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Sliver of Stone: Issue 13

Interviews with Ed Kurtz, Parker Philips, and Julie Marie Wade. Visual Art by Carlos Franco-Ruiz and Jayne Marek. Fiction by Gordon Adler, Charles Brooks, Timothy Caldwell, Susan Chehak, Mitchell Grabois, Mike Koenig, Ellen Birkett Morris, Rajeev Prasad, and John Thompson. Nonfiction by Jacqueline Heinze and Ellene Glenn Moore. Poetry by Marie-Andree Auclair, Emma Bolden, Douglas Cole, Darren Demaree, Chloe Firetto-Toomey, W.F. Lantry, Naomi Ruth Lowinsky, Laura Merleau, Bryan Narendorf, Scott Slisbe, and Kelly Weber. New Publications by Paul David Adkins and Geoffrey Philp. Meet Jubi, our … [Read More...]

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Julie Marie Wade: Catechism: A Love Story

Julie Marie Wade was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. She holds a Master of Arts in English from Western Washington University, a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from the University of Pittsburgh, and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities from the University of Louisville. She is the author of four poetry collections: Without, Postage Due, When I was Straight, and SIX. Her nonfiction titles include Small Fires, Tremolo, and Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and prizes and her poetry and creative nonfiction have been published widely in journals … [Read More...]

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Ed Kurtz: Pushing the Boundaries

Ed Kurtz is the author of The Rib From Which I Remake the World and other novels. His short fiction has appeared in Thuglit, Shotgun Honey, Needle, and numerous anthologies including Best American Mystery Stories 2014 and Best Gay Stories 2014. Kurtz lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ed was interviewed by Hector Duarte Jr. for Sliver of Stone Magazine. Hector Duarte Jr.: When was the moment you knew you wanted to write? Do you remember your first creative piece? What was it? Ed Kurtz: I don’t really remember a time when I wasn’t actively attempting to tell stories. The first one I … [Read More...]

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La Doña, La Llorona, and Garvey’s Ghost

In Issue 9, Sliver of Stone published a poem titled "La Llorona's Life as a Cautionary Tale" by Paul David Adkins. We're happy to learn that Lit Riot Press has published the author's debut full-length collection La Doña, La Llorona, which includes this poem. Her's a link to the book on Amazon. Paul David Adkins lives in New York and works as a counselor. Aside from La Doña, La Llorona, he has three chapbooks (Stick Up, The Great Crochet Question, and The Upside Down House). He served in the US Army for 21 years, three months, and 18 days, deploying to Iraq or Afghanistan for 1,277 … [Read More...]

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Issue 13 EXTRAS

Because you cannot get enough of Sliver of Stone, here comes a special release: the "Issue 13 EXTRAS," which includes interviews with crime fiction and comic books writer Alex Segura and poet Parker Phillips, an opinion piece by Jaquira Diaz, and a poem by Miami-based author M.J. Arlett. While we continue “to provide for a web-based environment for literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry and visual art from around the globe,” in Issue 13 EXTRAS we are putting a special accent on authors with Caribbean ties, in order to celebrate the launch of the #ReadCaribbean program during the 33rd edition of … [Read More...]

Issue 12 Interviews

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Ed Kurtz is the author of The Rib From Which I Remake the World and other novels. His short fiction has appeared in Thuglit, Shotgun Honey, Needle, and numerous anthologies including Best American Mystery Stories 2014 and Best Gay Stories 2014. Kurtz lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ed was … [Read More...]

Books We Love this Fall

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In Issue 9, Sliver of Stone published a poem titled "La Llorona's Life as a Cautionary Tale" by Paul David Adkins. We're happy to learn that Lit Riot Press has published the author's debut full-length collection La Doña, La Llorona, which includes this poem. Her's a link to the book on Amazon. … [Read More...]