx-fiction

And, Bill Yarrow is interviewed at PIF magazine:

http://www.pifmagazine.com/2012/04/bill-yarrow/

And, MaryAnne Kolton interviews Alice Hoffman at Her Circle:

Casting a Spell: An Interview with Alice Hoffman

7) This amazing story is in two parts, “Things,” by Saramago, up at Guernica:

http://www.guernicamag.com/fiction/saramago_3_15_12

http://www.guernicamag.com/fiction/things-part-2

8) **Spoiler alert- adult language!!! This piece at kill-> author, issue 18, from Meghan Lamb, listen to the audio for the superpimpfly version:

http://killauthor.com/issueeighteen/meghan-lamb/

9) Leave it to wonderful friend and talented writer Christopher Allen to tip us to M.J. Nicholls’s blog and his “My Month in Books” posts:

http://www.imustbeoff.com/2012/04/monday-reader-reading-worth-read.html

10) Josh Denslow packs a wallop in “Everyone Continued to Sing” at Smokelong Quarterly:

http://www.smokelong.com/flash/joshdenslow35q.asp

12) A provocative insight into this book made into movie, ‘Hunger Games;”

http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2012/03/hunger-games-and-trayvon-martin.html

Well, that’s a wrap for now. Have a safe and wonderful holiday! I will be reading my work in Boston on Friday night. Timothy Gager is hosting us in his Dire Literary Series. For more information here is the link: www.timothygager.com. I hope to see you there!

10 thoughts on “Too much to HUMP about!

  1. megtuite

    You always keep me up on what’s happening, Robert! Very excited about your Boston reading!!! Have a blast!!! So many great reads. Need to go read Josh Denslow now at Smokelong Quarterly! Oh, yeah!!! And hope everyone reads Sara Lippmann’s amazing essay and Susan Tepper’s poetry and essay as featured writer at the Irish Magazine, “The First Cut.” Nice!!! And also need to read RV over at Fictionaut. I’m behind, I’m behind!!!

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  2. Wallace

    Have a great reading in Boston, and thanks for all of these great links! I’ll be reading all weekend from your blog post. All the best wishes for safe travel and happy writing!

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  3. JR Price

    You rock, Robert! Such amazing amount of giving back that you do as a writer, to other writers. Props to you, my friend. The true spirit of giving.

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  4. Cynthia

    You are one busy fella! Break a leg at your reading in Boston and have a great time! Congratulations on your continued successes, Robert. You deserve it.

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