Tag: writing

2016 Pushcart Nominations Announced!

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!

Deadlines pass

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.

Journal to debut at Assemble, Thursday 3/27

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…

Achievements unlocked; Venue Change; Sprout Fund Approves Funding to HAHH

If a year ago, someone told me the Hour After Happy Hour would run out of space at The Big Idea Bookstore, I probably would have said nothing, or erhmmm, and then kept walking – because I’m kind of shy.  But if (in this completely unrealistic scenario) this ominous, portent-filled, & garrulous individual added that HAHH had been awarded a SEED…

Deadline for AHHR extended through February

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…

Reading Assembled; Submissions welcome! – 1/1/14

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…

Tripping on Pistachios

Before I get into the recaps. I really want to let you know you should come to our first reading – it’s going to be a blast .- https://www.facebook.com/events/441058106013846/ Two weeks ago our minds were smashed open by submissions from Mike Lambert and Gina Bacola. Mike’s fifth submission to the group continued his novel “Young People” and we were introduced to…

Oh this is Fun: recap and a reading

A breakdown of all the great pieces we’ve received in the last month and a half: – On September 5th, George Ellis and Brandon Tristan Reid took HAHH by storm with freshmen submissions to the group.  George’s piece was a remarkable short story entitled “What’s Done is Undone” exploring dreams, and a fading grasp of reality, with some great motifis…