Happy Saturday! Catch up with this week’s literary news with TMR’s Weekend Reading.
The Writing World
At the New York Times, the winners of the 2016 Whiting Award discuss their recent windfall in the context of their writing careers.
Help Jellyfish Highway Press, a publisher committed to book prizes for women, writers of color, and queer/trans writers, reach their next print goal.
Ottessa Moshfegh is the recipient of the 2016 PEN/Hemingway award for debut fiction for her novel Eileen. Moshfegh’s essay “How to Shit” appeared in The Masters Review last fall.
Indie comics publisher Oni Press announced five of the ten titles they selected from their open-submissions call last year.
Powell’s Books of Portland, Oregon was featured in the Guardian’s “Interview with a Bookstore.”
This Week at The Masters Review
Yesterday we published new fiction by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, “The Split.” We also shared “Our 5 Favorite Things from #AWP16,” including the Lulu Awards, a reading from Hugo House, and Claudia Rankine’s keynote address.