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domingo Martinez UPDATE
Domingo Martinez has been tapped to write the screenplay for the HBO series based on his memoir, The Boy Kings of Texas. His agent, Alice Martell says, “This is the perfect story. An unknown author submits an unsolicited manuscript, an agent falls in love with it, and a publisher does, as well. The book goes on to be a National Book Award Finalist and then is optioned by HBO with a dream team attached. As Domingo’s agent, I couldn’t have imagined a better way for this amazing work to be recognized.” Martinez is also working on his next book, My Heart is a Drunken Compass, which will be published by Lyons Press in November 2014.
Available April Fool's Day, 2014
Douglas Watson is the author of a book of short stories, The Era of Not Quite, winner of the inaugural BOA Editions Short Fiction Prize. Watson's stories have appeared or are forthcoming in One Story, Fifty-two Stories, Tin House Flash Fridays, Sou'wester, The Journal, Ecotone, Salt Hill, Epiphany and other publications. His story "Life on the Moon" was chosen by Dan Chaon and Wigleaf in 2012 as one of the year's top 50 very short fictions. He was featured as a "literary debutante" at One Story's 2013 Literary Debutante Ball. He keeps a website at douglaswatsonfiction.com.
A Moody Fellow Finds Love And Then Dies by Douglas Watson
$16.00 paperback ISBN 9781937402624
$9.99 ebook ISBN 9781937402631
Through a sequence of poems, "Fabulous Beast: The Sow" tells the story of a creature who shifts between the animal world and the human world. It is through her shifting that The Sow negotiates a kind of peace: between the part of her that takes instinctively to motherhood and the part of her that feels unnatural in her new role. Hyacinth Girl Press published the chapbook in May of 2013. It can be purchased at www.hyacinthgirlpress.com.
Laura Goldstein has published six chapbooks as well as poetry and essays in the Denver Quarterly, American Letters and Commentary, MAKE Magazine, How2, Jacket2 and other fine publications.Laura holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania,Temple University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She teaches Writing and Literature at Loyola University and co-curates the Red Rover Series with Jennifer Karmin. She lives in Chicago with her husband, artist Brett Ian Balogh. loaded arc is her first full-length collection of poetry.