RDSP Update May

 Lance Olsen, Guggenheim Fellow

Congratulations to Lance Olsen for being awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. You can read more about his work and the award in this article.

We've been lucky to work with Lance on his writing textbook Architectures of Possiblity where his years of thinking about and practicing the craft really shine through. There's an excellent interview at HTML Giant with Lance about the book.

 Mo*Con VII: Cinco de Mo*Yo

RDSP editor John Edward Lawson is the Publisher Guest of Honor at this years' Mo*Con. Read John's blog post about the road to Mo*Con.

 The State of RDSP

Jennifer BarnesRDSP editor Jennifer Barnes recently did an interview with Finn Harvor at Conversations in the Book Trade.

There's also a recently posted, detailed entry on the RDSP blog about the current state of publishing.

 Pre-Order Hellbender


Although the Collins clan is steeped in Appalachain magic, Henry has never paid it much attention. But when his younger sister dies mysteriously Henry can't shake the feeling that the decades-old feud between his family and another is to blame.

Strange things are happening at the edge of reality, deep in the forests and mountains of West Virginia. Let Jason Jack Miller take you to a place where love is forever even when death isn't, where magic doesn't have to be seen to be believed, where a song might be the only thing that saves your soul.

Jason Jack Miller's Murder Ballads and Whiskey series is a unique blend of dark fiction, urban fantasy and horror. It's Appalachian Gothic, Alt.Magical.Realism, Hillbilly Horror. It's American Gods meets Justified. True Blood with witches. It's Johnny Cash with a fistful of copperheads singing the devil right back to hell.

 RDSP Book Party in Morgantown, WV

The Morgantown Poets are throwing an RDSP Book Party
Friday, May 25th, 7-9 pm
at the Monongalia Arts Center.

Come out to meet Michael A. Arnzen and Jason Jack Miller and hear them read.

 Get to Know RDSP Authors
RDSP was featured on Heidi Ruby Miller's blog. Get to know our authors through some quick Pick Six interviews:

Michael Arnzen

Larry Fondation

Michael Gills

John Edward Lawson

Jeremy C. Shipp

Paul Toth

George Williams

D. Harlan Wilson

Mickey Z.

Also take a look at these follow up pieces:
• John Edward Lawson casts characters for The Last Burn in Hell
• Jason Jack Miller casts characters for Hellbender
• D. Harlan Wilson casts characters for The Kyoto Man

Paths to publication:
Michael Arnzen
Preston Black
D. Harlan Wilson

Special thanks go to Heidi Ruby Miller for her support of RDSP and our authors!

 IWW Features RDSP Authors

The newest issue of the IWW Book Review is all fiction. You'll find loads of great stories including work from:

Larry Fondation"Tear Down"
Michael Gills"Last Stand at Lonoke"
Eric Miles Williamson"Pay the Boy"



May 4-6
Mo*Con VII: Cinco de Mo*Yo
Publisher Guest of Honor
John Edward Lawson

6151 N. Central Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220

May 25 • 7-9 pm
Morgantown Poets hosts an
RDSP Book Party
Michael Arnzen &
Jason Jack Miller

Monongalia Arts Center (MAC)
107 High St, Morgantown WV

May 25-28
John Edward Lawson, RDSP in the Dealer's Room
Marriott Hunt Valley Inn
245 Shawan Road
Hunt Valley, MD

June 21-24
In Your Write Mind Writer's Workshop
Publisher Guests
John Edward Lawson & Jennifer Barnes

debut of Hellbender by Jason Jack Miller
Seton Hill University
Greensburg, PA

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