The Letters Festival

Amy McDaniel and Natalia Castells-Esquivel

In Atlanta this weekend I attended The Letters Festival — three days of readings and discussions and a book fair (which fellow Atlanta-transplant Rebecca Weaver wrote about, too, in relation to the small press fest in Minneapolis). I set up a table for Publishing Genius books — the third time I’ve tabled in … Read More

The Chris Toll Prize 2014


We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Chris Toll Prize. After considering many dozen excellent and fitting manuscripts, and after long discussion, the committee of judges decided on My Friend Ken Harvey, a collection of poems by Barrett Warner. More information about the chapbook, including an excerpt AND an … Read More

“You learn what you’re good at and what you’re bad at. And as long as you use both, you will make interesting stuff.” John Dermot Woods Talks to Edward Mullany

Edward Mullany and John Dermot Woods (holding Genny Cream)

A few weeks ago, my friend and neighbor, and fellow Publishing Genius writer/drawer/dry humorist, Edward Mullany was good enough to sit with me beside my Christmas tree. Being polite and neighborly, he brought a bottle of wine, and patiently answered my questions. JW: How does your artwork, your writing and … Read More