Monthly Archives: February 2011

AWP Assessment: I slept in the Best Whorehouse in Minsk

I’ve just gotten back from AWP, held this year in Washington, D.C. AWP is an annual conference, a gathering of writers from every skill level,¬†jumbled together¬†like a rat’s nest in DC’s Marriott and Omni hotels. The beginners and the pros–hundreds … Continue reading

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New Fiction on Guernica: Melissa Ann Chadburn

Guernica‘s fiction intern found this story (she gets the credit, not me, although she says she’d rather remain nameless). I accepted Melissa’s “Loose Morals” for publication, because liked how it was confrontational from the get-go. And how it’s certainly¬†nontraditional. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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