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Fudge Sampler

Fudge Sampler

Here is a sample poem from Andrew Weatherhead’s book, “Fudge” (PG 2023).

Stand Under Stand at WNDR Museum

Stand Under Stand at WNDR Museum

Publishing Genius and WNDR Museum introduce “Under/Standing,” an audio exhibit of ten writers reading their work. It’s, er, on display in San Diego … inasmuch as recordings can be displayed.

Beatrice in Sweden

Beatrice in Sweden

Recently Stephen Dixon's novella, Beatrice, which Publishing Genius released a couple years ago, was translated in Sweden by Norpus förlag, a...

Index to The One-Hour MFA

Index to The One-Hour MFA

Here is the index to Michael Kimball’s The One-Hour MFA, a collection of essays about how to write fiction. He makes tons of references to great...

New Books!

New Books!

It’s finally time for new books from Publishing Genius! This announcement has been a long time coming, and it’s been a slow pleasure to put this...

“Diane” by Rick Stoeckel

“Diane” by Rick Stoeckel

  This story is part of a series of investigations, reflections, and reminiscences by writers, artists, and musicians who were influenced by...

The Letters Festival

The Letters Festival

In Atlanta this weekend I attended The Letters Festival -- three days of readings and discussions and a book fair (which fellow Atlanta-transplant...

Everyday Genius Update

Everyday Genius Update

Molly Brodak edited Everyday Genius in October and did an amazing job. The work, almost exclusively poetry, was of a subtly unified tone, and if you...

A Satisfying Sense of Control: Adam Robinson Interviews John Dermot Woods

A Satisfying Sense of Control: Adam Robinson Interviews John Dermot Woods

I had the chance to ask John Dermot Woods some questions about his new book, Activities, a stunning and evocative collection of comics. Not having a lot of experience with comics, this was probably the most challenging book PGP has put together. But John knows his stuff, and we took our time with it, and the printer did a great job, and the results are amazing. Check out this sample of the book and then read our interview.

An Insane Process Close Enough to Nonsense: Matthew Savoca Interviews Matt Cook

An Insane Process Close Enough to Nonsense: Matthew Savoca Interviews Matt Cook

One thing Publishing Genius authors are doing over the course of the year is interviewing each other in a chain. In this installment, Matthew Savoca (author of the winning novel I Don’t Know I Said talks to Matt Cook about his collection of poetry. At one point, Matt says, “I’m wondering if I have fifteen minutes of reality in me somewhere.”

Sampson Starkweather on Matt Cook

Sampson Starkweather on Matt Cook

Reading Matt Cook is like hanging out in his brain, and hanging out in Matt Cook’s brain is like…reading Matt Cook. Essentially, it’s an Ouroboros of awesome.

Interview with Michael J Seidlinger

Interview with Michael J Seidlinger

Michael J Seidlinger has recently relocated to New York City from Virginia. He manages the press Civil Coping Mechanisms. He is the author of My Pet Serial Killer and The Laughter of Strangers, forthcoming from Lazy Fascist in November 2013.

Interview with Guillaume Morissette

Interview with Guillaume Morissette

Guillaume talks with me about his forthcoming novel, anxiety levels and the common ties between literature and video games. His work has appeared in Maisonneuve Magazine, carte-blanche, Little Brother Magazine, Metazen, ThoughtCatalog, HTMLGiant and many other publications. He lives in Montreal.

Interview with LK Shaw

Interview with LK Shaw

LK Shaw is the creator and editor of Shabby Doll House, an online collective of prose, poetry and original artwork. She has a forthcoming ebook...

Interview with Tommy Pico

Interview with Tommy Pico

Tommy “Teebs” Pico writes the zine/tumblr "Hey Teebs" and is the editor of birdsong: an antiracist/queer-positive collective, small press, and zine...

Interview with Spencer Madsen

Interview with Spencer Madsen

Spencer Madsen is the Brooklyn-based writer responsible for the creation of Sorry House, an independent publishing press. He is the author of  'a...

Interview with Chad Redden

Interview with Chad Redden

Chad Redden is busy. In addition to being the managing editor at NAP, he also masters the web for Pop Serials 3 and 4 and the NAP echaps. His book,...

A Wrap uP

A Wrap uP

Two hours ago I started writing about AWP and all the cool people I saw. Deleted that though. Instead, here's a picture of a room. Just—good job...

Homer, Emily, Polly, Paul

Homer, Emily, Polly, Paul

Recently Polly Duff Bresnick (translater of The Odyssey) sat down to interview Paul Legault (translator of Emily Dickinson's poems), but something...

R. M. O’Brien’s reading of Megan McShea’s Poem, a poem

Other Splendid Cities

Megan McShea thinks about her new book and some old ones. Discussed: Chris Toll, Pablo Neruda, bookstores, Emily Dickinson, and her writing style....

Book Giveaway: Sheila Heti

Book Giveaway: Sheila Heti

**UPDATE** Congratulations to Matthew Salesses—a panel of the ghosts of Lucille Clifton all agreed that his one word answer, "better," best fit the...