Livepoem of “Damn Pigeon for Company” by R. M. O’Brien Plush, what a word to start a poem w/ cozy—smacks of luxury—decadence but cheap too—a plush toy—polysemig from the start—like John Milton’s Paradise Lost— which opens like, “Of man’s first disobedience & the fruit”—& you think fruit like the fruit … Read More
One thing Publishing Genius authors are doing over the course of the year is interviewing each other in a chain. In this installment, Megan McShea talks to Matthew Savoca about his new book.
One thing Publishing Genius authors will be doing over the course of the year is interviewing each other about their new books. In this installment, Stephanie Barber talks to Megan McShea.
“a whole new crop of books bombards us this spring—we’re especially excited about Megan McShea’s…” Thanks City Paper! To get yourself even more excited, get all the details on Megan’s collection, A Mountain City of Toad Splendor. … Read More
An Afternoon of Toad Splendor 4:30 – 6:30 at WindUp Space (12 W. North Ave, Baltimore) FREE (the book will be available for just $8) Featuring Megan McShea’s new book, as read by Lauren Bender, R.M. O’Brien, Bonnie Jones, Rupert Wondolowski, John Eaton and Megan McShea herself Music by The … Read More
Megan McShea thinks about her new book and some old ones. Discussed: Chris Toll, Pablo Neruda, bookstores, Emily Dickinson, and her writing style. It’s a few months before this book is supposed to come out, and I’ve just been at a residency where I tell the other residents, yes, I … Read More
Warmer days: Megan McShea, at left, is the author of A Mountain City of Toad Splendor. Stephanie Barber, at right, is the author of Night Moves and these here separated. Between them is local artist and writer Linda Franklin. In front of them is I don’t know. This photo from the Shattered Wig … Read More
Release Date: March 19, 2013 Format: Paperback 5.5 x 8.5″ 86 pages ISBN 13: 978-0-9831706-8-6 $13.95 $9 Sale! Review at NANO Fiction A Book Discussion with Stephanie Barber and Megan McShea A Review at Burning River A Review at Coal Hill Review Rupert Wondolowski’s Coverage of the Release Party Buck Downs Mentions the … Read More
Megan McShea is a writer who lives in Baltimore. We are excited to introduce her book, which will be released late this fall (and available for pre-order soon). A Mountain City of Toad Splendor is a collection of microfiction and poetry. Blake Butler called it “700 kinds of music” and said “McShea … Read More