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Big Other Contributors’ News, #17

Davis Schneiderman‘s collaborative short story, “A Matter of Degree” (w/Jessica Berger) appeared at HTML Giant. Davis will be the Artist-in-Residence at the University of Central Arkansas, March 30-31.

J.A. Tyler reviewed Christopher Higgs’s THE COMPLETE WORKS OF MARVIN K. MOONEY for Tarpaulin Sky. And Mud Luscious Press has just announced their first bookmark contest. Details HERE.

Michael Leong will be reading at Buzzer Thirty in Astoria, Queens with Estela Lamat on Sat., April 3rd, 6 PM.  He’ll also be reading at the Lower East Side’s Cakeshop as part of Polestar Poetry‘s Not-Going-to-AWP-Shame Soiree  on Sun., April 11th, 4 PM (with Joanna Fuhrman, Laura Hinton, Adam Gallari and Joel Allegretti).

Tim Jones-Yelvington is representing the reading series, Uncalled-for Readings Chicago, at Opium Literary Death Match Chicago Episode 5, Thursday April 1, 8:30 PM (doors at 7) at The Hideout, 1354 West Wabansia Avenue. Tim also has two readings during AWP: Dogzpank: Thursday April 8, 7:30 PM at  Forest Room 5, 2532 15th St.; and the Switchback-Artifice-Coconut-Tarpaulin Sky reading: Friday April 9 at 7:30 PM, Delaney’s Bar & Celtic Tavern at 1801 Blake St.

An interview with A D Jameson about his forthcoming story collection AMAZING ADULT FANTASY, appeared at Mutable Sound: And he had two pieces go up online: “The Stomach” (from “The New Boyfriend”) in Northville Review and “Indian Jones” in NOÖ Journal #11

Mel Bosworth recently appeared in Wigleaf and Short, Fast, and Deadly. He also interviewed Big Other’s own Edward Mullany in the new Prick of the Spindle, and reviewed Jessie Carty’s Paper House at OWC. Lastly, he appears in a book of dialogues known as Predicate, which was just released this week and is available as a free PDF or a print copy sold at cost.

  • John Madera is the author of Nervosities (Anti-Oedipus Press, 2024). His other fiction is published in Conjunctions, Salt Hill, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His nonfiction is published in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, and many other venues. Recipient of an M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University, New York State Council on the Arts awardee John Madera lives in New York City, Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.

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