A Conversation with Karen Runge

Karen Runge’s book is only 16 days old when we meet up on Skype to talk about it. “It’s a screaming new born babe,” she says. “It needs a lot of attention and love and pushing.” It’s interesting to think of Runge’s debut...

Rus and the writing of Bette Adriaanse

We published a story called Rus and the Letter in our eighth issue. It’s a deceptively simple little tale full of well-observed wit from Dutch author and artist Bette Adriaanse. We catch up with Bette just as her first novel, Rus Like Everyone Else, is published...

This year’s Pushcart Prize nominations

The annual Pushcart Prize for “poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot” is a standard of the small press scene, and we are very happy to announce this year’s nominations from issues 13 and 14. You can read each one by following the links....

Fall Ball: an interview with John Glass

For this interview, we looked all the way back to issue seven, to talk to one of its fiction contributors, John Glass. Your short story, ‘Fall Ball’, uses as a backdrop a 1988 Atlanta Braves baseball game. It’s gritty, dusty, nostalgic end-of-summer: a great read this...

Looking back: An interview with Matthew Kabik

Every now and then we catch up with authors we’ve published over the years. This time we talk to Matthew Kabik, author of  ‘A View of the Moon from the Moon’ from issue ten. We liked the story a lot, and ended up nominating it for a Pushcart Prize. ...