Randy Brown, who had work featured in Issue 17 (Spring 2015), recently had a selection of poems under one title, “10 haiku about a state fair,” published in The Corn Belt Almanac by The Head & The Hand Press. He also recently received the inaugural Madigan Award for humorous military-themed writing from Negative Capability Press, for his essay “Coming Home on a Bungie Cord,” which you can read here.
Emily Corwin, who has work coming up in Issue 19 (Fall 2015), recently had her chapbook, My Tall handsome, selected for publication by Brain Mill Press.
Matthew Fogarty, who had work featured in Issue 9 (Spring 2013), had his book of short fiction, Maybe Mermaids & Robots Are Lonely: Stories, selected for publication by Stillhouse Press, and is forthcoming in September 2016.
Alex Mattingly, who had work most recently in Issue 18 (Summer 2015), is now volunteering with a nonprofit in Indianapolis called Second Story, and contributed to an anthology called Mythic Indy, the proceeds of which will all go toward supporting the organization. You can read about it, and help support it, here.
Brian Petkashis, who won the 2014 Lake Prize in fiction, has been shortlisted for the Novella Award, a collaboration between Liverpool John Moores University and Manchester Metropolitan University, as well as partners Sandstone Press, Time to Read, and NAWE.
Congrats to all our contributors!