Counting Daggers MANCHESTER, N.H., Nov. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- If you're a writer, it's always good to be read, and appreciated—even better to receive prestigious international awards. This is true even if...
The Unexpected Fantasist MANCHESTER, N.H., Nov. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- These are good times for readers (and writers) of fantasy and sci-fi. The genre has been gaining in market share for some time, and recently in...
The Good Luck Book MANCHESTER, N.H., Oct. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In 2011, poet and editor Lissa Warren—in one of her regular columns on the Huffington Post—came out strong against what she called...
The Proof Is In the Oscars MANCHESTER, N.H., Oct. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Oscars for short fiction have just hit the bookstores, and you can find them within the covers of Houghton Mifflin's anthology, "Best American...
Liz's Epic Adventure: Liz Plourde took her MFA in fiction from Southern New Hampshire University into the world of comic books, and in so doing won one of the last Xeric Awards MANCHESTER, N.H., Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- "Too fragmented," said Liz Plourde, author of "How i Made the World," an award-winning new adult comic to hit the stands this summer. "That's what...
Same As It Ever Was MANCHESTER, N.H., Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- This is the dream that writers have—that once you hit a home run, once you publish something big and the applause rings in your ears, then...
A Joyride Into Complicated Territory MANCHESTER, N.H., Aug. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The history of literature is full of writers who burst through the social mores of the their day—authors such as D.H. Lawrence, Henry Miller,...
Finding A Way: Mike Hancock was that lucky first-time novelist snapped up by one of New York's legendary literary agents. Fate intervened, but Hancock has found another route. MANCHESTER, N.H., July 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First-time novelist Mike Hancock was so close. The former pack horse handler and hunting guide had graduated in 2008 from Southern New Hampshire...
First Novel Written, Honored, Published MANCHESTER, N.H., July 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In 2008 Ben Schwartz—a young New Hampshire English and special education teacher—decided it was time to get that first novel written. He...
Nugent Takes Charge of Southern New Hampshire's MFA Writing Program MANCHESTER, N.H., June 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning novelist, essayist, and short story writer Benjamin Nugent has been named the new director of Southern New Hampshire University's...