In writing the piece, I wanted to show variable manifestations of manic rage, and to blur the lines between the I, we, and she, so that landing on the mother-daughter relationship would be amplified.
Shuster is one of those unique novelists who has not only mastered the art of
telling a tight story in the Aristotelian model of plot, character, and
"If you want to write a novel," says Joe Samuel Starnes, "don’t wait until you think you’ll have time. As Harry Crews said, life will never give you time to write a novel.
With The Grievers (Permanent Press 2012), Marc has crafted a novel that deftly addresses the issues of loss, career procrastination, and self-worth through the misadventures of Charley Schwartz.
I met Randall in October, 2009 at the Philadelphia Stories Push to Publish Writers Conference at Rosemont Colleg
This profile space is normally reserved for local authors with new books hot off the presses. But this issue, we decided to recognize someone of priceless value to the magazine: a Philadelphia Stories member.
Allison’s winning story, “East of the Sierra,” forms one chapter of her novel, a current work-in-progress tentatively titled No Place in This World.
Body image is a complex, multi-layered issue and it touches nearly every American female alive today.
Paul Lisicky is the keynote speaker for the fourth annual Push to Publish event at Rosemont College on October 16, 2010.
What do you get when you take a story of ancient satanic text and mix corporate corruption, an ailing child, and an elderly church caretaker who has lost his faith? You get C.G.