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Announcing the 2016 Innovative Short Fiction Contest Judge: Lindsay Hunter

Lindsay Hunter headshotWe’re excited to have Lindsay Hunter as The Conium Review‘s 2016 Innovative Short Fiction Contest judge. The winner receives $500, publication, five copies of the issue, and a copy of the judge’s latest book. The contest guidelines are posted. The submission period starts on February, 1st, 2016.

Lindsay is the author of Ugly Girls, Don’t Kiss Me, and Daddy’s. She lives in Chicago with her husband, son, and a couple of pit bulls.

Thanks again to all those who submitted to the 2015 Innovative Short Fiction Contest. We hope you’ll submit again in 2016.

Flash Sale: 50% off “The Conium Review: Vol. 3” this weekend!

The Conium Review: Vol. 3 is just $6.00 (with free shipping) this weekend! This is not a back issue. Volume 3 is our current issue, with a normal list price of $12.00. The 50% discount lasts from Friday, July 24th to Sunday July 26th.

The Conium Review has been called “spectacular” by Small Press Reviews, and Prick of the Spindle says we’re “raising a unique voice.” The Review Review also notes “A reader will be entertained and satisfied with the variety of storytelling while the writer will be encouraged and hopefully inspired.”

Don’t miss this chance to snag a discounted copy.

“The Review Review” reviews our latest issue

The Review Review reviews The Conium Review‘s latest issue (yeah, there’s confusing number of “reviews” in that sentence).

In her review, Callie Feyen notes that many stories are “haunting,” and she says “the magazine allows different ways to tell a story.” She goes on to say “Whether the plot is deft, or deliciously lengthy, each story in the review provides remarkable characters, and situations to grapple with. A reader will be entertained and satisfied with the variety of storytelling while the writer will be encouraged and hopefully inspired.” Read the full piece at The Review Review website.

“Gutshot,” by Amelia Gray, hits bookstore shelves

Amelia Gray’s new book, Gutshot, officially releases today from FSG Originals! Get it online or through your local independent bookseller.

Alissa Nutting, author of Tampa, says the collection is “Exhilarating and violently creative, these stories are an assault on expectation. Gutshot is a rare, new original, and Amelia Gray is her own startling genre. This is a book to be experienced, to be taught and obsessed over, to live as a prized weapon on your bookshelf.”

Lindsay Hunter, author of Ugly Girls notes “Amelia Gray’s writing makes you feel like you’ve been shot out of a cannon. You’re disoriented, stunned, completely overcome . . . but you’re also flying through the air. Get ready. Gutshot is a book of lit matches.”

Get you copy today!

(Amelia is the current judge of our Innovative Short Fiction Contest. Submit your entries by May 1st.)

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