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We gambled, you gamble. Three of our wildestin writing style and content.

         

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We gambled, you gamble. Three of our wildest in writing style and content.

     

 

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This year’s Tartt Winner!

This year’s Tartt First Fiction Award Winner is John Shea’s The Verminous Resuscitator and the Monsignor in the Zoot Suit: Tales from Webster’s. The collection uses sequential entries from a dictionary to construct each story. And each word’s entry is limited to three lines in length. The collection will come out next June, 2017.

 

While our regular June reading period is over, we will be reading for the thirteenth Tartt First Fiction Award. The deadline comes on the last day of December, ever year.

 

And . . . we are extending our June reading period for one special item! If you’ve squirreled away a novel written in any formal verse form, don’t despair, for we’d like to discover it. We are looking for a literary novel written in this form, either comic or tragicomic or tragic, or . . .

 



 

 


AUGUST 2016

As God Looked On 
Jim Harris

JUNE 2016

The Enigma of Iris Murphy
Maureen Millea Smith


JULY 2016

Schopenhauer's Maxim
 Joe Formichella

November 2016

Tartts Seven
Joe Taylor

SEPTEMBER 2016

Robert Walker
Corey Mesler

AUGUST 2016

Haylow
Gray Stewart


JULY 2016

How Can I Keep From Singing?
 Loretta Cobb



MAY 2017

Hopscotch
Steve Cushman

OCTOBER 2016

In The City of Falling Stars 
Chris Tusa


 
Oldcat and Ms Puss
Joe Taylor