Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Reposted from Sarabande Website:

We are pleased to announce the 2012 Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature selection: (Untitled), stories by Arna Bontemps Hemenway. The collection will appear in the summer of 2014. We will definitely have a title before publication date!
Arna grew up in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Lexington, Kentucky. His fiction has appeared in The Missouri Review, The Seattle Review, Meridian Literary Review, Bat City Review, and They Magazine. He received a B.A. from the University of Iowa and an M.F.A. in Fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He’s been the recipient of the Peter Taylor Scholarship for Fiction from the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, as well as the Truman Capote Fellowship and John C. Schupes Fellowship for Fiction Writing while at Iowa, where he now teaches.
The finalists chosen (and they were very fine finalists) included:
Light in Darkness, by Jeremy Byars
Poems from a Poet’s Daughter, by Morgan Eklund
Through a Tunnel You Are Leaving, by Jessica Farquhar
Big Bad, by Gary Leising
A Terrifying Brush with Optimism, by Brian Leung
Galaxies that Might be You, by Pamela Johnson Parker
The Devil’s Radio, by Jacob Rakovan
Manglevine: Collected Stories, by Dominic Russ
Gazelle in the House, by Lisa Williams
A Little Luck, by Jeff Worley
Click this link to download a print friendly version of the 2012 Bruckheimer Series press release.