The Conium Review‘s managing editor, James R. Gapinski, was recently interviewed for Sapling. The interview will run in issue number 360, due out October 17th. Sapling is a weekly newsletter run by Black Lawrence Press. It seeks to showcase the best of the small press world. Find out more details here.
Niche Magazine‘s founder and managing editor, Katya Cummins, recently interviewed Matt Tompkins about his new book, Souvenirs and Other Stories.
Katya begins with a brief review of Matt’s collection, partially focusing on how Matt is able to imbue absurd situations with authentic and relatable emotional resonance. After this brief review and overview, the interview begins with a discussion of Matt’s love for writing, his take on storytelling mechanics and humor, advice for new authors, and more. Read the entire interview here.
LitBridge recently interviewed our managing editor, James R. Gapinski. Throughout the interview, James reflects on his editorial work (spoiler: hard work, but worth it), talks about the last great story he read (spoiler: Carmen Lau’s “Inside the Wolf”), and highlights a current and upcoming Conium Press projects (spoiler: they’re all awesome). Check out the full interview here.
James R. Gapinski’s “Determining the Gull Bone Index” was recently published by SmokeLong Quarterly as a weekly feature. This flash fiction was just released as part of their quarterly edition (issue number 51). The issue also contains an interview, where guest editor Chase Burke asks James some questions about his piece. Check out the full interview here.
The full issue is available here, featuring flash fictions and supplemental interviews with twenty-one different authors!
Ashley Hutson (recent contributor with her story “The Hen of God“) was recently published at r.kv.r.y., a quarterly literary journal dedicated to the theme of recovery. Read Ashley’s poem, “Hot Bones,” and check out her interview with r.kv.r.y. where she discusses the piece.