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Shameless Publication Plug!

American Fiction 14From Cathy

Hi everyone!

A quick note to announce that American Fiction Volume 14—edited by Bruce Pratt and Pulitzer Freakin’ Prize winner Elizabeth Strout—was released today. I’m thrilled a story of mine, which took second prize in their contest, is included.

The publisher, New Rivers Press, describes it this way:

“Twenty-one new authors evoke the painful and beautiful realities of life. Whether the struggles of a recent immigrant to support his family, a young daughter dealing with her mother’s mental health issues, or the slow decay of a once- sharp mind, this volume showcases the lives of these diverse American writers and characters.”

(Mine is the young daughter dealing with her wack mom—nothing to do with my own mom, by the way. She’s very sensible and almost never goes off her meds.)

Can’t wait to get my hands on a copy and see what worlds my fellow contributors came up with. Sure to be amazing.

Orders are happening now through Amazon, and through www.newriverspress.com.

Write well, everyone!

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4 thoughts on “Shameless Publication Plug!

  1. Anonymous on said:

    Congrats, Cathy! What a coup!

  2. Congrats to Cathy. I knew this story back when it was just a confused, rambling notion in her mind!

    It’s always been one of my favorites, so glad it’s found such a terrific home.

    Karen

  3. Anonymous on said:

    Congratulations Cathy. Happy to hear your good (and well-deserved) news. Michael

  4. Anonymous on said:

    Thanks everyone!!! I received my copies yesterday and it’s a beautiful book. So honored to be included.

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