The Story Project: Episode #8

The Story Project: Episode #8

In this episode we bring back Kyle Coma-Thompson, author of the brilliant debut collection The Lucky Body. For those who haven’t heard, Kyle’s story “The Lucky Body” was included in Vintage’s New American Stories, edited by Ben Marcus....

Sou’Wester Finalist Julie Stewart

Our third Sou’Wester Award finalist is Julie Stewart for her work, Three Sisters, A Hybrid Collection. Julie is a writer as well as a mother of seven children. She grew up in Evansville, Indiana, the hometown of her parents and her grandparents, and left at 18 years...

Sou’Wester Finalist Dan Mancilla

A Sou’Wester Award finalist for his work, All the Proud Fathers, Daniel Mancilla received a Ph.D in Creative Writing from Western Michigan University and has had chapters from All the Proud Fathers published in journals as Barrelhouse, The Chicago Tribune, The...

Sou’Wester Finalist Angela J. Fountas

Angela Jane Fountas is a former Hugo House writer-in-residence and Jack Straw writer. She has been awarded an Artist Trust Fellowship and grants from the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture and 4Culture. Her work has appeared in Fairy Tale Review, Quick Fiction,...

Sou’Wester First Book Award Finalists

  Named after a type of storm reputed for its southwest origins and unexpected arrival across the sea, the Sou’Wester First Book Award was founded by Dock Street Press to usher in new writers and their first books. First books are reputably hard to sell, often...