Monthly Archives: June 2011

When the pressure valve pops and the milk foams, the courageous cow gives off a mighty moo, an exclamatory release of steam — ‘ah, coffee!’

The new issue of SmokeLong Quarterly just came out, featuring  Weikie Wang’s “A Morning Routine,” the story I chose as a guest editor a couple of months ago. I interviewed Wang about her story, her survival strategies, and her advice to inept young baristas.

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“You, Tony the Wonder Horse” in DIAGRAM 11.3

Back from vacationland!

That’s both true and an Ander Monson reference.

DIAGRAM 11.3 just came out.

In it is a new short by Known and Published Author Gabe Durham. (Southwest’s in-flight magazine referred to a guy that way–thought I’d try it out.) The short is called You, Tony the Wonder Horse. It is from FUN CAMP.

Also in the issue:

The Helen Phillips story won a contest judged by Lydia Millet. Maybe start there.

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Blake Butler & Michael Kimball Reading THIS MONDAY in Nashville

Monday, June 6 · 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Portland Brew East

1921 Eastland Ave
Nashville, Tennessee

BLAKE BUTLER is the author of THERE IS NO YEAR, SCORCH ATLAS, and EVER.

MICHAEL KIMBALL is the author of US, DEAR EVERYBODY, and THE WAY THE FAMILY GOT AWAY.

Listen, Nashville: This reading is not to be missed. Please join us. We will be upstairs.

FREE.

Are you coming?

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