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The Conium Review Pre-AWP Sale!

Unable to attend this year’s AWP Conference in Minneapolis, MN?  Still want a sweet deal on a fantastic lit mag?  We’ve got you covered.

For a limited time, we’re selling The Conium Review‘s latest issue for just $10.00 with free domestic shipping!  (For international shipping, please e-mail us for an invoice).

This is our latest issue, with work from Olivia Ciacci, Tom Howard, D. V. Klenak, Jan LaPerle, Zach Powers, Christine Texeira, and Meeah Williams. It normally retails for $12.00 plus shipping costs. Get ’em while they last.

Manuel Gonzales wins the John Gardner Fiction Book Award

More news from last year’s Innovative Short Fiction Contest judge, Manuel Gonzales.  His debut book, The Miniature Wife, won Binghamton University’s John Gardner Fiction Book Award.  Congrats on the latest award, Manuel!

Last year, he also received Sue Kaufman Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

We’re proud to have had Manuel as a recent judge and looking forward to his next book, The Regional Office is Under Attack!, forthcoming from Riverhead Books.

The Conium Review Vol. 3 is now available!

The Conium Review Volume 3The Conium Review: Volume 3 is available for purchase!  Support small press publishing, and get a copy directly through our website. The issue is available as a paperback, and we also have a snazzy collector’s edition box set for sale.

You can also find copies of the paperback at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble’s website, and elsewhere on the Internet.

Copies hit brick-and-mortar bookstore shelves in the next couple days (or weeks, in some cases).Past publications have been stocked at the Big Idea Bookstore Cooperative (Pittsburgh, PA), Broadway Books (Portland, OR), Reading Frenzy (Portland, OR), Housing Works Bookstore Care (New York, NY), Quimby’s Bookstore (Chicago, IL), Open Books (Chicago, IL), and Woodland Pattern Book Center (Milwaukee, WI). This issue will appear at many of our usual bookstore partners, and we hope to expand to other independent bookstore locations very soon.

For cash-strapped lit lovers, Vol. 3 will also be available at several libraries, including the Mellow Pages Library (Brooklyn, NY), the University of Wisconsin Memorial Library (Madison, WI), the Library of Congress (Washington, DC) ,and elsewhere.

This volume of The Conium Review features new fiction from Olivia Ciacci, Tom Howard, D. V. Klenak, Jan LaPerle, Zach Powers, Christine Texeira, and Meeah Williams.  In these eight strange and surreal narratives, you’ll find a company that sells night-in-shining-armor-style happy endings, a boy with a second person trapped inside of him, a contemporary fable with a chickadee protagonist, and more. The pieces include flash fiction, short stories, and novella-length fiction.