Five authors over the age of fifty—Elizabeth Wetmore, Vivian Gibson, A. H. Kim, Susan Buttenwieser, and Daniel Becker—share excerpts from their first books.
The author of Fifty Words for Rain reflects on learning to forge her own unique path through the world.
Our annual debut fiction roundup features Ashleigh Bryant Phillips, Jean Kyoung Frazier, Corinne Manning, Megha Majumdar, and John Fram.
With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Sunil Yapa’s debut novel, Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist and Mira Ptacin’s debut memoir, Poor Your Soul, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.
With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Jonathan Safran Foer’s Here I Am and Monica Youn’s Blackacre, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.
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Submit anything, from new to almost-forgotten, previously published if noted in an email, or rejected for whatever reason from other venues. I do work with talented writers if a theme or plot or character can be drawn out and refined for publication in Wood Coin. The magazine is uncensored as of January 2018, yet extreme literary or artistic stunts need to coincide with US obscenity laws.
In our fourth annual installment of this series, five debut authors over the age of fifty—Julie Langsdorf, Valencia Robin, Timothy Brandoff, Margaret Renkl, and Peter Kaldheim—share excerpts from their first books.
What to expect once you’ve published your debut book.
Essays by debut authors Jayson Greene (Once More We Saw Stars), Noam Dorr (Love Drones), Sarah M. Broom (The Yellow House), Krista Eastman (The Painted Forest), and Jaquira Díaz (Ordinary Girls).
The author spends a day in Albuquerque with poet Jake Skeets, who talks about writing his debut book and the magical year in which he won the Unterberg Poetry Center’s Discovery Poetry Contest and had his book selected for the National Poetry Series.