Congratulations, Kristie!

Kristie L. Williams’ “Watching You Undress Me (A Love Letter To Body Image)” was published in Nostos: the journal of poetry, short fiction, and art

Congratulations, Nancy!

Nancy Willard’s “Alien” was published by Potato Soup Journal. Her “Wherever You Go” won Honorable Mention in the Doris Betts Fiction Contest. Read what the

Congratulations, Pat!

How did the dog become man’s best friend? Celebrated anthropologist Pat Shipman unearths the mysterious origins of the unique partnership that rewrote the history of

Congratulations, Sandra!

Sandra Fischer has released Every Day is Christmas, a book of Christmas stories for everyone – some true, some imagined – and all beautifully illustrated

Congratulations, Stella!

Stella Fosse (aka Jody Savage) launched her new book, Brilliant Charming Bastard, on October 29 to rave reviews! Check them out here.  And, pick up

Congratulations, Sandra!

Sandra Fisher’s “Fine” won our 2021 One-Syllable Ulta Flash Fiction contest.  To read her story, click on the Ultra Flash Fiction heading, above.

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