This episode features writers who are not attending the AWP Conference and Bookfair this year: Christina Milletti, Yvonne Conza, Joe Milazzo, Lynn Crawford, James Reich, and Karen Heuler.
Christina Milletti is the author of The Religious and Other Fictions and Choke Box: a Fem-Noir. Her work appears in Alaska Quarterly, American Letters, Harcourt’s Best New American Voices, and elsewhere. Milletti currently teaches creative and experimental writing at University at Buffalo in New York.
Yvonne Conza’s writing has appeared in Longreads, Catapult, The Rumpus, Joyland Magazine, The Millions, Electric Lit, and elsewhere.
Joe Milazzo is the author of Crepuscule W/ Nellie, The Habiliments, and Of All Places In This Place Of All Places. His writing has also appeared in Big Other, Black Clock, Black Warrior Review, BOMB, Drunken Boat, Prelude, and elsewhere. Milazzo lives and works in Dallas, TX.
Lynn Crawford‘s books include Solow, Blow, Fortification Resort, Simply Separate People, and Simply Separate People, Two, and Shankus & Kitto : A Saga. Her writing appears in Art in America, Hyperallergic, McSweeney’s, and in various anthologies. She lives with her family north of Detroit.
James Reich is the author of The Songs My Enemies Sing, Soft Invasions, Mistah Kurtz! A Prelude to Heart of Darkness, Bombshell, I, Judas. Reich is a regular contributor to Deep Ends: The J.G. Ballard Anthology and his work has been published by numerous international magazines. He’s the founder and publishing editor of Stalking Horse Press, and a professor of philosophy and literature.
Karen Heuler is the author of In Search of Lost Time, Other Places, Glorious Plague, The Inner City, The Made-up Man, Journey to Bom Goody, The Soft Room, and The Other Door. Her short fiction appears in over a hundred literary and speculative journals.
Check out the first installment of this series HERE.
John Madera's fiction may be found in Conjunctions, Opium Magazine, The &Now Awards 2: The Best Innovative Writing, and many other journals. His criticism may be found 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, John Madera lives in New York City, where he runs Rhizomatic and manages and edits Big Other.