Mike Good Reviews Flashcuts Out of Chaos, the first full-length collection by Pittsburgh-poet Charles W. Brice. “Entering Charles W. Brice’s first full-length poetry collection, Flashcuts Out of Chaos, is entering a tumultuous emotional landscape of Catholic school, domestic strife, and societal upheaval…”
Local spotlight on the Hemingway Summer Reading Series as it enters its 42nd year of excellence, offering a venue for some of Pittsburgh’s finest established and up and coming writers.
Mike Good reviews Better Luck Next Year by Ally Malinenko, a collection of poetry from Low Ghost Press, Pittsburgh. “As there is no road map to write a book about illness, there is no road map to write its review.”
After Happy Hour Review is proud to announce its 2016 Pushcart Prize nominees:
“Celica” by Kristofer Collins (Issue 5)
“Resolute” by Ralph Culver (Issue 5)
“Transit” by H. Gan (Issue 5)
“When Trying to Trick Me, Do” by Kelly Jones (Issue 6)
“Armada” by Jim Meirose (Issue 5)
“Big Alabama and the Dumb Boyfriend” by James Valvis (Issue 6)
Congratulation to all our nominees!
I find it difficult to believe this little journal, hatched in a hazy conceptualization at Lou’s Corner Bar after one autumn workshop is growing before our collective eyes into a concrete reality of wonder and panache. Be there with us as the journal takes its first step on Thursday, March 27 at Assemble Pittsburgh, doors open at 7:30pm. This is…
Our deadline for the first issue of the After Happy Hour Review came to a close last Friday, February 21. AHHR editors have gotten a lot of great submissions to read and discuss. Though the deadline for this journal has passed, the journal’s staff will continue to read work on a rolling basis.
Hey friends, I haven’t posted anything in a while, so what a great time to show off a brand new flyer created by the workshop’s very own Martin Van Velsen: Check out this press release here! So, now we’re really getting geared up for the much-anticipated release of the After Happy Hour Review. Editors have started to meet weekly and are…
Update: The After Happy Hour Review received over 40 stories and poems since we announced our call for submissions last October, but as a team, the editors concluded not enough material had been submitted to create a publication. If you haven’t heard back from us regarding your recent submission, that does not mean that you’ve been rejected or accepted, but…
I don’t think any of us can effectively express the heartfelt gratitude (at least I can’t) to everyone who supported and shared in our first reading last Thursday, December 12 at Assemble. Approximately 70 people attended. The cookie table was well populated. Thank you to all the group members who went above and beyond to ensure the reading went as…
I’m delighted to extend an invitation to our first reading this Thursday, December 12 from 8pm-10pm. We’re shifting the venue from The Inn to Assemble. I want to thank the staff at The Inn for all their time and hard work, and also thank Nina and Jess from Assemble for helping us out with some really short notice. Christina’s been working…