Deadline for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction is This Week

Writers of short fiction, the window is closing to submit manuscripts for the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. The submission deadline is May 31. The winner will be announced by late summer. Acclaimed writer, editor, professor and commentator Roxane Gay is the current judge. Gay’s writing appears in Best American Nonrequired Reading 2018, Best American Mystery…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. NEWS Judith Ortiz Cofer, author, educator, member of the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, and friend of the Press, passed away on December 30th. Over the years…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. NEW AUTHORS: Becky Mandelbaum’s Bad Kansas won the 2016 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. “What’s most impressive about this collection of stories, in which Kansas is as…