download Due to a technical problem, this episode of The Parlor has no Question and Answer period. Bummer. Adam Levin’s stories have appeared in Tin House, McSweeney’s, and Esquire. Winner of the 2003 Tin House/ Summer Literary Seminars Fiction Contest and the 2004 Joyce Carol Oates Fiction Prize, Levin holds an MA in Clinical Social […]
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download Lindsay Hunter lives in Chicago and co-hosts the flash fiction reading series, Quickies! Her slim fiction collection, Daddy’s, has just been published by featherproof books. Find her at lindsayhunter.com.
download Gina Frangello is the author of a short story collection, Slut Lullabies, and a novel, My Sister’s Continent. She served for 10 years as the Editor of the award-winning literary magazine, Other Voices, and in 2005 co-founded its book imprint, Other Voices Books, where she is the current Executive Editor. Additionally, she is co-editor […]
download This month’s Parlor is one bad-ass lineup of FC2 authors, a few of which have appeared previously on The Parlor. Here they are, in order of appearance: A D JAMESON is a writer, video artist, teacher, and performer. He is the author of the novel “Giant Slugs” (Lawrence and Gibson) and the story collection […]
download Anna Jarzab grew up entirely in the suburbs, first outside of Chicago and then in San Francisco’s East Bay area, where All Unquiet Things is set. She graduated from Santa Clara University, earned her Master’s degree from the University of Chicago, and currently lives in New York City. All Unquiet Things is her first book.
download Robert K. Elder is a journalist, author, film columnist and regional editor for AOL’s Patch.com. Pulitzer-winner Studs Terkel calls Elder “a journalist in the noblest tradition” in his introduction to Elder’s book, “Last Words of the Executed.” For almost a decade, he served as a staff writer at the Chicago Tribune. His work has appeared […]
download Sara Levine’s writing has appeared in Nerve, The Iowa Review, Puerto del Sol, Caketrain, Necessary Fiction, Brain, Child, The Fairy Tale Review, and other magazines. Her essays can be found in The Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: 1970 to the Present and A Best of Fence. Once upon a time she wrested a […]
download The Laboratory for the Development of Substitute Materials (LDSM) is a diverse collective of theatre artists with backgrounds in performance, literary, and visual arts, individually working in a range of performance traditions with such Chicago companies as Redmoon Theater, 500 Clown, CollaborAction, and the Neo-Futurists. The members of the LDSM first collaborated on Impossible […]
download Kyle Beachy’s first novel, The Slide, won the Chicago Reader’s 2009 “Readers’ Choice” award for Best Book by a Chicago Author in the Last Year. The Boston Globe called the novel, “an unusual, and unusually good coming-of-age-story,” and Publishers Weekly described it as, “At once hilarious, strange, and uncomfortable.” His short fiction and essays […]
download Jac Jemc sells books, makes monsters, and writes fiction, poetry, and the occasional review. She’s not normally a fan of the Oxford comma, but she’s gonna leave that one where it lays. Her first novel, My Only Wife, is forthcoming from Dzanc Books in 2012. Jac’s writing has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, […]