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The Provider by Anne C. English

  Green was the name of the man from the bank that took my house. He angled his body toward the door the whole time he sat in my home, both legs turned and twisted to the side, feet pointed…

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New Books: April 2019

Here’s a look at some of the April releases CRAFT can’t wait to read. Happy pub day to one and all!   Jennifer Acker, The Limits of the World “The Limits of the World is a riveting and nuanced study of how we…

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CRAFT @ AWP19 in PDX

  Please stop by and visit our booth at AWP 2019 in Portland! Booth: 1056 Alongside The Masters Review & Frontier Poetry & Palette Poetry Meet editors & readers, win Powell’s gift cards, recharge with donuts Please keep up with us on Twitter @CraftLiterary and check…

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New Books: March 2019

Here’s a quick look at some of the great fiction publishing in March—so many short story collections! Happy pub day to one and all.   Candice Carty-Williams, Queenie From Booklist (starred review): “Fast moving and with a strong sense of Queenie’s…

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New Books: February 2019

Here’s a quick look at some of the great fiction publishing in February. Happy pub day to one and all!   Ayesha Harruna Attah, The Hundred Wells of Salaga “A powerful and moving novel that intricately explores the Salaga slave market…

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CRAFT Fiction by the Elements

To honor the recent publication of the 2018 CRAFT Elements Contest winners, check out this roundup of CRAFT short and flash fiction exemplifying a certain element. Don’t forget the Author’s Note that accompanies each piece, in which the writer considers…

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2018 Nominations

The CRAFT team of readers and editors is so delighted to share our 2018 nominations with you! For the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers: “Watershed” by Jack Noland The PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging…

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Interview: Jaclyn Gilbert

CRAFT: In the Acknowledgments, you indicate that Late Air, your debut novel, grew out of a short story. Can you talk a little bit about that process? How did you know that this short story would be able to be…

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Interview: Jaclyn Gilbert Part II

CRAFT: The way you move between backstory and the present moment is seamless, showing the reader how much the characters live in the past in their minds. Did you run into balance issues as you were writing, wanting to stay…

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Interview: Jaclyn Gilbert Part I

CRAFT: In the Acknowledgments, you indicate that Late Air, your debut novel, grew out of a short story. Can you talk a little bit about that process? How did you know that this short story would be able to be…

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