2011 AWP Annual Conference, Jonathan Ball, Zsuzsi Gartner, Jennifer Still, and Krista Foss

Grain struts its stuff at the 2011 AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Annual Conference

Grain shows its beautiful face (and lovely insides) at the 2011 AWP (Association of Writers & Writing Programs) Annual Conference. Grain is one of the numerous literary magazines being displayed by NewPages at this year's AWP Conference in Washington, DC, February 2-5, 2011. If you're out that way, check out NewPages' bookfair tables D23 and D24.


Jonathan Ball's Haiku Horoscopes to be reprinted in Geist!

Cool congratulations to Jonathan Ball whose Haiku Horoscopes included in UNRULY, our Fall 2010 issue, will be reprinted by Geist, both in their print magazine and on their website. Would you like your future divined divinely? Follow the stars togeist.com. More of Jonathan's Haiku Horoscopes will be in our explosive Winter Contest Issue, ARSENAL, due out soon!


Zsuzsi Gartner story to appear in Best Canadian Fiction 2011!

Happy Helium Balloons to Zsuzsi Gartner whose story "Floating like a Goat," which first appeared in TROPHY (Winter 2010), will float its way into Best Canadian Fiction 2011, edited by John Metcalf. Zsuzsi's giddily anticipated new story collection, Better Living through Plastic Explosives, will be published this Spring by Penguin Group. (Yay!)


Girlwood, new poetry by Jennifer Still, out soon!

Jennifer Still's much-lauded-in-advance poetry collection, Girlwood, is due out any day now with Brick Books. "Nest," one of the longer poems in Girlwood, made its first appearance in SLIPSTREAMGrain's Spring 2010 issue.


Krista Foss finalist for the 2010 Journey Prize!

Congratulations again to Krista Foss whose brilliant story "The Longitude of Okay" was a finalist for the most recentJourney Prize. Her story is included in Journey Prize Stories 22.

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