FICTION FROM AROUND THE CENTER FOR FICTION

We're pleased to feature new work from around the web from our students, members, and NYC Emerging Writer Fellows. Click through the links to read the pieces and purchase these wonderful lit mags. We hope you enjoy! 


Wil Weitzel (Emerging Writer Fellow '14) has two new stories out-- "Three Parts of Hunger" in The Kenyon Review and "How to Sleep with Lions" in Post Road.

 

CFF student Joy Baglio's "Squirrel, Leopard, Goat" was featured in Tin House's Flash Friday's series. 

 

"Vows" by Writers' Studio member David Byron Queen was published in Monkey Bicycle

 

Niche Magazine published "Finishing Up" by CFF student Christine Kendall.

 

And “The Story of Dearborn Russell” by CFF student Darley Stewart was published by The Ocean State Review

 

"A Simple Life" by Writers' Studio member Brittany Goss was published by Confrontation

 

Are you a member of the Center for Fiction community with a new publication? E-mail kristin@centerforfiction.org so we can share it! 

INTERVIEW

Viet Thanh Nguyen Talks to Noreen Tomassi

 

Viet Thanh Nguyen won the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer. Here, he talks to our Executive Director, Noreen Tomassi, about developing the narrator's voice, American literature on the Vietnam War, and the risks he took in his novel.


READ the interview

FROM OUR FRIENDS

The Other Stories
 
The Center is pleased to let you know about a fantastic new podcast, The Other Stories. It's a podcast for new, emerging, and struggling writers. Each episode features a work of fiction read by the author set to an originallly composed soundtrack. Following the reading, host Ilana Masad interviews the writers about their fiction, their work, and their writing lives. 

 

Check out their new episode featuring "Degausser" by Marah Herreid

 

New Books from
Terese Svoboda

 

Congratulations to our Writers' Studio member and workshop leader Terese Svoboda on the publication of her book of poetry When The Next Big War Blows Down The Valley: Selected and New Poems (Anhinga Press), as well as the biography Anything That Burns You: A Portrait of Lola Ridge, Radical Poet (Schaffner Press)

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