Stephanie Kilen (Winter 2017 issue) had her story “If There Is Anything We Can Do” published by F[r]iction in their December issue. It has been nominated for a Pushcart and for Best American Short Stories. In 2014, she won Phoebe’s Fiction Award for her story “Pie Girl.”
Steve Henn (Winter 2017 issue) had his poetry book, Indiana Noble Sad Man of the Year, published by Wolfson Press in December.
Jan Harrington (Winter 2017 issue) will have her book, Waiting for the Hurricane, published this spring by St. Andrews University Press. She won the 2016-17 Lena M. Shull Book Award sponsored by the North Carolina Poetry Society for the manuscript, which included her poem “The Chicken Dinner Candy Bar” from MG’s current issue.
Elizabeth O’Brien (Winter 2017 issue) has work in the 2016 issue of Best New Poets, out now.
Tyler Barton (Winter 2017 issue) recently launched the FEAR NO LIT 2017 Submerging Writer Fellowship. The fellowship is an opportunity for an excellent writer (who does not have a book, is not in an MFA/PhD creative writing program, has not won any major awards) to get a chapbook, a reading at AWP 2018, money to get to AWP 2018, and money to spend as they please.
R.S. Deeren (Issue 20) was accepted to the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee English PhD program with full funding and received the Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award.