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April 18, 2016
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AWP16: Attending the Writing Industry’s Largest Event

In advance of The Association of Writers and Writing Program’s annual conference and bookfair, you can find serious tips and tricks for surviving it, and humorous explorations, such as this field guide. During it, you can follow literally thousands of attendees and … Continue reading

August 25, 2014
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Contemporary women writers on tour

The Wreckage of Reason II blog tour continues. The post Three Questions to Three Women Writers or Russians was retweeted this morning to 62,000 people via the #MondayBlogs. I guess that’s good. I haven’t started tweeting (despite my company name). … Continue reading

July 29, 2014
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New York Times Mag, Maud Newton & the Wreckage Tour

Maud Newton, who I know originally from my work with Narrative Magazine, talks about Wreckage of Reason II in her last New York Times Magazine mini-column this weekend, out online today and in the print magazine this Sunday. In her column, … Continue reading

July 16, 2014
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True Story: Reading Creative Non-Fiction in Sacramento

Excited to have been invited to read at the July 17th presentation of True Story, Sacramento’s creative non-fiction reading series. Wish me luck, as I haven’t read my own work in quite a few years. If you’re there, please make … Continue reading

July 3, 2014
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Blogging for the Wreckage

This Wreckage of Reason II blog tour has been a great way for me to learn about new presses, meet new communities of readers and writers, and of course, get to know amazing individuals. The tour continues to be documented … Continue reading

June 13, 2014
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Experimental Women Writers, blog tour continues

Brooke Wonders’ contribution to  Wreckage Of Reason II: Back to the Drawing Board, An Anthology of Contemporary XXperimental Women Writers,  is a piece titled “Memoir,” and features a talking (and very frightening!) book. “I once knew a girl just like you … Continue reading

May 26, 2014
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TSP interviews writer Melanie Page

Melanie Page is the author of “Metal Eye Drifter,” a short story included in WORII: Back to the Drawing Board, An Anthology of Contemporary XXperimental Women Writers, edited by Nava Renek and Natalie Nuzzo. Her short fiction also appears in … Continue reading

May 25, 2014
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WoRII Guest Post: Lillian Ann Slugocki

“Eurydice 2.0” was a finalist for the 15th Annual Glass Woman Prize, and was shared with the Wreckage of Reason bloggers on our WORII Tumblr site on May 19.  Here’s a quote from it and a link to it.    … Continue reading

May 9, 2014
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Next Step on the Blog Tour: Aimee Parkison

In Wreckage of Reason II, Aimee Parkison’s contribution is a selection titled “Save Her” from her latest novel, The Petals of Your Eyes. Aimee Parkison is an associate professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Parkison has … Continue reading

April 29, 2014
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XXperimental writing by women: Debra Di Blasi

Debra Di Blasi’s contribution to the Wreckage of Reason II Blog Tour is beautifully Debra Di Blasi. Her piece, “Olbers’ Paradise,” includes sketches and photographs and dark boxes and symbols and of course, amazing language. Each of the writers included … Continue reading