My short story, Release, is published in the latest issue of Mid-American Review v. XXXII. The story is about a heliophobic girl who can’t leave her house and her animal activist boyfriend who wants to be a hero. All set in south Wales UK, where anything can happen!
Éclat Fiction is publishing my story, This is Oxford Road, in it’s third online edition. The story is a short, dark tale set on Oxford Road, Manchester. I’ll post a link when it’s up.
The Scott Prize for short story collections has short listed my collection, Between the Toes of the Cloven Hoof. The finalists will be announced in April and could mean publication in UK, USA and Australia! Either way the short listing is extremely exciting.
Julia Bohanna (England) – Ink Eyes
Carys Bray (England) – Sweet Home
Madeleine D’Arcy (Ireland) – Waiting for the Bullet and Other Stories
Rusty Dolleman (US) – Other People’s Kids
Sarah Faulkner (US) – American Heartbreaker
Maurice Gartshore (Scotland) – Mother Icarus
Otis Heschemeyer (US) – The Fantome of Fatma
Julie Mayhew (England) – End Of
Alison Moore (England) – A Small Window
Rob Roensch (US) – The Wild Flowers of Baltimore
Chris Smith (England) – Between the Toes of the Cloven Hoof
See the announcement here.
F8 Magazine accepted an article and photographs for their latest online edition (+ipad version) – The Busking Project: This Happens Every Day. F8 specialises in publishing documentary photography and photojournalism. Issue #6 can be downloaded here.
Great news for my story www.beingasheep.wordpress.com, originally published in Blue Mesa Review:
I just wanted to officially congratulate you on your 2011 BMR Issue 24 Pushcart Prize nomination. Our editorial board voted for your piece.
Suzanne Richardson, 13th Sept 2011
For those of you who don’t know:
The Pushcart Prize – Best of the Small Presses series, published every year since 1976, is the most honored literary project in America. Hundreds of presses and thousands of writers of short stories, poetry and essays have been represented in the pages of our annual collections.
A post for Unicity about getting tired: 5. Becoming Batteries!
Now see Belle: after a good nights sleep, a coffee, and a small amount (one hour – be warned) of wake up time, Belle is a green light ready to go.
www.beingasheep.wordpress.com is an exploration into animal nature, human nurture, and social media. Read the thoughts and reflections of David Hubert-Holmes as he spends eight days being a sheep in the Lake District.
David Hubert Holmes’ story was first published in Blue Mesa Review, Issue 24.
Urban Theory Film’s online network of filmmakers has been renamed to Unicity, giving the project a unique identity to the other work that UBT undertakes.
4. Jigsaw Documentaries: my latest contribution to Unicity’s ‘Be Inspired’ section, exploring the difficulties of filming, travelling, and making a documentary.
The Three Wise Monkeys magazine has published a creative non-fiction Interview from my time in Jakarta, Indonesia – Monkey Business in Jakarta.
Issue 24, containing www.beingasheep.wordpress.com is now available for purchase from Blue Mesa Review