More good publication news: Alice Lichtenstein‘s novel Lost, her follow-up to 2000’s The Genius of the World,  “an intimate record of love and loss” (NYTBR), has been acquired by Scribner and is slated for publication in March of 2010.

PANK No. 3 is out, and you’ll need both hands to count the Fictionauts in it:  Rosanne Griffeth, Michelle Tandoc, Rachel Yoder, Daniel Nester, Blake Butler, Molly Gaudry, Kathy Fish, and Scott Garson.

keyhole6-300Keyhole #6 looks especially tasty. Guest-edited by William Walsh, it features stories by Matt Bell, Blake Butler, Kim Chinquee, Michael Martone, and Tao LinMichael Kimball provides the artists’ bios in postcard-form.

Kim Chinquee‘s story “She Was OK Now” appears in the Spring issue of American Short Fiction. She also has three flash fictions in the new issue of Bateau, along with Blake Butler and Jennifer Pieroni.

Matthew Simmons‘ ebook Caves is up at Lamination Colony. Matt Bell calls it a “complex and hilariously touching puzzle.”

Martin Reed‘s “Retrospective with Mom” is up at The Pygmy Giant. Katrina Denza‘s “Peace” is featured in WigleafRumble posted Lydia Copeland‘s “A Little Moon.” Rosanne Griffeth has work in Diet Soap #3. Claudia Smith‘s “Derrick” appears in Juked #6. The  March issue of decomP features Sean Lovelace‘s “Dear Amelia Earhart:”  J.A. Tyler‘s  “& (Nine)” appears in Robot Melon.  There’s lots of new work at the Northville Review, including stories by Lauren Becker and Scott Garson.

Matt Briggs made a short film for “Trap,” a story we once had the honor to publish:

Daniel Nester‘s How to Be Inappropriate, due in September, is available for pre-order. Two of Daniel’s essays will appear in Lost and Found: Stories from New York, a collection of pieces from Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood.

Kevin Wilson‘s essay “Winter in Tennessee” ran in the “Lives” section of the New York Times Magazine: “ It’s a little piece about a dead deer and a body of water and home ownership.  My wife is in there too.  And a pair of boots.  Basically, it’s got everything you’d want in a compelling narrative.”

Sunday, March 8 is Girls Write Now Day at the New School in New York, and on March 10, the Liars’ League in London will perform a flash by Tania Hershman.

Kathleen Rooney and Kyle Minor are on a 25-city tour supporting their books, Live Nude Girl and In the Devil’s Territory. You’re invited to follow the adventures of their “traveling literary circus” on their blog.

Elaine Chiew and  Ravi Mangla appear together with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Jhumpa Lahiri in One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories.

“The more labels, the better,” Tayari Jones argues in an essay for eJournal USA.

Finally, a short film by Socrates Adams-Florou and Chris Killen, author of The Bird Room. The View From Here and 3:AM interview Chris.

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