“I’d sent my novel out to several agents, and a couple of them recommended I consult a book doctor. Erin was that book doctor, and eventually I signed with one of those agents, who was impressed by how much I’d been able to improve the manuscript.”
Just two days left to submit to Drunken Boat’s inaugural poetry book contest, judged by Forrest Gander. If you have an unpublished poetry manuscript between 30 and 120 pages, submit for a chance to win $500, 20 contributor’s copies, publication, a debut reading at the AWP Writing Conference, and ads in print and online sources. Entry fee is $25, deadline June 25. Hybrid forms and translation are welcome. Don’t be shy. Submit today!
Join Drunken Boat, one of the world’s oldest international online journals of the arts, as we preview our forthcoming issue #18 with a fabulous roster of writers and artists, including screenings from the latest video_dumbo festival curated by Caspar Stracke and Gabriela Monroy, poetry about Debt curated by Poetry Editor Michelle Chan Brown, work from a multigenre folio on Librotraficante and the New Latino Renaissance curated by Erin Wilcox and Lupe Mendez, and performers from a folio on the ocean put together by Marie Elizabeth Mali. »
You may have heard the buzz about Paris High Noon, the story of William “Catfish” Hancock, an old cowboy who takes the fight to the Nazis on the streets of WWII France. Author Trent Tano will air an excerpt from his novel this Sunday, Oct. 6, on San Francisco’s Radio Valencia, 4:00 Pacific. »