Current & Forthcoming Titles
Wil S. Hylton
Tom Manning was raised in Enumclaw, Washington. His first graphic novel, RACECAR, was published in 1999 while attending Occidental College in Los Angeles. He followed it with Runoff, serially published between 2000-2007, and republished as a single volume in 2015. A graduate of Yale School of Art’s graphic design MFA program, he has collaborated as a writer, illustrator, and designer a number of books including Eating Animals with Jonathan Safran Foer. Manning currently lives with his wife and two children in Oakland, California. He enjoys cats, Earl Grey tea, his parents, and ghost stories. His hobbies include work
J. D. Serling
Brad Watson is the author of Last Days of the Dog-Men, The Heaven of Mercury, Aliens in the Prime of Their Lives, and Miss Jane. He received The Sue Kaufman Prize and The Award in Letters from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, The Southern Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction, The Harper Lee Award, and the Award in Fiction from The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters. Finalist for The National Book Award, The PEN/Faulkner Prize in Fiction, The Wellcome Prize (UK). NEA Grant, Lannan Foundation Residency, Guggenheim Fellowship. Originally from Mississippi, he teaches at the University of Wyoming.
Authors with Works in Progress
Esther Levy-Chehebar was raised in Brooklyn, New York. She is a graduate of The New School’s MFA Writing program and is a contributor to Man Repeller and Glamour. She was previously a writer-in-residence at Spruceton Inn and was selected to participate in the Tin House Winter Workshop. She is currently working on a novel loosely based on her Syrian-Jewish upbringing. Esther’s hobbies include being walked by her dog and watching her mother cook, which she does at least two times a week.
Alexander Lumans was the Spring 2014 Philip Roth Resident at Bucknell University. He was also awarded a fellowship to the 2015 Arctic Circle Residency, where he sailed around Svalbard, Norway in a tall ship. His fiction has appeared in Gulf Coast, TriQuarterly, Story Quarterly, American Short Fiction, Cincinnati Review, among others. He has been awarded fellowships to MacDowell, Yaddo, VCCA, Blue Mountain Center as well as scholarships to Sewanee and Bread Loaf. He received the 2015 Wabash Fiction Prize from Sycamore Review, the 2013 Gulf Coast Fiction Prize, and the 2011 Barry Hannah Fiction Prize from Yalobusha Review. He graduated from the M.F.A. Fiction Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Zack Stovall is a writer, producer, director, cartoonist, and comedian. He currently produces and hosts StoryCollider – St. Louis, a science-storytelling podcast for NPR, Sketchpad Comedy and Fancy Things, variety show centered around his book by the same title. Additionally, he has performed stand up comedy across the South, Midwest, and New York at the AnnoyanceTheater, Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, and various festivals. Zack has written for LitHub, Splitsider, and various magazines. He currently lives in St. Louis with his wife, Rebekah, and their goldendoodle, Newman. Zack tweets as @zstovall and lost most of his hair sometime in 2009.
Allison Wright is the executive editor of the Virginia Quarterly Review. She also serves as president of the nonprofit literary organization WriterHouse and editor of Tiny Hardcore Press. Her writing has appeared in the Atlantic, VQR, Popular Mechanics, the Texas Observer, Literary Hub, the Rumpus, and elsewhere. She is a member of the American Society of Magazine Editors, the National Book Critics Circle, and the Overseas Press Club. She holds a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.