2018 Books & Authors
WTAW Press announces its authors and titles for 2018
SARAH STONE: HUNGRY GHOST THEATER: A NOVEL
Sarah Stone’s novel The True Sources of the Nile has been taught in courses on literature, ethics, and the rhetoric of human rights. It was a BookSense 76 selection, has been translated into German and Dutch, and was included in Geoff Wisner’s A Basket of Leaves: 99 Books That Capture the Spirit of Africa. She’s the co-author, with her spouse and writing partner Ron Nyren, of the textbook Deepening Fiction: A Practical Guide for Intermediate and Advanced Writers. Her stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in Ploughshares; StoryQuarterly; The Believer; The Millions; The Writer’s Chronicle; Dedicated to the People of Darfur: Writings on Fear, Risk, and Hope; and A Kite in the Wind: Fiction Writers on Their Craft, among other places. She teaches creative writing for Stanford Continuing Studies and the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. Visit her online here.
WTAW Press is proud to publish two full-length books, forthcoming October 10, 2018.
HUNGRY GHOST THEATER: A NOVEL by Sarah Stone and UNNATURAL HABITATS AND OTHER STORIES
by Angela Mitchell. The books will be available in our store here, in both print and e-book format.
The WTAW Features Limited Editions Chapbook Series published two chapbooks, March 2018. WHEREFORE, an essay by Jacqueline Kolosov, and PEOPLE ARE NATURALLY ATTRACTED TO YOU, a short story by Tanya Perkins. The chapbooks are available in our store here.
ANGELA MITCHELL: UNNATURAL HABITATS AND OTHER STORIES
Angela Mitchell’s stories have appeared in Colorado Review, New South, Carve, Midwestern Gothic, storySouth, Natural Bridge, and other journals. Her story, “Animal Lovers,” was awarded Colorado Review’s Nelligan Prize for Short Fiction (selected by judge, Robert Boswell) and was given special mention in The Pushcart Prize XXXV and noted as a distinguished story in the inaugural issue of New Stories from the Midwest. She holds degrees from the University of New Orleans, University of Arkansas, and University of Missouri-St. Louis, where she received her MFA in Creative Writing, and has attended the Sewanee Writers’ Conference as a Tennessee Williams Scholar. She is an eighth generation native of southern Missouri, where she maintains a small farm on her family’s land, and resides in St. Louis with her husband and sons. UNNATURAL HABITATS is her first book. Visit her online here.
JACQUELINE KOLOSOV: WHEREFORE
A WTAW PRESS FEATURES LIMITED EDITION CHAPBOOK
Jacqueline Kolosov has published book-length fiction and poetry and co-edited three anthologies of prose, most recently Family Resemblance: An Anthology and Exploration of Eight Hybrid Literary Genres, Winner of Foreword’s Gold Medal for IndieFab Writing. Her books include The Red Queen’s Daughter (Hyperion) and Memory of Blue (Salmon Poetry). She is the recipient of an NEA Literature Fellowship in Prose and has published her writing in journals including The Sewanee Review, The Southern Review, Poetry, and Orion. A native of Chicago, she now lives in West Texas and serves on the Creative Writing Faculty at Texas Tech University. “Wherefore” is part of a book-length memoir, “Motherhood, and the Places Between,” which won the 2015 Mary Robert Rinehart Award selected by W. Ralph Eubanks.
TANYA PERKINS: PEOPLE ARE NATURALLY ATTRACTED TO YOU
A WTAW FEATURES LIMITED EDITION CHAPBOOK
Tanya Perkins' work has appeared in The Raleigh Review, The Forge, Watershed Review, The Woven Tale Press, Emrys Journal, Fiction Southeast, and others. She has an MFA from Murray State University and an MA from Western Washington University. Originally from Canada, she lives in Indiana with her spouse, daughter, and assorted critters. She teaches writing at Indiana University East and is currently working on a collection of linked short stories. Visit here online here.