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August 3, 2018

Read a new story, "Let Me Stay," from author Louise Marburg, online at Narrative Magazine, and her new story, "Minor Thefts," in the summer issue of Ploughshares. Marburg is the author of the award-winning The Truth About Me, available in our shop.

May 16, 2018

Louise Marburg writes some of the best unlikable characters ever. On her process, she says "I can feel that the protagonist is on the verge of stepping forward to volunteer for unsympathetic duty, and the prospect excites me no end." Check out this craft essay, "I Love...

May 10, 2018

The Saroyan Prize recognizes newly published works of both fiction and non-fiction. The prizes are intended to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality and stylistic innovation. A prize of $5,000 will be awarded i...

May 8, 2018

Here's a mini-interview with Louise Marburg in celebration of Short Story Month. Learn how she plans to celebrate! (Floats! Confetti!) Thank you, Dan Wickett / Emerging Writers Network!

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